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The US military and South Korea are planning to “discontinue” annual large-scale military exercises as President Donald Trump pursues efforts to improve ties with North

34 Rohingya women, children found stranded on Malaysia beach

More than 30 Muslim Rohingya women and children were found stranded along a beach in Malaysia's northernmost state, and are believed to have been dropped off by human traffickers,

PM mourns death of Moulvibazar Zila Parishad chairman’s mother

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of Moulvibazar Zila Parishad chairman Azizur Rahman's mother Rahima Begum.

Accountability essential for combating impunity in Myanmar: UN envoy

UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy in Myanmar Christine Schraner Burgener has said accountability is essential for combating impunity and genuine reconciliation in

Gas price may rise for commercial, industrial & power sectors: Nasrul

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Lula to be released from prison for grandson's funeral

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has been granted leave from prison to attend his grandson's funeral.The seven-year-old died of meningitis on Friday, and the

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