Pro-Haftar forces pushed back near Libya capital

Forces loyal to Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar were pushed back yesterday from a key checkpoint less than 30 kilometres (18 miles) from Tripoli, checking their lightning advance

Injured firefighter Sohel Rana flies to Singapore

Firefighter Sohel Rana, who sustained severe injuries during Banani FR Tower fire rescue operation, was taken to Singapore for better treatment on Friday.

David Malpass named 13th WB president

David Malpass, a senior US Treasury official in President Donald Trump's administration, was unanimously chosen Friday as the next president of the World Bank.

3 ‘Rohingya robbers’ killed in ‘Cox’s Bazar ‘gunfight’

Three suspected Rohingya robbers were killed in a 'gunfight' with police in Habiber Ghona hilly area in Teknaf upazila early Saturday.

Indian EC replaces Kolkata CP, 3 other Bengal top cops

The Election Commission has issued orders effecting the transfer of four top-level cops in West Bengal, including Kolkata Police Commissioner Anuj Sharma. Rajesh Kumar, formerly,

50 killed in clashes with bandits in NW Nigeria: govt

At least 50 people were killed in clashes with bandits in northwest Nigeria, which has been riven by cattle rustling and kidnapping, the state government said on Friday.

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