Saudi Arabia announces princess as US ambassador

Saudi Arabia has announced that Princess Rima bint Bandar al-Saud will become its next ambassador to the US - the first woman ever to take on an envoy role for the kingdom.

'Fairytale ending' for fat cat Mitzi returned four times

A plump pussycat who was returned to an animal shelter four times has finally found a home. Mitzi weighed almost 7.7kg (17lb) when she first arrived at Woodside Sanctuary in

Speaker visits Chawkbazar burn victims

Bangladesh Jatiya Sangsad speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury visited Chawkbazar fire victims at the burn unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) on Sunday, UNB reports.

Rain forces Bangladesh, New Zealand XI match to end in draw

The lone two-day practice match of Bangladesh against New Zealand XI ahead of Test series ended in a draw due to rain at Bert Sutcliffe Oval in Lincoln on Sunday.

Bangladesh enters new level of development with start of tunnel work: Prime Minister

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said Bangladesh entered a new level of development with the beginning of the construction of a tunnel beneath the Karnaphuli River which

Toxic liquor death toll jumps to 150 in  India

At least 150 people have died and about 200 people have been hospitalized after drinking tainted liquor in two separate incidents in India's remote northeast, authorities said

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