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Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in separate drives arrested nine people on different charges from separate places here on Thursday night. Among the arrestees, three-

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Despite more than a year of international engagement and promises of economic reform by North Korea’s leaders, the human rights situation in the isolated country remains dire, a

India slaps cases against critics of plan to grant citizenship to non-Muslims

Indian police on Friday said they are investigating an academic, a journalist and a peasant leader for possible sedition for publicly opposing a proposal to grant citizenship to

DITF-2019 gets good response on its opening day

A huge number of visitors ushered in the Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF) 2019 on its opening day. Visitors flocked to the country's biggest trade exhibition with their

US should review its approach to Syria’s Assad

The Trump administration has begun to roll back the president’s announced pullout from Syria. On Dec 19 Trump said Islamic State had been defeated; his officials now acknowledge

Neighbours find missing person dead inside a septic tank in Feni

A man missing for six days has been found dead inside a septic tank near his house at Chhagalnaiya in Feni. Abul Kalam, 54, worked as a cook in the army. Police recovered his

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