Myanmar court rejects appeal by jailed Reuters reporters

A Myanmar court on Friday rejected the appeal of two Reuters reporters sentenced to seven years in jail on charges of breaking the Official Secrets Act, saying the defence had not

‘Robber’ killed in Kishoreganj ‘gunfight’

A suspected robber was killed in an alleged gunfight with police at Ujanchar Beelpar area in Bajitpur Upazila on early Friday. Police named the deceased as Arshaf Uddin, 30, son

More than 3,000 patients possibly exposed to HIV, hepatitis

The New Jersey Department of Health says more than 3,000 patients at a surgery center may have been exposed to HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C.

9 held on different charges in Gazipur

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-

‘The whole country is a prison’: No sign of better rights in N.Korea - UN

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

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