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Covered van slams into motorcycle killing two in Dhaka

Two people died and one suffered injuries when a covered van slammed into a motorcycle in Dhaka’s Gendaria.

Police arrest five over murder of schoolboy in Chittagong

Police have arrested five people over the murder of schoolboy Adnan Isfar in Chittagong.

With eye on Brexit talks, May to deepen security ties with France

Britain and France will agree on Thursday to deepen security cooperation, a move which Prime Minister Theresa May hopes will win her goodwill in talks on leaving the European Union.

Exercise? I get more than people think, Trump says

Do not expect US President Donald Trump to hit the gym, despite his doctor’s orders.

Romania names MEP Viorica Dancila as first female PM

President Iohannis reluctantly agrees to give ruling Social Democrats another chance.

How major US stock indexes fared on Tuesday

U.S. stocks closed lower Tuesday, erasing an early gain that briefly sent the Dow Jones industrial average past 26,000 points for the first time.Losses by industrial and technology companies accounted

The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store

iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending January 14, 2018:iTunes Movies US Charts:1. American Made2. It (2017)3. The Foreigner (2017)4. Dunkirk (2017)5. Battle of the Sexes6. Home Again (2017)7.

Romania’s protest-packed year ‘hasn’t changed anything long-term’

Experts say much of what protesters have campaigned about are still on the legislative agenda.

US gave Bangladesh Coast Guard 25 patrol boats since 2009

The United States has provided Bangladesh Coast Guard with 25 ‘Defender’ and ‘Defiant’ boats since 2009 for patrolling the rivers, inlets, and shorelines, Ambassador Marcia Bernicat says.

Tarana appoints 2001 post-election gangrape victim Purnima as personal officer

State Minister for Information Tarana Halim has appointed Purnima Rani Shil, a 2001 post-election gangrape victim, as her personal officer.

North and South Korea to march under single 'united' flag at Winter Olympics

North and South Korea say they will form a joint women's ice hockey team for next month's Pyeongchang Games.

Anyone there? Shinzo Abe picks worst moment to visit Romania

Japan’s prime minister chose to visit Bucharest the day after his opposite number resigned from government.

Colombian army helicopter crash kills 10

Ten people were killed when a Colombian army helicopter crashed near the town of Segovia, in northern Antioquia province, on Tuesday, the army said.

US President Donald Trump 'healthy' with perfect cognitive score, says doctor

The White House doctor says Donald Trump is in excellent health following his first physical as president. The exam took place days after a controversial book raised questions about Trump's mental

High Court orders Dhaka University to hold DUCSU election in 6 months

The High Court has ordered Dhaka University authorities to take steps to organise DUCSU elections in six months.

Pope Francis speaks of shame for clergy abuse of children in Chile

Francis holds a private meeting with victims
Macron heads to Calais to defend controversial migrant policy

Macron heads to Calais to defend controversial migrant policy

French President Emmanuel Macron will defend his controversial immigration policy Tuesday in the northern port of Calais, long a magnet for refugees and migrants trying to reach Britain.