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North Korea fires ‘several’ cruise missiles: Seoul military

Intl desk, Jan 30: North Korea fired several cruise missiles into the waters off its west coast on Tuesday, Seoul’s military said, the latest...

Biden vows reprisal after 3 US soldiers killed in Jordan

Intl desk, Jan 28: United States president Joe Biden vowed on Sunday to strike back after a drone attack he blamed on Iran-backed militant...

Russia accuses Ukraine of killing 65 of its own POWs by shooting down plane

Intl desk, Jan 24: Russia accused Ukraine on Wednesday of deliberately shooting down a Russian military transport plane carrying 65 captured Ukrainian soldiers to...

Israeli troops cut off Khan Younis after suffering worst Gaza loss

Intl desk, Jan 23: Twenty-four Israeli soldiers were killed in Israel's worst day of losses in Gaza, the military said on Tuesday, as its...

Seven killed in Pakistan attack on southeastern Iran

Intl desk, Jan 18: Seven people who did not have Iranian nationality were killed during Pakistan’s missile attack on the southeastern Iranian city early...

US, Europe embark on new diplomatic push to quell Gaza war

Intl desk, Jan 06: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Europe's senior diplomat Josep Borrell began a new diplomatic push on Friday to...

North Korea fires artillery towards South’s islands, prompting evacuations

Intl desk, Jan 05: North Korea has fired more than 200 rounds of artillery shells into the sea near a tense maritime border and...

Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly Iran attack, Tehran vows revenge

Intl desk, Jan 04: Islamic State claimed responsibility on Thursday for two explosions in Iran that killed nearly 100 people and wounded scores at a memorial...

More than 100 killed in ‘terrorist attacks’ near tomb of Iranian Guards’ Soleimani

Intl desk, Jan 03: Two explosions caused by 'terrorist attacks' killed more than 100 people and wounded scores at a ceremony in Iran to...

Gaza war spreads to Beirut with killing of Hamas deputy leader

Intl desk, Jan 03: Israel killed Hamas deputy leader Saleh al-Arouri in a drone strike in Lebanon's capital Beirut on Tuesday, Lebanese and Palestinian security...

Fatal collision at Tokyo airport leaves five dead

Intl desk, Jan 02: Five people aboard a Japan coast guard aircraft died Tuesday when it hit a Japan Airlines passenger plane on the...

Major Japan quake triggers tsunami waves, residents asked to run

Intl desk, Han 01: Tsunami waves over a metre high hit central Japan on Monday after a series of powerful earthquakes that damaged homes,...
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Dhaka, Mar 03: Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday asked the field-level administration to take stern action against illegal hoarders of commodities and ensure...

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Dhaka, Mar 03: Remittance inflow to the country increased to $2.16 billion in February, which was highest in eight months, according to Bangladesh Bank...

TIB rejects ex-land minister’s clarification, seeks probe

Dhaka, Mar 03: Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) on Sunday, in a statement, rejected the clarifications of former land minister Saifuzzman Chowdhury regarding his wealth...

Death toll in Bailey Road fire rises to 46, Three arrested, probe ordered

Dhaka, Mar 02: Students, an expatriate Bangladeshi, a teacher, a journalist, and children were among the 46 people killed as a devastating fire razed...