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Journalist Couple Murder Probe; Cops claim progress

  Investigators yesterday claimed that they had made headway in the probe into the gruesome murders of the journalist couple Sagar Sarowar and Meherun Runi. They, however, refused to divulge any details before arresting the culprits. The law enforcers could not arrest anyone in connection with the murder till last night. Earlier on Saturday afternoon, […]

Iran: The Neocons Are At It Again

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Iran: The Neocons Are At It Again by Ralph Nader The same neocons who persuaded George W. Bush and crew to, in Ron Paul’s inimitable words, “lie their way into invading Iraq” in 2003, are beating the drums of war more loudly these days to attack Iran. It is remarkable how many of these war-mongers […]

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Journalist couple’s murder: Case filed after 36 hours; Journalist community demands Home Minister’s resignation

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By Nazmus Saquib Nowsher Alam Roman – the younger brother of ATN Bangla’s senior reporter Meherun Runi filed a murder case this evening at the Sher-e-Bangla Nagar Police Station against unidentified accused for the brutal killing of his sister along with her husband Sagar Sarwar at their residence in city’s Razabazar yesterday. Coming out from […]

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Iran set to open major N-projects

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A defiant Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad vowed yesterday to inaugurate “important nuclear projects” within days and lashed out at Israel, saying the “story” of the Holocaust underpinning its existence had been “smashed”. In a speech marking the anniversary of Iran’s 1979 Islamic revolution, Ahmadinejad said his nation will “never yield” to Western sanctions and threats […]

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Hasina conferred honorary D.Lit degree by Tripura University

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was conferred prestigious Doctor of Literature (honoris causa) by the Tripura University at its 9th convocation here today (Thursday). Indian Vice-President M. Hamid Ansari as chief guest handed over the honorary D.Lit degree to Sheikh Hasina at an impressive function at Maharaja Bir Bikram Shatabarshiki Bhaban. In his convocation speech, Hamid […]

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Controversial former Awami MP Joynal Hazari cleared of all charges

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By Nazmus Saquib Controversial former Awami League MP Joynal Hazari who was infamous for creating a reign of terror in Feni Upazila during the 1996-2001 tenure of the Awami League government has been acquitted of charges of illegal possession of arms in a case in which the controversial politician had been found guilty and jailed […]

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Yunus meets top European bankers

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Nobel laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus addressed a roundtable meeting in Luxembourg with top executives of European Investment Bank (EIB) and exchanged ideas with them. The meeting took place at the office of Werner online cialis soft Hoyer, president of the European Investment Bank at his office recently. Professor Yunus elaborated the concept of social business […]

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Saudi writer Hamza Kashgari faces charge of blasphemy after tweets about Muhammad

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    By David Keyes, Published: February 9 Saudi journalist Hamza Kashgari was detained in Malaysia on Wednesday night and is likely to be extradited soon to Saudi Arabia, where he will be tried for blaspheming religion. Kashgari, 23, had fled the kingdom Monday after he received thousands of death threats. His crime? He posted on […]

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Maldives crisis: New leader rejects snap election calls

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 New President Waheed says he now wants to form a coalition to restore stability     10 February 2012 NewMaldivesPresident Mohammed Waheed Hassan Manik has rejected calls by his predecessor for snap elections as a way of resolving a political stand-off. Mr Waheed told the BBC that the current environment was not conducive to holding […]

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