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Cleveland/Chicago, Nov 6 (bdnews24.com/Reuters)—President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney battled down to the wire on Tuesday, mounting a last-minute Election Day drive to get their supporters to the polls in a handful of states that will decide the winner in a neck-and-neck race for the White House. Capping a long and bitter presidential […]

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US Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney (L) and US President Barack Obama shake hands at the conclusion of the final US presidential debate in Boca Raton, Florida on October 22.Photo: Reuters The health of the US economy has been central to the campaign for the White House, with both President Barack Obama and Republican challenger […]

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Voters wait outside the polling station to cast their ballots at Metropolitan AME Church in Washington, DC, yesterday. Americans headed to the polls after a burst of last-minute campaigning by President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney in a nail-biting contest unlikely to heal a deeply polarized nation. Photo: AFPAgencies Americans went to the polls yesterday […]

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As The Daily Star goes to press, Americans have begun voting in what by all projections appears to be one of the most contested US presidential elections in history. The last time a tough contest took place was in 1960, when Democratic Senator John F Kennedy narrowly defeated Republican Vice President Richard M Nixon. At […]

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An independent analysis of early voting indicates that late arriving ballots are trending Democratic, adding to President Barack Obama’s desperately needed early vote advantage in critical battleground states. In 2008, Obama won four battleground states because he dramatically outpaced John McCain in early voting. While Obama has maintained a lead in early voting in most […]

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Security Council’s Taliban sanctions committee adds Pakistan-based group over deadly attacks inside Afghanistan. The Haqqani group is named after its patriarch and founder Jalaluddin Haqqani, right [Reuters] The UN Security Council’s Taliban sanctions committee has added the Pakistan-based Haqqani network, accused of several major attacks in Afghanistan, to a UN blacklist, US officials say. The Security […]

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International Crimes Tribunal-1 on Tuesday barred advocate Tajul Islam, a defence counsel for war crimes suspect Jamaat leader Delawar Hossain Sayedee, from entering the courtroom until November 22. The tribunal also issued show cause notices to defence lawyers Tajul Islam, Mizanul Islam and Tanvir Ahmed Al-Amin seeking their explanation on why legal actions should not […]

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At least 27 people have been killed by a car bomb that exploded at the entrance to an Iraqi army base near Baghdad, police and medics say. More than 40 others were wounded by the blast, which occurred at 12:00 (09:00 GMT) at the facility in Taji, about 25km (15 miles) north of the capital. […]

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Mr Serdyukov had been defence minister for six years Russian President Vladimir Putin has dismissed the defence minister after his ministry was caught up in a corruption scandal. Anatoly Serdyukov has been replaced with a former emergencies minister and loyal ally of Mr Putin, Sergei Shoigu. Russia’s top investigative agency is investigating the sale of […]

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Washington, Nov 6 (bdnews24.com/Reuters)—President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney battled down to the wire on Tuesday, mounting a last-minute Election Day drive to get their supporters to the polls in a handful of states that will decide the winner in a neck-and-neck race for the White House. Capping a long and bitter campaign, […]

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Rab men detain a Jamaat leader, Shahidul Islam Bahadur Prakash alias VP Bahadur, on November 5 for his alleged participation in the Ramu attack in Cox’s Bazar on October 29. photo: STAR Member of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) on Monday recovered two foreign made pistols behind the Cox’s Bazar Government College after interrogating a Jamaat […]

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BNP leader Tariqul Islam addresses a press conference at the BNP chairperson’s Gulshan office in the capital on Tuesday. Photo: Focus Bangla BNP did not backtrack from its earlier stance relating to the relation with India, party Standing Committee Member Tariqul Islam said on Tuesday. “BNP did not change its stance (centering relations with India) […]

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