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Congolese gynaecologist, Yazidi campaigner win Nobel Peace Prize AFP . Oslo | Oct 05, 2018 Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi campaigner Nadia Murad won the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for their work in fighting sexual violence in conflicts around the world. The pair won the award “for their efforts to end the use […]

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Told Saudi king he wouldn’t last without US support: Donald Trump By Reuters Published: October 3, 2018 US President Donald Trump with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman I. PHOTO: REUTERS SOUTH HAVEN: President Donald Trump made an undiplomatic remark about close ally Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, saying he warned Saudi Arabia’s King Salman he would not last in power “for two weeks” […]

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WORLD RIVERS DAY

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WORLD RIVERS DAY The winding beauty of the world’s rivers, seen from space By Johnny SimonSeptember 27, 2018 World Rivers Day, recognized on the fourth Saturday of every September (this year it falls on Sept. 29), is meant to remind us how waterways impact our lives, and, in the words of the organizers, “[encourage] the improved stewardship […]

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UN expresses full solidarity with Bangladesh government United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres. File photo BSS, New York The United Nations (UN) has expressed full solidarity and cooperation with the government and the people of Bangladesh. “The UN is with full solidarity and full cooperation with the government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and the […]

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A Rohingya refugee girl carries a baby while walking in a camp in Cox’s Bazar, October 10, 2017. — Reuters photo A US government investigation has found that Myanmar’s military waged a ‘well-planned and coordinated’ campaign of mass killings, gang rapes and other atrocities against the Southeast Asian nation’s Rohingya Muslim minority. The US State […]

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Yameen concedes defeat and says he’ll hand over power to Solih on November 17 By Editor on September 24, 2018 Male, September 24 (newsin.asia): The Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen on Monday conceded defeat in Sunday’s election to the country’s Presidency and said that he will hand over power to the winning Joint Opposition candidate, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, on […]

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Joint Opposition candidate Ibrahim Solih defeats President Yameen in Maldivian election By Editor on September 23, 2018 Male, September 24 (newsin.asia): In the Maldivian Presidential election held on September 23, the Joint Opposition’s impassioned plea for the restoration of democracy secured an overwhelming response from the voters. The Joint Opposition’s candidate Ibrahim Solih, convincingly defeated the incumbent President […]

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Sundarbans sanctuary extended, many lose livelihood UNB . Bagerhat | Sep 23, 2018        Biodiversity boundaries have been extended in the Sundarbans, the world’s largest mangrove forest. Experts expect the move will help boost all types of forest resources including wildlife, fisheries, and trees. The government imposes a ban on the collection of all types of […]

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Rohingya refugees who fled from Myanmar wait to be let through by Bangladeshi border guards after crossing the border in Palang Khali, Bangladesh, October 9, 2017. — Reuters file photo Canada’s Parliament has unanimously adopted a motion declaring crimes committed against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar to be genocide. The motion Thursday also endorsed the findings […]

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After partition, Bangladesh was meant for Muslims, West Bengal for Hindus: BJP MP Roopa Ganguly The BJP MP reiterated that the partition was done so that Pakistan becomes a Muslim nation and Bangladesh was mainly for the Muslims. Share:    Written By: Zee Media Bureau Aug 22, 2018 Stoking a controversy, West Bengal Bharatiya Janata […]

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi jointly inaugurate the construction of 130km Bangladesh-India Friendship Pipeline, between Shiliguri in West Bengal and Parbatipur in Dinajpur, through a videoconference from Dhaka and New Delhi, respectively, on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 Focus Bangla The two premiers have also inaugurated the constructions of two railway […]

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Here’s how to root out government corruption By Mark Trainer Jun 6, 2016 (State Dept./D. Thompson) Sometimes a government employee takes a bribe, or steals from the public, or fails to properly serve the public. That happens in the U.S. too, but in America the government takes strong measures to root out corruption and punish the […]

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