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US president Barack Obama. –AP photo Republican Donald Trump will not be president because it’s a ‘serious job’, US president Barack Obama has said. ‘I continue to believe that Trump will not be president. And the reason is because I have a lot of faith in the American people,’ said Obama. Trump, a billionaire businessman, […]

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A 10-member delegation of British Labour Party at a meeting with BNP leaders on Tuesday voiced concern over democratic condition in Bangladesh, said the BNP. “We’ve discussed many issues, mainly Bangladesh’s current democratic condition at the meeting… the Labour Party team voiced concern over Bangladesh’s democratic situation,” BNP standing committee member Abdul Moyeen Khan told […]

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North Korea went ahead with its planned satellite launch on 7 February, ignoring international opposition, including concern expressed by China. The launch was immediately condemned by the US and its allies. Coming a month after North Korea carried out its fourth nuclear test, the event will escalate tensions in North East Asia. BBC report said: […]

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Sadeq Khan A sea change is in the air about the global order in public debates and agitations through Western democracies. While in Europe it is more in the form of activists’ agitation on the streets, in the USA it has entered community assemblies and town-halls in the course of party political campaigns for nomination […]

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Republican US presidential candidates former governor Jeb Bush (L) and businessman Donald Trump (R) debate each other directly as senator Ted Cruz (C) looks on at the Republican US presidential candidates debate sponsored by CBS News and the Republican National Committee in Greenville, South Carolina February 13, 2016. Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Jeb […]

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The Under-Secretary of State for Political Affairs of the US Department of State Ambassador Thomas Shannon has said Washington considers Bangladesh as its important partner. “Bangladesh maintained its broad commitment to democracy, which is one of the core values of the US government,” he said and underscored the necessity of strengthening the bilateral relations to […]

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The leader of the delegation of the European Parliament, Jean Lambert, on Friday pointed out there might be an opportunity to find a solution on the issue of repatriation of Myanmar refugees and undocumented Myanmar nationals living in the country, as a new government has taken over in Myanmar. ‘A new government in Myanmar now […]

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Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill embraced and kissed on Friday in a historic meeting, uniting to issue a global appeal for the protection of Christians under assault in the Middle East. Nearly 1,000 years after the Eastern and Western branches of Christianity split apart, the meeting at an airport terminal in Cuba was […]

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World powers on Friday agreed an ambitious plan to cease hostilities in war-racked Syria within a week and dramatically ramp up humanitarian access at talks in Munich aimed at reviving the struggling peace process. The 17 countries agreed “to implement a nationwide cessation of hostilities to begin in a target of one week’s time,” said […]

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Hackaday.com If the United States has a national architectural form, it is the skyscraper. The notion of building a tower to the heavens is as old as Genesis, but it took some brash 19th century Americans to develop that fanciful idea into tangible, profitable buildings. Although we dressed up our early skyscrapers in Old World […]

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The Delhi government plans another round of tough measures to restrict the use of private cars and clean up toxic air in the Indian metropolis, the world’s most polluted city. From April 15, for two weeks, cars will only be allowed on the road on alternate days, going by whether their number plates are odd […]

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Steam rises from the stakes of the coal-fired Jim Bridger Power Plant outside Point of the Rocks, Wyoming, in this file photo taken March 14, 2014. The US Supreme Court on Tuesday delivered a major blow to president Barack Obama by blocking federal regulations to curb carbon dioxide emissions from power plants, the centerpiece of […]

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