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Britain’s 2011 military intervention in Libya, ordered by former prime minister David Cameron, relied on flawed intelligence and hastened the North African country’s political and economic collapse, lawmakers said on Wednesday in a damning report. Britain and France led international efforts to help oust Libya’s then-leader Muammar Gaddafi in early 2011, using fighter jets to […]

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A man in a balaclava gestures in front of burning debris following a protest against the recent killings in Kashmir, in Srinagar, India September 12, 2016. Police say fresh clashes have killed one protester and injured five in India’s portion of Kashmir, as a security lockdown marred Eid festivities in the troubled region. A police […]

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US Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton greets a girl on the sidewalk after leaving her daughter Chelsea’s home in New York, US September 11, 2016 in this still image taken from video. Hillary Clinton is suffering from pneumonia, the Democratic presidential candidate’s personal doctor said on Sunday after she fell ill at a September 11 […]

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will hand over posthumous award – ‘Bangladesh Mukhtijudda Sommamona’ to Canadian Prime Minister Justine Trudeau for his father’s role in the 1971 War of Independence. Pierre Elliott Trudeau, former Canadian PM was recognized in 2012 for his significant contributions during the Liberation War. Canada had extended direct support to Bangladesh in […]

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Britain’s former prime minister David Cameron said on Monday he was resigning from his seat in parliament, ending his political career just weeks after he A file photo shows Britain’s outgoing prime minister, David Cameron, with his wife Samantha, waves in front of number 10 Downing Street, on his last day in office as prime […]

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Patrick Martin DEMOCRATIC presidential candidate Hillary Clinton this week publicly accused the Russian government of intervening in the American election on behalf of her Republican opponent Donald Trump. She cited an investigation by US intelligence agencies, first reported on 5 September by the Washington Post, into alleged Russian government hacking into the computer systems of […]

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The annual hajj reached its high point on Sunday when Muslims from across the world converged on a stoney hill in Saudi Arabia, a year after the worst tragedy in the pilgrimage’s history. More than 1.8 million gathered from sunrise at the hill and a vast surrounding plain known as Mount Arafat, about 15 kilometres […]

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Eresh Omar Jamal Fifteen years ago today, the whole world’s attention was drawn towards the United States of America and the scenes that were unfolding there. Although the exact details were, at first, unclear to all, everyone knew what they were witnessing was, somehow, of major significance; that they had seen a world changing event. […]

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The United States and Russia hailed a breakthrough deal on Saturday to put Syria’s peace process back on track, including a nationwide truce effective from sundown on Monday, improved humanitarian aid access and joint military targeting of banned Islamist groups. ‘Today, Sergei Lavrov and I, on behalf of our presidents and our countries, call on […]

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The Progress 1000 celebrates London’s most influential people, highlighting those driving progress and innovation in London. Bangladeshi-origin British lawmakers Tulip Rizwana Siddiq and Rushanara Ali have been named in the Evening Standard’s The Progress 1000 list of the most influential people in London. Hampstead and Kilburn’s lawmaker Tulip and Bethnal Green and Bow’s lawmaker Rushanara […]

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Forces loyal to Syria’s president Bashar al-Assad walk at a military complex, after they recaptured areas in southwestern Aleppo that rebels had seized last month, Syria, in this handout picture provided by SANA on Monday. The US and Russia conducted last-minute negotiations Thursday over a fresh bid for a Syrian peace deal ahead of an […]

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Protesters hold up a placard as they shout slogans during a rally against former U.N. chief Kofi Annan in Sittwe, Myanmar, on Tuesday. Hundreds of Buddhist hardliners booed former UN chief Kofi Annan as he arrived in Myanmar’s troubled Rakhine state Tuesday to probe religious conflict that has displaced tens of thousands of Muslim Rohingya. […]

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