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Padma Bridge: 18th span being installed

The installation of the 18th span of the much-hyped Padma Bridge is going on at the Jajira point of the bridge. After the installation, some 2,700 meters of the bridge will be visible. The 150-meter 3-E span is being carried ...

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Richmond gets a new soaring statue, this one with dreadlocks

A massive bronze sculpture of a young black man with dreadlocks astride a muscular horse was permanently installed Tuesday in Virginia’s capital city, not far from one of the country’s most prominent displays of Confederate monuments. Thousands of people crowded ...

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Five killed in hotel attack in Somali capital: police

Five people were killed in a jihadist attack on a hotel in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, police said Wednesday, adding that the victims were three civilians and two members of the security forces, reports AFP. All five jihadist fighters who stormed ...

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Myanmar’s Suu Kyi to take the stand in genocide case

Aung San Suu Kyi is set to speak out in Myanmar’s defence at the UN’s top court on Wednesday, a day after the former democracy icon was urged to “stop the genocide” against Rohingya Muslims. Once hailed internationally for her ...

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Rajshahi’s Tipu Sultan gets death for war crimes

The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) on Wednesday sentenced former Chhatra Shibir leader Md Abdus Sattar alias Tipu Sultan to death for his crimes against humanity during the Liberation War. A three-member bench of ICT led by Justice Md Shahinur Islam ...

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U.S. dollar declines against euro amid upbeat German data

The U.S. dollar declined against the euro on Tuesday after upbeat German economic data boosted the common currency. A monthly survey published Tuesday by a German economic research institute showed the economic sentiment for Germany has risen sharply in December ...

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Germany on alert as swine fever nears border

Sniffer dogs, drones and electrified fences: Germany is deploying a full array of defences to stop boars from bringing swine fever into the country and avert a disaster for its thriving pork industry.The virus is not harmful to human health ...

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Uzbekistan’s Central Election Commission ready for parliamentary elections early voting

Early voting for parliamentary elections in Uzbekistan will be held from Dec. 12-Dec. 18, the country’s Central Election Commission (CEC) said Tuesday. “All polling stations are ready for early voting in the elections to the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy ...

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Technology giants urged to “step up” against harmful internet content under new Australian law

The Australian government has released its proposed new online safety laws aimed at preventing the spread of harmful material. Paul Fletcher, the minister for Communications, unveiled the Online Safety Act in a speech to the National Press Club on Wednesday, ...

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US imposes fresh sanctions on top Myanmar army men for atrocities

Photo:Collected The United States has taken fresh action against 18 individuals, including the Myanmar Army chief, for their roles in atrocities and other abuses. The US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) came up with the ...

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