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12 Dead, 48 Injured In Berlin Market Attack

A truck ploughed into a crowded Christmas market in central Berlin on Monday evening, killing 12 people and injuring 48 others in what Germany’s interior minister said looked like an attack, as per Reuters. German media, citing police at the ...

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Workers walk out of 28 RMG factories

Workers of 28 readymade garment factories in Ashulia have walked out of their units demanding a minimum Tk 16,000 as monthly salary. They started coming out of the factories on Monday morning, said Ashulia police OC Mohsinul Quadir. The minimum ...

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Textbooks Festival Day on Jan 1

The Textbooks Festival Day-2017 will be celebrated across the country like every year on January 1. The festival is organised to distribute the textbooks among the students, an Education Ministry press release said here today. Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid ...

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President takes salute at Victory Day parade

President Abdul Hamid on Friday inspected parade at the National Parade Ground and took salute marking the 46th Victory Day. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina attended the parade organised and conducted by Nine Infantry Division of Bangladesh Army. President Hamid accompanied ...

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Nation remembers intellectual martyrs

The country is remembering some of its best minds as it observes the Intellectuals Martyrs Day on Wednesday. On this day in 1971, Al-Badr commanders at the behest of Pakistan army, masterminded the murders of some of the best Bangalee ...

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Record 259 journalists in jail: CPJ

Turkey’s unprecedented crackdown on media brought the total number of jailed journalists worldwide to the highest number since the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) began taking an annual census in 1990. According to a CPJ statement, as of December 1, ...

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Brazilians rally in Rio to slam austerity plans

Brazilian protesters have staged another rally in the city of Rio de Janeiro to protest austerity measures proposed at the state level. The demonstrators, mainly public workers, gathered outside Rio’s legislative assembly on Monday to denounce the proposals under consideration ...

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Over 40 dead as Kenya oil tanker explodes

An oil tanker has exploded on a road in Kenya, claiming the lives of at least 42 people and leaving many others injured. The incident occurred late Saturday when the truck heading from Nairobi to Uganda crashed into several vehicles ...

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