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3 hrs ago | Russia Taday

Outrage as Saudi Arabia beheads four men in execution

ARCHIVE PHOTO: Members of Magic Movement, a group of young Bangladeshis, stage a mock execution scene in protest of Saudi Arabia beheading of eight Bangladeshi workers in front of National Museum in Dhaka October 15, 2011.

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Taylor Swift - Shake It Off

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

8 hrs ago | The Daily Star

3 Bangladeshi workers killed

They had known each other since childhood. They went to school together, grew up together as friends.

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8 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Bangladesh keen to join BRICS Bank

Bangladesh is willing to join the newly-formed BRICS Bank though the multilateral development bank is yet decide on whether it would include any country outside the five founder nations.

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11 hrs ago | DNA India

Khaleda Zia to raise objection to National Broadcast Policy at Dhaka rally

The chief of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led 20-party alliance and former prime minister Khaleda Zia will address a rally here this afternoon to protest against the National Broadcast Policy 2014.

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15 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

India, Bangladesh border guards' to plant millions of saplings

Border guards of India and Bangladesh have taken up an ambitious plan to plant millions of trees along the frontier to protect environment and to reinforce friendship among them, officials said Tuesday.

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16 hrs ago | The Daily Star

After 3 years of war, Damascus 'least liveable' city

Buildings damaged during battles between Syrian troops and rebels stand along an empty street in Mliha, some 10 kilometers southeast of downtown Damascus, Syria August 15, 2014.

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20 hrs ago | The Telegraph

Ways to create a better neighbourhood

The recent Tripura Conclave calls for a greater role of the states in Indian foreign policy, but as responsible stakeholders, writes Subir Bhaumik Personnel of the Border Security Force and Border Guard Bangladesh greet each other on the occasion of Id-ul-Fitr in Agartala In the last few years, India has been witness to many tussles between the ... (more)

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Age

Melbourne world's most liveable city

Melbourne has retained its status as the world's most liveable city for a fourth consecutive year, outscoring three other Australian cities in the top 10. The Economist Intelligence Unit's Global Liveability Index found Melbourne to be ahead of 139 other cities, with the city scoring well across a range of criteria, including health care, culture ... (more)

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The Daily Star

Dilemma in quality rice seed production

IN Bangladesh, rice contributes more than 97% to the total cereal food supply. During the last three and half decades, although rice production increased more than three-fold because of rapid adoption of modern rice technology on a large scale, the country has not yet attained complete self-sufficiency in food.

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The Daily Star

Flood damages crops, houses

Homes go under water at Belka of Sundarganj upazila in Gaibandha as floods grip the north.

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Newkerala.com

Bangladesh court grants 4-day remand for Pinak-6 owner, son

A court in Bangladesh on Monday granted a four-day remand for the Pinak-6 owner and his son in a murder case filed in Munshiganj in connection with the sinking of the ship in the Padma river that drowned over 100 passengers.

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The Daily Record

In pictures: Our picture editor selects the best images from around the globe, August 18

OUR daily picture editor's gallery shows off some of the most spectacular images taken by the world's top photographers.

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The Daily Star

Nothing to panic about, Justice Khairul tells SC judges

There is no reason for the Supreme Court judges to be panicked if the parliament gets the authority to impeach the judges for their misconduct or incapacity, Bangladesh Law Commission Chairman Justice ABM Khairul Haque said today.

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The Daily Star

Jamaat men attack devotees at mosque in Rangpur

Police arrested five leaders and activists of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami in Rangpur and Barisal districts yesterday and the day before.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Asia News Network

DHAKA: Credit roll-out of private banks in Bangladesh surges

Credit roll-out by local private banks in Bangladesh has increased substantially in recent times on the back of a pick-up in business activities thanks to political calm.

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The Daily Star

2 Satkhira cattle traders shot by BSF

Indian Border Security Force shot and injured two Bangladeshi cattle traders in Indian territory opposite to Kushkhali border in Satkhira Sadar upazila early today.

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The Daily Star

Udichi celebrates

Bangladesh Udichi Shilpi Goshti paid homage to Rabindranath Tagore, Kazi Nazrul Islam and Sukanta Bhattacharya at a programme on Saturday afternoon.

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The Daily Star

Khaleda helped Aug 17 series bomb attackers: Ashraf

Syed Ashraful Islam addressing a rally at Awami League central office on Bangabandhu Avenue marking the anniversary of August 17 countrywide series bomb attacks.

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The Daily Star

President calls for more foreign investment

President Abdul Hamid and Foreign Investors' Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Rupali Chowdhury cut a cake to mark the association's 50th founding anniversary at Hotel Sonargaon in Dhaka yesterday.

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Hindustan Times

BSF aims to plant its way to record books

The paramilitary Border Security Force aims to enter the "Limca Book of Records" by planting 180,000 trees along India's frontiers Tuesday, an official said.

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