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Officials: US putting troops back in Saudi Arabia

Washington, July 20 -- With Iranian military threats in mind, the United States is sending American forces, including fighter aircraft, air defense missiles and likely more than 500 troops, to a Saudi... Read More


Israeli archaeologists find ancient mosque in Negev desert

Dhaka, July 20 -- Archaeologists working in Israel's Negev desert have discovered an ancient rural mosque, thought to be one of the earliest in the world. The mosque, which dates back to the 7th or 8... Read More


DCs asked to ensure quick services, get tough on corruption

Dhaka, July 18 -- The deputy commissioners (DCs) on Thursday were asked to ensure providing services to the people quickly and sternly deal with corruption. After the first session of the fifth day o... Read More


Copa America organizers brush off criticism of tournament

Bangladesh, July 6 -- Rio De Janeiro, July 5 (AP/UNB) - Empty seats, poor pitches, long lines for fans to pick up tickets, problems with video review technology and even a match that started 20 minute... Read More


Keanu Reeves is whatever you want him to be

Dhaka, July 4 -- When Keanu Reeves walked onstage at a video game conference in Los Angeles in June, Peter Sarkisyan marveled at how the actor seemed to transcend his earthly form. Maybe it was Reeve... Read More


Women's Handball: Dilkusha SC crushed Quantum Foundation by 52-9 goals

Dhaka, July 1 -- Dilkusha Sporting Club outplayed Quantum Foundation by 52-9 goals in the Cute Women's Handball League at the Shaheed (Capt) M Mansur Ali National Handball Stadium here on Monday. The... Read More


Hot air balloon festival opens in east Taiwan

Taipei, June 30 -- - A hot air balloon festival opened Saturday in Taitung County, east Taiwan, attracting over 10,000 visitors from the island and elsewhere. A total of 24 hot air balloons met visit... Read More


3,107 'fake certificates' of FFs revoked: Minister

Sangsad Bhaban, June 29 -- Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque on Saturday told parliament that 3,107 'fake certificates' of freedom fighters and gazettes have so far been revoked. "So... Read More


President seeks Thailand, Brunei's support for peaceful Rohingya repatriation

Dhaka, June 25 -- President Abdul Hamid on Tuesday sought a 'significant role' from Thailand and Brunei Darusalam in repatriating Rohingyas from Bangladesh peacefully. The President sought their role... Read More


BNP's Siraj wins Bogura-6 by-election

Bogura, June 24 -- BNP candidate Golam Mohammad Siraj was unofficially declared elected in the by-election to Bogura-6 constituency on Monday. Siraj begged 89,742 votes while his nearest rival T Zama... Read More