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Facebook's Libra may be quite attractive in developing countries

New York, June 25 -- Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency has taken a lot of criticism from Western government officials and media commentators - but it's not meant for them. A major target market for the ... Read More


Tense South Africa can't heal its World Cup heartache

Bangladesh, June 23 -- The wheels normally come off for South Africa near the end of the Cricket World Cup. This one's been broken from the start. South Africa is heading for another World Cup failur... Read More


Bowling will decide Australia-England clash, says Allan Border

Dhaka, June 22 -- Bowling will be decisive when Australia meet England at the Cricket World Cup on Tuesday and the reigning champions should consider giving spinner Nathan Lyon a runout at some point ... Read More


7 ways to build your child's vocabulary

New York, June 21 -- If you want your child to have a rich and fulfilling life, one of the best things you can do is help build your child's vocabulary. Research shows strong language ability is assoc... Read More


Tokayev wins Kazakhstan's presidential election, exit polls say

Bangladesh, June 10 -- Sultan, June 10 (Xinhua/UNB) -- Kazakhstan's incumbent President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has won the country's presidential election by gaining some 70 percent of the votes, the n... Read More


Three killed in 'gunfights' with Rab

Dhaka, June 4 -- Three people were killed in separate incidents of 'gunfights' with the Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in Gazipur and Chattogram. Ismail, identified as a drug dealer by police, was kill... Read More


Woman accuses Neymar of rape, father says player set up

Dhaka, June 2 -- A Brazilian police document says an unidentified woman has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. The player's father calls the incident "a setup" against his s... Read More


BFF to arrange Women's Football League in Oct-Nov

Dhaka, May 30 -- Chairman of Women's wing of Bangladesh Football Federation and FIFA council member Mahfuza Akter Kiron on Thursday said that they will arrange Women's Football League in October-Novem... Read More


Rohingya Repatriation: UNHCR, UNDP, Myanmar extend MoU by 1 yr

Dhaka, May 29 -- The government of Myanmar, UNDP and UNHCR have extended the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for one year following an agreement between all parties. The exchange of letters was sig... Read More


Ruling party leaders help me a lot: Sylhet Mayor

Sylhet, May 28 -- Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) Mayor Ariful Haque Choudhury on Tuesday said residents of the area work together for the locality's development irrespective of political affiliations. ... Read More