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US envoy to resume talks with Taliban on ending Afghan war

Afghanistan, Aug. 21 -- The United States envoy negotiating with the Taliban for an end to nearly 18 years of fighting in Afghanistan was departing Tuesday for Qatar to resume talks, the State Departm... Read More


Madrid's loss is Arsenal's gain as playmaker Ceballos shines

New York, Aug. 19 -- As he bewildered two Burnley midfielders with a center-field pirouette, delivered a stream of dangerous set-pieces and generally controlled play, it was easy to see why there was ... Read More


Dozens dead or hurt in wedding party blast in Afghan capital

Afghanistan, Aug. 18 -- A suicide-bomb blast ripped through a wedding party on a busy Saturday night in Afghanistan's capital and dozens of people were killed or wounded, a government official said. M... Read More


Troops let some Muslims go to mosques in locked-down Kashmir

India, Aug. 13 -- Troops in Indian-administered Kashmir allowed some Muslims to walk to local mosques alone or in pairs to mark the Eid al-Adha festival Monday on the eighth day of an unprecedented se... Read More


PM greets wounded FFs, sends them gifts

Dhaka, Aug. 12 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday greeted all freedom fighters (FFs) of the country on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha, the second biggest religious festival of Muslims. Like other... Read More


Typhoon Lekima death toll reaches 33 in China

Beijing, Aug. 11 -- The death toll from a powerful typhoon that hit southeastern China rose to 33 on Sunday, as rescue workers used rubber dinghies to evacuate stranded people as swift currents swept ... Read More


Woods withdraws from Northern Trust, citing oblique strain

Jersey City, Aug. 10 -- Masters champion Tiger Woods withdrew Friday from the opening FedEx Cup playoffs event with what he described as a mild oblique strain. It was the first time Woods has pulled ... Read More


S Korea to help build Jute Industrial Village

Dhaka, Aug. 6 -- South Korea on Tuesday assured to extend financial and technical assistance to Bangladesh to set up a 'Jute Industrial Village'. Korea Textile Machinery Convergence Research Institut... Read More


Japan's NEC shows 'flying car' hovering steadily for minute

Japan, Aug. 5 -- Japanese electronics maker NEC Corp. on Monday showed a "flying car," a large drone-like machine with four propellers that hovered steadily for about a minute. The test flight reachi... Read More


Narayanganj businessman robbed ofTk32 lakh by muggers on Dhk-Ctg road

Narayanganj, Aug. 2 -- Muggers snatched Tk 32.50 lakh after stopping a running private car in front of Sajeda Hospital in Kanchpur area on the Dhaka-Chattogram highway on Thursday. Quoting Monir Hoss... Read More