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Germany's Merkel faces balancing act in Beijing

Beijing, Sept. 6 -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel has arrived in Beijing, where she faces the challenge of balancing human rights concerns and economic discussions with one of Germany's largest trad... Read More


Family of 5, teens among 34 presumed dead in dive boat fire

Bangladesh, Sept. 4 -- Santa Barbara, Sep 4 (AP/UNB) - High school students, a science teacher and his daughter, an adventurous marine biologist and a family of five celebrating a birthday are among t... Read More


Stop 3G, 4G services in Rohingya camps: BTRC

Dhaka, Sept. 3 -- Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) on Tuesday directed the mobile operators to suspend 3G and 4G services for a certain period every day in Cox's Bazar Rohingy... Read More


Xiaomi launches Mi A3 with 32MP selfie, 48MP triple camera

Dhaka, Sept. 1 -- Xiaomi, global technology leader, announced Mi A3, the latest smartphone in their lineup of Android One-powered phones with the world's highest resolution camera setup. It succeeds ... Read More


5 dead after man stopped by Texas troopers goes on rampage

Midland, Sept. 1 -- At least five people are dead in West Texas after a man stopped by state troopers for failing to signal a left turn opened fire and fled, shooting more than 20 people as he drove b... Read More


Anti-Aedes Drive: DSCC send fines 3, jails 1

Dhaka, Aug. 29 -- Mobile courts of Dhaka South City Corporation(DSCC) on Wednesday jailed a project manager of three building, fined owners of two buildings Tk 55,000, and warned four building owners ... Read More


Saudi Arabia, UAE vow to back Yemen war effort amid cracks

Bangladesh, Aug. 26 -- United Arab Emirates, Aug 26 (AP/UNB) - Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates pledged Monday to keep their floundering coalition war against Yemen's Houthi rebels together a... Read More


Roldan, Ruidaz lift Sounders over Timbers for Cascadia Cup

Portland, Aug. 24 -- Cristian Roldan and Raul Ruidiaz each scored to lift the Seattle Sounders to a 2-1 win over rival the Portland Timbers on Friday night and secure this year's Cascadia Cup trophy. ... Read More


AFC Cup: Abahani due to fly for Pyongyang Sunday

Dhaka, Aug. 24 -- A 31-member Dhaka Abahani Limited team will fly for North Korean capital Pyongyang Sunday early hour (2:10 am) to play their away match of AFC Cup inter-zonal semifinal against April... Read More


'Black Day' observed at DU

Dhaka, Aug. 23 -- Teachers and students of Dhaka University (DU) on Friday observed 'Black Day' marking the attack on the institution's teachers, students and officials on August 20-23, 2007, during t... Read More