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Cox's Bazar JL leader murder: 2 Rohingya suspects killed in 'gunfight'

Cox's Bazar, Aug. 24 -- Two Rohingya youths, suspects in the murder of Jubo League (JL) leader Omar Faruk, were killed in a reported gunfight with police in Teknaf upazila early Saturday. The decease... Read More


FIFA, AFC Qualifiers: Bangladesh Football team makes hard practices at BNS on day-1

Dhaka, Aug. 24 -- Bangladesh national football team made a hard practice with physical training, ball possession, ball passing and with ball movements on the very first day at the Bangabandhu National... Read More


Choice of Puerto Rico governor's successor delayed

San Juan, Aug. 2 -- Puerto Rican politics were in full-blown crisis Thursday as confirmation of the nominee to succeed departing Gov. Ricardo Rossello was delayed into next week, casting doubt over wh... Read More


US, Canada make history at surfing Pan Am Games debut

Lima, July 29 -- Surfers Kevin Schulz of the United States and Cody Young of Canada have made history as the first competitors in the ocean during the sport's debut in the Pan American Games. Young e... Read More


Golden age: sprinter Justin Gatlin still feeling spry at 37

Des Moines, July 24 -- Sometimes after a particularly grueling workout, sprinter Justin Gatlin will turn to his younger training partners and inquire: "Are you sore, too?" It's just an age check. He ... Read More


Google finds cheap way out of multibillion-dollar 'Wi-Spy' suit

Dhaka, July 23 -- Google is poised to pay a modest $13 million to end a 2010 privacy lawsuit that was once called the biggest US wiretap case ever and threatened the internet giant with billions of do... Read More


Ferro beats club teammate Cornet to win Lausanne final

Lausanne, July 21 -- Fiona Ferro beat her friend and French club teammate Alize Cornet 6-1, 2-6, 6-1 in the Ladies Open Lausanne final on Sunday to win her first WTA singles title. The 98th-ranked Fe... Read More


Gossip Girl set for a reboot on HBO Max

Bangladesh, July 18 -- Gossip Girl is getting a reboot on HBO Max. According to Entertainment Weekly, the iconic teen series, with 10-episode initial order, will stream on the network's digital arm. ... Read More


Iran says it helped a tanker with tow to harbor

Dubai, July 17 -- Iran's state-run media is quoting the country's Foreign Ministry spokesman as saying the Islamic Republic helped an oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz amid U.S. concern that Tehran s... Read More


Action on climate change urged for children's sake

Dhaka, July 15 -- Nearly 40 children from different schools of Dhaka on Monday urged everyone to take actions against climate change as rapid change in global climate has a negative and deadly impact ... Read More