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Shimulia-Kathalbari ferry services disrupted

Munshiganj, Sept. 22 -- Poor navigability forced the suspension of ferry services on the Shimulia-Kathalbari route on early Sunday. Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) suspended the s... Read More


Rohingya couple killed in Cox's Bazar 'gunfight'

Cox's Bazar, Sept. 22 -- A Rohingya couple was killed in a reported gunfight with police at Leda Rohingya camp hilly area on early Sunday. The deceased were identified as Din Mohammad, 32, and his wi... Read More


Hong Kong protesters, police face off in renewed clashes

Hong Kong, Sept. 22 -- Protesters in Hong Kong threw gasoline bombs and police fired tear gas Saturday in renewed clashes over anti-government grievances. Reporters saw at least one person arrested a... Read More


Argentina's Cristina Fernandez delights crowd as vote looms

Argentina, Sept. 22 -- Former Argentine president Cristina Fernandez has addressed enthusiastic supporters as her opposition ticket seeks momentum ahead of elections next month. Fernandez's appearanc... Read More


Holy anniversary! Displays of bat signal fete Batman at 80

New York, Sept. 22 -- It's no joker. The night is lighting up Saturday around the world with the famous bat signal to mark a special anniversary for Batman. DC Comics is carrying off a celebration of... Read More


How are the Biharis of Mirpur?

Dhaka, Sept. 22 -- A single room with damp and cracked walls for a family of six to ten; inadequate water supply; unhygienic sanitation and cramped passageways -- this scenario is replicated in every ... Read More


UN welcomes Houthi move to halt attacks on Saudi Arabia

Cairo, Sept. 22 -- The U.N. envoy for Yemen says the Houthi rebels' initiative to halt attacks on Saudi Arabia "could send a powerful message of the will to end the war" in Yemen. Martin Griffiths' c... Read More


Youth leaders at UN demand bold climate change action

Bangladesh, Sept. 22 -- United Nations, sep 21 (AP/UNB) - Fresh off the climate strike that took hundreds of thousands of young people out of classrooms and into the streets globally, youth leaders ga... Read More


Quake with preliminary magnitude 5.8 quake strikes Albania

Pogradec, Sept. 22 -- An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.8 struck the west of Albania on Saturday but caused only minor injuries, the country's government said. Citing the country's Inst... Read More


Rare protests in Egypt call for president to step down

Cairo, Sept. 22 -- Rare anti-government protests broke out in several Egyptian cities late Friday calling on President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to step down. The small street demonstrations were quickly ... Read More