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EU has said it will continue to press Bangladesh to conclude the negotiations on the SOPs

EU has said it will continue to press Bangladesh to conclude the negotiations on...

The European Union (EU) has said it will continue to press Bangladesh to conclude the negotiations on the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) on the return of irregular migrants from the EU by the end...
Google to work with Indonesia to tackle content deemed offensive

Google to work with Indonesia to tackle content deemed offensive

Alphabet Inc's Google is working with Indonesia to tackle video content deemed to be offensive, including material that might incite violence or hate speech, a senior official of the search giant said on Friday. Google...

Satellite Bangabandhu-I starts for Florida from France

Bangladesh’s first communication satellite Bangabandhu-I will be taken from France to Florida of the Unite States on Thursday for launching to the orbit in the next month. “Manufacturing Company Thales Alenia Space of France will...

Pakistan’s ISI sheltering al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri in Karachi: Report

Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence agency has been sheltering al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri in the port city of Karachi after he survived a drone strike in a remote area near the Afghan border last year, according...

Muslim teen wins right to box competitively in hijab

A Muslim teen boxer from Minnesota who hopes to one day compete in the Olympics has won a fight to wear a hijab during matches in the US. Amaiya Zafar will also be allowed to...

Indian teen builds world’s ‘lightest satellite’

An Indian teenager has built what is thought could be the world's lightest satellite, which will be put into orbit at a Nasa facility in the US in June. Rifath Shaarook's 64-gram (0.14 lb) device...
Facebook makes new bid for TV viewers with expanded video

Facebook makes new bid for TV viewers with expanded video

Facebook Inc on Wednesday made its biggest move to date to compete in the television market by expanding its video offerings with programming ranging from professional women's basketball to a safari show and a...

Washington DC mayor declares Mar 26 as ‘Bangladesh Day’

The Mayor of Washington DC has declared the Bangladesh's Independence and National Day as the "Bangladesh Day", according to a press release of Bangladesh Embassy in Washington DC, received on Thursday. A representative of the...

A man filmed himself killing his baby daughter on Facebook Live

A Thai man filmed himself killing his baby daughter on Facebook Live, before taking his own life, Thai police say. The 21-year-old hanged his daughter, and then himself, at a deserted hotel in Phuket on...