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Bangladesh Chief Justice accused of corruption as he departs country

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Bangladesh first Hindu Chief Justice reportedly forced to go on leave amid row with govt Bangladesh’s chief justice has been accused of serious crimes including corruption by the country’s government, it emerged Saturday, as he departed for Australia expressing his fears for judicial independence in the nation. The accusations against ...

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Bangladeshi acid victims appear on ramp in London

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LONDON: A group of Bangladeshi acid attack victims took to the stage at a London fashion show in an awe inspiring act of defiance against violence towards women. The eight volunteers, who have all been subjected to violence or attacks themselves, stepped onto the catwalk at the Survivors’ Runway in a “moment ...

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Stone Thrown at Australian Cricket Team Bus in India

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GUWAHATI: Australia’s team bus attacked with stones in Guwahati. In a shameful incident, a rock was thrown at Australian cricket team’s bus after their victory over India in the second Twenty20 International in Guwahati last night (October 10). Australia defeated the hosts by eight wickets to level the three-match rubber ...

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Mushfiqur Rahim refuses to step down as Bangladesh captain

DHAKA: Mushfiqur Rahim has declined to step down as captain after Bangladesh’s demoralising 2-0 test series defeat in South Africa, instead leaving it to the country’s cricket board to decide on his future. The long-serving Bangladesh skipper has come under heavy criticism for the two heavy losses, with critics questioning ...

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Mushfiqur Rahim taken to hospital after blow to head

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DHAKA: Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim has been taken to hospital after suffering a blow to his head on the third morning of the Bloemfontein Test. Although he looked shaken when the incident occurred, he batted on for another 40 minutes despite initial advice that he should be assessed. Mushfiqur was on 11 ...

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Toothless tigers run into South African top-order on Day 1

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CAPE TOWN: South Africa made runs while the sun shone in Bloemfontein on Friday‚ and a good thing too what with heavy rain forecast for Saturday morning. They were 428/3 at stumps on the first day of the second test against Bangladesh‚ South Africa’s joint second-highest score on a first ...

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Miss World Bangladesh 2017 Stripped of Crown

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DHAKA: Controversies surrounding Miss World Bangladesh 2017, Jannatul Nayeem, led to her being stripped of her crown and title Oct. 4. After the pageant organizers’ decision, runner-up Jessia Islam was crowned. Islam will represent Bangladesh at Miss World 2017 in China this November. Pageant rules require contestants to be unmarried. ...

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Muslims Gather Worldwide on Ashura Against Terrorism

Shiite faithful pilgrims gather between the holy shrine of Imam Hussein, left, and the holy shrine of Imam Abbas, right, during the Muslim month of Muharram, in Karbala, south of Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017. Iraqi security forces take extra security measure during Muharram, a month of mourning in remembrance of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Mohammed. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)

LONDON: Millions of Muslims around the world gathered to commemorate the seventh-century killing of the Prophet Mohammed’s grandson, thousands of which used the Ashura event as an opportunity to stand against terrorism at a time of increasing Islamophobia. Pilgrims flocked to Karbala, where Hussain ibn Ali was killed by the ...

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South Africa on top against battling Bangladesh

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DHAKA: Bangladesh had their best day in three Test series in South Africa but could not prevent the hosts from moving into a dominant position on the third day of the first Test at Senwes Park on Saturday. Mominul Haque and Mahmudullah hit half-centuries to enable Bangladesh to avoid the ...

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Rohingya in Bangladesh need ‘massive’ assistance: UN

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UNITED NATIONS: Bangladesh needs “massive international assistance” to feed and shelter the 436,000 Rohingya who have fled Myanmar in recent weeks, the head of the UN refugee agency said Sunday. UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said there were “immense” challenges after visiting the overflowing camps around Cox’s Bazar ...

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