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National : ** Sheikh Hasina National Youth Development Institute Act gets cabinet nod ** **Bangladesh gets priority among all of India's neighbours: Sushma ** Queen Rania calls for greater int'l response to end Rohingya crisis**   |   National : ** Syed Ashraf's wife no more ** President mourns death of Shila Islam ** PM mourns death of Syed Ashraf's wife **   |   International : Nigeria triple suicide attack kills 13: security sources ** Catalan parties discuss next move after Spain raises stakes** Typhoon leaves two dead after lashing Japan on election day    |   

International News

UN opens key Rohingya fundraising conference

GENEVA, Oct 23, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - The UN opened a major fundraising conference on Monday aimed at securing some of the $434 million dollars aid groups say is needed to ...More...

Trump 'made me cry': widow of slain US soldier

WASHINGTON, Oct 23, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - President Donald Trump struggled to remember the name of the US soldier killed in an ambush in Niger when he called the man's widow ...More...

McCain takes swipe at Trump military service record

WASHINGTON, Oct 23, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Senator John McCain has taken a
barely-veiled jab at President Donald Trump's avoidance of military service, sharply escalating the...More...

5 militants killed, 13 arrested in Afghan-NATO joint operation

KABUL, Oct. 23, 2017 (BSS/XINHUA) - Five armed militants were killed and 13 others arrested during a joint special operation in the eastern Afghan province of Ghazni, ...More...

Abe targets N. Korea after storming to 'super-majority' vote win

TOKYO, Oct 23, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stormed to a landslide "super-majority" in snap Japanese elections, near complete projections showed Monday, wit...More...

Nigeria triple suicide attack kills 13: security sources

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, Oct 23, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Three female suicide bombers killed 13 people and wounded 16 in the northeastern city of Maiduguri on Sunday, security sourc...More...