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Scores killed by fire in historic Dhaka quarter

Scores killed by fire in historic Dhaka quarter It still isn't known exactly what caused the inferno in the Chawkbazar area of Old Dhaka , some of which dates back to the Mughal period more than 300 years ago. Fellow control room official Russel Shikder confirmed that 81 bodies had been recovered so far. Witnesses said members of a bridal party in a nearby community centre were also caught in the fire and many of them were injured. [Full Article...]

Terrorism, migration central at first ever EU-Arab League summit

Terrorism, migration central at first ever EU-Arab League summit The main goal of the two-day summit is for leaders to consider how to strengthen cooperation on issues of mutual interest including multilateralism, regional peace and stability, migration, human rights, counter-terrorism, trade, economic development and climate action. [Full Article...]

Three dead after Amazon cargo plane crashes near Houston

Three dead after Amazon cargo plane crashes near Houston Atlas Air Flight 3591 lost radar and radio contact approximately 30 miles southeast of Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport. The plane was traveling from Miami to Houston. The NTSB will be taking charge of the investigation. Hawthorne said the first things he saw in the water at the crash scene were things like bed sheets, women's clothing, and fiberglass. [Full Article...]

Ecuador border struck with magnitude 7.5 natural disaster

Ecuador border struck with magnitude 7.5 natural disaster The shocks were registered 132 kilometers southeast of Palora, Ecuador . It happened around 224km (140 miles) east-southeast of Ambato, Ecuador , the United States Geological Survey says. There were no immediate reports of possible victims or material damage. Regional emergency centers had been activated in the event they are needed, National Public Radio stated. [Full Article...]

US troops to remain in Syria

US troops to remain in Syria Trump's decision stunned top American military officers overseeing the combat effort there and triggered former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis' resignation in protest one day later. Dunford said Friday that he expected those allies to remain committed to eastern Syria. Sen. Lindsey Graham , R-South Carolina, who told CBS News' Margaret Brennan on " Face the Nation " earlier this week that the "al... [Full Article...]

N Korea's Kim leaves by train for U.S. summit in Hanoi

N Korea's Kim leaves by train for U.S. summit in Hanoi Vietnamese authorities are not amused by the antics of two impersonators of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump. Vietnam's Foreign Ministry announced Mr Kim would pay an official goodwill visit to the country "in the coming days" in response to an invitation by President Nguyen Phu Trong, who is also the general secretary of Vietnam's ruling Communist Party. [Full Article...]

Mueller Sentencing Memo in Manafort Case Not Yet Public

Manafort, a 69-year old veteran Republican political consultant who earned millions of dollars working for pro-Russian politicians in Ukraine, faces up to 25 years in prison under federal sentencing guidelines in a second case in Virginia in which he was convicted last year of financial crimes. [Full Article...]

Atlas Air 767 operating for Amazon has crashed

Atlas Air 767 operating for Amazon has crashed Hawthorne said the crash site in Trinity Bay near Anahuac , Texas , is in water just 5 feet deep and is reachable by airboats and other flat-bottom craft. A Boeing 767 cargo jetliner heading to Houston with three people aboard disintegrated after crashing into a bay east of the city, according to a Texas sheriff. [Full Article...]

People Are Dressing Horses As Zebras To Solve An Age-Old Scientific Mystery

People Are Dressing Horses As Zebras To Solve An Age-Old Scientific Mystery Horse flies are a broad issue for local creatures so mitigating strategies, for example, the improvement of hostile to fly wear meant to look like zebra stripes, may, from this examination, be a fascinating result for creature wellbeing and prosperity. [Full Article...]

#NigeriaDecides2019: Buhari Says Astonished At Amount Of Forex Flooding Nigeria

#NigeriaDecides2019: Buhari Says Astonished At Amount Of Forex Flooding Nigeria Buhari is seeking a second term of office but is facing a strong challenge from Atiku Abubakar, a former vice-president from the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Boko Haram's Islamist insurgency in northeast Nigeria has killed more than 27,000 people and left 1.8 million people homeless. The election campaign has coincided with fresh violence in northern Nigeria, blamed on crimina... [Full Article...]

Tainted alcohol kills 41 tea plantation workers in India

Tainted alcohol kills 41 tea plantation workers in India The first cases, reported Thursday evening, indicated most victims were tea garden workers, said Manoj Baruah, an official in Jorhat, the other district where cases were reported. He said the people were brought to the hospitals with complaints of severe vomiting and chest pain. Dozens of female tea plantation workers are among 84 dead after drinking bootleg alcohol in India. [Full Article...]

California parents of 13 plead guilty to torture

California parents of 13 plead guilty to torture Louise wiped away tears and David appeared stoic in a bright yellow shirt as they answered to each of the counts. "The defendants ruined lives so I think it's just and fair that the sentence be equivalent to first-degree murder", Hestrin said. [Full Article...]

Spanish woman dies after eating 'poisonous' mushrooms at Michelin-starred restaurant

Spanish woman dies after eating 'poisonous' mushrooms at Michelin-starred restaurant One woman has died and almost two dozen people have reportedly fallen ill after dining at a Michelin-starred restaurant in Spain. Maria Jesus Fernandez Calvo (46) ordered a rice and morchella fungi dish at Valencia's RiFF restaurant on Saturday. [Full Article...]

Pulwama aftermath: India SC orders govt to protect Kashmiris, minorities

Pulwama aftermath: India SC orders govt to protect Kashmiris, minorities Gonsalves claimed that 10 more incidents of assaults have taken place in various states after filing of the petition. "The chief secretaries, directors general of police of all the states and Union Territories including the commissioner of police, Delhi, are directed to take prompt and necessary action to prevent incidents of assault, threat, social boycott and such other egregious acts against ... [Full Article...]

Trump Nominates Ambassador To Canada Kelly Craft For U.N

Trump Nominates Ambassador To Canada Kelly Craft For U.N U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Friday the nomination of Kelly Craft , now the USA ambassador to Canada, as his envoy to the United Nations . They sit on the UN Security Council and represent the U.S.to the rest of the world. Ms Knight Craft has to be formally nominated and approved by the US Senate before she can assume the role. [Full Article...]

Thousands attend Venezuela aid concert on barricaded border

Thousands attend Venezuela aid concert on barricaded border Trump's declarations about military intervention have divided members of the Democratic Party, despite widespread agreement that Maduro should step down. There was no immediate information on the condition of those injured in the clash along the Brazil and Venezuelan border, but Gonzalez said they were taken for medical treatment after soldiers fired rubber bullets and tear gas. [Full Article...]

LILLEY: Will Wilson-Raybould be allowed to speak 'my truth?'

LILLEY: Will Wilson-Raybould be allowed to speak 'my truth?' Scheer called it "very telling" that Trudeau would not answer, saying this was not how an innocent person acts. The committee hearings are to begin Wednesday but Wilson-Raybould likely won't appear until Monday and it's not clear she will be able to shed new light on the allegations that prompted her to resign her cabinet seat and Trudeau to lose his most trusted aide. [Full Article...]

King tides expected in Bay as Cyclone Oma approaches

King tides expected in Bay as Cyclone Oma approaches Oma is likely to remain a strong Category 2 storm but the further south it tracks the less favourabole the conditions are for keeping it a tropical cyclone. "But we can not rule out a coastal crossing this weekend and if that happens it means heavy rain for the southern Queensland coast and Brisbane ". [Full Article...]

Time's Up confirms its CEO resigned over son's sexual assault allegations

Time's Up confirms its CEO resigned over son's sexual assault allegations Former Time's Up president and CEO Lisa Borders resigned this week after her son was accused of sexual assault, the organization said in a statement Thursday night. The phrase - "speak my truth" - has become a central creed in the Time's Up and #MeToo movements to empower women. Time's Up was formed previous year in response to sexual misconduct allegations in Hollywood. [Full Article...]

Shamima Begum's sister asks government to help bring newborn baby to UK

Shamima Begum's sister asks government to help bring newborn baby to UK They have written to Home Secretary Sajid Javid distancing themselves from the teen and asking for his help to raise baby Jerah in the UK. Global law prevents a government from rendering a person stateless, but Britain reportedly believes that Begum also has Bangladeshi citizenship due to her parents, although she was born in Britain. [Full Article...]


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