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Knife-wielding man kills three inside Nice church

Covid-19: Another 25 die within 24 hours

Eight people, one education institutions awarded Independence Award

Want to enhance Bangladesh's dignity, says PM Hasina

'Bir' to be added before Muktijoddhas' names, government issue gazette

Knife-wielding man kills three inside Nice church

Dhaka, October 29: Three people were killed and several others were injured by a knife-wielding attacker inside a church in France's Nice on Thursday.

Prominent Turkish lawmaker slams Macron's plans to crack down on 'Islamist separatism'

Dhaka/Sputnik, October 28: Prominent Turkish lawmaker Devlet Bahceli on Tuesday hit out against French President Emmanuel Macron over France’s plans to crack down on radical Islam.

US Senate votes to confirm Judge Barrett to Supreme Court

Dhaka/UNI: A divided US Senate voted mostly along party line to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trump's nominee, to the Supreme Court, succeeding late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to attend 2+2 dialogue in India on October 27

Dhaka, October 26: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday left for India where he will attend the third India-USA 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue.

Steroids boost survival of preterm babies in low-resource settings, Study finds  

Geneva: The results of a new clinical trial, published today in the New England Journal of Medicine, show that dexamethasone—a glucocorticoid used to treat many conditions, including rheumatic problems and severe COVID-19— can boost survival of premature babies when given to pregnant women at risk of preterm birth in low-resource settings.

Mask use could save nearly 1,30,000 lives by the end of February 2021 in USA: Study

Dhaka, October 24: More than a half million lives could be lost to COVID-19 by 28 February 2021 in the USA, suggests a modeling study published in Nature Medicine. The paper also estimates that universal mask use could prevent the worst effects of epidemic resurgences in many states and could save nearly 130,000 of those half million lives.

UK urges world not to turn its back on the plight of Rohingya community

Dhaka, October 23: Britain's Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Minister Dominic Raab has called on the world community not to "turn a blind eye" to the plight of the Rohingya, saying the UK was committed to helping save the lives of the Rohingya.

China's treatment of Uighur Muslims is close to genocide: ‌ United States

Dhaka, October 23: US National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien recently commented that what China is doing to Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang is close to genocide. He made the remarks while attending a virtual event of an international voluntary organization called Aspen Institute, according to Reuters.

China making little contribution to Rohingya crisis, says US

Dhaka, October 22: The United States has described Beijing's role in resolving the Rohingya crisis in Bangladesh as 'insignificant' compared to what was expected.

তাইওয়ান অভিযোগ করেছে যে ফিজিতে সংঘর্ষের সময় চীনা কূটনীতিকরা তার কর্মকর্তাকে আহত করেছিলেন

Taiwan's foreign ministry has alleged that Chinese diplomats injured a Taiwanese official at an event in the southern Pacific island nation of Fiji, media reports said.

Uyghur repression: Demonstrators protest against China in Vancouver

Vancouver: Friends of Canada-India, along with seven other organizations, staged a protest against China's brutal repression of Uyghurs, concentration camps and for the release of two detained Canadians in China on Saturday.

Risk from Chinese Communist Party is real: Mike Pompeo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said the 'risk' from the Chinese Communist Party is 'real'.

Vaccines against COVID-19 may not need to be administered annually: WHO Official

Moscow/Sputnik, October 17: Any safe and effective vaccine against COVID-19 may not need to be administered annually, unlike vaccines for influenza, Dr. Richard Mihigo, the program area manager for immunization and vaccine development at the World Health Organization's (WHO) Regional Office for Africa, told Sputnik in an interview.

U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun to visit Dhaka on Wednesday

Dhaka, October 14: US Deputy Secretary of State Stephen E. Biegun will arrive in Dhaka on a three-day visit on Wednesday afternoon. The diplomat will discuss Bangladesh-US cooperation in tackling the Covid-19 pandemic as well as issues related to the Indo-Pacific Strategy (IPS).

Two young girls injured in overnight shooting in southern France: Reports

Dhaka, October 12: Two girls, aged 17 and 19, were injured in a shooting while in car, in the French city of Marseille, media reported on Monday, adding that one of the victims was in a serious condition.