| Dhaka, Thursday, 29 February 2024

Sarath Fonseka becomes Lanka’s first field marshal

Sri Lanka's new government on Sunday conferred the country's highest military rank of field marshal to former army chief Sarath Fonseka, who was jailed on alleged treason charges by the ...

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Syrian military helicopter crashes, insurgents capture crew

Syrian insurgents captured several government airmen after their helicopter crashed in a rebel-held area of northwestern Syria on Sunday, activists said.

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Singapore's first prime minister dies

Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s first prime minister, died on Monday aged 91, triggering a flood of tributes to the man who oversaw the tiny city-state’s rapid rise from a British ...

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Obama takes Netanyahu 'at his word' on Palestinian state

President Barack Obama said he takes Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu "at his word" for saying that an independent Palestinian state will never co-exist with Israel as long as he ...

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80 militants killed in Khyber clashes

Pakistani troops killed 80 militants in heavy clashes in the lawless northwest, near the mountainous border with Afghanistan, a spokesman said on Sunday, while the Pakistani Taliban said at least ...

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‘IS online threat’ to US military

The US defence department says it is investigating an online threat allegedly made by Islamic State (IS) to about 100 of its military personnel.A list of names and addresses was ...

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US, Iran cite progress in nuke talks, though deal is unclear

With 10 days to a nuclear deal deadline, top US and Iranian officials spoke Saturday of substantial headway, and Iran's president proclaimed that agreement was within reach. But America's top ...

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Shia rebels call for Yemen offensive; US troops evacuate

Yemen's Shia rebels issued a call to arms Saturday to battle forces loyal to the country's embattled president, as US troops were evacuating a southern air base crucial to America's ...

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UN security council to hold emergency meeting on Yemen

The UN security council has called for an emergency meeting to discuss the situation in Yemen.The UN spokesperson's office in an email said the council will hold a closed session ...

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Terrorists attack Army camp in Samba

Terror again struck Jammu on Saturday where militants opened fire at an Army camp on Jammu-Pathankot highway in Samba district.The militants opened fired and lobbed grenades at an Army camp ...

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Liberia reports first Ebola infection in a month: government

Liberia said on Friday a patient in the capital has tested positive for Ebola, more than a month after the last new case of the disease was registered. 

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Man shot at New Orleans international airport

A man sprayed TSA agents in the face with wasp killer then swung a machete at guards before being shot several times at a security checkpoint in the New Orleans ...

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North Korean envoy says his country has nuclear missiles

A North Korean envoy says his country has developed nuclear missiles and is prepared to use them at any time.North Korean Ambassador to Britain Hyun Hak Bong said in a ...

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S.Korea, US forces to start massive military landing drill

South Korea and the United States will launch a massive landing drill next week, the climax of an ongoing joint military exercise which North Korea views as an invasion rehearsal.

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Hard-right shift delivers upset election win for Netanyahu

With the backing of right-wing and religious factions, and with Kahlon also on board, Netanyahu could end up with 67 parliamentary seats, a commanding majority.

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Execution of Shafqat Hussain stayed by Pakistan president

Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain on Wednesday night indefinitely stayed the hanging of death row convict Shafqat Hussain whose case has attracted global attention with human rights campaigners expressing outrage over ...

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United States  begins destroying its largest cache of chemical weapons

The US Army has begun destroying the nation's largest remaining stockpile of chemical weapons, using explosives to rip open a container of mustard agent inside a sealed chamber and then ...

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Multiple deaths after restaurant shooting in Sweden

Several people were killed in a restaurant shooting in the Swedish city of Gothenburg on Wednesday in what police say was likely to be a gang-related shooting.Police said there was ...

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'Cyanide letter' sent to White House

An envelope mailed to the White House tested ‘presumptive positive’ for cyanide and will undergo more testing to confirm the results, the US Secret Service said on Tuesday.The agency charged ...

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Defamation case: Kejriwal, Sisodia appear in court

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and deputy CM Manish Sisodia appeared before a trail court here on Tuesday in connection with a defamation case.The court had asked the two and ...

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