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August 9, 2020
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Rohingya refugees moved to shelters as huge cyclone nears

DHAKA/COX’S BAZAR (Asia) – Authorities in Bangladesh have moved hundreds of Rohingya refugees living on a flood-prone island in the Bay of Bengal to storm shelters as super cyclone Amphan, the strongest recorded in the region, barrels down, they said on Wednesday. The eastern edge of the storm headed for Bangladesh and neighbouring India is […]

Bangladesh insist on neutral venue for Pakistan tests

DHAKA- Bangladesh are ready to play Twenty20 Internationals in Pakistan next month but the test series must take place in a neutral venue, the chief executive of the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB), Nizamuddin Chowdhury, said. Test cricket returned to Pakistan after a decade with a two-test series against Sri Lanka earlier this month. Rawalpindi and […]

Bangladesh 2016 cafe attack- seven sentenced to death

DHAKA- A Bangladesh court on Wednesday handed death sentences to seven members of an Islamist militant group for plotting an attack on a cafe in 2016 that killed 22 people, mostly foreigners, in the south Asian nation’s worst such incident. “Charges against them were proved beyond any doubt. The court gave them the highest punishment,” […]