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  • Car bomb blast in Turkey kills at least 1, injures 23

    Car bomb blast in Turkey kills at least 1, injures 23

    Ankara, Istanbul and Bursa are among cities that have been targeted by suicide bombings.

  • Iraq: PM orders arrest of parliament protesters

    Iraq: PM orders arrest of parliament protesters

    After the protest on Saturday, demonstrators set up camp outside the parliament, and many were still there on Sunday.

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    Unemployed nurses withdraw strike

    Hundreds of nurses have been holding a strike since late March demanding out-of-work nurses be recruited to fill positions based on batch and seniority, not exams.

  • IS claims second murder in a week

    IS claims second murder in a week

    A Hindu tailor from Tangail’s Gopalpur sued in 2012 allegedly for defaming Islam was killed by the local members of international militant organisation Islamic State yesterday. Three youths coming on a motorcycle went to the shop of Nikhil Chandra Joarder, 50, at Kalibari bazar of Dubail village around noon, called him outside and then hacked

  • May Day to be observed today

    May Day to be observed today

    May Day will be observed today in the country as elsewhere across the world with a pledge to establish the rights of workers. May Day, also known as International Workers’ Solidarity Day, commemorates the historic uprising of working people in Chicago, USA, at the height of a prolonged fight for an eight-hour workday, reports UNB.

  • Dhaka’s deadliest job

    Dhaka’s deadliest job

    In February this year, at an under construction building in Badda, four young men were suddenly electrocuted while suspended four stories above the ground. Two of them died on the spot and the other two were severely injured. These workers were not even doing electrical work. They were welders, and they were being hauled up

  • A day in the life of a rickshaw-puller

    A day in the life of a rickshaw-puller

    Karim Miah has always wanted to go back to his lush green village and work the paddy fields in Rangpur’s Peeganj. He will one day. “As soon as I can save enough and repay my debts,” Karim says over the shoulder of his tattered polo shirt drenched in sweat as he paddles hard towards his

  • Transport workers’ rights still ignored

    Transport workers’ rights still ignored

    “When I am young, you may see that I have a sizable income. But when I will die, you will see that money is being collected from my fellow drivers to arrange my namaz-e-janaza and burial. This is what happens to us,” said Abdur Razzak, a truck driver in the capital’s Mohammadpur. “Also, if we

  • Daytime cooking ban in India as heatwave claims 300 lives

    Daytime cooking ban in India as heatwave claims 300 lives

    With sizzling temperatures claiming more than 300 lives this month in India, officials have banned daytime cooking in some parts of the drought-stricken country in a bid to prevent accidental fires that have killed nearly 80 more people, The Guardian reports. The eastern state of Bihar this week took the unprecedented step of forbidding any

  • Khaleda blames government for rise of militancy

    Khaleda blames government for rise of militancy

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia yesterday blamed the government for the rise of militancy in the country as it shunned the path of systematic politics and rule of law. The former premier also alleged that the government is influencing the investigation for the recent killings by accusing opposition leaders and activists while the real masterminds remain

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