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- October 19, 2017
Both parties declined to disclose the names they proposed
Policemen were seen setting fire to houses of the Santals
Five people have been killed after gunmen opened fire in a Quebec City mosque during evening prayers, the mosque’s president told reporters on Sunday. Earlier, a witness told Reuters that up to three gunmen fired on about 40 people inside the Quebec City Islamic Cultural Centre. Police put up a security perimeter around the mosque
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The best films were from Iran and Turkey
What lies behind the facade?
Sexual violence has become an effective tool of oppression for the Myanmar security forces who continue to raid villages in the country’s Rakhine state in search of insurgents, allege locals and the Rohingyas who have taken refuge in Bangladesh.
Dhaka Tribune’s Adil Sakhawat spoke to some top members of Harakah al-Yaqin (HaY), an insurgent group in Myanmar’s Rakhine state. The guerrilla/militant organisation is responsible for a series of attacks on Myanmar border posts on the first week of October, which led to hardcore retaliation from the Myanmar security forces on the Rohingya people. This is the second part of the exclusive interview, which took place in a clandestine manner
“The persecution of the Rohingya community in Myanmar is a well documented violation of basic human rights of a whole community, with elements of ethnic cleansing and genocide,” Aegile Fernandez, co-director of Malaysia-based human rights group, Tenaganita, said in a statement. “It is a crisis that has lasted over half a century with no end
The now-in-hiding Harakah al-Yaqin (HaY) fighters are practising extreme caution these days when speaking with any outsider. Getting in touch with them took a lot of effort and perseverance – this correspondent spoke with four contact persons to gain their approval for a meeting. On the day of the meeting, the most recent contact person met
Fakirapool Young Men’s Club emerged as the champion in the Marcel Bangladesh Championship League 2015-16 season after beating Chittagong Mohammedan 2-1 in the last match of the second-tier football league at Bangabandhu National Stadium on Monday
Iran’s political and religious leadership attended a memorial service at Hussainiya Jamaran, a religious hall in northern Tehran run by the family of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the founder of the Islamic republic
Ruling Awami League and its associate organisations have set up various day-long events to commemorate the homecoming of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman – on January 10 Tuesday.
Five players from the national under-18 team have been called up to the senior men’s squad for the first time as Bangladesh Hockey Federation on Monday announced a 28-man preliminary squad for the upcoming Hockey World League Round 2
Residents and refugees accuse the military of killing, raping and arbitrarily detaining civilians while burning villages in northwestern Rakhine State
BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has asked the Awami League leaders why they are giving so much importance to BNP if they think the party has become so feeble.
Bangladesh’s focus now shifts to Test match cricket after being whitewashed by host New Zealand in both the ODI and Twenty20 international series
Rajeeb, known as Thaba Baba to the blogging community, was hacked to death on February 15, 2013 near his Pallabi residence,