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Update : 28 May 2023, 09:51 AM

Mayor: Massive Russian drone attack kills one in Kyiv

One civilian has died in Kyiv after a "massive" drone attack on the Ukrainian capital, the city's mayor, Vitali Klitschko, said Sunday.

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File photo: Rescuers work at a site of private houses heavily damaged by a Russian missile strike, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Kyiv, Ukraine December 29, 2022 Reuters

White House, House Republicans reach tentative debt ceiling deal

US Democratic President Joe Biden and Republican House Speaker Kevin McCarthy reached a tentative deal to raise the nation's debt ceiling, McCarthy said in a statement. A negotiating team is now working on finalizing the text of the deal. 

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File photo: US House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) (L) looks on as US President Joe Biden speaks during a meeting on the debt ceiling, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, on May 22, 2023 AFP

'Anatomy of a Fall' wins top prize as women dominate Cannes

A tense courtroom drama about a writer accused of her husband's murder took the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday, capping a strong year for women filmmakers. 

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French director Justine Triet poses with her trophy during a photocall after she won the Palme d'Or for the film "Anatomie d'une Chute" (Anatomy of a Fall) during the closing ceremony of the 76th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France, on May 27, 2023 AFP

CEC wants fair election in Barisal with concerted effort from all

Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Habibul Awal has said the Election Commission wants to hold a fair election in Barisal with coordinated effort.

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Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune

Erdogan seeks third decade of rule in Turkish runoff

Turkey votes Sunday in a historic runoff that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan enters as the firm favourite to extend two decades of his Islamic-rooted rule to 2028.

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File photo: Turkish President and leader of the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers a speech during his party's parliamentary group meeting at the Turkish Grand National Assembly in Ankara on June 1, 2022 AFP

US visa issue: Careful consideration is vital for the economy

The recent issues on the restrictions of the US visa should be considered and resolved carefully for the wellness of the economy of the country, said Professor Mustafizur Rahman, distinguished fellow of Center for Policy Research (CPD).

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CPD urges fuel price reduction by Tk10 per litre

The Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) asked why there is no change in fuel price in Bangladesh even though prices have come down in the international market. The think tank said fuel prices can be reduced by Tk10 per litre even if current prices are considered.

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Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune

Nazmul: Liton will lead in Afghanistan Test

Wicketkeeper-batsman Liton Das will lead Bangladesh in the upcoming one-off Test match at home against Afghanistan in the absence of captain Shakib al Hasan.

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File photo of Bangladesh's Liton Das playing a shot against India during the Mirpur Test AFP
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