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Suspected Bangladeshi cattle thief beaten to death in Assam

Karimganj (Assam) [India], June 3 (ANI): One Bangladeshi national succumbed to his injuries after he was physically assaulted by locals ...

Bangladesh Records First Rohingya COVID-19 Death

A 71-year-old Rohingya man who died on the weekend has posthumously tested positive for COVID-19, becoming the first resident of ...

Bangladesh: First COVID-19 death in Rohingya camp in Cox's Bazar

Dhaka [Bangladesh], June 2 (ANI): The first death due to COVID-19 has been reported from Ukhiya's Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp ...

Now Bangladesh has belief of winning every match, says Tamim Iqbal

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], June 2 (ANI): Bangladesh opening batsman Tamim Iqbal has said that the entire side now has the ...

Smith 'in best shape' despite not picking up bat in months

Australia star Steve Smith admitted on Monday he has barely picked up a bat since cricket shut down, but said ...

Boys Drawings Expose Greece's Broken Detention System

Plight of Unaccompanied Migrant Children Is Focus of New CampaignIbrahim, a 14-year-old boy from Somalia, was detained by Greek police ...

Xinhua world news summary at 1030 GMT, June 3

DHAKA -- Bangladesh reported 2,695 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, dipping from Tuesday's high of 2,911. "A total of 2,695 ...

Health workers, slum dwellers face housing bias as lockdowns lift

The easing of coronavirus lockdowns in cities around the world could lead to a rise in evictions of slum dwellers, ...

Google takes down Indian app that removed Chinese ones

Alphabet Inc's Google has taken down an Indian mobile application from its app store that allowed users to remove other ...

Detective police investigating case against Sikder brothers

The Detective Branch of Police (DB) has been tasked with investigating the case against Ron Haque Sikder, a director of ...

Embattled at home, Trump finds himself isolated abroad, too

With US cities burning and the coronavirus still raging, killing more people than in any other country, President Donald Trump ...

Indonesia cancels hajj pilgrimage over coronavirus concerns

Indonesia has cancelled the hajj pilgrimage this year for people in the world's largest Muslim-majority nation due to concerns over ...

Lesotho former first lady arrested in murder case

Lesotho's former first lady, Maesaiah Thabane, was arrested on Wednesday over the murder of the previous wife of her husband ...

Ella Jones is elected first black mayor of Ferguson

Ella Jones became the first African American and first woman elected mayor in Ferguson, Missouri, on Tuesday, nearly six years ...

Germany to lift travel ban for EU, Schengen countries and UK from June 15

Germany will lift a travel ban for European Union member states plus Britain, Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein and Switzerland from 15 ...

Pope urges US reconciliation, condemns racism and street violence

Pope Francis called for national reconciliation in the United States on Wednesday, saying that while racism is intolerable, the street ...

Quader vows to crack down on transporters charging extra fare

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has ordered the Bangladesh Road Transport Authority or BRTA to take stringent action ...

Mumbai avoids brunt of cyclone that barrels into India's west coast

Mumbai escaped the brunt of a cyclone on Wednesday after winds changed direction and the storm made landfall further south ...

UK COVID-19 death toll surpasses 50,000

The United Kingdom's COVID-19 death toll surpassed 50,000 on Wednesday, according to a Reuters tally of official data sources that ...

Holding it aloft, he incited a backlash. What does the Bible mean to Trump?

With about an hour to go before a citywide curfew was set to take effect Monday, demonstrators outside the White ...

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Dow gains more than 2% Wednesday as optimism returns to Wall St

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street roared on Wednesday with all the major indices making solid ground.Optimism about the ...

Real contradition on U.S. call for unity at G7, says France

PARIS, France, June 3 (Xinhua) -- France will maintain its planned tax on digital services at the Organization for Economic ...

ASX leads Nikkei 225 and Hang Seng to strong gains, Shanghai lags

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia made strident gains on Wednesday, although on the Chinese mainland the advance was limited.The ...

Facebook, Instagram in tie-up with Saregama India

MUMBAI, India - Saregama India on Wednesday announced a global deal with Facebook to license its music for video and ...

Chinese solid waste imports down by nearly 50% this year

BEIJING, June 2 (Xinhua) -- China is now moving closer and vows to achieve its goal of halting all imports ...

German carmaker to expand investment in Chinese auto sector

HEFEI, June 2 (Xinhua) -- German carmaker Volkswagen has announced plans to invest 2.1 billion euros (about 2.3 billion U.S. ...

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