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Danger signals for ports, coastal districts

Cyclone Mora expected to make landfall late on Monday night or Tuesday on the Chittagong-Cox's Bazar coast UPDATE

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Defending the indefensible

Silence is often the better part of discretion, Syed Badrul Ahsan writes

White House 'censors' gay husband

Gauthier Destenay, husband of Luxembourg's openly gay PM, left out from caption of official NATO spouses photo

A TSA worker loads suitcases at the checked luggage security screening station at Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, California, US on September 7, 2011. Reuters

US mulls laptop ban for flights

Tougher scrutiny also in plans for all flights in and out of US

Risk underestimated

Scientists say US reluctance against requirements for safe nuclear waste storage could lead to catastrophe

Director Mohammad Rasoulof poses at the 70th Cannes Film Festival, France on May 19. Reuters

Banned film wins competition at Cannes

The movie was unlikely ever to be shown in Iran due to censorship

A view shows an MS-21 medium-range passenger plane, produced by Irkut Corporation, during a flight in Irkutsk, Russia, May 28, 2017. Reuters

Russia squares up to Boeing, Airbus

The country hopes it will rival those of its Western competitors

Himalayan hand in 2004 tsunami

More than 250,000 people died in the disaster considered one of the deadliest in history

The Midnight Rider’s rock journey

A tribute to Gregg Allman, the pioneer of 'Southern Rock'

Modi wants photos of family yoga

Indian PM appeals to families to send him photos of three generations exercising together

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A view shows an MS-21 medium-range passenger plane, produced by Irkut Corporation, during a flight in Irkutsk, Russia, May 28, 2017. Reuters

Russia squares up to Boeing, Airbus

The country hopes it will rival those of its Western competitors

Armed police officers stand on duty in central Manchester, Britain, May 28, 2017. Reuters

MI5 reviewing practices after attack

The British intelligence service launches inquiries into how it missed the danger posed by Manchester bomber

70th Cannes Film Festival - Closing ceremony - Cannes, France. 28/05/2017. Director Ruben Ostlund , Palme d'Or award winner for his film

'The Square' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes

Sofia Coppola wins best director for 'The Beguiled'