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Sabbir hits fifty

Tamim and Sabbir are leading Bangladesh chase in a century stand

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The bad and the good in Trump’s Saudi trip

I hope Bangladesh has the wisdom to stay away from the Donald of Arabia and his cabal of autocrats, Kayes Ahmed writes

FILE PHOTO: An Indonesian man is publicly caned for having gay sex, in Banda Aceh, Aceh province, Indonesia May 23, 2017. Reuters

Taskforce to target Indonesian gays 

With the exception of Aceh, homosexuality is legal in the Muslim-majority country

Propitiating a hedonistic God, Las Vegas has just one goal - to let you have fun. Music, dance, drama, fashion, gambling and sex are offered round the clock to those who seek it. Reuters

Sleepless in sin city

Las Vegas has one goal -- to let you have fun, whatever your idea of fun may be

China downgraded

Strength of economy expected to suffer with debt rising, Moody's says to cut its credit ratings for the first time in 30 years

Gold bars in wig

Passenger from Malaysia found carrying gold bars concealed on his head at Dhaka airport

U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania meet Pope Francis during a private audience at the Vatican, May 24, 2017. Reuters

‘Be an olive tree’

Pope Francis tells Donald Trump in Vatican, hands him letter on the need to protect the environment

A new study has found that chocolate may decrease the risk of a common and serious type of irregular heart rhythm. Reuters

Chocolate may prevent irregular heartbeat

Eating a small amount every week may decrease risk of the common and serious type of irregular heart rhythm.

The boy who met James Bond

Facebook post on two meetings – 23 years apart – reveal the grace and charm of the distinguished British actor

A cat wears SmartTag, a device manufactured by Suga International Holdings to monitor the activity levels of pets, in Hong Kong, China Mar 14, 2017. Reuters

Smart devices for China’s pets

Electronic device makers in China are looking to cash-in on a boom in smart devices for pets such as smart collars, leashes and feeders.

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Uber popularity 'beyond expectation'

The mobile app-based taxi service company said in the latest statement

 Soldiers walk behind police officers in the grounds of Buckingham Palace in London, Britain May 24, 2017. Reuters

'A network' in Manchester attack probe

British police say Manchester bomber likely did not act alone

Cast member Ariana Grande answers questions during the panel for ''Hairspray Live!'' at the NBC Universal Television Critics Association press tour in Beverly Hills, California, US Aug 2, 2016. Reuters

Ariana Grande back in US after bombing

Questions linger whether 23-year old singer will continue her European tour