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File Photo: Members of the Taliban stand at the site of the execution of three men in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, Apr 18, 2015. Reuters
Russia may be arming Taliban: CNN

Videos showing weaponry seem to corroborate accusations by US, Afghan officials

Uncertainty over global climate fund may impact adaptation

Current signed amounts total $10.1 billion, a far cry from the $100 billion pledge

Road falls apart 5 days after construction

Pitch comes off road soon after completion of Tk 5.6 million project

Oxfam’s Big Heads depict US President Donald Trump and other G20 leaders take part in protests ahead of the upcoming G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany Jul 2, 2017. Reuters

Italian bank robbers use Trump masks

Police arrest brothers suspected of robbing dozens of cash machines while wearing the masks

Opposition supporters attend a rally to pay tribute to victims of violence during protests against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas, Venezuela, Jul 24, 2017. Reuters

Venezuela crisis enters pivotal week

Critics say the election rules are designed to ensure majority for Maduro to create a dictatorship

Representational Image: A man waits for rescuers in his partially submerged house during floods brought by tropical depression

Home sweet home

Filipino islanders stay put even when the sea invades

Fans stick posters as they gather at Revolucion monument to pay tribute to Chester Bennington, Linkin Park frontman, following the singer's death by suicide, in Mexico City, July 23, 2017. Reuters

Broken-hearted LP remember Chester

The band recalls how it was the frontman’s demons that had made fans fall in love with them

Rahul to miss Galle Test

India opener is down with a fever

A man carries the body of a dead child after what rescue workers described as a suspected gas attack in the town of Khan Sheikhoun in rebel-held Idlib, Syria, April 4, 2017. Reuters

IS cements grip on Iraq-Syria border

The fighting between two rebel groups left scores of dead and injured

A smartphone user shows the Facebook application on his phone in the central Bosnian town of Zenica, in this photo illustration, May 2, 2013. Reuters

Facebook's 'modular' smartphone?

Tech giant explores development of molecular electromagnetic device

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MNP hurdle ends

‘Beauty contest’ to decide which company will provide much-awaited mobile number portability services 

Supporters of Ram Nath Kovind, nominated presidential candidate of India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), present him with a garland during a welcoming ceremony as part of his nation-wide tour, in Ahmedabad, India, Jul 15, 2017. Reuters

Kovind sworn in as Indian president

Former BJP member and right-wing activist takes oath of office

Actor Tom Hardy arrives for the world premiere of Dunkirk in London, Britain, July 13, 2017. Reuters​

​'Dunkirk' conquers box office

Luc Besson's ‘Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets’ looks like a huge flop