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Van Kirk (L) with pilot, aircraft commander Col Paul W Tibbets and bombardier Maj Thomas Ferebee. Photo: Wikipedia

Hiroshima bomber’s last US crew dies

Van Kirk was the navigator on the flight that dropped the first nuclear bomb used in warfare

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Wider road no deterrent!

Blaming reckless driving for the death of 18 people in road crashes on the Eid day, Communications Minister Obaidul Quader says increasing lanes won't do if drivers are not skilled. Do you agree with him?


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Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo reacts during their 2014 World Cup football match against Germany at the Fonte Nova arena in Salvador June 16, 2014. Reuters

Ronaldo may feature in United friendly

The Real Madrid forward is recovering well from his knee injury, according to coach Carlo Ancelotti

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks during a conference about the future of the Euro zone in Paris July 18, 2014. Credit: Reuters

IMF warns of potential global growth risks

It says Russia-Ukraine conflict could reverberate to the rest of the region if sanctions against Russia escalate

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John Kerry arrives to board a plane to New Delhi at Andrews Air Force Base outside Washington July 29, 2014. Credit: Reuters

Kerry presses India on WTO deal

The US secretary of state asks Delhi to stop opposing global trade reforms

EU and US announce new sanctions on Russia

The measures mark the start of a new phase in the biggest confrontation between Moscow and the West since the Cold War.

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Marvel cranks up sarcasm

The new "Guardians of the Galaxy" franchise, opening in US theatres on Friday, combines sarcasm and sci-fi