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Sohel Taj’s missing
nephew found

An unidentified car drops Shourav in front of a rice mill in Tarakanda Upazila in Mymensingh

Global economic slowdown hits oil consumption

Global oil consumption rose last year at the slowest rate since 2014. It is likely to rise even more slowly in 2019

3 sex workers gang-raped in India

Seven of the nine accused have been arrested by police

FILE PHOTO: A medical cannabis plant is seen at Pharmocann, an Israeli medical cannabis company in Israel Jan 24, 2019. REUTERS

No plans to legalise cannabis in France

The country could consider authorising its medical use, Transport Minister Borne says

FILE PHOTO: Mount Everest (C), the world highest peak, and other peaks of the Himalayan range are seen from air during a mountain flight from Kathmandu April 24, 2010. REUTERS

Himalayan glaciers melting rapidly: study

New satellite study reveals glaciers are melting twice as fast since the start of this century

Protests by students of the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology continued for the fourth day on Wednesday for a 16-point charter of demand, including regular teacher evaluation programme, a rise in allocation for research, and development of residential halls.

Students paralyse BUET

Their protests enter fifth day to press home 16-point demand

'ASEAN must not turn a blind eye to Rohingya'

Human rights groups call on the Southeast Asian leaders to rethink their approach to the Rohingya refugee crisis

FILE PHOTO: A man holds flags of India and the US while people take part in the 35th India Day Parade in New York, US Aug 16, 2015. REUTERS

US mulling caps on work visas

It tells India it is considering caps on H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally

Copa America Brazil 2019 - Group B - Argentina v Paraguay - Mineirao Stadium, Belo Horizonte, Brazil - June 19, 2019 Argentina's Lionel Messi celebrates with team mates after scoring their first goal REUTERS

Argentina earn lucky draw with Paraguay

Lionel Messi scored from the penalty spot to salvage a 1-1 draw in the Copa America

New Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele participates in his first cabinet council in San Salvador, El Salvador Jun 2, 2019. REUTERS

El Salvador president rules out talks with criminal gangs

He vows to go after their finances in a bid to reduce violence in the country

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Uber to bar riders below minimum rating

It has updated its community guidelines

Chinese President Xi Jinping and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meet in Dalian, Liaoning province, China in this picture released by Xinhua on May 8, 2018. Xie Huanchi/Xinhua via Reuters

Xi visits North Korea

It comes amid renewed tension on the Korean peninsula as the US seeks to persuade Pyongyang to give up its nuclear weapons

2019 MTV Movie and TV Awards - Santa Monica, California, US, Jun 15, 2019. Captain Marvel actress Brie Larson accepts Best Fight award with her fellow stunt doubles. REUTERS

Empowerment rules at MTV awards

It honours US Justice Ginsburg as best ‘real-life’ hero for her status as an unexpected pop culture icon