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Friend leaves PM in mourning

Sheikh Hasina was overcome with grief when she went to see her long-time friend Baby Maudud for the last time

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Inspections working?

Amid criticisms about rundown roads, Communications Minister Obaidul Quader claims his frequent inspections are improving the situation. Do you agree?


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‘Govt wants to keep BNP off polls’

Mirza Fakhrul says Awami League is imposing ‘one-party BAKSAL rule tactfully’

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'Barca need to play like 2008'

Under Luis Enrique's guidance Suarez, Rakitic join forces with Messi, Neymar in rebuilding Barca

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IMF cuts global growth outlook

It says richer nations face the risk of economic stagnation unless they take steps to foster sustainable growth

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Last-minute shopping spree in Dhaka

Shopkeepers say though shoppers’ rush has lessened, sale is ‘satisfactory’

A Palestinian stone-thrower kicks a tyre set ablaze during clashes with Israeli police in the East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Wadi al-Joz during a protest against the Israeli offensive on Gaza July 25, 2014. Reuters

Gaza death toll nears 850

Israel rejects international proposals for a ceasefire in its fight against Islamist militants UPDATES

'The Judge' to open Toronto Film Festival

The 10-day festival ranks with Cannes and Sundance as one of the most influential in the world