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File Photo: Flood victims line up to collect relief material at Jadurchar in Roumari Upazila in Kurigram on Sept 1, 2014.
Bangladesh risks devastating hunger: UN

The full impact on longer-term food security threatens to be devastating, WFP country director says

Bannon’s departure may harm US foreign policy

With him gone, it’s more likely that Trump could steer Washington in the wrong direction

Sri Lanka sacks ‘unruly’ minister

But political sources say the move to relieve Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe is part of a larger compromise

What is the true cost of an Uber ride?

That simple question is often lost among the many controversies facing the ride-services company

The Islamic Foundation School (IFS). Photo Courtesy of Google Maps via CBC News.

Islamic school shut down in Toronto

The sudden closure is related to administrative and financial issues, school authorities say

Diana charms the world 20 years after death

Britain's princess is once again in front page news

Mark Wahlberg world's highest-paid actor

The rapper turned actor soars on top of Forbes' list that highlights pay gap between male and female stars in Hollywood

US President Donald Trump looks up towards the solar eclipse without his protective glasses on as he views the eclipse from the Truman balcony of the White House in Washington, US, Aug 21, 2017. Reuters

Trump stares at solar eclipse

The US president risked looking at the eclipse without eye protection

The current global market for surgical robots is worth approximately $4 billion a year but this is expected to grow to $20 billion by 2024. Representational image by Reuters

Scientists develop smallest surgical robot

UK scientists develop the world's smallest surgical robot, which could transform daily operations for tens of thousands of patients

Diesel still needed for climate goals: Merkel

German Chancellor warns against a swift abandonment of diesel cars after series of emissions scandals

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High-speed internet project mired in allegations

ISPs allege violation of rules in move to award the project

US Navy sacks fleet commander

The move to replace Vice Adm Aucoin follows a series of collisions involving US warships in Asia

Mark Wahlberg world's highest-paid actor

The rapper turned actor soars on top of Forbes' list that highlights pay gap between male and female stars in Hollywood