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'Ekushey Padak' award winner Aftab Ahmed captured some of the most poignant images of the 1971 Liberation War and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Photo taken from famaily albim.
Five to die for Aftab murder

The 78-year old photojournalist was killed during a robbery at his Dhaka home

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Congress’ problems begin and end at the top

It is now widely believed that the Grand Old Party’s problems lie at the top

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks at a press briefing at the White House in Washington, US on Feb 14, 2017. Reuters

‘Lego Batman’ probe into Trump cabinet

Treasury Secy Mnuchin’s promotion of movie his company produced causes concern

Cricket - India v Australia - Fourth Test cricket match - Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala, India - 28/03/17 - India's Lokesh Rahul celebrates after winning the match. Reuters

Rahul, Rahane steer India to win

Hosts secure 2-1 series victory against Australian tourists

Proponents of the anti-Islamophobia federal government motion M-103, listen to speeches during a rally at City Hall in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada March 4, 2017. Reuters

Anti-Islamophobia motion passed in Canadian parliament

A female Liberal party backbencher put forward the motion

A worker walks past a pump jack on an oil field owned by Bashneft in Bashkortostan, Russia, Jan 28, 2015. Reuters

Oil prices rise on weak dollar

Bloated supply may, however, tamp down hikes

A heart surgeon holds a stent, which is inserted into constricted coronary arteries to normalise blood flow. Reuters

Govt trying to put cap on stent price

The same stent costs here more than five times higher than India

A customer tries out a Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Note 7. Reuters

Samsung to sell refurbished Note 7s

The Galaxy Note 7 smartphones were pulled from markets due to fire-prone batteries

'Power Rangers' off to solid start

'Beauty and the Beast' dazzles again

Sex in Thai city frustrates junta

Thai authorities launch a 'Happy Zone' to improve the image of a city portrayed as 'The World's Sex Capital'

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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, US, Mar 21, 2017. Reuters

Tax reform takes US spotlight

Investors may temper expectations about tax cuts after failure of Republican health bill

Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner watch as German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Donald Trump hold a joint news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, US, March 17, 2017. Reuters

Trump son-in-law to testify in Russia probe

Jared Kushner has volunteered to testify to a Senate committee probing whether Russia tried to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, the White House says

Harrison Ford arrives at the European Premiere of Star Wars, The Force Awakens in Leicester Square, London, Dec 16, 2015. Reuters

Harrison Ford’s runway incident

Star and hobbyist pilot calls himself a ‘schmuck’ after landing private plane on taxiway