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Barguna UNO Tariq Salmon was in jail for two hours after a lawyer sued him for publishing the photo of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on an invitation card for the local administration's Independence Day programmes.
Govt seeks probe against Barisal judge

The metropolitan magistrate who sent UNO to lockup is accused of not paying bus fare, room rent

Uncertainty over global climate fund may impact adaptation

Current signed amounts total $10.1 billion, a far cry from the $100 billion pledge

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Strength and love: Journalist Baby Maudud remembered

The late writer-journalist is praised for upholding moral strength

Lychee orchard chemicals linked to child deaths

Insecticides, other farming chemicals may have killed 13 Bangladeshi children in 2012

Opposition supporters attend a rally to pay tribute to victims of violence during protests against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas, Venezuela, Jul 24, 2017. Reuters

Venezuela crisis enters pivotal week

Critics say the election rules are designed to ensure majority for Maduro to create a dictatorship

A well-wisher holds a sea turtle at the Sea Turtle Conservation Center as part of the celebrations for the upcoming 65th birthday of Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun, in Sattahip district, Chonburi province, Thailand, Jul 26, 2017. Reuters

Thais celebrate king’s birthday with 1,066 turtles

The birthday of the newly crowned King Vajralongkorn was announced as a public holiday

Fans stick posters as they gather at Revolucion monument to pay tribute to Chester Bennington, Linkin Park frontman, following the singer's death by suicide, in Mexico City, July 23, 2017. Reuters

Broken-hearted LP remember Chester

The band recalls how it was the frontman’s demons that had made fans fall in love with them

Rahul to miss Galle Test

India opener is down with a fever

A man carries the body of a dead child after what rescue workers described as a suspected gas attack in the town of Khan Sheikhoun in rebel-held Idlib, Syria, April 4, 2017. Reuters

IS cements grip on Iraq-Syria border

The fighting between two rebel groups left scores of dead and injured

Adobe to pull plug on Flash

Developers encouraged to migrate their software onto modern programming standards

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5 companies under probe for unusually high share prices

Stock market regulator forms panel to investigate price hikes

Healthcare activists gather outside the office of Senator Johnny Isakson to protest the Republican healthcare bill on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jul 19, 2017. Reuters

US Senate moves on Obamacare repeal

Senator John McCain made a dramatic return from surgery to cast crucial vote to review Obamacare

Bieber sorry for abandoning tour

Manager says his "soul and well being" are top priority