Worries over Singapore
plan to fight fake news

The wealthy city state is among the countries looking to introduce legislation to rein in fake news

It is the Ayatollah’s fault!

The Saudi crown prince is in America, trying to drum up investments

World's last male northern white rhino dies

Only two females of its subspecies are alive in the world

File Photo: CEO of Cambridge Analytica, Alexander Nix, speaks during the Web Summit, Europe's biggest tech conference, in Lisbon, Portugal, Nov 9, 2017. Reuters

What is Cambridge Analytica?

UK firm is at centre of controversy about harvesting Facebook users’ personal data

Barca's president Josep Maria Bartomeu. Reuters

Barca urged to drop ticket prices

Barcelona should extend their ‘more than a club’ motto, a newspaper says in an open letter

FILE PHOTO: An elevated Paris Metro passes over a bridge next to the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France June 15, 2017. Reuters

Paris mulls free public transport

The mayor’s proposal aims to reduce air pollution

BUET alumni gather in Toronto

Over 1,000 BUET alumni organise ‘professional day’

Carbon cuts could avoid millions of early deaths

Dhaka, Delhi, Patna and Lahore could each avoid between 2.6 and 4 million deaths

Ringo Starr, whose real name is Richard Starkey, poses after receiving his Knighthood at an Investiture ceremony at Buckingham palace in London, Britain, March 20, 2018. John Stillwell/Pool via Reuters

Arise Sir Ringo

Beatles drummer knighted at Buckingham Palace

Rohingya Muslims wait to cross the border to Bangladesh, in a temporary camp outside Maungdaw, northern Rakhine state, Myanmar November 12, 2017. Reuters

Myanmar worst country for aid access

The ability of aid groups to reach people in need has worsened in the country


Telenor exits
central Europe

Telenor agrees to sell its businesses for $3.4bn

Law enforcement personnel investigate the scene where the Texas bombing suspect blew himself up on the side of a highway north of Austin in Round Rock, Texas, US, March 21, 2018. Reuters

Texas ‘bomber was unemployed man, 23’

He kills self after a three-week bombing campaign that killed two people and injured five others

Gary Barber and Nadine Barber. 89th Academy Awards - Oscars Red Carpet Arrivals - Hollywood, California, US - 26/02/17. Reuters 

MGM to replace CEO

The announcement comes five months after extending Gary Barber’s contract for five years