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Two suspected female militants from the Nilufa Villa building in Narsingdi’s Madhabdi are transferred to a vehicle by SWAT team members on Tuesday after they surrendered. Photo: Obaidur Masum
2 female ‘militants’ surrender in Narsingdi

Police say they were students of a private university in Dhaka

Will Khashoggi case bring down Saudi’s crown prince?

The 33-year-old has gotten away with quite a lot since his elevation just 16 months ago

Jayasuriya charged with corruption

He refuses to cooperate with ICC investigation

Sirisena talking to Modi on the phone. Photo: Presidential Media Division, Sri Lanka

Sirisena phones Modi to deny India remarks

He denies reports that he alluded to India’s involvement in an alleged plot to assassinate him

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, smile as they wait for the bridal procession at the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank in St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Britain Oct 12, 2018. REUTERS

First overseas tour of Meghan, Harry in Australia

It is the second tour of Australia by the younger generation of royals, after Prince William, Kate and their eldest son, George, visited in 2014

A Myanmar police officer in a fortified post in Maungdaw Township, Myanmar, Jul 26, 2018. The New York Times

Genocide incited on Facebook, with posts from Myanmar’s military

With fake pages and sham accounts, the military targeted the mostly Muslim Rohingya minority group, said former military officials, researchers and civilian officials

Bangladeshi youths launch app for iPhone

Using the app, one can get the information related to scholarships, internships

China punishes internet star for disrespecting national anthem

Yang Kaili, a 20-year-old woman with tens of millions of followers, had sung a brief snippet of the anthem online, wearing an antler-shaped headband

Microsoft’s co-founder Paul Allen dead

Allen was a force at Microsoft during its first seven years, along with his co-founder, Bill Gates

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MGH gets ‘India’s Greatest Brand’ award

CEO Anis Ahmed receives an ‘India’s Greatest Leaders 2017-18’ award

Pompeo meets Erdogan

US Secretary of State Pompeo met Turkish President following talks with S Arabia’s king and crown prince.

China punishes internet star for disrespecting national anthem

Yang Kaili, a 20-year-old woman with tens of millions of followers, had sung a brief snippet of the anthem online, wearing an antler-shaped headband