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Cricketers’ strike
shocking: BCB chief

Nazmul Hassan says boycott is part of a conspiracy to destabilise Bangladesh cricketing

Impeachment and the Clinton legacy

While the Senate acquitted Clinton, impeachment became its own stain on him

FILE PHOTO: People walk past Japan's Fast Retailing Co Ltd's Uniqlo signboard at its shop in Tokyo, Japan January 12, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Uniqlo faces consumer backlash after new ad

The Japanese clothing brand is accused of whitewashing colonial history with a bitter dispute between South Korea and former colonist Japan flaring up

Women and children who fled the Islamic State in the foreigners section at the Kurdish-controlled al-Hol camp in northern Syria, Mar 28, 2019. Analysts say that President Donald Trump’s pullout of American troops from northern Syria has handed the Islamic State its biggest win in more than four years. The New York Times

ISIS reaps gains of US pullout from Syria

The troop withdrawal ends American operations against the terrorist group conducted jointly with a Kurdish-led militia

Energy aid neglects ‘health emergency’ fuelled by dirty cooking

Governments, banks and businesses are providing less than 1% of the money needed each year to wean 3b people off health-harming cooking

Protesters clashing with the police in Chile on Monday. The president has imposed a curfew in the capital and in several other cities. The New York Times

What you need to know about the unrest in Chile

One of Latin America’s most prosperous and politically stable countries is being rocked by protests and looting amid a reckoning over inequality

Mark Zuckerberg, the Facebook chief executive, speaks at Georgetown University in Washington, Oct 17, 2019. The New York Times.

Facebook finds new disinformation campaigns

Facebook on Oct 21 unveiled several new initiatives to reduce the spread of false information across its services, including an effort to clearly label some inaccurate posts that appear on the site

Representational image. REUTERS

Canada named top nation for entrepreneurs

The United States falls from top slot due to political uncertainty

Joaquin Phoenix in a scene from the film. The New York Times

Can Phoenix of ‘Joker’ win the Oscar?

The three-time nominee has a strong chance at finally winning, but there are a lot of factors at play, including a strong rival

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex with their son, Archie, during a visit with Archbishop Desmond Tutu in Cape Town in September. The New York Times

Prince Harry and Meghan speak of strain of royal life

During a recent trip to Africa, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex offered a candid look into the struggles of dealing with the tabloid spotlight

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Bangladesh-EU agenda talks begin

They are discussing key priorities for the post-2020 cooperation agenda

Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam (C) visits the Kowloon Masjid and Islamic Centre in Tsim Sha Tsui to meet with representatives of the Incorporated Trustees of the Islamic Community Fund of Hong Kong and other leaders of the local Muslim community, in Hong Kong, China Oct 21, 2019. REUTERS

Lam’s apology accepted

The Muslims in Hong Kong also lament water cannon staining mosque

Joaquin Phoenix in a scene from the film. The New York Times

Can Phoenix of ‘Joker’ win the Oscar?

The three-time nominee has a strong chance at finally winning, but there are a lot of factors at play, including a strong rival