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A Catholic nun from Kachin state show a picture of Pope Francis on her mobile phone while traveling on a two-day train trip from Myitkyina to Yangon to attend the pope's visit to Myanmar next week, November 23, 2017. Reuters
Pope faces diplomatic dilemma in Myanmar visit

Some of the pope’s advisors have warned him against even saying the word “Rohingya”

Housing, Race and Grenfell

I hope an active movement emerges which reconciles different communities, Nabhan Wamiq Uddin writes

From inside world's largest ice cave

The Eisriesenwelt is the world's largest ice cave located in Austria

Mugabe: Liberator and oppressor

The 93-year-old resigns as president, ending 37 years of rule.

File Photo: Singer Nick Carter answers questions about his new reality television program 'House of Carters' which features he and his brother and three sisters on E! Networks during a session at the Cable Television Critics Association press tour in Pasadena, California July 11, 2006. Reuters

Backstreet Boy Nick denies rape charge

He says he is ‘shocked and saddened’ by the accusation

Pope sends message for Bangladesh

He is due to tour the country from Nov 30 to Dec 2

Laura Dauban, deputy ambassador of the United Kingdom to Jordan plays with Lawrence of Abdoun, the first diplo-cat to be appointed by the British Embassy in Jordan, at the embassy headquarters in Amman, Jordan, November 15, 2017. Reuters

Cat gets British embassy job

A former rescue cat is settling into his new position as chief mouser in Jordan

Members of Rajput community chant slogans as they protest against the release of the upcoming Bollywood movie 'Padmavati' in Mumbai, India, November 20, 2017. Reuters

'Padmavati' release delayed

The film, accused of distorting history, has sparked protests

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Mafia ‘boss of bosses’ Riina dies in jail

The feared Cosa Nostra head spent nearly a quarter of a century on the run before being jailed in 1993

Photo: Twitter

Star fashion designer Azzedine Alaia dies

Dubbed the 'King of Cling', his dresses were worn by Michele Obama and Madonna

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ACC summons BASIC Bank’s Bachchu

The ACC had faced criticism for not naming former bank chairman in loan fraud case

A Catholic nun from Kachin state show a picture of Pope Francis on her mobile phone while traveling on a two-day train trip from Myitkyina to Yangon to attend the pope's visit to Myanmar next week, November 23, 2017. Reuters

Pope faces diplomatic dilemma in Myanmar visit

Some of the pope’s advisors have warned him against even saying the word “Rohingya”

Eminent singer Bari
Siddiqui no more

The 63-year-old breathed his last at Dhaka’s Square Hospital at 2:30am Friday