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Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi speaks during a news conference at the Asia Europe Foreign Ministers (ASEM) in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, Nov 21, 2017. Reuters
Bangladesh must send back Rohingyas: Suu Kyi

Myanmar leader says onus was on Bangladesh to start the repatriation process

Can Corbyn’s Labour Party rid itself of anti-Semitism?

He has repeatedly said that he wants to drive anti-Semitism from his party

A still from the ‘Who Is America?’ segment ‘Rick Sherman Prepares A Meal For Food Critic Bill Jilla’. YouTube/Sacha Baron Cohen

Food critic pranked by ‘human flesh’

Critic described the texture of ‘filet of vegetarian-fed Chinese dissident’ as ‘butter soft’

Online cattle market
a relief for buyers

Lack of time, unavailability of family members and artificially raised cattle sold in local markets made more customers to opt for online markets to buy sacrificial animal

Hikers stand in front of the Berggasthaus Aescher-Wildkirchli guest house in the Alpstein mountain region near Weissbad, Switzerland October 28, 2016. Reuters

Cliffhanging restaurant seeks new managers

The family that ran it for the past 31 years call it quits

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan, speaks to the nation in his first televised address in Islamabad, Pakistan August 19, 2018. Press Information Department (PID)/Handout via REUTERS

Imran Khan calls for austerity

He wants his bullet-proof cars sold

Chief Marketing Officer Merlin Ouboter (L) of Swiss Microlino AG sits in an electric-powered Microlino car as he answers questions of tourists from the United States in Zurich, Switzerland August 16, 2018. Reuters

Swiss brothers ready to refloat bubble car

It was a symbol of cheap and cheerful mobility on European roads in the 1950s and 60s

A logo of vaccine maker Changsheng Bio-technology Co Ltd is seen at its building in Changchun, Jilin, China Jul 23, 2018. Reuters

China sacks 6 over vaccine scandal

They were headed two departments at the China Food and Drug Administration

An actor impersonating Indonesia's President Joko Widodo rides a motorbike. 2018 Asian Games – Opening ceremony - GBK Main Stadium – Jakarta, Indonesia – August 18, 2018. Reuters

Vroom! Widodo a hit on social media

The 57-year-old leader roars into Jakarta's main stadium on a powerful motorbike

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‘Brahman’ cattle boosts
meat prospects

At least 33,760 cross-bred calves, known as Brahman variety, were born in Bangladesh

Radioactive material reported missing in Malaysia

Authorities fear the device could cause radiation exposure or be used as a weapon by militants.

A still from the ‘Who Is America?’ segment ‘Rick Sherman Prepares A Meal For Food Critic Bill Jilla’. YouTube/Sacha Baron Cohen

Food critic pranked by ‘human flesh’

Critic described the texture of ‘filet of vegetarian-fed Chinese dissident’ as ‘butter soft’