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Demonstrators hold placards before a march in support of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the British-Iranian mother who is in jail in Iran, in London, Britain, Nov 25, 2017. Reuters
UK lawyer urges Iran to
free Zaghari-Ratcliffe

The UK and Iranian dual citizen has been imprisoned by an Iranian court over alleged spying

Of bonds, enemies and forgotten heroes!

Prof M Anwar Hossain writes about two brigadiers from Liberation War

Supporters of the inquiry gathered in Canberra on Friday. Reuters

Australia uncovers decades of sexual abuse of children

The report following 5 years of investigation calls for voluntary celibacy for clergy

Solar panels: One key
asset of Rohingyas

When the refugees started to arrive in late August, local residents were puzzled to see many of them carrying solar panels

bdnews24.com’s Mamun wins CGAP award

His photo ‘Honey Collectors’ took the Grand Prize at the 12th annual CGAP photo contest

A screen shows the trading info for The Walt Disney Company company on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, US, Dec 13, 2017. Reuters

Disney to pay $52bn for Fox

Walt Disney Co has struck a deal to buy film, television and international businesses from Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc

US repeals net neutrality rules

Internet service providers can now choose what content consumers can access

Hello’s Evan wins Meena Media Award

He is this year’s first runner-up under the category for print and online media reports by below 18 years old journalists

Bon Jovi, Dire Straits in Rock Hall of Fame

The inductees were voted on by music fans and 900 music industry experts

Muslim women walk in front of Indonesia's constitutional court after attending a trial in Jakarta, Indonesia, Dec 14, 2017. Reuters

Indonesia court blocks extramarital sex ban

Rights activists brace for renewed battle in parliament after slim win

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Bring in 8 mobiles, 2 tax-free

Until Jan 1 next year, a Bangladeshi will be allowed to bring maximum five handsets

A man cleans up the wreckage of a house damaged by an earthquake in Sumelap Village, Tasikmalaya City, West Java, Indonesia Dec 16, 2017. Antara Foto via Reuters

3 die in Indonesia quake

Powerful 6.5 magnitude earthquake struck Java around midnight on Friday

Bon Jovi, Dire Straits to be inducted into Rock Hall of Fame

The inductees were voted on by music fans and 900 music industry experts