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ICC Cricket World Cup - Bangladesh v Afghanistan - The Ageas Bowl, Southampton, Britain - June 24, 2019 Bangladesh's Shakib Al Hasan celebrates the wicket of Afghanistan's Najibullah Zadran Action Images via Reuters
Tigers not a one-man army: Shakib

The talismanic all-rounder has been the architect of each of Bangladesh's three victories at the World Cup

Declare June 23 a public holiday

It is high time we owned our past and took pride in it

Participants take part at the Equality March, organised by the LGBT community in Kiev, Ukraine Jun 23, 2019. REUTERS

Ukraine hosts biggest ever LGBT  parade

Politicians and foreign diplomats join thousands marching in the parade in Kiev

7.5 quake strikes remote area of Indonesia

There are no immediate reports of damage or injury

FILE PHOTO: Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena speaks during a meeting with the Foreign Correspondents Association at his residence in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Nov 25, 2018. REUTERS

SL extends emergency for third month

It follows the Easter Day bomb attacks on hotels and churches that killed more than 250 people

US approves ‘female Viagra’

The drug called Vyleesi is for restoring sexual desire in premenopausal women

Ethiopia's army Chief of Staff Seare Mekonnen. Photo: Screengrab of YouTube video

Ethiopia's army chief shot dead

It foils a coup attempt in northern state of Amhara

AL pledges to build ‘Golden Bangladesh’

PM Sheikh Hasina makes the call while observing the party’s 70th founding anniversary

Norwegian Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette Marit visit Pride Park during a Gay Pride Festival in Oslo, Norway Jun 20, 2019. REUTERS

US psychoanalysts apologise over remarks on homosexuality

The association says its past errors contributed to discrimination and trauma for LGBTQ people

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Tk 240m gold, silver, diamond legalised

Jewellers legalise the precious metals and jewel on the first day of Gold Tax Fair

US President Trump announces new sanctions on Iran in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington. REUTERS

Trump puts sanctions on Iranian supreme leader

Sanction aimed at denying Iranian leadership access to financial system

2019 MTV Movie and TV Awards - Santa Monica, California, US, Jun 15, 2019. Captain Marvel actress Brie Larson accepts Best Fight award with her fellow stunt doubles. REUTERS

Empowerment rules at MTV awards

It honours US Justice Ginsburg as best ‘real-life’ hero for her status as an unexpected pop culture icon