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Tamim expects 'challenging' Sri Lanka series

The stand-in captain on the tour believes a depleted Bangladesh squad have much to prove in the three-match ODI series

The sublime grandeur of Apollo 11

We honour them by acknowledging this peak without qualification or cavil

FILE PHOTO: Hong Kong actor Simon Yam speaks during a news conference to promote his movie

HK actor Simon Yam stabbed on stage

An unknown assailant stabs him during a promotional event in mainland China, state media reports

US President Donald Trump talks to reporters as he departs for travel to Bedminster, New Jersey from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, US, Jul 19, 2019. REUTERS

Biden compares Trump to segregationist

The former US vice-president makes the remarks on a campaign swing in California

Light tremor felt in Bangladesh

It stems from an earthquake of 5.5 magnitude hits northeastern India

Students recite verses from the Koran at a madrasa situated near an impact site, after Indian military aircrafts struck on Feb 26, according to Pakistani officials, during a trip organised by the government, in Jaba village, near Balakot, Pakistan, Apr 10, 2019. REUTERS

Pakistan aims to bring madrasas into mainstream

It agrees on a plan to overhaul instruction at madrasas to bring the institutions closer into line with conventional schools

Mashrafe out of SL tour

An old injury recurs during practice

Chance of no-deal Brexit rises as Johnson leads

Johnson was the face of the 2016 campaign to quit the EU and has said he would be willing to leave on Oct. 31 without a deal.

FILE -- Boeing 737 Max airplanes at the Renton Municipal Airport near Boeing's factory in Renton, Wash., May 15, 2019. Boeing said on Thursday, July 18, 2019, that it would take a $5.6 billion charge in the quarter as it reels from the prolonged grounding of its 737 Max. (Lindsey Wasson/The New York Times)

Boeing 737 Max troubles add up: $8bn and counting

The financial fallout from the troubled 737 Max jetliner continues to swell for Boeing

FILE PHOTO - People wait to check their names on the draft list at the National Register of Citizens (NRC) centre at a village in Nagaon district, Assam state, India, July 30, 2018. REUTERS

Illegal Bangladeshis becoming citizens: India

It says thousands of alien immigrants from Bangladesh have produced false documents to become citizens in the Indian state of Assam

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IndiGo owner sees more flyers

It posts record profit, gaining from the collapse of Jet Airways

FILE-- Then President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran during a news conference in Cairo, Feb 5, 2013. Now in 2019, there is a surprising split among Iranian hard-liners, some are expressing a different opinion: It’s time to sit down and resolve 40 years of animosity with the US, by talking directly to President Donald Trump. And the most striking voice in that contrarian group is Ahmadinejad. (Tara Todras-Whitehill/The New York Times

Ahmadinejad leads push for Trump talks

The former president is pressing for a resolution to 40 years of animosity with the US through direct talks with 'man of action' Trump

FILE PHOTO: Hong Kong actor Simon Yam speaks during a news conference to promote his movie

HK actor Simon Yam stabbed on stage

An unknown assailant stabs him during a promotional event in mainland China, state media reports