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    Afghan president has ‘worst job on Earth’: Ashraf Ghani

    BBC | Updated at 10:40am on October 05, 2017

    President Ashraf Ghani of Afghanistan makes no bones about the challenges facing his country when he sit down for an exclusive...

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    UN estimates $200m needed for Rohingya in Bangladesh for six months

    Reuters | Updated at 03:04pm on September 24, 2017

    The United Nations estimates that $200 million will be needed over the next six months to help Rohingya Muslims refugees who have fled...

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    ‘Re-employment of retired judges must be stopped’

    M Hasan and Shyikh Mahdi | Updated at 03:38pm on August 26, 2017

    Dr Sarkar Ali Akkas, professor and founding dean of the law faculty at Jagannath University who had worked in judicial services for a few years, talks about different aspects of the Supreme Court’s judgement in the 16th amendment to the constitution case with M Hasan and Shyikh Mahdi representing New Age...

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    Halle Berry, Michelle Rodriguez speak out on diversity and Hollywood

    Reuters | Updated at 04:21pm on June 29, 2017

    Halle Berry, the only black woman to ever win a best actress Oscar, said her 2002 win turned out to be meaningless, and ‘Fast and Furious’ star...

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    Kofi Annan says Trump should talk to Iran

    Associated Press | Updated at 02:25pm on May 24, 2017

    Former UN chief Kofi Annan said Tuesday that US president Donald Trump should reach out and talk to Iran, which by signing a nuclear deal with...

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    FIFA Council's Mahfuza keen to empower women through football

    Reuters | Updated at 07:52pm on May 18, 2017

    Improving wages and ensuring job security are key elements of Mahfuza Akhter Kiron's plans to develop women's football in Asia, the continent's newly elected representative to the FIFA Council has told Reuters in an interview...

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    Asian theatre summit enriched me

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:02pm on May 09, 2017

    Vietnamese theatre and human rights activist Pham Thi Hong participated at the recently held Asian Theatre Summit at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy to present her country report titled ‘Theatre-based communication: Vietnam’s story’ featuring the present situation of the traditional theatre forms in her country and how the art form is used as a tool for community development activities in Vietnam...

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    Our journey is on right track: Akram

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:14pm on April 23, 2017

    When Akram Khan lifted the ICC Trophy at the Kilat Kelab ground ( now renamed as Tenaga National Sports Complex) in Kuala Lumpur exactly 20 years ago there...

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    An interview with Noam Chomsky on Trump in White House

    by CJ Polychroniou | Updated at 11:28pm on November 19, 2016

    ON NOVEMBER 8, 2016, Donald Trump managed to pull the biggest upset in US politics by tapping successfully into the anger of white voters and appealing to the lowest inclinations of people in a manner that would have probably impressed Nazi propagandist Joseph Goebbels himself...

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    Fakir Salam Shah on mystical life

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 05:04pm on November 15, 2016

    Fakir Salam Shah is a familiar name at the Mirpur upazila in Kushtia for his devotion to Fakir Lalon Shah’s philosophy and his skills to render baul songs in their...