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    Huawei executive gets bail in case rattling China ties

    Agence France-Presse . Vancouver | Updated at 02:34pm on December 12, 2018

    A Canadian court granted bail on Tuesday to a top Chinese telecom company executive wanted in the United States in a case that has rattled...

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    The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70

    N Jayaram | Updated at 12:00am on December 12, 2018

    IN MID-NOVEMBER, a spectacle little noticed by much of world media unfolded in one of the most affluent countries and one which, not only in...

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    US for equal space for all during electioneering

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 12, 2018

    US ambassador in Dhaka Earl R Miller on Tuesday said that all should be free to express their political views, campaign and hold peaceful rallies...

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    UN members adopt global migration pact rejected by US and others

    Reuters . Marrakesh | Updated at 12:14am on December 11, 2018

    UN members on Monday adopted a deal aimed at improving the way world copes with rising migration, but almost 30 countries stayed away from the...

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    ‘I can’t breathe’ were Khashoggi’s final words

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:22am on December 10, 2018

    Jamal Khashoggi’s final words were ‘I can’t breathe,’ CNN said Sunday, citing a source who has read the transcript of an audio tape of the...

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    Next hearing in Niko graft case on Jan 3

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:48pm on December 09, 2018

    A Dhaka court on Sunday fixed January 3 for hearing a petition over accepting an investigation report by the United States’ Federal Bureau of Investigation...

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    Trump administration departures, resignations and firings

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 11:09am on December 09, 2018

    President Donald Trump said on Saturday that White House chief of staff John Kelly will leave his job at the end of the year, extending...

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    Respect the will of voters, US congressman resolution says

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:13am on December 09, 2018

    United States Congressman William Richard Keating placed a resolution in the House of Representatives urging political leaders and judicial authorities to respect the will of...

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    China Nov export, import growth shrinks

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on December 09, 2018

    China reported far weaker than expected November exports and imports, showing slower global and domestic demand and raising the possibility authorities will take more measures...

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    Rouhani brands US sanctions ‘economic terrorism’

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 02:03pm on December 08, 2018

    Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani said US sanctions were ‘economic terrorism’, as he sought to foster a united front from visiting regional officials on Saturday.  ‘America’s...