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    US-China trade dilemma: how to hold Beijing’s feet to the fire

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on May 06, 2019

    US and Chinese officials say a historic deal ending their ongoing trade war could be imminent, but a key question is how can Washington be...

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    Doomed to live in a comatose nation

    Nazarul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on May 06, 2019

    IN THE United States, 2018 has gone on record for being an unhappy one for gun control. The spillovers from nearly 300 episodes in the...

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    Julian Assange, bail and extradition

    Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:00am on May 05, 2019

    SHOULD journalism ever have a deity worth his, her or its salt, looking down upon the recent proceedings against Julian Assange will provide endless choking...

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    Regional talks on migration in Dhaka today

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 01:10am on May 04, 2019

    A regional consultation on the Global Compact for Migration would be held in the capital today aiming to prepare a roadmap for regional and national...

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    US job growth surges

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on May 04, 2019

    US job growth surged in April and the unemployment rate dropped to a more than 49-year low of 3.6 per cent, pointing to solid economic...

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    US synagogue attack kills one

    Agence France-Presse . Poway | Updated at 12:00am on April 29, 2019

    A teenage gunman who wrote a hate-filled manifesto opened fire at a synagogue in California on Saturday, killing one person and injuring three others including...

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    Tipu for just price of RMG in US market

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on April 29, 2019

    Commerce minister Tipu Munshi Sunday underscored the need for ensuring just price of Bangladeshi RMG products in the US market.The commerce minister laid such emphasis...

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    Leaving nuclear treaty one of many choices: Iran

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 01:42pm on April 28, 2019

    Quitting a treaty designed to stop the spread of nuclear weapons is one of Iran’s ‘numerous choices’ after the United States tightened sanctions on...

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    1 worshiper dead, 2 wounded in US synagogue shooting

    Reuters. Poway | Updated at 10:48am on April 28, 2019

    A gunman walked into a San Diego-area synagogue crowded with Sabbath worshippers on Saturday and opened fire with an assault-style rifle, killing one woman inside...

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    Trump pulling US out of UN arms treaty

    Reuters . Indianapolis | Updated at 12:29am on April 28, 2019

    President Donald Trump told the National Rifle Association on Friday he was pulling the United States out of an international arms treaty signed in 2013...