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NZ bans selling homes to foreigners
Reuters . Wellington
10:09, Aug 16, 2018
New Zealand's parliament passed a law on Wednesday to ban many non-resident foreigners from buying existing homes, completing the Labour-led government's election campaign pledge. Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand's popular 38-year-old prime minister, campaigned before September's election on a...
Trump revokes ex-CIA chief's security access
Reuters . Washington
09:58, Aug 16, 2018
US president Donald Trump moved to penalise a sharp critic on Wednesday, revoking the security clearance of Obama-era CIA director John Brennan for...
At least 37 killed as suicide attacker targets Afghan school
AFP . Kabul
22:35, Aug 15, 2018
At least 37 people, the majority of them students, were killed when a suicide blast ripped through a school in a Shiite area of Kabul Wednesday,...
22 Sudanese children dead in Nile boat accident
AFP . Khartoum
19:27, Aug 15, 2018
At least 22 Sudanese children drowned on Wednesday when their boat sank in the Nile while they were on their way to school, official media said. A...
Australian politician calls for banning Muslims
AFP . Sydney
18:57, Aug 15, 2018
An Australian politician was widely condemned Wednesday after demanding "a final solution" to immigration and calling for a return to the White...
Stolen 12th century Buddha statue found in London
AFP . London
17:20, Aug 15, 2018
A 12th century bronze Buddha statue stolen from an Indian museum 57 years ago has surfaced in London and is now being returned to the country,...
Taliban attack in north kills 30 troops
AP . Kabul, Afghanistan
14:09, Aug 15, 2018
A Taliban assault on two adjacent checkpoints in northern Afghanistan killed at least 30 soldiers and police, officials said Wednesday, as life...
2.3m people have fled Venezuela: UN
24 killed in Ecuador bus crash
Trump calls former aide Omarosa a ‘dog’
Floodlight search for survivors after Italy bridge collapse ‘tragedy’
‘US priests abuse 1000 children in 70 years’
Taliban overrun Afghan army base, kill 17 troops
Italy motorway bridge collapses, 'dozens' feared dead
Rohingyas are Myanmar citizens; accept them: Mahathir
Prothom Alo English Desk
18:42, Aug 14, 2018
Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad has said Myanmar must accept Rohingyas because they are their citizens as they have lived in Myanmar for...
Turkey target of economic war, says Erdogan blaming US for currency crisis
Reuters . Istanbul
18:34, Aug 14, 2018
President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday Turkey will boycott electronic products from the United States, retaliating in a dispute with Washington...
Japan’s Emperor ‘pushed imperial boundaries to reach out to Asia’
Reuters . Tokyo
14:07, Aug 14, 2018
When Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko stood, heads bowed, at a seaside cliff on Saipan 60 years after a bloody World War Two battle,...
Trump, Omarosa trade insults, charges
AP . Washington
10:53, Aug 14, 2018
US president Donald Trump and former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman faced off Monday in a messy clash that involved an explosive tell-all book,...
Venezuela gasoline prices should rise to int’l levels: Maduro
Reuters . Caracas
10:38, Aug 14, 2018
Venezuela’s heavily subsidized domestic gasoline prices should rise to international levels to avoid billions of dollars in annual losses due...
‘Trump not yet as damaging to environment as feared’
AP . Greensboro, North Carolina
10:32, Aug 14, 2018
The Trump administration has made some dangerous changes to environmental policy, but the damage so far has been less than it initially appeared,...
Beijing denies internment of 1m Uighurs
AFP . Geneva
23:57, Aug 13, 2018
China vehemently denied Monday allegations that one million of its mostly Muslim Uighur minority are being held in internment camps, insisting all...
120 killed in fresh battle with Afghan Taliban
AP . Kabul
20:21, Aug 13, 2018
Four days of ferocious fighting between Afghan forces and the Taliban over a key provincial capital has claimed the lives of about 100 Afghan...
SL great Sangakkara has no 'ambitions' to be next Imran Khan
AFP . Colombo
18:16, Aug 13, 2018
Sri Lanka's batting legend Kumar Sangakkara Monday said he had no intention of making a foray into politics after local media reported he was...
Sri Lankan tourist police asked to learn Hindi
IANS . Colombo
16:22, Aug 13, 2018
Sri Lanka's inspector general of Police Pujith Jayasundara said on Monday that 25 new police posts will be set up covering all main the tourist...
Indonesia quake death toll tops 400
AFP . Jakarta
13:46, Aug 13, 2018
The death toll from an earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok has topped 400, authorities said Monday, as bodies were still being recovered...
Trump allies, security experts alarmed by Omarosa recordings
AP . Bridgewater, New Jersey
11:05, Aug 13, 2018
Former presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman is drawing fire from president Donald Trump's allies and national security experts for secret...
9 people killed in Taiwan nursing home fire
AP . Taipei
10:57, Aug 13, 2018
A fire at a nursing home in Taiwan early Monday left nine people dead and 16 injured. Authorities were still investigating the cause of the blaze...
Malaysia seeks $35m private jet linked to 1MDB scandal
Reuters . Kuala Lumpur
09:52, Aug 13, 2018
Malaysia is seeking to repossess a $35 million private jet owned by financier Low Taek Jho as part of investigations into a multi-billion dollar...
Children among 39 civilians dead in Syria blast
AFP . Sarmada, Syria
09:46, Aug 13, 2018
An explosion at a weapons depot that toppled buildings in a rebel-held town of northwest Syria killed at least 39 civilians including a dozen...
Counter-protest drowns out US neo-Nazi rally
AFP . Washington
09:41, Aug 13, 2018
A white supremacist rally outside the White House fizzled out Sunday after only a handful of neo-Nazis showed up and were massively outnumbered by...
Seattle plane stolen by airport worker found destroyed
AFP . Seattle
09:31, Aug 13, 2018
US investigators found Sunday the Horizon Air passenger plane stolen by a troubled Seattle airport worker smashed to pieces on a sparsely populated...
India's Modi confident of bigger polls victory in 2019
Reuters . Mumbai
18:37, Aug 12, 2018
Indian prime minister Narendra Modi said he would be re-elected with an even bigger majority in parliament in 2019, dismissing opposition attempts...
The fall of Pakistan’s ex-PM Sharif
AFP . Islamabad
13:09, Aug 12, 2018
Three times he has ruled Pakistan, and three times he has been deposed. Now Nawaz Sharif, the “Lion of Punjab”, is being forced to...
Eid-ul-Azha in Saudi Arabia 21 Aug
Prothom Alo English Desk
12:04, Aug 12, 2018
Eid-ul-Azha, the second largest religious festival of the Muslims, will be celebrated across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on 21 August (Tuesday) as...
Asian stocks trim losses after US-China trade talk news
Disney faces backlash over gay 'stereotypes'
Missing boy found dead in Savar
ADP remains unfinished
Bangladesh to take on Bhutan in SAFF U-19 Women’s Champs semi
Another female student arrested for quota demo
About 100 detained after road safety demo
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KL to break agents' monopoly in hiring Bangladeshis
Australian politician calls for banning Muslims
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