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With songs and sedation, experts aim to rescue elephant in Pakistan

The trick to calming an unhappy elephant? Sing him Frank Sinatra songs, according to one of the vets tasked with assessing whether Kaavan can be moved from poor conditions in a zoo in Pakistan's ...

Frank Goeritz (L), head of the veterinary service at Leibniz Institute for zoo and wildlife research in Berlin, and Amir Khalil, head of project development at FOUR PAWS International, take blood sample of Kaavan, an elephant at the Marghazar Zoo in Islamabad, Pakistan, 4 September 2020.

300 Americans arrive home from virus-infected cruise ship

More than 300 Americans rescued from a cruise ship quarantined off Japan because of the new coronavirus arrived back in the United States Monday for two more weeks of medical seclusion, as concern ...

300 Americans arrive home from virus-infected cruise ship

EU widens trade door for RMG, footwear, furniture from Vietnam

The European Union agreed on Wednesday to open its markets wider to Vietnam, while closing its trade doors to Cambodia, rewarding Hanoi for its progress on labour guarantees and sanctioning Phnom ...

EU widens trade door for RMG, footwear, furniture from Vietnam

The global spread of the coronavirus: Where is it?

A virus similar to the SARS pathogen has claimed 106 lives since emerging in a market in the central Chinese city of Wuhan, and spread around the world.Here are the places that have confirmed cases ...

The global spread of the coronavirus: Where is it?

PM Hasina expects youth to become worthy citizens through sports

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said her government has always put emphasis on sports as it instils into a person the spirit to become worthy citizens.“We want the people of the ...

PM Hasina expects youth to become worthy citizens through sports

Maradona to visit Dhaka during Mujib Year: BFF

The living legend of the world football and World Cup-winning Argentine captain, Diego Maradona, will visit Dhaka during the Mujib Year marking the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu ...

Maradona to visit Dhaka during Mujib Year: BFF

Malaysia detains Cambodian opposition figure

A senior Cambodian opposition figure was detained in Malaysia as she tried to fly home for the planned return of her exiled party leader, authorities said Thursday, in another win for strongman Hun ...

Malaysia detains Cambodian opposition figure

Climate change, other calamities displace 6.8m in 10 yrs

Natural disasters have affected one-fourth of the country’s population in one way or the other over the past decade. Around 6.8 million people were displaced in these 10 years due to various ...

Climate change, other calamities displace 6.8m in 10 yrs

Why is dengue so widespread this year?

Dubbed "breakbone fever", dengue is one of the world's leading mosquito-borne illnesses and infects tens of millions across the globe annually.Around half of the planet's population live in at-risk ...

Why is dengue so widespread this year?

Asian countries returning wealthy world's waste

Several Southeast Asian countries, sick of being the wealthy world's rubbish dump, have in recent weeks turned back container-loads of waste from foreign shores.It comes after China last year stopped ...

Asian countries returning wealthy world's waste
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