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Egypt's ex-president Hosni Mubarak dies: Family

Egypt's former long-time president Hosni Mubarak died Tuesday at age 91 at Cairo's Galaa military hospital, his brother-in-law General Mounir Thabet told AFP.Thabet, a former high-ranking military ...

Red Sea huge source of pollution: study

Hydrocarbon gases bubbling from the bottom of the Red Sea are polluting the atmosphere at a rate equivalent to the emissions of some large fossil fuel exporting countries, researchers said ...

Bangladesh to buy Ukrainian wheat if Russian grain unavailable

Bangladesh will increase its wheat purchases from Ukraine if Russian grain becomes unavailable because of new export curbs being considered by Moscow, Bangladesh's agriculture minister Abdur Razzak ...

Ministers in the spotlight in 2019

A number of ministers either drew public attention or came under fire hitting headlines in 2019 for various reasons, including onion price hike, fatal train crash or unprecedented dengue ...

Kenya tea producers experiment with boutique teas as prices stumble

In a humming factory in Kenya's highlands, tea is hand-plucked from the fields, cured and shredded into the fine leaves that have sated drinkers from London to Lahore for generations.But Kenya's ...

5 reasons Madrid climate talks failed

The climate summit in Madrid earlier this month did not collapse -- but by almost any measure it certainly failed.Five years after the fragile UN process yielded the world's first universal climate ...

Nobel laureate Mahfouz lives on in Cairo's alleyways

The legacy of Islamic Cairo's most famous son Naguib Mahfouz lives on in its winding lanes more than three decades after he became the only Arab to win the Nobel Prize for Literature.A mosaic of the ...

Onion prices rise again

Prices of onion soared again on Friday, fuelled by higher demands and a supply crunch as the imported bulb are yet to hit the markets, reports UNB.Bangladesh has been struggling to control overheated ...

Onion sells at Tk 260 in retail markets

Onion price in the city's wholesale markets remained almost unchanged on Saturday compared to Friday after the government&rsquo;s announcement to import it from abroad, reports UNB.Talking to UNB ...

Onion-laden planes to land in a day or two, says PM Hasina

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said the government wants to see whether there is any conspiracy behind the sudden surge in onion price in the country."Onion price is a problem right ...

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