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‘No clue’ who killed Iranian nuclear scientist: Israeli minister

Israeli cabinet minister Tzachi Hanegbi said on Saturday he had “no clue” who was behind the killing of a top Iranian nuclear scientist in Tehran

Protesters gather during a demonstration against the killing of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, Iran's top nuclear scientist, in Tehran, Iran, on 28 November 2020

AL picks candidates for 25 municipalities

Ruling Awami League (AL) on Saturday finalized candidates for 25 municipalities for the first phase elections scheduled to be held on 28 December.

AL picks candidates for 25 municipalities

Recount in Wisconsin county demanded by Trump increases margin

A recount in Wisconsin’s largest county demanded by Republican president Donald Trump’s election campaign ended Friday with Democratic president-elect Joe Biden gaining votes

US president Donald Trump participates in a Thanksgiving video teleconference with members of the military forces at the White House in Washington, US, on 26 November 2020

Ex-CIA chief condemns ‘criminal’ assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist

The former head of the US Central Intelligence Agency labelled the assassination of a top Iranian nuclear scientist Friday a “criminal” act that risks inflaming conflict in the region

Ex-CIA chief condemns ‘criminal’ assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist

A leader's DNA, a state's institutions

We may try to draw parallels between Donald Trump and our politicians, but we do not have that institutionalised democracy which prevents Trump from overturning the election results

Prothom Alo illustration

Shaheed Dr Milon Day on Friday

Shaheed Dr Milon Day will be observed across the country on Friday, commemorating the 30th martyrdom anniversary of Shamsul Alam Khan Milon who was killed during the 90s' anti-autocratic movement.

Shaheed Dr Milon Day on Friday

Saying 'America is back,' Biden presents security and foreign policy team

President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday introduced a slate of veteran diplomats and policy-makers who will make up his national security and foreign policy team, saying: "America is back, ready to lead ...

Saying 'America is back,' Biden presents security and foreign policy team

Pennsylvania certifies Biden election win: Governor

Pennsylvania officially certified Democrat Joe Biden’s election victory in the state over Donald Trump on Tuesday, a day after the president agreed to a transition but stopped short of conceding

In this file photo Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks to supporters in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 3 November 2020

Putin to ‘congratulate whoever emerges winner of US presidential election’

Russian president Vladimir Putin said on Sunday he was ready to work with any US leader and would congratulate whoever emerges the winner of the US presidential election once all the legal ...

Russian president Vladimir Putin delivers a speech during a ceremony for newly appointed foreign ambassadors to Russia, at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia on 24 November 2020

Myanmar continues committing genocide against Rohingyas: Activists

Human rights lawyers and activists said on Monday that Myanmar is continuing to commit genocide against Rohingya Muslims in breach of orders by the UN’s top court

Aerial view of a burnt Rohingya village near Maungdaw in Rakhine state, Myanmar, 20 September 2018
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