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Nur Hossain, Anup Chetia swap soon

REF:  Bangladesh and India have decided to swap Nur Hossain with Anup Chetia, top sources say.The decision has been taken at the home-secretary level ...

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Obama orders US air strikes in Syri...

REF:  President Barack Obama told Americans on Wednesday he had authorized US airstrikes for the first time in Syria and more attacks in Iraq in a bro...

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Obama to set out plan to go on offe...

REF:  Obama said he will make a speech on Wednesday to "describe what our game plan's going to be," and will meet congressional leaders on Tuesday to ...

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No judges will be impeached for del...

REF:  He spoke to journalists on Sunday on the BNP’s criticism before tabling a bill for the 16th Constitutional Amendment that would return that powe...

Nur Hossain, Anup Chetia swap soon

REF:  Bangladesh and India have decided to swap Nur Hossain with Anup Chetia, top sources say.The decision has been taken at the home-secretary level talks on Sep 4 in Dhaka, they said.

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Narayanganj’s multiple murder accused Nur Hossain, a ruling Awami League councillor, has been arrested in Kolkata and is currently housed in Dum Dum Central Jail.

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Obama orders US air strikes in Syria against Islamic State

REF:  President Barack Obama told Americans on Wednesday he had authorized US airstrikes for the first time in Syria and more attacks in Iraq in a broad escalation of a campaign against the Islamic State militant group.

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Obama’s decision to launch attacks inside Syria, which is embroiled in a three-year civil war, marked a turnabout for the president, who shied away a year ago from airstrikes to punish Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for using chemical weapons against his own people.

 

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Obama to set out plan to go on offensive against IS

REF:  Obama said he will make a speech on Wednesday to “describe what our game plan’s going to be,” and will meet congressional leaders on Tuesday to seek their support for his strategy to halt the militant Islamist group.

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The president, who campaigned for the White House in 2008 on getting US troops out of Iraq, has struggled to articulate how he wants to address Islamic State, telling reporters last month that “we don’t have a strategy yet” to tackle the group.

 
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No judges will be impeached for delivering verdicts, law minister clarifies

REF:  He spoke to journalists on Sunday on the BNP’s criticism before tabling a bill for the 16th Constitutional Amendment that would return that power to the legislators.

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BNP’s spokesperson Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir claimed pushing through the Amendment will mean the end of justice in Bangladesh.

 

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Saudi govt says no plans to destroy Prophet Muhammad’s tomb

REF:  Saudi Gazette and Arab News among other Middle Eastern news outlets reported this on Thursday quoting Ahmed Al-Mansouri, the media spokesman for government agency the Presidency of the Two Holy Mosques.

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“This is the personal opinion of a researcher, who had expressed his views in a study, and it does not reflect the views of the presidency or the Kingdom,” Al-Mansouri said, according to reports.

 

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One more RAB officer arrested over Narayanganj multiple murders

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Narayanganj’s Superintendent of Police (SP) Khandakar Muhid Uddin told bdnews24.com that sub-inspector Purnendu Bala of RAB-11 was arrested over the sensational murders that shook the country.

RAB-11 Commanding Officer Anwar Latif Khan said they had handed over the officer to the local Detective Branch on Friday upon request from the investigating officers of the murders.

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Seven men, including Narayanganj City councilor Nazrul Islam and senior lawyer Chandan Kumar Sarkar, were abducted on Apr 27. Their bodies were found floating in the Shitalakhyya River several days later.

 

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Islamist gains in Syria alarm some Assad allies

REF:   A mounting death toll in President Bashar al-Assad’s armed forces is causing alarm among some government loyalists who are worried about Islamic State’s territorial gains and are turning their anger on the authorities in Damascus.

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he execution of scores of Syrian soldiers taken captive by Islamic State at an air base in Raqqa province has triggered unusually harsh social media criticism of the Damascus government by people who have taken its side in the civil war.

 

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Major rivers swell to flood new areas across Bangladesh

REF:  Most of the major rivers swelled in the last 24 hours until Friday evening inundating fresh areas across Bangladesh.Bangladesh Water Development Board said water at 20 points of 15 major rivers was flowing above the danger level at 6:15pm.

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The board in a flood forecast said water in the Brahmaputra, Jamuna, Padma and the rivers around capital Dhaka — Buriganga, Balu and Turag — and Tongi canal might rise in the next 72 hours.

 

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Palestinians celebrate as Gaza ceasefire takes effect

REF:  No clear victor emerged from what had become a war of attrition between the Middle East’s most powerful armed forces and the dominant Hamas militant movement in the Gaza Strip.

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Exacting a heavy toll in Palestinian lives and property, Israel said it dealt a strong blow to Hamas, killing several of its military leaders and destroying the group’s cross-border infiltration tunnels.

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Shakib can play Asiad, Zimbabwe series

REF:  The allrounder has been cleared to play international matches and domestic cricket from Sept 15.The decision was taken in a Board of Directors meeting on Wednesday.

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BCB President Nazmul Hassan afterwards spoke to the reporters.The all-rounder was suspended on July 7 for six months from all sorts of cricket for what the BCB described as a ‘severe attitude problem’.

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