Tuesday, 3 March 2015

29 Bangladeshi held in Laxmidari frontier

29 Bangladeshi held in Laxmidari frontierMembers of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested 29 Bangladeshi nationals while they were entering the country through Laxmidari border point in Sadar upazila on Monday night, after going to India illegally.   All of them hail from different areas of Bagerhat and Satkhira districts.   Subedar Osman Gani, commanding officer of Satkhira Bhomra BGB-38, Read More

Netanyahu assails Iran deal, touts US-Israel ties

Netanyahu assails Iran deal, touts US-Israel tiesBenjamin Netanyahu and U.S. officials cast their dispute over Iran as a family squabble on Monday, even as the Israeli leader claimed President Barack Obama did not — and could not — fully understand his nation's vital security concerns.   "American leaders worry about the security of their country," Netanyahu said as Read More

Syria's opposition, rebels reject UN envoy's plan for Aleppo

Syria's opposition, rebels reject UN envoy's plan for AleppoMain opposition and rebel factions in the northern city of Aleppo have rejected a proposal by the U.N. envoy to freeze fighting in parts of the city as the United Nations said Monday it will not stop seeking a peaceful solution to the conflict.   Despite the rejection, U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric Read More

Iraq launches operation to retake Tikrit from Islamic State

Iraq launches operation to retake Tikrit from Islamic StateBacked by Iranian-supported Shiite militias, Iraqi forces launched a large-scale offensive Monday to retake Saddam Hussein's hometown from the Islamic State group, the first in a series of campaigns to try to reclaim large parts of northern Iraq from the Sunni extremists.   Previous attempts to capture the symbolic city have failed, Read More

Miscreants set ablaze 2 trucks in Joypurhat

Miscreants set ablaze 2 trucks in Joypurhat Miscreants set two trucks afire in Puranapoil Railgate area on the Joypurhat-Hili road in Sadar upazila on Tuesday morning.   Witnesses said a gang of miscreants, numbering 5-6, came in the area on two motorbikes and intercepted two rice and potato-laden trucks by placing logs on the road at about 7:00 am, Read More

Iran should halt nuclear work: Obama

Iran should halt nuclear work: ObamaPresident Barack Obama has said Iran should agree to at least a decade-long freeze on its nuclear activity if a landmark deal is to be finally reached.   In an interview with Reuters, Mr Obama also said the odds were still against such an agreement happening, reports BBC.   Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Read More

Asia stocks limp as focus shifts back to China economy

Asia stocks limp as focus shifts back to China economyAsian stock markets were lackluster Tuesday despite a record day on Wall Street after Australia left interest rates unchanged and investors looked ahead to the release of China's growth target.   KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 fell 0.3 percent to 18,769.37 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng was little changed at 24,883.55. China's Read More

 

   
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