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US woman ‘deeply regrets’ joining Isis and wants to return home

Muthana is only American among 1,500 foreign women and children at a Syrian refugee camp WT24 Desk An American woman captured by Kurdish forces after fleeing the last pocket of land controlled by Islamic State says she “deeply regrets” travelling to Syria to join the terror group and has pleaded to be allowed to return to her family in Alabama, The Guardian ...

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Facebook labelled ‘digital gangsters’ by report on fake news

Company broke privacy and competition law and should be regulated urgently, say MPs WT24 Desk Mark Zuckerberg testified in Washington, but refused to give evidence to the UK parliament. Photograph: AP Facebook deliberately broke privacy and competition law and should urgently be subject to statutory regulation, according to a devastating parliamentary report denouncing the company and its executives as “digital gangsters”, ...

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Roma sets the scene: the magical Mexico City district behind the film

Alfonso Cuarón’s award-winning movie takes place in a gritty, colourful barrio that has retained its stylish eclecticism WT24 Desk Roaming in Roma … shops on Colima. Photograph: Alamy Mexico City’s Roma for me has long been a place of secrets and spells, where the boundary between real and imaginary dances like clothes fluttering in the breeze on the barrio’s rooftop washing-lines, according ...

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Wolves edge Bristol city to reach quarters

Bristol City’s nine-game winning streak comes to an end as Wolves reach first FA Cup quarter-final since 2002/03 season WT24 Desk Wolves celebrate Ivan Cavaleiro’s opener at Bristol City Ivan Cavaleiro’s first-half strike was the difference as Wolves narrowly beat Bristol City 1-0 at Ashton Gate to progress to the FA Cup quarter-finals, Sky Sports reports. The 25-year-old forward met ...

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BD wins NASA Space Apps Challenge 2018

WT24 Desk Bangladesh clinched the championship of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Space Apps Challenge, the biggest hackathon in the world, Agencies report. ‘Team Olik’ from Shahjalal University of Science & Technology (SUST) beat top four teams from US, Malaysia and Japan to secure the win under “Best Use of Data” category.  Bangladesh Association of Software & Information Services ...

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Stocks rally on opening day

WT24 Desk Stocks maintained upward trend on Sunday as all indices of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) increased marginally with active participation of some investors despite lower transactions, Agencies report. The DSEX, the benchmark index of DSE, rose 25.53 points to settle at 5,775.83. The Shariah DSES and the blue-chip DS30 also followed the same trend ...

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Tragedy unfolds as 9 die in Ctg blaze

200 houses also razed at Chaktai slum WT24 Desk Relatives wail after a devastating slum  fire killed nine at city’s Chaktai area on Sunday morning. The word ‘tragedy’ feels tiny in many senses when it comes to the death of Rahima, a victim of massive fire incident who was burnt to death along with three other family members while trying ...

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2 cops to die for murder after rape

A tribunal sentenced them to death for killing two college girls after rape at a hotel in Dhaka in 2008. WT24 Desk A tribunal here sentenced two police constables to death for killing two college girls after rape a hotel in Dhaka in 2008, Agencies report. The convicts are constables Maniruzzaman alias Halud Mia alias Sujon, 32, and Shamim Hawlader ...

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IIT alumnus opens chain of ‘happiness’ hostels in Kota

Around 600 hostels of coaching hub Kota are being transformed into ‘Happiness Hostels’ under ‘Happiness city’, the joint initiative of IIT, medical college students and alumnus for providing home-like stress free environment to the coaching students of Kota WT24 Desk Around 600 hostels of coaching hub Kota are being transformed into ‘Happiness Hostels’ under ‘Happiness city’, the joint initiative of ...

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