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Europe struggles as pollution piles up

WT24 Desk Europe has sent just over half the plastic waste it used to ship to China to other parts of Asia since Beijing’s environmental crackdown closed the world’s biggest recycling market in January. The knotty problem is what to ...

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Nor’wester kills 7, causes huge damage

WT24 Desk Seven people were killed as nor’wester lashed Jaldhaka and Domar upazilas of Nilphamari district on Thursday night. Ibrahim Khalil, officer-in-charge of Domar police station, said Abdul Gani, 40 of Golnati Chourangibazar, was killed when a portion of a ...

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Lightning claims 3 more

WT24 Desk Two farmers and a schoolgirl were killed in separate incidents of lightning strike in Habiganj and Meherpur districts on Thursday, reports UNB. In Habiganj, a farmer and a schoolgirl were killed when a thunderbolt hit them in separate ...

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Lightning strikes 11 more dead

WT24 Desk Eleven people were killed and two others sustained injuries in separate incidents of lightning in Habiganj, Sunamganj, Rajshahi and Sylhet districts on Wednesday, Agencies report. According to UNB reports, six farmers were killed by lightning strikes while they ...

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Lighting claims another life

WT24 Desk A man was killed after being struck by lightning in Gowainghat upazila of Sylhet district on Sunday morning, UNB reports. The deceased is Makdul Ali, son of a certain Asgar Ali of Chantabari village in Nandirgao union of ...

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