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A locker, a chirp: How tiny clues help solve child sex cases

WT24 Desk It was the odd-looking locker handles that caught their eye. Investigators spent hours poring over graphic images of little boys changing in and out of their swimsuits at what looked like a YMCA. They were hunting for any clue to help them identify the location — and ultimately, the victims and the person who exploited them, Agencies report. ...

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Chase with stolen UPS truck ends in shootout

4 including driver killed WT24 Desk Four people, including a UPS driver, were killed Thursday after robbers stole the driver’s truck and led police on a chase that ended in gunfire at a busy South Florida intersection during rush hour, the FBI said, Agencies report. Both robbers were shot and killed, and the fourth victim was in a nearby vehicle ...

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200-kg tiger shark caught in Ctg

WT24 Desk A giant tiger shark weighing around 200 kg got caught in a fishing net in the Bay of Bengal in Banshkhali upazila on Thursday night, Agencies report.  Redwan Majhi, a fisherman of Shekherkhil union, said they found the shark when they pulled off their net around 8pm and took it to Fisheryghat. Mahbubur Rahman, senior fisheries officer of ...

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Pro-BNP lawyers’ behaviour unpardonable

Govt has nothing to do with Khaleda’s release, says Qader WT24 Desk Terming the behaviour of pro-BNP lawyers at a courtroom of the Appellate Division an unpardonable offence, Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Friday said they turned the courtroom into a battle field, Agencies report.   “Pro-BNP lawyers’ behaviour at the courtroom was audacious and it’s an unforgiveable ...

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Macron clashes with both Erdoğan and Trump at Nato summit

French president is rebuked by Trump over Nato criticism after row with Turkey about Kurds WT24 Desk Nato disunity was on full display on the opening day of the alliance’s summit in London as the French president, Emmanuel Macron, accused Turkey of colluding with Islamic State proxies while Donald Trump described Macron’s criticisms of Nato’s “brain death” as insulting and “very, ...

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4 Indian soldiers die

Avalanches in Khasmir WT24 Desk four soldiers have died in two separate avalanches in the Himalayan region of Kashmir, Agencies report. Army spokesman Col. Rajesh Kalia says three soldiers were killed late Tuesday in the Tangdhar sector and another in the Grez sector. On Saturday, two soldiers were killed in an earlier avalanche in the Siachen sector. Avalanches and landslides ...

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Commerce Minister’s resignation: Nothing serious in remark, says Quader

WT24 Desk There is nothing serious in Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi’s resignation remark which he made amid criticisms for the soaring onion prices, said Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Wednesday, Agencies report. “This is not a matter of resignation. He might have made the comment as he’s in charge of the ministry,” Quader said while talking to ...

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Sirajganj’s train services resume

Communications of Dhaka with other parts restored WT24 Desk Train communications of the district with other parts of the country resumed on Wednesday afternoon after two and half hours of suspension following the breakdown of the locomotive of a freight train in Mulibari rail crossing in Sadar upazila, Agencies report. The rail link was restored around 3:45pm after a relief ...

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100 AC buses to hit city streets next yr

CCC Mayor tells reporters WT24 Desk Mentioning that Chattogram City Corporation (CCC) is implementing various projects to turn the port city into a green, clean and modern one, City Mayor AJM Nasiruddin today said a total of 100 air-conditioned buses would be introduced in the city next year, Agencies report. The Mayor said, “With a view to reducing traffic congestion ...

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Freed Taliban captive reveals hostage ordeal

WT24 Desk An Australian academic freed by the Taliban in a prisoner swap has spoken of his “long and tortuous ordeal” as a hostage in Afghanistan, Agencies report. Timothy Weeks said he believed US special forces had tried six times to rescue him and an American captive, Kevin King, who was also released. Mr Weeks said he did not hate ...

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