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Khaleda’s bail plea turned down

Court hears petition of Zia Charitable Trust case WT24 Desk The High Court on Wednesday denied bail to BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in the Zia Charitable Trust corruption case in which she was sentenced to seven years’ rigorous imprisonment by a lower court, Agencies report. The HC bench of Justice Obaidul Hassan and Justice SM Kuddus Zaman passed the order ...

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Democrats clash over healthcare and immigration

Warren and Sanders take on the moderates in second round of 2020 debates WT24 Desk Ten Democratic presidential hopefuls have clashed in a televised US debate that laid bare the party’s deep divisions over how best to win in 2020, Agencies report. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, the most liberal candidates in the crowded field, came under attack from their ...

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It’s humanitarian crisis

Quader says about dengue WT24 Desk Terming the dengue situation a humanitarian crisis, Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Wednesday said everyone should work together to tackle the crisis, Agencies report. “Cleanliness drives will continue in every moholla [small residential area] and para of the country. The government will be successful in combating the dengue like other challenges,” he ...

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BNP takes a swipe at PM, Minister

Criticizes them for staying abroad at critical time WT24 Desk BNP senior leader Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain on Wednesday criticised Prime Minister Sheik Hasina as she has been on a long tour of London when the country is facing a serious flooding and dengue prevalence, Agencies report. Speaking at a discussion, he also demanded the government announce some public and private ...

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Johnson and Varadkar clash over Irish backstop in phone call

Taoiseach tells new PM in first chat that EU will not scrap it as part of reopening Brexit talks WT24 Desk Boris Johnson and Leo Varadkar clashed over the Irish backstop in their first phone call since the prime minister entered Downing Street, in a testy phone call where the taoiseach said the EU was united in the view that ...

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Johnson refuses to meet EU leaders unless they scrap backstop

Some supporters had hoped PM would tour capitals explaining alternatives to withdrawal agreement WT24 Desk Boris Johnson is refusing to sit down for talks with EU leaders until they agree to ditch the Irish backstop, despite invitations to meetings from the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, and the French president, Emmanuel Macron, The Guardian reports. His official spokeswoman said the prime ...

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Russian opposition calls for more protests after mass arrests

Further action planned to press authorities to let candidates stand in Moscow city elections WT24 Desk Russian opposition politicians have called on their supporters to keep up with street rallies, the day after the most forceful police response to protests in the country for years, The Guardian reports. More than 1,300 people were detained by police on Saturday, at a protest ...

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Govt failed to help flood victims

BNP alleges, distributes relief materials among victims WT24 Desk BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Saturday alleged that flood victims have to endure immense sufferings as the government has “failed” to provide them with necessary relief materials, Agencies report. “It’s the government’s responsibility to stand beside helpless flood victims with adequate relief materials to assuage their sufferings, but ...

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Take immediate stpes for Khaleda’s ‘better treatment’

She is sick and unable to eat, BNP claims WT24 Desk Voicing deep concern over the illness of its chairperson, BNP on Friday demanded that immediate steps be taken for her proper treatment either at home or abroad as per her desire, Agencies report. “She (Khaleda) has been suffering from ulcer in her tounge.  She has lost weight by  around four kg ...

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BORIS BASHES THE BENCHES

Boris Johnson tells MPs who’ve failed to deliver Brexit their ‘first job is to restore trust in democracy’ WT24 Desk BORIS Johnson today called on Brexit-blocking MPs to “restore trust in democracy” by allowing Britain to leave the EU at last in his first Commons speech, The Sun reports. The Prime Minister had minutes earlier told his Cabinet of Brexiteers ...

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