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National : Rail communications resume**   |   National : **'Nayak Raz' Razzak passes away **   |   National : 13th anniversary of Aug 21 grenade attacks today **Cabinet returns draft income tax law for revision **Proceedings of Gatco graft case against Khaleda to continue ***   |   

International News

France appeals for help in fighting Cote d'Azur fires

ARTIGUES, France, July 26, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - France asked for Europe's help Tuesday in fighting wild fires that have consumed swathes of forest in the southeast, one of w...More...

US House votes to slap sanctions on Russia, Iran, N. Korea

WASHINGTON, July 26, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - The US House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to impose tough new sanctions on Iran, North Korea and Russia, a move t...More...

Five key figures in Maduro's push to change Venezuela constitution

CARACAS, July 26, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Venezuela holds a vote Sunday to elect a 545-member assembly to rewrite the constitution. The opposition has slammed the move as a blat...More...

Tillerson staying on as top US diplomat: official

WASHINGTON, July 26, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Top US diplomat Rex Tillerson does not plan to step down, the State Department said Tuesday, quashing reports citing differences wit...More...

Ten hurt as Gabon police end rally for opposition figure

LIBREVILLE, July 26, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Ten people were injured in Libreville Tuesday as Gabon police broke up a rally organised to mark the return of opposition leader Jea...More...

Cardinal Pell denies abuse charges in Australian court

MELBOURNE, July 26, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Vatican finance chief Cardinal George Pell, a top advisor to Pope Francis, denied all charges of historical sexual abuse Wednesday at...More...