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National : ** Bangladesh, Myanmar sign MoU on Rohingya repatriation **   |   National : ** Army to play role in public welfare activities, continuation of democracy: PM hopes ** 100 technical schools, colleges to be set up by 2019 **   |   International : Zimbabwe's next leader prepares to take power ** Three bodies found in Colombia after wreck of boat from Venezuela ** Notorious gang 'behead man' near Washington ** 5 killed, 3 injured in central China scaffold collapse   |   

International News

Japan railway 'deeply sorry' after train leaves 20 seconds early

TOKYO, Nov 17, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - A Japanese railway operator has issued a deep apology for the "tremendous nuisance" caused by a train departing 20 seconds early, surprisi...More...

Japan in UN bid to save Syria gas attacks probe

UNITED NATIONS, United States, Nov 17, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - The UN Security Council was expected to vote, probably on Friday, on a 30-day extension of a UN-led investigation ...More...

China to send envoy to N. Korea, Trump hails 'big move'

BEIJING, Nov 17, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - China is set to dispatch a special envoy to North Korea on Friday, a trip hailed as a "big move" by US President Donald Trump, who has u...More...

Mugabe refusing to step down: source close to military

HARARE, Nov 16, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - President Robert Mugabe refused to immediately resign during talks on Thursday with generals who have taken control of Zimbabwe, a source...More...

Modi 'by far' most popular figure in Indian politics: Pew survey

WASHINGTON, Nov 16, 2017 (BSS/PTI) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi remains "by far" the most popular figure in Indian politics, the Pew said on Wednesday, releas...More...

S.Korea quake leaves dozens injured, 1,500 seeking shelter

SEOUL, Nov 16, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - More than 50 people were injured and 1,500 taken to shelters in South Korea after a rare 5.4-magnitude quake hit the southeastern port of ...More...