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Renowned Bangladeshi writer Shahzahan Bachchu shot dead Bachchu, the owner of a publishing house 'Bishaka Prokashoni', had received multiple death threats for his outspoken support to secularism. His publishing house is located in Dhaka's Banglabazar area
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A new start or rerun in Korean Peninsula The highly choreographed meeting was performed by the two lead actors almost exactly as scripted. But many impromptu moments of congeniality, which drew laughs from the audience as well as from the actors themselves, highlighted the two sides’ eagerness to make the summit a success.
Koreas Talk Peace The recent summit held between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean Chairman Kim Jong Un appears to have done all.
Why is Pakistan afraid of happy women? While the stoically suffering woman is embraced, the happy woman can’t even get a foot in the door.
A Worrying New World Order The EU has been slow to act in the Caucasus, and too wary of upsetting Russia, concedes one deeply Atlanticist minister. But the sad reality is that, in Georgia, “the Americans have been struggling to know what to do.” It is a revealing comment
US approaches Moscow for truce? The summit would aim at resolving longstanding differences between the U.S. and Russia on issues including Syria, Ukraine, and nuclear arms control.
China May Get World's Largest Gas Field Because of U.S. Sanctions Against Iran Iran has threatened to give petroleum giant Total's stake in the South Pars gas fields to China if the French company could not secure protection from U.S. nuclear-related sanctions.
Iraq Election Results Shock US and Iran. Result is blow to US, but Iran will also lose out after Iraq’s protest against rule by proxy
North Korea to publicly close nuclear test site The news follows North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s historic meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in earlier this month.
Pakistan Impose Restrictions on US Diplomats The move comes after the U.S. required Pakistani diplomats to get permission five days in advance to travel more than 25 miles from their embassy.
U.S. Soldiers Secretly Fighting Saudi Arabia's War in Yemen, Report Says U.S. Army Special Forces have been covertly aiding in Saudi Arabia's war against Zaidi Shiite Muslim insurgents in neighboring Yemen, where the rebels control the capital and often fire ballistic missiles, according to a new report by The New York Times.
China Levi Tariffs on US Goods. Beijing will hit 106 American products, including soybean, automobiles, and chemicals, with a 25-percent tariff in response to US levies on Chinese goods, says country's finance ministry.
Western Allies Urged Investment in Wahabi Mosques, Saudi Arabia Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman told Washington Post that spread of Wahabism in overseas countries was done at request from Western Countries.
Facebook Violated Laws Protecting User Privacy, South Korea. The Korea Communication Commission (KCC) slapped Facebook with a 396 million won ($370,000) fine for violating a law against damaging the interests of users.
Turkey, the most dangerous country. Analysts believe Turkey as the most dangerous in the Middle East region. Because Erdogan is a wild card who shifts his allegiances every five minutes and has so much to prove. Many have equally applied the same argument toward Israel.
Muslim Woman to Stand Against Putin in Russian Elections. Aina Gamzatova, a successful journalist and the head of Russia's largest Muslim media holding, was nominated as a presidential candidate by a local initiative group in the Russian Republic of Dagestan in late December and is running as an independent.
India leads in global milk production India has outpaced the global milk production with an annual growth rate of 5.53% compared with the 2.09% achieved globally.
Anti-Pakistan Campaign Launched in New York. An obvious reference to the anti-state movement launched by Baloch insurgents patronised by India
German pilots refuse to deport rejected asylum seekers Pilots in Germany are refusing to deport rejected asylum seekers, leading to the cancellation of more than 200 flights.
Tehrik i Labbaik was formed by me, Jalali. Already heading Tehreek Siraat-i-Mustaqeem, Dr Jalali claims that he had formed Tehreek-i-Labbaik the day Mumtaz Qadri — a police guard who killed former Punjab governor Salmaan Taseer — was hanged on Feb 29 last year.
Saudi Arabia Wanted US to Bomb Iran, John Kerry Kerry, who chaired the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee before heading the US diplomatic corps in 2013, recalled how he met Saudi King Abdullah
Government Surrenders to Sugar Mill Owners Government has allowed the export of surplus sugar. Sugar mafia had created an artificial shortage in August earlier this year.
Failed Police Operation Leaves 7 Dead and Over 200 injured in Islamabad. While the house of Sharif's is divided over how to deal with religious extremists, establishment takes centre stage with Pakistan virtually functioning without any central authority.
Bangladesh Handing Over Rohingya to Myanmar. No details have been released of the deal, which was signed by officials in the Myanmar capital, Naypidaw.
Assad Meet Putin. Syria's Bashar Assad made a surprise visit to Russia to express thanks for Moscow’s help in the fight against terrorism.
Chinese government has restricted insurance reimbursements for 26 types of traditional medicine injections to larger hospitals, a bid to discourage use in small clinics where emergency treatment for allergies isn’t available.
China Courting Myanmar. Today, the U.S. seems to be in retreat from Southeast Asia under the Trump administration.
Muslim Brotherhood Leader Life Sentence Upheld Badie, 74, was convicted for his role in violence that broke out in the Suez Canal city of Ismailia days after the army, led by then General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, toppled President Mohamed Mursi.
Cow Protection Vigilantes Continue Killing Muslims in India The dead man, Ummar Khan, and two other men were transporting cows.
Wax Work of Former Dictator Ires International Community The Nazi Germany leader was placed against a wall-sized banner depicting the Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp.
Donald Trump may not be able to scrap Nuclear Deal with Iran, why? It is in Americas interest that the deal moves on, advisor to the US President put a hold on the unholy desire. Subscribe to Current Affairs Digest to read special report on thorny issues White House is facing today.
State of Israel May Not Last for Another 10 Years, Report Irrational fear of Israel’s destruction is deeper than just the bleak view of Jewish history and interpretations of Biblical message. Subscribe to Current Affairs Digest to read special report on existence of the State of Israel.
How US Killed Revolutionaries in Africa: Gaddafi Mourned His death was the culmination of not only seven months of NATO aggression, but of a campaign against Gaddafi and his movement, the West had been waging for over three decades.
Residents in a Houston suburb will not receive funds donated for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts if they support boycotting Israel, according to a funding application form issued in the wake of the devastating storm.
US Quits UNESCO, Israel Approves. According to the State Department, the main reason is UNESCO's alleged anti-Israel bias.
Catalonia declare independence, restores full sovereignty. "We call on all states and international organizations to recognize the Catalan republic as an independent and sovereign state," the document signed by Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont and other regional politicians says.
My Brothers Not Under Pakistani Law: Maryam Nawaz Appears Before Court Maryam appeared before an accountability court located inside the Judicial Complex in Islamabad on Monday in connection with a reference filed prepared against her by NAB.
Saudi King visit to Russia Saudi King reaches out to Putin to help increase oil prices.
Nawaz Sharif improved Pakistan's Economy: Imran Khan rhetoric leading to poverty in Pakistan - the Economist Report. Khan is a hothead who will further inflame Pakistan’s already atrocious relations with India, Afghanistan and America.
Pro-independence Government of Catalonia Seeks Vote. The pro-independence government of Catalonia plans to hold a vote on October 1, despite Spain’s Constitutional Court saying it would be illegal. Nearly eight million people in Spain are not recognized as Nation.
Trump’s threat akin to ‘sound of a dog barking’ – N. Korea US President Donald Trump’s fiery threat to “totally destroy” North Korea amounted to “the sound of a dog barking,” Pyongyang said, adding that Trump’s warnings are just a nonsensical “dog dream.”
US to Drop Pakistan as Ally - sanctions in the offing? US State department is contemplating over dropping Pakistan's name from non-NATO ally to put more pressure on the country. Having supported successive dictators in Pakistan, there is a realization in the US administration that the time now is to back India.
Pakistan US Relations at the Lowest Recent statement of the US President has raised concerns in Pakistan's ruling class for stopping the aid. People of Pakistan finally take a sigh of relief.
Imran Khan Strongly Criticizes Musharraf Imran Khan has urged Pakistan never to fight others wars for the lure of dollars.
Sierra Leone Flood Nearly 400 had died in mudslide and flooding in the West African country of Sierra Leone.
Top 10 Influential Pakistanis after Jinnah. Abdul Sattar Edhi, Benazir Bhutto and Imran Khan has been listed as Pakistan's most influential persons after Jinnah - reads cover story of monthly Herald.
Musharraf claims Army still behind him. "Dictators set the country right, whereas civilian governments brought it to ruins,"
Maduro Claims Election Win Maduro had insisted that a new constituent assembly would help restore peace in the oil-rich nation. But analysts warned that the vote was likely to further heighten tensions within the country – and further isolate it on the diplomatic stage.
Made in Pakistan. A country as conservative as Pakistan exports anal beads, gimp masks and padlockable penis cages, among other kinky wares, would shock locals, Pakistan's secret industry is booming.
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