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Nepal rescues four rhinos swept away by floods to India

Nepal rescues four rhinos swept away by floods to India

At least four endangered rhinos that were swept away by floods into India have been rescued and brought back to their home in south-central Nepal, wildlife officials said Wednesday.

Torso found in Denmark belongs to submarine journalist

Torso found in Denmark belongs to submarine journalist

Police on Wednesday identified a headless female torso washed ashore in Copenhagen as that of Swedish journalist Kim Wall, who they believe was killed by a Danish inventor on board his home-made submarine.

Taliban suicide bomber kills five civilians in Afghanistan

Taliban suicide bomber kills five civilians in Afghanistan

A Taliban suicide bomber killed five civilians and wounded dozens of others, mainly children, when he detonated a car filled with explosives at a police headquarters in southern Afghanistan Wednesday.

North Korea's Kim 'starting to respect US': Trump

North Korea's Kim 'starting to respect US': Trump

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un is ‘starting to respect’ the United States, President Donald Trump declared, even as Pyongyang revealed plans for its missile development Wednesday and Kim ordered a production boost.

Typhoon Hato batters Hong Kong, streets flooded, flights cancelled, trading halted

Typhoon Hato batters Hong Kong, streets flooded, flights cancelled, trading halted

Typhoon Hato, a maximum category 10 storm, slammed into Hong Kong on Wednesday lashing the Asian financial hub with destructive winds and waves which uprooted trees, flooded streets ...

Former Thai PM Yingluck turns to Buddhism ahead of Friday verdict

Former Thai PM Yingluck turns to Buddhism ahead of Friday verdict

Former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra on sought a blessing by Buddhist monks' blessing at her house in Bangkok on Wednesday ahead of a court verdict due on Friday that could land her in prison.

Google and Walmart unveil e-commerce partnership

Google and Walmart unveil e-commerce partnership

Google and Walmart on Tuesday announced a partnership that will make the retailer's products available on the internet giant's online shopping mall.

Journalist killed by gunmen in Mexican state of Veracruz

Journalist killed by gunmen in Mexican state of Veracruz

A Mexican journalist under government protection was shot dead Tuesday in the violent state of Veracruz, officials said, the 10th journalist murdered in Mexico this year.

Spain suspect admits plan for bigger attack

Spain suspect admits plan for bigger attack

A suspected member of the terror cell that unleashed carnage in Spain last week admitted to a judge yesterday that the religious extremists had planned to hit monuments in an even bigger attack.

Two die in Italian quake, brothers rescued

Two die in Italian quake, brothers rescued

An earthquake hit the tourist-packed holiday island of Ischia on Monday night, killing two people, injuring dozens and trapping three young brothers who survived for up to 16 hours before being rescued.

Merkel opens computer games fair

Merkel opens computer games fair

Chancellor Angela Merkel reached out yesterday to young voters ahead of next month’s election when she became the first national German leader to open the biggest computer games trade fair.

Death sentences for RAB officers upheld

Death sentences for RAB officers upheld

The high court yesterday upheld death sentences of 15 convicts including Noor Hossain, dismissed officials of elite Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) lieutenant colonel Tareque Sayeed Mohammad, major Arif Hossain and lieutenant commander SM Masud Rana in the Narayanganj seven-murder trial.

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