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.
Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) graduates are exploring emerging fields at Sidra Medical and Research Centre (Sidra), the new paediatric and maternal healthcare facility in Doha.
Canadian officials yesterday ordered boats including cargo and cruise ships to reduce their speed in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence in a bid to protect endangered whales.
A day after Apple announced updates to its computers, watches and phones, the company packed a couple thousand software developers into a theatre for an early look at its next big thing: an online TV show featuring Jessica Alba and Gwyneth Paltrow.
The battle to capture the Islamic State group's Syrian bastion Raqa will begin ‘in days’, a militia spokeswoman said Saturday after fresh advances by a Kurdish-Arab alliance battling the jihadists.
The Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs opened the Umm Al-Mu’minin Khadijah Mosque in Malmo, Sweden. The mosque, built by Qatar at a cost of more than 3mn euros, is the largest one in the Scandinavian region.
Afghan families buried their dead and the country observed a national day of mourning yesterday after at least 100 soldiers were killed or wounded in a Taliban attack on a military base, prompting angry calls for ministers and army chiefs to resign.