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Govt to review all mines as environmentalist takes the helm

Govt to review all mines as environmentalist takes the helm

The Philippines will review all mines operating in the country, the new mining minister said yesterday...

Bangladesh seeks to boost relations with Myanmar

Bangladesh seeks to boost relations with Myanmar

Bangladesh wants to take its relations with Myanmar to a new height developing close partnership for mutual benefits and has sent a formal message

Bodies to be removed from salvaged migrant boat

Bodies to be removed from salvaged migrant boat

Italy is to begin removing the remains of hundreds of people from a sunken migrant boat after raising it from the Mediterranean...

Aqsa site closed to non-Muslims after violence

Aqsa site closed to non-Muslims after violence

Israeli authorities announced yesterday they were closing Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque compound

Lanka urged to rein in military, prosecute war crimes

Lanka urged to rein in military, prosecute war crimes

Sri Lanka must rein in its military forces, prosecute war crimes committed during the long civil war with Tamil rebels ...

China to renovate Dhaka’s convention centre

China to renovate Dhaka’s convention centre

China will renovate Bangladesh’s largest multi-purpose convention centre which Beijing built as a token of friendship about 15 years ago.

Waiting to break fast

Waiting to break fast

Bangladeshi Muslims waiting to break their fast at the Dhaka University Central Mosque in Dhaka yesterday.

Lankan airline to suspend flights to Paris, Frankfurt

Lankan airline to suspend flights to Paris, Frankfurt

Sri Lanka’s national airline, Srilankan Airlines, yesterday announced that it will be suspending flights

UK vows to further develop ties with Qatar despite Brexit

UK vows to further develop ties with Qatar despite Brexit

The United Kingdom (UK) will continue to develop further its relationship with Qatar in all areas of co-operation

Spain goes to ballot box battle under the shadow of Brexit

Spain goes to ballot box battle under the shadow of Brexit

Just days after a shock Brexit, Spaniards voted yesterday in repeat elections to decide if they too want a radical shift as promised by a far-left coalition led by Podemos.

Tata Sons told to pay $1.17bn in damages to DoCoMo

Tata Sons told to pay $1.17bn in damages to DoCoMo

Tata Sons, the holding arm of India’s largest business conglomerate, has been asked by an international arbitration panel to pay $1.17bn...