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Bangla protesters demand justice five years after factory disaster

Bangla protesters demand justice five years after factory disaster

Survivors and the relatives of the dead placed wreaths at a concrete hammer and sickle memorial at Rana Plaza, as labour groups demanded justice in a rally marking the catastrophe's fifth anniversary.

‘Fight’ puts new twist in US Olympic swimmers scandal

‘Fight’ puts new twist in US Olympic swimmers scandal

Reports emerged yesterday that Ryan Lochte and three other US Olympic swimmers claiming to have been mugged in Rio in fact got into a fight with an armed gas station security guard.

Khaleda gets bail in nine cases over riots

Khaleda gets bail in nine cases over riots

Embattled Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia was granted bail yesterday after she appeared in court on a string of new charges over a deadly transport blockade, a prosecutor said.

Gulf stocks firm on positive Q2 results; Egypt weakens

Gulf stocks firm on positive Q2 results; Egypt weakens

Qatar index up 0.7% to 10,681 points; Emaar supports Dubai after posting strong Q2 earnings; Dubai Investments slips on Q2 profit dip; Abu Dhabi’s Agthia falls after reporting results