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By Ziauddin Khandoker On Sunday, September 29th, 2019

Bus collision kills 36 in eastern China

currnentnews At least 36 people died and 36 others were injured in east China when a packed coach with a flat tire collided with a truck, authorities said Sunday, reports Voice of America. The bus was carrying 69 More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Sunday, September 29th, 2019

White House restricted Trump call transcripts

currnentnews The White House has restricted access to transcripts of some of President Donald Trump’s calls with foreign leaders, US media report. Officials said notes about calls to leaders including Russia’s More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Friday, September 27th, 2019

Saudi Arabia to offer tourist visas for first time, abolish abaya rule

currnentnews Saudi Arabia said Friday it will offer tourist visas for the first time, opening up the ultra-conservative kingdom to holidaymakers as part of a push to diversify its economy away from oil, reports More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Friday, September 27th, 2019

Trump impeachment inquiry: Whistleblower ‘is CIA officer’

currnentnews The whistleblower whose complaint has led to an impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump is a CIA officer, US media report. The unnamed officer once worked at the White House, several US outlets said. The More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Thursday, September 26th, 2019

Former French president Jacques Chirac dies

currnentnews Jacques Chirac, the former French president whose later years were blighted by corruption scandals, has died aged 86, reports BBC. “President Jacques Chirac died this morning surrounded by his More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Thursday, September 26th, 2019

Khashoggi murder happened under my watch: Salman

currnentnews Saudi Arabia’s crown prince said he bears responsibility for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi last year by Saudi operatives “because it happened under my watch,” according to a PBS documentary More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Sunday, September 22nd, 2019

2 killed, 8 injured in South Carolina bar shooting

currnentnews At least one person opened fire inside and outside a crowded South Carolina bar early Saturday, killing two people and injuring eight others before fleeing, authorities said. The shooting happened at More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Saturday, September 21st, 2019

US to send troops to Saudi Arabia after attacks on oil facilities

currnentnews The US has announced plans to send forces to Saudi Arabia in the wake of attacks against the country’s oil infrastructure, reports BBC. Secretary of Defence Mark Esper told reporters the deployment More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Thursday, September 19th, 2019

30 civilians killed in air strike in eastern Afghanistan

currnentnews At least 30 civilians were killed and 40 injured in an air strike conducted by the Afghan security forces, backed by U.S. air support, in eastern Afghanistan, officials said on Thursday, reports Reuters. The More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Thursday, September 19th, 2019

26 pupils, two teachers killed in Liberia school fire

currnentnews A huge fire at a Liberian Koranic school killed at least 26 pupils and two teachers on Wednesday when flames engulfed their dormitory, in one of the worst disasters of its kind for the West African More...

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