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Bangladesh arrests Briton over blogger murders

WHATSAPP   5 COMMENTS  EMAIL  PRINT A Bangladeshi activist holds a candle, as they protest against the killing of secular bloggers in Dhaka, Bangladesh. ─ AP Photo DHAKA: Bangladesh’s elite security force Tuesday arrested three suspected Islamist militants including a British citizen who police said was the “main planner” of ...

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Seven killed as landslide hits Sikh temple in India

NEW DELHI (AFP) – A landslide struck a popular Sikh temple complex in northern India on Tuesday, killing at least seven people and wounding nine others, police said. Rescue workers equipped with cutting equipment and sniffer dogs were searching through the rubble for survivors after boulders barrelled down a nearby ...

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Canadian firm patents ‘space elevator’

OTTAWA: Press “S” for space? A Canadian company wants to build a tower that would allow astronauts to take an elevator part way into orbit. The tower would be 20 times higher than Dubai’s Burj Khalifa, currently the world’s tallest building that soars 830 meters into the sky. The idea ...

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Jimmy Carter reveals he has Cancer

ATLANTA: Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said on Wednesday that recent liver surgery revealed he had cancer that had spread to other parts of his body.”I will be rearranging my schedule as necessary so I can undergo treatment by physicians at Emory Healthcare,” Carter, 90, said in a statement. “A ...

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