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British Council sets up satellite library at Bangladesh Bank British Council sets up satellite library at BB

Employees of Bangladesh Bank and their family members will be able to enjoy these books at their convenience


Slow recycler Turkey seeks better uses for its trash Slow recycler Turkey seeks better uses for its trash

It's so far a relatively rare step in a country of over 80 million people with a notoriously bad record on recycling and waste


Who was the 'Thai bride' dumped in the hills?

Who was the 'Thai bride' dumped in the hills?

Stormy weather battered the five walkers as they set off from the quaint village of Horton in Ribblesdale for Yorkshire's famous Three Peaks


Angela Merkel's quiet power Angela Merkel's quiet power

She has endured a global financial crisis, turmoil over migration policy, and the disruption caused by Brexit


Bangladeshi youth invents fuel from plastic waste Bangladeshi youth invents fuel from plastic waste

Tawhid breaks the molecular bond of polythene and plastic and transform the same into another form of carbon in which raw fuel like Diesel/Petrol


Senegal unveils Museum of Black Civilisations Senegal unveils Museum of Black Civilisations

It follows calls from Senegal and other African nations for France to return art it looted during the colonial era


German CDU: End of era as race to succeed Merkel hits climax End of era as race to succeed Merkel reaches climax

She will step down on Friday as leader of her CDU party and has confirmed that she won't stand again as chancellor when her fourth term ends in 2021


George HW Bush: A legacy repackaged for Trump era Bush legacy repackaged for Trump era

For many his death marks the end of an era, but the truth is that age of American politics drew to a close a quarter of a century ago


Ukraine-Russia clash: Nato's dilemma in the Black Sea Nato's dilemma in the Black Sea

Russia has engaged in armed conflict against two independent states that were formerly part of the Soviet Union - Georgia and Ukraine


University 'forced out' from Budapest University 'forced out' from Budapest

The university, founded by George Soros to foster democracy in post-Communist Central Europe, is now moving many of its courses to Vienna


Climate change: Where we are in seven charts and what you can do to help Climate change: Where we are in seven charts

The UN has warned the 2015 Paris accord's goal of limiting global warming to "well below 2C above pre-industrial levels" is in danger


Trump and Russia: Five big things Mueller is looking at Trump and Russia: Five big things Mueller is looking at

Former Trump personal lawyer Michael Cohen's plea deal was the exclamation point at the end of a week that gave numerous hints


Yemen fishermen face starvation at home or death at sea Yemen fishermen face starvation at home or death at sea

The coalition says its air and maritime embargo is needed to prevent Iran delivering weapons to the Huthis


Is the world heading for an insulin shortage? Is the world heading for an insulin shortage?

Now scientists say that millions of people around the world with diabetes may not be able to access insulin over the next decade and more


Six charts on the immigrants who call the US home Who are the immigrants who call the US home?

In recent weeks, the journey of migrants from Central America towards the US, where they plan to claim asylum, has been highlighted


78-year-old man may be most prolific serial killer in US history 78-year-old man may be most prolific serial killer in US history

Little, a 6ft 3in (1.9m) former boxer also known as Samuel McDowell, was arrested at a homeless shelter in Kentucky in 2012


Overseas students turn away from US Overseas students turn away from US

The International Institute of Education, which gathers the annual data, asked potential recruits about reasons for not studying in the US


'Siberian unicorn' walked Earth with humans 'Siberian unicorn' walked Earth with humans

Hundreds of large mammal species disappeared after the last Ice Age, due to climate change, loss of vegetation and human hunting


Why Ukraine-Russia sea clash is fraught with risk Why Ukraine-Russia sea clash is fraught with risk

Under the terms of a 2003 agreement, the Azov sea, and its access point through the Kerch Strait is supposed to be shared by Ukraine and Russia


Dodging traffic, and death, on Manila's railway carts Dodging traffic, and death, on Manila's railway carts

Passengers save time and money-- paying just 10 pesos (20 US cents) a trip -- but must face the constant risk of being crushed by a passing locomotive


Olivia Hooker: Tulsa race riot survivor dies aged 103 Tulsa race riot survivor dies aged 103

The 1921 Tulsa race riot, as it would become known, would also leave as many as 300 black people dead


John Allen Chau: What we could learn from remote tribes What we could learn from remote tribes

Officials in India said Chau was a missionary keen to convert the protected Sentinelese people on the Andaman and Nicobar islands


Anti-gun student Sandra Parks killed in US by stray bullet US schoolgirl killed by stray bullet

The girl's mother, Bernice Parks, told that she woke to the sound of gunshots shortly before 20:00, and found her daughter bleeding on the floor


Why is the UAE's legal system being criticised? Why is the UAE's legal system being criticised?

The treatment of a British academic jailed for life in the United Arab Emirates has been widely criticised by British politicians


John Allen Chau: Family forgive tribe who killed American Family forgive tribe who killed American

Seven people who helped him reach North Sentinel island have been arrested


Can 'voluntary colonialism' stop migration from Africa to Europe? Can 'colonial cities' in Africa end migration to Europe?

The European Union, or a body like the World Bank, should build and run cities in Africa in order to boost job creation


'Bali Nine' drug smuggler released from jail 'Bali Nine' drug smuggler released from jail

She left Bali's Bangli prison on Wednesday afternoon to a media throng. She was expected to be taken directly from to board a plane home


Starvation leaves Yemeni boy Ghazi too weak to cry Starvation leaves Yemeni boy Ghazi too weak to cry

Yemenis struggling to survive such conditions are also confronted with a collapsed economy, leaving civil servants and teachers without pay for months


What to look for in Brexit declaration What to look for in Brexit declaration

The EU's original plan was to publish the outline in October and then spend a month filling in the details with the UK


California wildfires: Why are so many listed as missing? Why are so many missing in California fires?

The confirmed death toll of 77 is already a state record


The women keeping peace... in the deadliest place The women keeping peace... in the deadliest place

She is one of just 477 female police and military working for Mali's 15,000-strong peacekeeping mission


Brexit: EU determined to keep calm and carry on with deal EU and Brexit - keep calm and carry on

The EU's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, told EU ambassadors that the European Union should not start a last minute bargaining process


Why is Canada running out of marijuana? Why is Canada running out of marijuana?

In the early days of legalisation, James Burns was confident his company had enough product on the shelves of its five new cannabis retail stores


Conservation land in British Columbia gets $11m investment Canada conservation land gets $11m boost

The funding will help expand a tract of land in southeastern British Columbia (BC) already set aside for protection


Texas schools will teach about Hillary Clinton Texas schools will teach about Hillary Clinton

The Texas Board of Education, whose standards affect more than five million students and inform textbook publishers' decisions, voted 12-2 to reverse


California 2018 wildfires: Should you escape on foot or in a car? What's the best way to escape from a wildfire?

Fleeing in a vehicle is ideal as most wildfires cannot be outrun


California wildfires: 'I saw cars become metal and bones' 'Three minutes separated me from death'

About 250,000 people have been forced to flee to avoid three major wildfires in California


Six extraordinary Indian stories from World War One World War One: Six extraordinary Indian stories

Of all the Indian troops who fought between 1914 and 1918 - there were four times as many as those from Australian, New Zealand, Canada, South Africa

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