Shanghai demolishes 'nail house' blocking road and traffic Shanghai 'nail house' demolition takes 14 years

"Nail houses" are common in fast-developing China. The term is used to describe them because they refuse to be hammered down


Rain and evictions add to Rohingya misery Rain and evictions add to Rohingya misery

With food and water shortages already making life tough, torrential rain brought back swamp-like conditions to many parts of Cox's Bazar


Inside the life of a professional protester Inside the life of a professional protester

A hilarious video of a South African man claiming to be a professional protester has gone viral


A history of persecution: Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims A history of persecution: Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims

Tensions between the Rohingya Muslims and the Buddhist majority date back to the beginning of British rule in 1824


For first time in 300 years, no one is living on Barbuda No one living on Barbuda in 300 years

Antigua and Barbuda -- located southeast of Puerto Rico and where the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea meet


Not just Rohingya Muslims, Hindus too fleeing to Bangladesh Hindus too fleeing to Bangladesh

Akhira has seen her husband and in-laws being hacked to death. Masked men armed with guns and machetes beheaded them after they looted everything


Sericulture becomes a boon for rural people in Rajshahi Sericulture becomes a boon for rural people

Many rural people have got the path of improving their living standard through boosting local silk yarn production


Gun used to kill Gauri Lankesh is the same one that killed M M Kalburgi: Forensics Gun used to kill Gauri Lankesh: Forensics

This finding has been communicated to the Special Investigation Team that is probing the murder of the 55-year-old journalist and activist


Indian 10-year-old girl rape case taken very strange turn DNA test shows uncle doesn’t father child's baby

The girl's mother has reportedly says the investigators that they do not suspect anyone else, so the case has taken a very strange turn


Myanmar crackdown marks death of Nobel: Khamenei Myanmar crackdown marks death of Nobel: Khamenei

“A cruel government, at the top of which sits a cruel woman who was awarded a Nobel prize, kills innocent people, sets fire to them," Khamenei says


Cambridge considers typed exams as handwriting worsens Cambridge to allow laptops for exams

University launches consultation over concerns students reliant on computers are losing the ability to write by hand


India 13-year-old rape victim's baby dies two days after birth India rape victim's baby dies

The girl, who was 32 weeks pregnant, gives birth to the boy by Caesarean section on Friday but dies on Sunday


ARSA: The Rohingya militants who tipped Rakhine into crisis ARSA: The Rohingya militants who tipped Rakhine into crisis

Deadly attacks by ARSA begin on August 25, provoking weeks of operations by Myanmar's troops and police cause around 300,000 Rohinyga fleeing


Indian teen rape survivor gives birth to baby boy Indian teen rape survivor gives birth to baby boy

The girl, who cannot be named as per Indian law, was raped allegedly by her father's colleague who has been arrested


1.64 lakh Myanmar people entered BD since Aug 25: UN 1.64 lakh Myanmar people entered BD since Aug 25: UN

UN agencies and NGOs on the ground in Cox’s Bazar are supporting the government to meet the needs of the new arrivals


Gauri Lankesh, my Ex, my best friend - by Chidanand Rajghatta Gauri Lankesh, my Ex, my best friend - by Chidanand Rajghatta

Ms Lankesh was shot dead outside her home on Tuesday


Meghan Markle: 'Prince Harry and I are in love' Meghan Markle speaks about love for Harry

Markle reveals she and the prince had been in a relationship for six months before the rest of the world found out at the end of 2016


Mashrafe launches ‘Narail Express’ foundation Mashrafe launches ‘Narail Express’ foundation

A 3-km procession titled "Run for Narail" led by Mashrafe is brought from the historic Badhaghat Square which later ended at Narail Shilpakala Academy


Japan princess to wed commoner, forcing her to quit royal family Japan princess to wed commoner

Mako is one of only four royal grandchildren


Who killed Benazir Bhutto? The theories behind the murder Who killed Benazir Bhutto?

Bhutto had been a fierce opponent of Islamic extremists in the country, and promised to take the fight to militants based in Pakistan's tribal belt


Triple talaq crusader’s children go missing in India Triple talaq crusader’s children go missing in India

Jahan says her daughter Shaista Khatoon (13) and son Zaid Alam (7) went to play in the neighbourhood at 11 am and did not return


More than 1.7 million Muslims gather for start of hajj  More than 1.7 million Muslims gather for start of hajj

At the start of hajj, pilgrims begin circling the cube-shaped Kaaba in Mecca


Why I became a jihadist poetry critic Why I became a jihadist poetry critic

She tracks down authors from that time. She translated their efforts. Until one day she realises it is, essentially, useless


Indian cop who runs 1km with 10kg ‘bomb’ to save 400 kids, felicitated Indian cop who runs 1km with 10kg ‘bomb’ to save 400 kids, felicitated

Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan presents head constable Abhishek Patel with a cheque of Rs 50,000 for his bravery and courage


From teacher to tragic figure, the life of Princess Diana   From teacher to tragic figure, the life of Princess Diana

Diana and her companion Dodi Fayed die in a high-speed car crash in Paris on August 31, 1997


None to pay attention to these kids None to pay attention to these kids

Instead of going to school, Nazmul has become a tempo helper. He was compelled to do this hazardous job to earn his daily bread


Thailand on edge for Yingluck trial verdict

Thailand on edge for Yingluck trial verdict

An essential part of Ms Yingluck's winning manifesto was a generous promise to rice farmers



Triple talaq: How Indian Muslim women fought, and won, the divorce battle How Muslim women fought, and won, divorce battle

A campaign to end the practice of unilateral instant "triple talaq" began in India several decades ago


Good bye to the king of our cinema Good bye to the king of our cinema

Razzak’s journey as an actor and the journey of Dhaka based film industry begun together


Chandpur’s ‘Bou Bazar’ thrives on all-women sellers and buyers Chandpur’s ‘Bou Bazar’ thrives on all-women sellers and buyers

Locals say a group of 3-4 women started selling goods in the area nearly 30 years back, aiming to improve their economic condition


How Jinnah's ideology shapes Pakistan's identity How Jinnah's ideology shapes Pakistan's identity

Pakistan was perhaps the first country to be formed on the basis not of a common ethnicity or language, but religion


Released Chibok girls ready for education after ordeal Released Chibok girls ready for education after ordeal

Former US first lady Michelle Obama led a worldwide social media campaign under the banner #BringBackOurGirls to raise awareness of the group's plight


A-level results: Malala Yousafzai gets a place at Oxford Malala gets place at Oxford University

The Nobel Peace Prize winner, who lives in Birmingham, confirms the news in a tweet congratulating all students getting their results on Thursday


Barack Obama breaks record for most Twitter likes Obama's tweet sees record breaking Twitter likes

Anti-racism social media message of Barack Obama quoting Nelson Mandela picks up three million likes in three days


Why Pakistan hates Malala

Why Pakistan hates Malala

In media interviews over the last few years, Pakistanis of various stripes have registered their disapproval of Malala


The family who brought an Indian sweet to Pakistan The family who brought an Indian sweet to Pakistan

The ambience of the shop is not dissimilar to most traditional sweet outlets across India and Pakistan; it is small and untidy


No headway yet to bring back Bangabandhu’s fugitive killers No headway yet to bring back Bangabandhu’s fugitive killers

The government is still continuing 'communication' with the countries where the six fugitive killers are believed to have been hiding


Mysterious serial killer Jack the Ripper Identified! Jack the Ripper Identified!

This diary contains grisly details of the Ripper murders that only the killer would know, researchers claim


Eggs containing fipronil found in 15 EU countries and Hong Kong Contaminated eggs found in 15 EU countries

Eggs, coming mainly from the Netherlands, have been found to contain a fipronil, a substance used to kill lice and ticks on animals

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