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Section: New Age (Bangladesh)

      Could hackers turn the lights out?
      Mar16

      Could hackers turn the lights out?

      For a long time computer security experts have warned about the threat hackers pose to the systems that help control the power stations, water treatment plants and transport systems we rely on. Just before Christmas, that theoretical threat become all too real for more than 225,000 Ukrainians who were plunged into darkness by a sophisticated...

      ATM CARD FORGERY : Foreigner, 3 City Bank officials arrested
      Feb22

      ATM CARD FORGERY : Foreigner, 3 City Bank officials arrested

      Detectives lead three people, including a Polish citizen, to DMP media centre in the capital on Monday after they were arrested for illegally withdrawing money from the ATM booths of private banks. — New Age photo A foreigner having ‘forged’ Polish passport and German national identify card and three City Bank card division officials were...

      Missiles in Syria kill 50 as schools, hospitals hit
      Feb16

      Missiles in Syria kill 50 as schools, hospitals hit

      Turkey on Monday accused Russia of an ‘obvious war crime’ after missile attacks in northern Syria killed scores of people, and warned Kurdish militia fighters there they would face the ‘harshest reaction’ if they tried to capture a town near the Turkish border. An offensive supported by Russian bombing and Iranian-backed Shi’ite...

      After 1,000-year split, pope and Russian patriarch embrace in Cuba
      Feb13

      After 1,000-year split, pope and Russian patriarch embrace in Cuba

      Pope Francis (L) and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill address the audience in Havana, February 12, 2016. – Reuters photo Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill embraced and kissed on Friday in a historic meeting, uniting to issue a global appeal for the protection of Christians under assault in the Middle East. Nearly 1,000 years...

      Obama discusses Syria, Ukraine with Russia’s Putin
      Jan14

      Obama discusses Syria, Ukraine with Russia’s Putin

      US president Barack Obama, in a phone call with Russian president Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, emphasised the need to work toward a diplomatic solution to the crisis in Ukraine and address the conflict in Syria, the White House said. Obama told Putin that a key next step in resolving the Ukrainian crisis was for all sides to agree on the...

      Putin, Obama call for de-escalation of Saudi-Iranian tensions
      Jan13

      Putin, Obama call for de-escalation of Saudi-Iranian tensions

      Reuters . Moscow/ New Age Online Russian president Vladimir Putin and US president Barack Obama spoke by telephone on Wednesday and called for an easing of tensions between and Iran and Saudi Arabia, the Kremlin said. The two leaders also discussed Ukraine, a resolution to Syria’s crisis and the situation on the Korean peninsula, a Kremlin...

      UN pledges to pursue new sanctions against North Korea
      Jan07

      UN pledges to pursue new sanctions against North Korea

      The Security Council pledged Wednesday to swiftly pursue new sanctions against North Korea, strongly condemning its latest nuclear test as a ‘clear violation’ of previous UN resolutions. The sanctions would be the fifth round imposed on North Korea since the country’s first nuclear test in 2006. The sanctions are aimed at reining in...

      Two lakh from Myanmar living in Bangladesh in refugee-like situation: UNHCR
      Dec18

      Two lakh from Myanmar living in Bangladesh in refugee-like situation: UNHCR

      The number of people living in Bangladesh in a ‘refugee-like situation’ now stands at 200,000 who are originating from Myanmar, according to a new UNHCR report released on Friday. The government of Bangladesh, however, estimates the population to be between 300,000 and 500,000, said the UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, in its Mid-Year Trends...

      2 lakh people from Myanmar living in Bangladesh: UNHCR
      Dec18

      2 lakh people from Myanmar living in Bangladesh: UNHCR

      The number of people living in Bangladesh in a ‘refugee-like situation’ now stands at 200,000 who are originating from Myanmar, according to a new UNHCR report released on Friday. The government of Bangladesh, however, estimates the population to be between 300,000 and 500,000, said the UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, in its Mid-Year Trends...

      Kerry seeks to narrow divisions with Russia over Syria
      Dec15

      Kerry seeks to narrow divisions with Russia over Syria

      US secretary of state John Kerry -Reuters US secretary of state John Kerry is in Moscow for talks to try to bridge gaps with Russia over the political process to end Syria’s civil war. He is due to have meetings with president Vladimir Putin and foreign minister Sergei Lavrov. The US and Russia have long disagreed on what role Syrian...