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      Tax leak exposes world leaders
      Apr04

      Tax leak exposes world leaders

      ‘Panama Papers’ reveal tax havens of rich and powerful; Russia says allegations are anti-Putin campaign; UK’s Cameron says family finances a ‘private matter’ Governments across the world began investigating possible financial wrongdoing by the rich and powerful yesterday after a leak of four decades of documents from a...

      Ukraine national Mazurek names those ‘involved’ in ATM fraud
      Mar01

      Ukraine national Mazurek names those ‘involved’ in ATM fraud

      Prime ATM fraud suspect Piotr Szcdepan Mazurek has told detectives that around 50 people and firms were involved in the forgery. police said on Tuesday the Ukraine national had divulged the names of the persons and firms and they are now verifying the information. Monirul Islam, the head of counter-terrorism and transnational crimes unit of DMP,...

      ATM scam: Police find international crime network involvement
      Feb25

      ATM scam: Police find international crime network involvement

      Police said on Thursday that an international crime network of hotels, travel agencies, bank officials and businessmen is involved in the recent ATM scam that stirred the country. The information was quizzed out of the arrestees, said deputy inspector general of police Monirul Islam while talking to journalists at Dhaka police’s media...

      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 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 after the Eastern and Western branches of Christianity split apart, the meeting at an airport terminal in Cuba was the first...

      Obama’s futurism and the state of our nation
      Jan16

      Obama’s futurism and the state of our nation

      Sadeq Khan In his 7th (and final) State of the Union address before at a joint session of the US Congress, President Barack H. Obama told the Congressmen, the Justices and the military chiefs present that “because it’s an election season, expectations for what we’ll achieve this year are low. Still, Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the...

      India’s Degrading Journalist Murder Index
      Jan02

      India’s Degrading Journalist Murder Index

      As 2015 ends, India stands today at an awkward position of losing five journalists to assailants in 2015, which is higher than the tolls in previous year. While the robust media in the largest democracy of the globe had lost only two scribes (MVN Shankar from Andhra Pradesh and Tarun Kumar Acharya from Odisha) to goons in 2014, the statistics...

      Top four newsmakers of 2015
      Dec21

      Top four newsmakers of 2015

      Supporters of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi hold posters bearing her image. Looking back at the eventful year, some names stand out head and shoulders above others, and have managed to make headlines with significant contributions to the whole as a whole. Let’s meet some of the luminaries of 2015 who have shown bright as a...

      World’s refugees exceed 60 million: UN
      Dec18

      World’s refugees exceed 60 million: UN

      The number of people forcibly displaced worldwide is likely to have “far surpassed” a record 60 million this year, mainly driven by the Syrian war and other protracted conflicts, the United Nations said on Friday. The estimated figure includes 20.2 million refugees fleeing wars and persecution, the most since 1992, the UN High Commissioner for...

      200,000 from Myanmar living in BD in refugee-like situation
      Dec18

      200,000 from Myanmar living in BD in refugee-like situation

      2015 likely to exceed all previous records for global forced displacement The number of people living in Bangladesh in a “refugee-like situation” now stands at 200,000, who are originating from Myanmar, said a new study of UNHCR released on Friday. However, the government of Bangladesh estimates the population to be between 300,000 and 500,000,...

      Washington prepares for World War III
      Dec12

      Washington prepares for World War III

      AFTER WORLD WAR II: The atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 70 years later Nuclear bomb victims are sheltered at the Hiroshima Second Military Hospital’s tent relief centre on the banks of the Ota River in Hiroshima, Japan on Aug. 7, 1945. The US military-intelligence complex is engaged in systematic preparations for World War III. As...