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  • 20 Jun 2018
    700 million to help Bangladesh achieve its education...

    The World Bank has approved $700 million to help Bangladesh ...

    700 million to help Bangladesh achieve its education for all vision 20 Jun 2018

    The World Bank has approved $700 million to help Bangladesh achieve its education for all vision by improving the primary education sector.

    The Quality Learning for All Program will cover more than 18 million children studying in pre-primary level to grade 5.

    The World Bank praised Bangladesh’s progress in improving access to education.

    The project will build about 95,000 classrooms, teachers’ rooms, and multipurpose rooms.

  • 20 Jun 2018
    GCHQ helped foil terror plots in at least...

    The head of GCHQ has revealed the intelligence agency stoppe...

    GCHQ helped foil terror plots in at least four other European countries in year 20 Jun 2018

    The head of GCHQ has revealed the intelligence agency stopped terror attacks in at least four other European countries in the last year.

    Jeremy Fleming says this shows how important it is for the UK and EU to keep up strong security links after Brexit.

    He says countries’ ability to work together saves lives.

  • 20 Jun 2018
    Number missing in Indonesia ferry disaster jumps to...

    Police in Indonesia say far more people than previously thou...

    Number missing in Indonesia ferry disaster jumps to 178 20 Jun 2018

    Police in Indonesia say far more people than previously thought were on a ferry which sank in a lake on Monday.

    As many as 178 passengers are missing following the incident on the island of Sumatra – up from the previous estimate of 80.

    The wooden boat is believed to have been operating illegally on Sumatra’s Lake Toba – which is popular with tourists.

  • 19 Jun 2018
    Man arrested under anti-terrorism powers

    A 34-year-old man has been arrested under the Terrorism Act ...

    Man arrested under anti-terrorism powers 19 Jun 2018

    A 34-year-old man has been arrested under the Terrorism Act in County Tyrone.

    The Police Service of Northern Ireland says he was detained in the Coalisland area this morning.

    He is in custody at Musgrave and is helping officers with their inquiries.

  • 19 Jun 2018
    Community and leaders mark the first anniversary of...

    One year on from the Finsbury Park terror attack - the Prime...

    Community and leaders mark the first anniversary of Finsbury Park terror attack 19 Jun 2018

    One year on from the Finsbury Park terror attack – the Prime Minister says Britain will not be broken by vile extremism.

    Father of six Makram Ali was killed and a dozen others were injured when a van was driven into a group of people outside a mosque after prayers.

    London’s mayor Sadiq Khan’s told would-be terrorists ‘you’ll never succeed’, following a minute’s silence at an event in Islington earlier.

  • 18 Jun 2018
    Police arrest traditional doctors in Rajasthan

    In Indin  a 10-month-old baby was burnt on the neck using a...

    Police arrest traditional doctors in Rajasthan 18 Jun 2018

    In Indin  a 10-month-old baby was burnt on the neck using a hot iron needle in Rajasthan’s Banswara.

    The act was reportedly carried out with a superstitious belief of curing a disease the baby boy was suffering from.

    Police action has be taken against the people practising the age old tradition  In a similar incident, a woman in Uttar Pradesh’s Sonbhadra district suffered 25 percent injuries after being branded with a hot iron rod on the same day.

  • 18 Jun 2018
    Heavy Snowfall traps trekkers in India

    The  Indo-Tibetan Border Police's near  Himachal Pradesh ...

    Heavy Snowfall traps trekkers in India 18 Jun 2018

    The  Indo-Tibetan Border Police’s near  Himachal Pradesh have been called into  rescue those stranded due to heavy snowfall.

    Around 12 trekkers, 10 porters and a guide were stuck due to heavy snowfall for the past two days, following which an SOS call was made.

    State authorities have one again reminded people to proceed with caution when climbing.

     

  • 18 Jun 2018
    Amnesty international attacks Pakistan

    Human rights watchdog Amnesty International has urged Pakist...

    Amnesty international attacks Pakistan 18 Jun 2018

    Human rights watchdog Amnesty International has urged Pakistani authorities to end what it called the current crackdown on human rights defenders, activists, journalists and other members of civil society and asked them to ensure that human rights are fully respected and protected in the lead-up to the general elections.

    In a press release issued today, Amnesty expressed alarm at the wave of the alleged arbitrary arrests, enforced disappearances, attacks on the rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly.

  • 15 Jun 2018
    Bangladesh coast guard captures pirates

    Bangladeshi authorities have scored a rare victory in the ba...

    Bangladesh coast guard captures pirates 15 Jun 2018

    Bangladeshi authorities have scored a rare victory in the battle against maritime piracy in the country’s waters. The country’s coast guard has captured three men after they targeted the Bergshav-managed chemical vessal

    The high sees raid happened last night and the Pirates are being held by the Rapid action battalion 

  • 15 Jun 2018
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    Denmark has joined some other European countries in deciding...

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    Denmark has joined some other European countries in deciding to ban garments that cover the face, including Islamic veils such as the niqab or burqa.

    In a 75-30 vote with 74 absentees, Danish MPs approved the law presented by the centre-right governing coalition.

    However, the law is popularly known as the “Burqa Ban” and is mostly seen as being directed at the dress worn by some conservative Muslim women.