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Hundreds of thousands march calling for Brexit cancellation

International Desk: Hundreds of thousands are marching through central London calling for another EU referendum, as MPs search for a way out of the Brexit impasse.

Islamic State defeated finally

International Desk: The Islamic State (ISIL) has lost its final territorial enclave in the village of Baghuz after the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) declared "total elimination of the so-called caliphate".

Theresa May pushes for Brexit deal with new timetable

International Desk: British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday tried to persuade MPs to back the Brexit deal, seeking to build bridges after lashing out at lawmakers for their indecision on Brexit.

China chemical plant blast toll rises to 64

International Desk: Rescuers pulled a survivor from rubble early on Saturday in the wake of a massive explosion at a pesticide plant in eastern China that flattened buildings, blew out windows more than a mile away and killed at least 64 people.

Mueller delivers Trump-Russia report

International Desk: Special Counsel Robert Mueller has submitted his long-awaited report on alleged collusion between Russia and President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign.

N Korea pulls out of inter-Korean liaison office

International Desk: North Korea pulled its staff out of an inter-Korean liaison office Friday, Seoul said, weeks after leader Kim Jong Un's summit with US President Donald Trump ended without agreement.

China chemical blast death toll rises to 44

International Desk: The death toll in a huge blast at a chemical plant in eastern China has jumped to 44, with 640 injured, according to state news agency Xinhua.

Nearly 100 dead in Iraq ferry tragedy

International Desk: Almost 100 people are reported to have died after a ferry sank in the Tigris river in Iraq's city of Mosul.

New Zealand falls silent for mosque victims

International Desk: New Zealand has broadcast the Islamic call to prayer and observed a two-minute silence in ceremonies to mark a week since the Christchurch attacks.

New Zealand to ban military style weapons

International Desk: New Zealand will ban all types of semi-automatic weapons used in the Christchurch attacks, PM Jacinda Ardern has said.

New Zealand to broadcast Azaan nationally on Friday

International Desk: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Wednesday has announced to broadcast ‘Azaan’ on its national TV and radio on Friday, adding that the nation will observe a two-minute silence in memory of the Christchurch martyrs.

New Zealand terror suspect planned third attack

International Desk: The suspect accused of carrying out Friday's terror attack in Christchurch, New Zealand, was likely on his way to carry out a third shooting before he was stopped by authorities, New Zealand's top police official said.

First funerals for victims of mosque attacks

International Desk: The first funerals are taking place for victims of the New Zealand mosque shootings that left 50 people dead.

Knife attacker injures 4 staff at Norway school

International Desk: A pupil has injured a teacher and three other staff members with a knife and fork taken from a school kitchen in the Norwegian capital Oslo, police said.

Hundreds feared dead after Cyclone Idai

International Desk: The death toll in Mozambique from Cyclone Idai could be as high as 1,000, President Filipe Nyusi has said.

Quader’s bypass surgery on Wednesday

Staff Correspondent: The ailing general secretary of Bangladesh Awami League (AL) Obaidul Quader is likely to undergo a bypass surgery on Wednesday at Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore, where he is now being treated.

Himu to return with ‘Shanti Molom 10 Taka’

Entertainment Desk: Small screen director Himu Akram earns his recognition by TV drama like-‘Bideshi Para’, ‘Kongkabotir Chithi’, ‘Najirbihin Najar Ali’, ‘Nur Alomer Cassette’.