Myanmar court rejects appeal by jailed Reuters reporters

YANGON: A Myanmar court on Friday rejected the appeal of two Reuters reporters sentenced to seven years in jail on charges of breaking the Official Secrets Act, saying the defence had not provided sufficient evidence to show they were innocent. Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, were convicted by a lower court in […]

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Bangladesh cricket captain Mashrafe Mortaza fights elections, wins

Bangladesh cricket captain Mashrafe Mortaza fights elections wins

Dhaka: As the counting of votes for Bangladesh election concluded, cricketer and ODI Captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza emerged victorious from Narail 2 constituency on an Awami League ticket on Monday. Mashrafe bagged 274,418 votes as against his nearest opponent who could manage barely 8,006 votes. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina cruised to victory for a third […]

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Former US President George Herbert Walker Bush dies at 94

Former US President George Herbert Walker Bush dies at 94

Former US President George Herbert Walker Bush died on Saturday at the age of 94. He was the 41st president of the United States and lived longer than any of his predecessors. His son George W Bush confirmed the demise of his father on Saturday. “Jeb, Neil, Marvin, Doro, and I are saddened to announce […]

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