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February 13, 2023

Coast Guard to be stronger for boosting blue economy, security: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said the government has adopted a plan to increase the number of ships, equipment and manpower for Coast Guard as per the Vision 2030 and Vision 2041 modernisation plans for ensuring blue economy and security at s…

Iranian President Raisi to visit China to shore up ties

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi will meet with his counterpart Xi Jinping during his three-day trip in China starting Tuesday, as the two U.S. rivals seek further cooperation.China’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying made the announcement Sunda…

Dubai boom sees Russian cash, high rents and reborn projects

Fourteen years after a financial crisis nearly brought Dubai to its knees, several major abandoned real estate projects are finally showing signs of life as part of a new economic boom in the city-state.As with previous upturns in Dubai, war is a drivi…

Reinforce tobacco laws to save young generation: Speakers

Speakers at an event here on Monday stressed the need for strengthening and reinforcing the tobacco control laws immediately to save the young generation.Unnayan Shamannay, a research and advocacy organization, arranged a press conference titled “Reinf…

Grief gives way to anger over Turkey’s earthquake response

When Zafer Mahmut Boncuk’s apartment building collapsed in Turkey’s devastating earthquake, he discovered his 75-year-old mother was still alive — but pinned under the wreckage.For hours, Boncuk frantically searched for someone in the ancient, devastat…

Portugal church sex abuse study: victims may number 4,800

More than 4,800 individuals may have been victims of child sex abuse in the Portuguese Catholic Church and 512 alleged victims have already come forward to speak out, an expert panel looking into historic abuse in the church said Monday.Senior Portugue…

Turkey earthquake survivors face despair, as rescues wane

Thousands left homeless by a massive earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria a week ago packed into crowded tents or lined up in the streets for hot meals Monday, while the desperate search for anyone still alive likely entered its last hours.One crew …

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