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Day: September 16, 2015

Migrant vs Refugee: what the terms mean, and why they matter
ENGLISH, Europe

Migrant vs Refugee: what the terms mean, and why they matter

    A migrant family wait for a bus that would take them to a temporary holding center for migrants, near the border line between Serbia and Hungary in Roszke, southern Hungary. Almost everyone agrees that the tens of thousands of people fleeing into Europe from Syria, Afghanistan, and other locations constitutes a crisis. But there's no agreement about the solution: whether they should be welcomed, or prevented from entering. That split goes so deep that the two sides can't even agree on what the people entering Europe should be called. To those who view them sympathetically, they're refugees; to those who want them kept out, they're migrants. So which side is right? The answer's complicated. For people in developed countries, there's a big difference between someone who choo...
BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia Arrives in London
ENGLISH, London

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia Arrives in London

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia Arrived in London Heathrow Airport in this morning. She has landed in the Heathrow Airport early Morning at 07.05AM by an Emirates Airlines flight. In the meantime, Her late younger son Arafat Rahman Koko's wife and two daughters has arrived in London to get tohether and speciallt calibrate the Eid Ul Adha in London together. She left Dhaka for London Tuesday night for her health check-up and eye treatment. She is also likely to visit a few other European countries during her trip abroad, according to a reliable source. The former premier left Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 9.30pm by an Emirates Airlines flight (EK 585), the BNP chairperson’s media wing official, Shyrul Kabir Khan, confirmed. According to her schedule, Khaleda will ce...
President, PM pay tributes to late minister Mohsin Ali: Dead body arrived in Moulavibazar
Bangladesh, ENGLISH

President, PM pay tributes to late minister Mohsin Ali: Dead body arrived in Moulavibazar

    President Adul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday paid rich tributes to late valiant freedom fighter and Social Welfare Minister Syed Mohsin Ali by placing wreaths on his coffin at the South Plaza of the Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban. The President and the Prime Minister separately placed wreaths on the coffin of Mohsin Ali and stood there in solemn silence for some time as a mark of respect for the memory of the deceased. Speaker Dr Sharmin Sharmin Chaudhury, ministers, Deputy Speaker, Leader of the Opposition, Chief Whip and parliament members were present on the occasion. Later, flanked by senior leaders and parliament members of the party, Sheikh Hasina, also the Awami League President, laid another wreath on the coffin on behalf of the party. Speaker Shirin S...
Isil jihadist Omar Hussain complains of rude Arabs who steal his shoes and can’t queue
Arab world, ENGLISH

Isil jihadist Omar Hussain complains of rude Arabs who steal his shoes and can’t queue

    IS jihadist complains of rude Arabs who steal his shoes and can't queue. (Picture used for representational purposes only) A British jihadist with Isil has moaned that his Arab comrades are rude, do not know how to queue and eat like schoolchildren. In a bizarre rant, Omar Hussain also complained that his fellow terrorists talk loudly when he is trying to sleep, invade his space and steal his shoes. Their bad driving, habit of staring at people and using his charger for their mobile phones also come under fire. Hussain, a former security guard at a Morrison’s supermarket, hit out at his Syrian and other Arab colleagues in an online blog. It is not the first time the 27-year-old, from High Wycombe, has complained about life under Isil. Earlier this year he bemoaned having t...