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Day: September 17, 2016

The waves bring back after Brexit
ENGLISH, United Kingdom

The waves bring back after Brexit

    Boris Johnson, the Foreign Secretary, is understood to be considering a detailed proposal to return the yacht to the seas. Sources said he sees it as a great symbol of global Britain. The Royal Yacht Britannia should be recommissioned and used to secure trade deals after the Brexit vote, dozens of MPs, former ministers and a senior former aide to the Queen say. The politicians back a campaign and call for the return of the incredible vessel, which was put out of service in 1997 by Tony Blair’s government. Lord Jones of Birmingham, a trade minister in Gordon Brown's Government and former director general of the CBI, told the Telegraph: When I was Trade Minister I was amazed how many overseas contacts asked me why we ever got rid of Britannia. It was such a useful weapon i...
Syeedy guilty of murdering to Imam Jalal Uddin
ENGLISH, United Kingdom

Syeedy guilty of murdering to Imam Jalal Uddin

    Mohammed Syeedy, 21, and accomplice Mohammed Abdul Kadir followed their victim Jalal Uddin as he walked home from evening prayers at his mosque in Rochdale, northern England, in February and bludgeoned him to death in a park. Photo: Greater Manchester Police A British Muslim was found guilty on Friday of being inspired by the militant Islamic State group to help murder a respected local imam who he believed was practising black magic. Mohammed Syeedy, 21, and accomplice Mohammed Abdul Kadir followed their victim Jalal Uddin as he walked home from evening prayers at his mosque in Rochdale, northern England, in February and bludgeoned him to death in a park. Police said Syeedy was believed to have acted as the getaway driver while Kadir, who is now thought to be in Syria, at...
PM Sheikh Hasina handed over the Bangladesh Liberation War Honour to the Canada’s former PM Pierre Trudeau
Canada, ENGLISH

PM Sheikh Hasina handed over the Bangladesh Liberation War Honour to the Canada’s former PM Pierre Trudeau

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has conferred Bangladesh Liberation War Honour award posthumously on former Canadian premier Pierre Elliott Trudeau. She handed over the Friends of Liberation War Honour award to Pierre Trudeau's son and Canada's incumbent PM Justin Trudeau after her bilateral talks with him at Hyatt Regency Montreal yesterday. The Bangladesh government awarded the honour to Pierre Trudeau for his outstanding support and contribution during the Liberation War of Bangladesh in 1971. Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque and Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali and Bangladesh High Commissioner in Ottawa Mizanur Rahman were present on the occasion. Briefing reporters after the event, Foreign Secretary Shahidul Huq said while handing over the award, Sheikh ...
Four records aim to Narendra Modi’s 66th birthday celebration
Asia, ENGLISH

Four records aim to Narendra Modi’s 66th birthday celebration

    The 66th birthday of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to be celebrated in Navsari district today will be a momentous event as the government of India is eyeing three Guinness world records and one national record targeted by organisers. The Indian prime minister visited Bangladesh in June 2015 when Dhaka and Delhi witnessed a record number of agreements being signed for a more close and cooperative relationship. Diplomatic sources in Dhaka and New Delhi said, Modi’s visit to Bangladesh last year and the sentiments he expressed in favour of a close and cooperative relationship between our two countries have endeared to the people of Bangladesh. We warmly wish him a very happy and memorable birthday at the helm of the largest democracy of the world. In a major initiative ...
Trump proposes disarming Clinton guards
America, ENGLISH

Trump proposes disarming Clinton guards

    Donald Trump yesterday called for disarming the bodyguards who protect his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, and mused about the consequences of such a move by saying Let's see what happens to her. The Republican presidential nominee was speaking at a rally in Miami, where he contrasted his supporters, who he said back police and want crime reduced, to Clinton, who he derided as someone who lives behind walls and raises money from hedge funds. I think that her bodyguards should drop all weapons. They should disarm. I think they should disarm immediately, what do you think, yes?, he said. Take their guns away, she doesn't want guns. Take them, let's see what happens to her. Take their guns away, okay. It will be very dangerous. Both candidates have been protected by the Se...