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Day: April 24, 2017

Melania reportedly approaches role as FLOTUS hesitantly, in frosty relationship with Ivanka
America, ENGLISH

Melania reportedly approaches role as FLOTUS hesitantly, in frosty relationship with Ivanka

    U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump reacts on stage as his wife Melania looks on at his 2016 New Hampshire presidential primary night rally in Manchester, New Hampshire February 9, 2016. Melania Trump is reportedly not very interested about being the US’ first lady and approaches the role “hesitantly.” According to a new profile of the FLOTUS by Vanity Fair’s Evgenia Peretz, her role in the Donald Trump presidency was something she never wanted, an insider revealed. Protesters at the Women’s March carried posters that said FREE MELANIA. The Twitter was also filled with #SaveMelania and #SadMelania hash tags. Melania’s alleged disinterest in her husband’s political career was observed by parents at her son’s, Barron, school in New York even before the 2016 presidential...
Acute famine hits Somalia
Arab world, ENGLISH

Acute famine hits Somalia

    Aid agencies anticipate the emerging feminine in Somalia as the worst in the living memory. They claim that more than 6 million people in Somalia are in need for assistance and about half of them are threatened with famine for lack of food due to the deepening drought. The UN has reported that 800,000 severely malnourished children are at risk today of dying of starvation unless they get treatment fast. The country has not witnessed raining for two long years which has caused the cattle die, wells dry out and fields go barren. The 2011 famine killed around 250,000 people in Somalia, while the 1992 famine left an estimated 220,000 people died. Due to lack of food and illness, death is toll mounting in the worst-hit areas in Southern and Central Somalia. People are crowding ...
What would happen if Trump went to war with North Korea
America, ENGLISH

What would happen if Trump went to war with North Korea

    Now that we possess mighty nuclear power to protect ourselves from US nuclear threat, we will respond without the slightest hesitation to full-out war with full-out war and to nuclear war with our style of nuclear strike, and we will emerge victor in the final battle with the US. That is just one of the latest statements from North Korea’s interior ministry as tensions continue to rise over its continued missile tests and nuclear weapons programme. while today the ruling Workers party newspaper said the country's forces were combat-read to sink a US nuclear powered aircraft carrier with a single strike. The editorial further likened USS Carl Vinson to a gross animal. From sending new inter-continental ballistic missiles rolling through Pyongyang in a huge parade to threate...
Macron’s French bistro party lands him in the soup
ENGLISH, Europe

Macron’s French bistro party lands him in the soup

    Pro-EU centrist Emmanuel Macron came under fire Monday over a glitzy party in a high-end Paris bistro and his triumphant speech following his success in the first round of France’s presidential polls. Even close allies appeared to caution the inexperienced 39-year-old against complacency ahead of the second round run-off on May 7 against far-right leader Marine Le Pen. ‘We need to be humble. The election hasn’t been won and we need to bring people together to win,’ Richard Ferrand, secretary general of Macron’s ‘En Marche’ (‘On the Move’) movement, told BFM television on Monday. After results emerged on Sunday evening, Macron addressed thousands of euphoric supporters at an election party in southern Paris and brought his wife Brigitte on stage to share in the applause. ‘I...
News Brief From Bangladesh High Commission London
ENGLISH, United Kingdom

News Brief From Bangladesh High Commission London

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday emphasized on the need for providing stipends and the money of education allowance to deserving students. "The government puts the highest importance on education as only education can free the nation from the curse of poverty," the Prime Minister said. The Prime Minister was presiding over the 4th meeting of the 'advisory committee' of Prime Minister's Education Assistance Trust Fund at her office. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday distributed cheques of financial assistance among gallantry award receiving freedom fighters and their descendants at her office. The Prime Minister gave a cheque of Tk 3 lakh to each of the 12 recipients. President Abdul Hamid will leave for London this evening for a medical checkup. It is scheduled that a flight of ...