Dhaka, Monday 23 January 2017
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Donald Trump has just been sworn in as the President of the United States, but he'll have to use a different phone to tweet about it. The New York Times reports that the new President has been given a new smartphone with "state-of-the-art" security, replacing the Samsung Galaxy phone he has been using until now....

An express train from Jagdalpur to Bhubaneswar went off the tracks near the Kuneri Station in the southern state of Andhra Pradesh in India....

Donald Trump’s first dance with wife Melania at the Liberty inaugural ball, to Frank Sinatra’s “My Way,” was a basic dance as the President shuffled his way across the stage....

Italian police say 16 people died when a bus carrying Hungarian school students returning home from France crashed into the side of a highway near Verona. Thirty-nine people survived....

President Donald Trump's inaugural speech promised "America first" policy, but offered no specifics about America's place in the world....

Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Friday, taking the helm of a deeply divided nation and putting Republicans in control of the White House for the first time in eight years....

Donald Trump, the real estate mogul and reality television star who upended American politics and energized voters angry with Washington, will be sworn in Friday as the 45th president of the United States, putting Republicans in control of the White House for the first time in eight years....

Actors Robert De Niro, Sally Field and Mark Ruffalo joined hundreds of other people outside a Donald Trump building on Thursday for a pre-inauguration demonstration organizers said was meant to energize those concerned about the Republican president-elect's policies....

When one newspaper reported last year that "enclaves of Islam see UK as 75% Muslim" last year, Miqdaad Versi's instinct was to challenge it. He believes errors in the reporting of Muslims have become all too common, and has made it his mission to fight for corrections....

The OIC Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) on Thursday called upon the government of Myanmar to take decisive steps to restore calm to the affected areas and hold all the perpetrators of acts of violence accountable....

A Bangladeshi student, who was an employee at a Chevron station in Los Feliz of of Los Angeles in US, was shot and killed during a robbery early Tuesday morning and the shooter was at large....

Bangladesh-born Behnaz Kibria has been nominated for the US President Barack Obama’s administration as Member of Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations....

A truck loaded with sand collided with a school bus early Thursday, killing at least 24 young children in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, police said....

A series of three earthquakes hit central Italy in the space of an hour on Wednesday, shaking the same region that suffered a series of deadly quakes last year and has been buried under more than a meter (three feet) of snow in recent days....

A Nigerian state official says an Air Force fighter jet on a mission against Boko Haram extremists has mistakenly bombed a refugee camp, killing more than 100 refugees and wounding aid workers....

US President Barack Obama granted clemency to Chelsea Manning on Tuesday, allowing the transgender Army intelligence officer convicted of leaking more than 700,000 US documents to go free nearly three decades early....

Prosecutors requested the arrest Monday of the Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong as a bribery suspect in the influence-peddling scandal that led to the impeachment of South Korea's president....

A gunman suspected of killing 39 people during a New Year's attack on an Istanbul nightclub has been caught in a police operation, Turkish media reports said early Tuesday....

Astronaut Gene Cernan traced his only child's initials in the dust of the lunar surface. Then he climbed into the lunar module for the ride home, becoming the last person to walk on the moon....

Rajasthan education and panchayati raj minister Vasudev Devnani has said that cow is the only animal that ‘inhales and exhales oxygen’ and that people need to understand its ‘scientific significance,’ reports Hindustan Times....

A major international conference to try to kick-start peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians is being held in the French capital, Paris, reports BBC....

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