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Bangladesh commandos shoot purported hijacker of Biman Bangladesh plane

The passenger, who had said he had a personal issue with his wife and told the pilot he wanted to speak to Bangladesh's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, died later from the injuries suffered after the commandos stormed the plane...

Fire breaks out in Dhaka, three reported killed

It was not immediately clear what caused the fire which broke out on Wednesday (February 20) at the building in Chawkbazar in the old part of Dhaka. The Dhaka Tribune reported on its website that at least three people had...

Dhaka residents hope for development after Sheikh Hasina election win

Local residents reading the morning newspapers said they were happy with the result and looked forward to the country further developing under Hasina's leadership. Hasina's win consolidated her decade-long rule over Bangladesh, where she is credited with improving the economy...
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Trump impeachment trial in the U.S. Senate to begin week of Feb. 8 – Schumer

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Fort Bend ISD to shift educational approach for six schools

The Fort Bend Independent School District plans to divert away from face-to-face learning to virtual education for six different schools that will...

Pedestrian struck and killed by a vehicle on Laura Koppe Road

HOUSTON - HPD units are investigating a fatal auto-pedestrian crash in 9207 block of Laura Koppe Road.