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Myanmar Elections

President calls talks with parties, army

Myanmar's president has called an unprecedented summit of army top brass and political rivals including Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition party, politicians said yesterday, a year ahead of crucial elections. The talks, scheduled for today in the capital Naypyidaw, are the first of their kind in the country as it attempts to emerge from the shadow of decades of outright military rule. Experts say the meeting marks a critical juncture with the 2015 elections seen as a key test of democratic...

Dhaka to start verifying its nationals in Thai prison Oct 28

Dhaka to start verifying its nationals in Thai prison Oct 28

Bangladesh will begin verification of its nationals, who were arrested and kept in different detention centres in Thailand, from October 28. "We will start verifying them step by step and in the group we will verify 30 people,” Secretary (bilateral) Mustafa Kamal said at the Foreign Minister’s press briefing today. Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali...

Saber elected Inter-Parliamentary Union president

Saber elected Inter-Parliamentary Union president

Awami League lawmaker Saber Hossain Chowdhury has been elected president of the Intra-Parliamentary Union (IPU) for the next three years. Saber bagged 169 votes while his nearest candidate Bronwyn Bishop, Speaker of Australian parliament, polled 95 votes, a Jatiya Sangsad Secretariat said today. The election was held today, the concluding day of the five-day 131st...

PM to meet President this afternoon

PM to meet President this afternoon

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will meet President Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban this afternoon. “Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will make a courtesy call on the Honourable President at Bangabhaban around 2:00pm”, Ashraful Alam, deputy press secretary to the Prime Minister told The Daily Star. Besides, question over the courtesy call has arisen in different quarters including...

President gives nod to 16th amendment

President gives nod to 16th amendment

The constitutional changes empowering parliament to remove Supreme Court judges on grounds of misbehaviour and incapacity came to effect yesterday as President Abdul Hamid gave his assent to the 16th amendment bill. With the president signing the bill passed in parliament last Wednesday, the provision for the chief justice-led Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) also ceased to exist after more than 35 years of its introduction. Thanks to the amendment, now parliament is also vested with the authority to remove the chief election commissioner and other election commissioners; chiefs and members of the Public Service Commission, the Anti-Corruption Commission and the National Human Rights Commission; and the comptroller and auditor general on...

AFC President's Cup

Russel off the mark

Russel off the mark

A 65th minute header from Nigerian striker Nkwocha Kingsley Chigozie gave Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra a 1-0 win against FC Erichim of Mongolia in their opening fixture of the AFC President's Cup at the Sugathadasa Stadium in Colombo yesterday. Although pegged for much of the first half in the Group B opener, Chigozie's goal...

Jubo Dal president Alal charged with arson

Jubo Dal president Alal charged with arson

A Dhaka Court today indicted Jatiyatabadi Jubo Dal president Syed Motzzem Hossain Alal and 57 others in a case filed for torching vehicles and blasting bombs in December 2012. All the accused , now on bail, pleaded not guilty and demanded justice after Metropolitan Magistrate Tareq Mainul Islam Bhuiyan read out the charges to...

President, PM pay homage to Bangabandhu

President, PM pay homage to Bangabandhu

President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina paid homage to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Bangabandhu Bhaban on Dhanmondi Road No. 32 this morning by placing floral wreaths marking the National Mourning Day. On this day in 1975, Bangabandhu and most of his family members were killed in this...

Iraq president names deputy speaker new PM

Iraq president names deputy speaker new PM

Iraq's new president on Monday snubbed the powerful incumbent Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and nominated the deputy parliament speaker to form the new government, raising fears of more infighting in the government as country faces the threat of Sunni militants in the north. In a televised address Fouad Massoum gave Haider al-Ibadi 30 days...

The world's first 'Metalhead' President

The world's first 'Metalhead' President

Heavy metal music is often associated with angst, hostility, dark emotions and disruptive cacophony, but Indonesians seem to have placed their faith in a man to run their nation, who is a self-declared 'metalhead' (a term coined by heavy metal fans to describe themselves). 53-year old Joko Widodo, the governor of Jakarta, has just...

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