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Businessman Moosa denies graft allegation

Businessman Moosa denies graft allegation

Controversial businessman Moosa Bin Shamsher today denied the allegation brought against him of amassing wealth illegally and siphoning off a huge amount of money to Switzerland. Moosa was talking to reporters after emerging from the Anti-Corruption Commission’s head office, where he was interrogated for three and a half hours over the allegation. A team led...

Bangladesh inks deal with CERN to boost science, technology

Bangladesh inks deal with CERN to boost science, technology

Bangladesh has moved one major step closer towards the advanced science and technology through signing an international co-operation agreement with CERN, the European organisation for nuclear research, in Geneva. M Shameem Ahsan, ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh in Geneva, Switzerland yesterday signed the instrument of cooperation on behalf of Bangladesh government with Dr Rolf Heuer, director general of CERN, according to a press release of External Publicity Wing of Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Dhaka. Since the ‘Vision 2021’ of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina had articulated the aspirations of her government for advancement in...

Swiss 'reject immigration curbs'

Swiss 'reject immigration curbs'

Voters in Switzerland appear to have decisively rejected a proposal to cut net immigration to no more than 0.2% of the population. Projections from partial results show more than 74% voting no in Sunday's referendum, according to national TV. Supporters of the measure argued that it would have reduced pressure on the country's resources. Opponents...

Swiss museum to accept Gurlitt 'Nazi art'

Swiss museum to accept Gurlitt 'Nazi art'

Switzerland's Bern Art Museum has agreed to accept hundreds of artworks bequeathed by German Nazi-era art hoarder Cornelius Gurlitt. Many of the works are expected to remain in Germany until their rightful owners can be identified. Gurlitt, the son of Adolf Hitler's art dealer, amassed a priceless collection of works, including pieces by Picasso and...

ICC against reduction of Ashraful’s ban

ICC against reduction of Ashraful’s ban

ICC has appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Switzerland against the verdict given by the chairman of the disciplinary panel of the BCB regarding the BPL fixing cases of Mohammad Ashraful and a number of other cricketers. This appeal would be the last phase with regards to this case. The verdict given...

5 Swiss killed in helicopter crash in France

5 Swiss killed in helicopter crash in France

French authorities say a helicopter that took off from neighboring Switzerland has crashed in the yard of a home in eastern France, killing at least five people. The Doubs regional government office says the EC130 helicopter with seven Swiss nationals on board made a distress call after taking off from Lausanne headed for Montbeliard,...

Child Pornography

Interpol on trail of foreign buyers

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) is assisting Interpol to identify and apprehend the foreigners who had bought child pornography from Bangladesh. The move to nab the international clientele was initiated following the arrest of Tipu Kibria, an author of children's literature, and three of his associates on June 12 for using street children in pornographic shoots and selling those to foreign buyers. "So far we have identified 13 customers and dealers from eight countries, including the United States, United Kingdom, Saudi...

Switzerland, China agree swap boosting role of yuan

The Swiss and Chinese central banks signed a currency swap agreement in Beijing on Monday, marking an important step in the development of a market for yuan in Switzerland, the Swiss central bank BNS said. The agreement, highlighting steps towards international use of the yuan, ensures that Swiss francs will be available in China and that yuan, also known as renminbi, will be supplied to financial centres in Switzerland. The BNS statement said that the agreement was "an important step" for...

WORLD CUP ROUND OF 16: ARG VS SUI

Di Maria sees Argentina through

Di Maria sees Argentina through

Argentina booked their place in the World Cup quarter-final after Angel Di Maria struck in the dying minutes of injury time to secure a 1-0 win over Switzerland. Not for the first time this tournament, Alejandro Sabella's men struggled to make their presence felt in attack for large spells, with the Real Madrid midfielder...

Brazuca-fest 24

Try Bilardo tricks

Try Bilardo tricks

It was too much to take for Argentine fans. No match is easy and no opponents are weak in a World Cup. Yet, it may seem unfair for Argentine fans to go through a nerve-wracking, nail-biting win once more against a not-so-fancied opponent. The game came so close to penalty kicks! Switzerland missed twice...

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