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Turbulence injures 30 on flight from Istanbul to New York

Severe turbulence over the Atlantic Ocean tossed terrified passengers and crew around a Turkish Airlines plane cabin on Saturday, with 30 people suffering bumps, bruises, cuts and a broken leg...

August 30, 2016
August 30, 2016

Djokovic into second round but new concerns over fitness

Novak Djokovic opens defence of his U.S. Open title with a laboured 6-3 5-7 6-2 6-1 win over Poland's Jerzy Janowicz that brings new concerns about the world number one's fitness.

August 29, 2016
August 29, 2016

Djokovic, Nadal and Phil Collins kick-off US Open

Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal get their US Open campaigns under way Monday in the shadow of Arthur Ashe Stadium's spectacular $150 million retractable roof and alongside rock music legend...

August 16, 2016
August 16, 2016

NY man due in court, charged with Bangladeshi imam, aide killings

A New York City man was due in court to be charged with second-degree murder in the deaths of a Muslim imam from Bangladesh and his assistant who were gunned down in New York over the weekend,...

August 14, 2016
August 14, 2016

Dhaka, Washington condemn NY killings

Bangladesh condemns the killing of Bangladesh-origin Imam and his associate in New York city describing it as a cowardly act on peace-loving people.

August 14, 2016
August 14, 2016

Imam among 2 Bangladeshis killed in New York

Two Bangladeshi nationals including a Muslim cleric are shot dead by a gunman in New York. A lone gunman shot them when they were walking together following afternoon prayers at a mosque in the New...

July 10, 2016
July 10, 2016

Arrests as US police protests spread

Protests against the police shooting of black men spread across US cities, with dozens of arrests made, but with most passing off peacefully.

June 12, 2016
June 12, 2016

Solar Impulse flies over night-time New York

The solar-powered plane Solar Impulse has arrived at New York's JFK airport after making the short trip from Lehigh Valley in Pennsylvania.

June 11, 2016
June 11, 2016

Solar Impulse 2 to make New York fly-over

A plane powered entirely by the sun is flying to New York City. ...

May 30, 2016
May 30, 2016

SWIFT, others blamed in full probe of BB heist

A government-formed committee which investigated the US$101 million heist from Bangladesh central bank’s account with Federal Reserve Bank of New York submits its full report to the finance...

May 26, 2016
May 26, 2016

Bees chase car for 2 days to rescue queen

These bees are ferocious and on a mission to rescue their queen from a metal fortress.The swarm of bees, for two days, followed their queen bee trapped inside a Mitsubishi Outlander, reports CNN. ...