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April 2019

Pope donates $500,000 for migrants stranded in Mexico

Pope Francis has donated $500,000 (£387,000) to help migrants stranded in Mexico as they try to reach the US border, the Vatican said. The money comes from the Catholic Church's Peter's Pence fund, from church collections around the…

5 killed in Chandpur road crash

Five people were killed in a head-on collision between a Bus and a CNG-run auto-rickshaw in Chandpur on Sunday morning, private TV channel News24 reports. The accidnet took place on Cumilla-Chandpur regional highway in Shahrasti upazila…

Driver held over Brac University student’s death

Police on Saturday night arrested the driver who ran over Brac University student Fahmida Haque Labannya after she fell off a ridesharing motorbike in Sher-e-Bangla Nagar last week. Jane Alam Munshi, officer-in-charge of Sher-e-Bangla…

Victims of London nail bomb attacks remembered

Ansar Ahmed Ullah || London GBnews24 || To mark the 20 anniversary of London nail bomb attacks Brick Lane Act of Remembrance was held on Wednesday 24 April in front of Brick Lane Police Station with candle light vigil for the victims…

Fire breaks out at Mumbai’s Crawford Market

A fire broke out near south Mumbai’s busy Crawford market on Monday as four fire tenders were rushed to the site, officials said. No injuries have been reported so far, according to officials. The fire, which was reported to be of…

Woman set afire ‘by husband’ in Laxmipur dies

A woman, who suffered severe burn injuries after she was set afire allegedly by husband at Ayubnagar in Komolnagar upazila of laxmipur on Sunday afternoon, died at the Burn Unit of Dhaka Medical College and Hospital on Monday morning.…

US increasing pressure on use of Iranian oil

The Trump administration is poised to tell five nations, including allies Japan, South Korea and Turkey, that they will no longer be exempt from U.S. sanctions if they continue to import oil from Iran, officials said Sunday. Secretary of…