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More protests in Haiti as unrest continues over fuel prices

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Port-Au-Prince, July 10 (AP) - Protesters clashed with police Monday in the Haitian capital while a general strike kept most people at home across the country in a fourth day of unrest sparked by a now-rescinded gov-ernment plan to raise fuel prices in the impoverished nation.
Demonstrators linked to various opposition factions marched on the parliament building but were turned back by police. Protesters also set fire to a tax office in the Tabarre area of the capital and set up barricades of...

Egyptian investors keen to invest in Bangladesh

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Egyptian Ambassador in Dhaka Walid Ahmed Shamseldin on Tuesday said Egyptian investors want to invest in Bangladesh, particularly in power sector.
The Ambassador called on Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali at latter's office and expressed his concern about Rohingya Issue, said the...

Global shares rise despite escalating US-China trade row

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Tokyo, Jul 9 (AP) - Global shares were mostly higher Monday after a weekend of relative quiet in the escalat-ing trade standoff between the U.S. and China. Investors appear optimistic about the outlook for the global economy despite punitive tariffs imposed by Washington and Beijing on each...

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