list of insurgent camps from their side increases at every meeting
between us. But they have not been able to provide us a single
phone number or address of these camps."
M MORSHED KHAN
Bangladeshi Foreign Minister
on Bangladesh-India relationship in a meeting organised by Bangladesh
Enterprise Institute. Alluding to India's reaction to the August
21 grenade attack on the meeting of Awami League in Dhaka, an
angry Morshed said, "Most countries said it was an attack
on Bangladesh's democracy and phoned both the prime minister
and the leader of the opposition. But some people thought it
otherwise". Indian high commissioner to Bangladesh, Veena
Sikri, was present in the meeting.
has always looked upon Bangladesh as a close friend and valued
partner. At recent high-level interactions conducted in a
friendly atmosphere, the two sides reiterated their desire
to take the bilateral relationship further.”
A statement issued by the Indian external affairs
issued in reaction to Morshed's speech.
"India, for its part, remains committed to the process,"
the statement continued.
I can say is that she has left the country after a bomb threat.”
An Unnamed World Bank Official
The multinational lending agency's country director, Christine
I Wallich, left the country after receiving a death threat.
threat could be for fun or real.”
prime minister's political advisor
on the death threat issued to the World Bank's country director.
Harris also said, "We have no idea if she has received
a bomb threat."
The Iraqi Cheering Section
while supporting their team in a 1-0 win against Australia in
thought the dogs had been drugged and that thieves had taken
A Police Spokesperson in Aschaffenburg, Germany
commenting on a woman who found her dog vomiting after returning
home from work. The dog had eaten the $470 in missing cash.
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