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Briefly World: Palestinian kills Israeli in West Bank

Palestinian man fatally stabbed an Israeli at a bus stop in the West Bank on Tuesday and was detained by officers after a firefight,police said

Palestinian kills Israeli in West Bank

JERUSALEM: Palestinian man fatally stabbed an Israeli at a bus stop in the West Bank on Tuesday and was detained by officers after a firefight,police said. Israeli media reported that the victim was a 32-year old man from a West Bank settlement. Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld described the assailant as a “Palestinian terrorist.’’ ap

Passenger spaceship hits supersonic speed mark

New York: For the first time,a commercial passenger space-liner,SpaceShipTwo,designed to carry space tourists has made its maiden rocket-powered test flight,reaching supersonic speeds. “The first powered flight of Virgin Spaceship Enterprise was without any doubt,our single most important flight test to date,” said Virgin Galactic Founder Richard Branson. PTI

Bangla House set to elect first woman speaker

Dhaka: Bangladesh is set to elect its first woman parliament speaker as the ruling Awami League nominated Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury for the top post. The Awami League Parliamentary Party Monday night announced her nomination. She is the state minister for Women and Children Affairs. PTI

Guardian’s Twitter accounts hacked

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London: The Guardian newspaper reported on its website Monday its Twitter accounts have come under a cyberattack,and it cited a claim of responsibility from the group calling itself the Syrian Electronic Army. AP

10 injured in fresh Myanmar violence

OKKAN: Buddhist mobs attacked and overran two mosques and set hundreds of homes ablaze in central Myanmar on Tuesday,injuring at least 10 people in the latest anti-Muslim violence in the country. Police said hundreds of people participated in the attacks in Okkan. There were no immediate reports of deaths. AP

Seize collapsed building owner assets: Bangla court

SAVAR: A two-judge panel of the High Court asked the Bangladesh government to “immediately” confiscate the property of Mohammed Sohel Rana,the owner of a building that collapsed last week in Savar. The court also asked the central bank to freeze the assets of the owners of the five garment factories in the building. It said the money should be used to pay the salaries of the workers. AP

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