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US woman arrested at Manila airport with baby hidden in bag

An American woman who attempted to carry a 6-day-old baby out of the Philippines hidden inside a sling bag has been arrested at Manila’s airport and charged with human trafficking, officials said Thursday. They said Jennifer Erin Talbot was able to pass through the airport immigration counter on Wednesday without declaring the baby boy but was intercepted at the boarding ... Read More »

Bangladeshi woman missing in Stuttgart, Germany

Stuttgart, Germany – Stuttgart police have launched a search programme on a missing Bangladeshi woman with her original photo who had to leave on 6 July 2019. Her name is Shanaz Parveen 38. She was staying in a Stuttgart hotel in Marien Street. Parveen had not been seen since she left her hotel on 06 July. She leaves no trace. ... Read More »

Woman held with pistol, bullets and Phensidyl in Benapole

Police arrested a woman along with a foreign 9mm pistol, four bullets and 15 bottles of Phensidyl at Shibnathpur Baropota village in the upazila of Jashore district on Sunday night. The arrested was identified as Rahena Begum, 38, wife of Kamrul of Shibnathpur village. Sayed Alamgir Hossain, officer-in-charge (OC) of Benapole Port Police Station, said on secret information about arms ... Read More »

Child-lifting rumour: Woman among 3 lynched in Dhaka

Dhaka, July 20 (UNB) – Three people, including a woman, were beaten to death by angry mobs in Dhaka and Narayanganj on Saturday after they were suspected to be child lifters. In Dhaka, an unknown woman was killed in a lynch-mob attack at Uttar Badda in the capital in the morning. Inspector Yasin Gazi of Badda Police Station said locals ... Read More »

Woman police constable commits suicide in Chittagong

Chattogram, June 24 (UNB) – A police constable committed suicide at her residence under Bayazid Bostami Police Station area in the city on Monday evening.  The deceased was identified as Kabita Rani, 22, wife of Mithun Kuri, also a police constable of Armed Police Battalion Line in Chattogram, said Ataur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Bayazid Bostami Police Station.  “The mystery of ... Read More »

Jaya coming as first woman serial killer

Cultural Correspondent Jaya Ahsan is now set to revive the first female serial killer in India. Named Troilokya this lady roamed the streets of West Bengal in the late 1800s to switch from one crime to another for livelihood before finally turning to a chain of murders. Tollywood filmmaker Arindam Sil would direct the film on her titled after her ... Read More »

Woman hacked dead by ‘drug addict’ man in Chattogram

Chattogram, May 11 – An elderly woman was hacked to death and four other people were injured in an attack by a ‘drug addict’ man in Uttar Kattoli area under Akbar Shah thana on Friday night. The deceased was identified as Sondhya Rani, wife of Dhirendra Chandra, a resident of Boro Kali Bari area. Jasim Uddin, officer-in-charge of Akbar Shah ... Read More »

Yazidi woman encounters ‘IS’ captor in Germany

The past she was attempting to flee came back to haunt a young Yazidi woman in a small town in Germany. Her former IS tormentor confronted her on the street and “told me he knew everything about me.” A young Yazidi woman has fled Germany with her family after encountering the “Islamic State” (IS) fighter who had enslaved her in ... Read More »

First woman charged for wearing niqab in Denmark

A woman has become the first person in Denmark to be charged with wearing a face veil in public, after a ban came into effect on Wednesday. Local media report a 28-year-old woman was fined after getting into a scuffle with a woman trying to remove her veil. Police say they were called and when they reviewed CCTV, informed the ... Read More »

Saudi woman stirs debate after being told to cover face

A female Saudi media personality has provoked heated debate in the kingdom after forcing staff at the justice department to serve her when she wasn’t wearing a face covering. Muna Abu Sulayman, a co-host of a popular MBC show Kalam Nawaem, said she walked into the justice department in Riyadh wearing a hijab rather than the full-face niqab but was ... Read More »

Saudi Aramco appoints new board members including woman

Saudi Aramco, the world’s top oil company which is preparing to go public, said on Sunday it has appointed new members to its board including a female executive, a milestone for Saudi Arabia and the oil industry where there are few women executives. The appointments, which bring in more international experience, come as the Saudi government plans to float around ... Read More »

Sharmin receives Women of Courage award from Melania Trump

Dhaka – Sharmin Akter, a Bangladeshi young activist against early and forced marriage, has received 2017 International Women of Courage (IWOC) Award from US First Lady Melania Trump and the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas A Shannon. At only 15 years of age, Sharmin Akter courageously resisted her mother’s attempts to marry her off and secured the ... Read More »

Woman, daughter among 4 killed in Manikganj road crash

Manikganj -Four people including a woman and her daughter, were killed and three others injured when a bus rammed a pick-up van on the Dhaka-Aricha highway at Tara in Ghior upazila on Friday.The deceased were identified as Shefali Begum, 50, wife of Zinnat Ali of Nobogram village in Sadar upazila, her daughter Nargis Akter, 30,Mizanur Rahman, 30, of Joynagar village ... Read More »