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  • Serving time even after amnesty

    An elderly man has been rotting in prison for nine years even after getting presidential general amnesty.

  • Abuse of power

    Term over, not 'punishment'

    There were three Ripons in the same friend circle. That's why one of them was given the nickname Sipon. That name, affectionately tossed out, cost the man 16 years of his life, following a murder in the Old Dhaka area where he used to reside with his family.

  • Trump welcomes back Americans freed by N Korea

    A plane carrying three Americans released by North Korea landed at a military base bear Washington early today to be welcomed by US President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania.

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    Turkey to release 38,000 jailed for pre-coup crimes

    Turkey will grant early release to some 38,000 prisoners who committed crimes before July 1, Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag said Wednesday, amid reports of prison overcrowding after the failed coup.