The accident took place as Bangladesh was preparing for a weeklong holiday for the Islamic festival of Eid al-Adha.
Uzbekistan will elect a new president on December 4 following the death of veteran leader Islam Karimov last week.
The breakthrough agreement on Syria foresees a nationwide cease-fire starting on Monday.
It is the first such death sentence for an acid attack in India as experts say that many such attacks go unpunished in the country.
Democratic People's Republic of Korea said it had mastered the ability to mount a warhead on a ballistic missile.
Duterte blamed the media for distorting his words, saying he did utter "son of a bitch" but it was not directed at Obama.
The prime minister of Armenia on Thursday announced his resignation in order to give way to a coalition government.
Debit cards will be distributed to up to one million vulnerable refugees so they can pay for food, housing and education.
Britain cannot formally agree trade deals with other countries until it has left the EU.
Singapore said on Thursday it did not know if the Zika virus detected in the country could cause the same birth defects.