Miss Slovakia Magdalena Sebestova, Miss Turkey Merve Buyuksarac, Miss Italy Elizaveta Migatcheva, Miss Hungary Renata Anetta Toth and Miss Slovenia Iris Mulej (L-R) pose during the Miss World 2006 welcome dinner in Warsaw September 3, 2006. Reuters

Erdogan poem lands
ex-Miss Turkey in jail

She is the latest of at least a dozen Turks who face such a sentence

Turning Points


‘Bangladesh can be west gate for Thailand’

Thai officials and business leaders recognise Bangladesh’s importance at a Bangkok expo

Reuters file photo

880 die in Mediterranean in a week

Smugglers are packing people on boats that are barely sea-worthy, says UN refugee agency

Mahi is still my wife, claims Shawon

He has made the claim in a libel suit filed against him by the actress