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  • Rohingya Kutupalong refugee camp

    Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh seeks bilateral, global urgent action

    Bangladesh has said not only bilateral, but the international community’s urgent action is needed for the permanent solution to Rohingya crisis.

  • Antonio Guterres

    UN calls world to stand up for ensuring human rights

    UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres urges people and leaders everywhere to stand up for all human rights - civil, political, economic, social and cultural -- and for the values that underpin hopes for a fairer, safer and better world for all.

  • Rohingya crisis issue

    Bangladesh draws global attention to Rohingya issue

    Bangladesh has reiterated its support to the Rome Statute as it urges the world to bring an end to the culture of impunity and to work towards full implementation of the Statute.

  • Trump demands Saudis to allow aid into Yemen

    US President Donald Trump took the rare step Wednesday of publicly demanding that ally Saudi Arabia immediately allow humanitarian aid into war-ravaged Yemen, as residents in the capital Sanaa scrambled for supplies.

  • Trump Jr grilled in Congress

    Donald Trump Jr was grilled behind closed doors in Congress Wednesday about his contacts with Russia as pressure builds on his father over alleged collusion with Moscow in last year's election.

  • Franken resigns from US Senate

    US Senator Al Franken yesterday said he will resign in the face of multiple accusations of sexual misconduct against him, becoming the second prominent Democrat to be forced out in a week over the snowballing harassment allegations convulsing the country.

  • Michael Flynn

    Ex-Trump adviser Flynn pleads guilty to lying

    Former US national security adviser Michael Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, prosecutors say, adding that he had spoken with a top member of Trump’s transition team regarding his communications with Russia's ambassador to the United States.

  • M Hasasn Rahman Badhon

    Bangladeshi student shot dead in US

    A Bangladeshi youth has been shot dead in Kansas City of US.

  • UN awards $1m for Bangladesh solar entrepreneurship

    2 Bangladesh firms get $1m UN grant for solar power

    In recognition of a novel project to spur solar entrepreneurship, two Bangladeshi companies receive $1 million 2017 UN Energy grant from United Nations.

  • Would resist illegal nuke strike order from Trump

    The general in command of US nuclear forces said Saturday that he would resist any "illegal" presidential order for a strike and work to find an alternative.

  • Palestinians threaten to cut ties with US

    The Palestinians will freeze their ties with the US if it follows through on a threat to close the Palestine Liberation Organisation's office in Washington, a senior PLO official warned Saturday.

  • California shooting

    Gunman kills 4 in California shooting spree

    A gunman carrying a semi-automatic weapon and two handguns opens fire at multiple locations across a small Northern California community, killing four people before he was slain by police.

  • Trump Jr releases texts to Wikileaks

    President Donald Trump's son released Monday a series of messages he had with WikiLeaks after a report suggested he had secretly

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

    Women less likely to get CPR from bystanders: Study

    Women are less likely than men to get Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) from a bystander and more likely to die, a new study suggests, and researchers think reluctance to touch a woman’s chest might be one reason.

  • Putin, Trump agree to defeat IS in Syria: Kremlin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump, in a joint statement on Syria, agreed to continue joint efforts on fighting Islamic State until it is defeated, the Kremlin says.

  • James Hansen

    Climate target too low, progress too slow: Expert

    The world must sharply draw down greenhouse gas emissions and suck billions of tonnes of carbon dioxide from the air if today's youth are to be spared climate cataclysm, a top scientist warns.

  • Night-time injuries heal more slowly

    People who are injured at night heal far more slowly because the body's internal clock regulates the pace of healing and performs better

  • Voters reject Trumpism

    US President Donald Trump suffered a triple defeat as Democrats won high-profile state and mayoral elections to underscore his

  • Trump honoured in China

    With lavish pageantry and an uncharacteristic personal flourish, Chinese President Xi Jinping yesterday rolled out a red carpet welcome

  • US urges Saudis to be fair, open in handling graft prosecutions

    The US State Department says it is urging Saudi Arabia to be "fair and transparent" in its handling of any prosecutions stemming from a sweeping corruption probe that has resulted in the arrests of dozens of top Saudi officials.

  • Trump for death penalty

    President Donald Trump yesterday called for the man charged over the New York truck attack to be executed, after investigators said

  • US is number one enemy

    The United States is Iran's "number one enemy" and Tehran will never succumb to Washington's pressure over a multinational nuclear

  • 'Nonchalant' Colorado gunman kills three

    Police in Colorado yesterday hunted for a man who calmly walked into a suburban Denver Walmart and fatally shot three people before

  • CIA releases more files from bin Laden raid

    A computer recovered in the 2011 US special forces operation that killed Osama bin Laden contained a video collection that included

  • Sheikh Hasina 30th most powerful woman

    Hasina 30th on Forbes’ Power Women list

    Three-time Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina ranks 30th on the 2017 Power Women list of Forbes magazine. She was 36th last year and 59th in 2015.

  • Trump admin opposes limit

    President Donald Trump's top national security aides pushed back on Monday against US lawmakers calling for a new congressional

  • US pledges $60m to regional Sahel force

    The United States will pledge $60 million to support the new G5 Sahel regional counter-terrorism force, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

  • First charges filed

    A Washington grand jury on Friday approved the first charges in the probe led by independent prosecutor Robert Mueller, CNN

  • Take H-bomb threat 'literally'

    A senior North Korean official issued a stern warning to the world that it should take "literally" his country's threat to test a nuclear

  • Rohingya Refugee Crisis

    ‘We must pursue accountability for atrocities in Rakhine’

    The United States says it wants accountability for atrocities in Rakhine State of Myanmar and their efforts seek to end the violence, support the displaced and their return home.