3h ago| Diplomacy

UK becomes Dialogue Partner to ASEAN

The UK has become a dialogue partner of ASEAN, which Britain says will lead to closer cooperation between the UK and the region on a range of issues such as trade, investment, climate change,...

4h ago| Crime & Justice

Man held with Saudi riyal worth Tk 53 lakh at Dhaka airport

Customs Intelligence officials detained a man with Saudi riyal equivalent to Tk 53.71 lakh at Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport early today.

4h ago| Governance

PM releases postage stamp on Sheikh Kamal’s 72nd birth anniversary

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today released a special commemorative postage stamp, an opening day cover and a data card marking the 72nd birth anniversary of Shaheed Sheikh Kamal, eldest son of...

4h ago| South Asia

Pakistan deploys paramilitary forces after Hindu temple attacked by mob

Pakistan deployed paramilitary forces in a central town on Thursday to check communal unrest after a mob ransacked and set fire to a Hindu temple.

4h ago| India

Uneasy calm in Indian Kashmir on second anniversary of loss of autonomy

Troops patrolled the streets on Thursday in Srinagar, the main city of Indian Kashmir, where many shops were shut to mark the second year since the Himalayan region was stripped of its autonomy.

6h ago| South Asia

Russia to deploy long-range bombers in drills near Afghan border - report

Russia will deploy four Tu-22M3 supersonic strategic bombers in drills near the Afghan border in Uzbekistan, Interfax news agency cited the Russian defence ministry as saying on Thursday.

4h ago| Middle East

Hardline cleric Raisi to be sworn in as Iran's president

Hardline cleric Ebrahim Raisi will be sworn in as Iran's president on Thursday, with the Islamic Republic's clerical rulers face growing crises at home and abroad.

7h ago| Middle East

Israel conducts first Lebanon strikes in seven years: military

The Israeli air force said it carried out its first air strikes on neighbouring Lebanon in seven years Thursday following a second day of rocket fire across the border.

12h ago| USA

US developing plan to require foreign visitors to be vaccinated, official says

The Biden administration is developing a plan to require nearly all foreign visitors to the United States to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as part of eventually lifting travel restrictions...