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Hillary’s Visit to Bangladesh: Trade, defence cooperation top agenda

By: Rezaul Karim The USA is likely to push for a framework for defence cooperation between Dhaka and Washington during US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s May 5-6 visit to Bangladesh. It will press for signing the much-talked-about Trade and Investment Cooperation Forum Agreement (Ticfa) and strategic partnership deals with Bangladesh. Dhaka, however, wants to […]

By Kamrul Hasan Khan DHAKA — Bangladesh police charged 28 opposition officials on Monday over a series of bomb explosions in the capital Dhaka, as a nationwide strike again paralysed the country. Police said they had raided the house of the second-highest leader of the opposition, secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Alamgir, and charged other senior […]

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