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Six Bangladeshi migrant workers, including two brothers, were killed and another was injured in a road accident in Saudi Arabia yesterday. The accident occurred around 11:30am (Saudi local time) when a car carrying the workers collided head-on with another car in eastern province’s Qatif town, around 350 kilometres off the capital Riyadh, Golam Moshi, Bangladesh […]

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Two United States lawmakers moved a bill in Congress seeking designation of Pakistan as a ‘state sponsor of terrorism’ on Wednesday. The bill titled the Pakistan State Sponsor of Terrorism Designation Act was introduced by chairman of the House Subcommittee on Terrorism Ted Poe and Congressman Dana Rohrabacher at a time when prime minister Nawaz […]

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A ceasefire violation was reported at the India-Pakistan border in the Uri sector of Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Tuesday. The Indian Army confirmed that small arms fire was being exchanged with the Pakistani Army at the Line of Control in Lacchipora and Mahiyan Boniyar. The exchange of fire was continuing an hour after it started. […]

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Bangladesh ambassador to the United States Mohammad Ziauddin and Bangladesh’s permanent representative to the UN Masud Bin Momen receive the prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, at LaGuardia Airport of New York on Sunday. The prime minister Sheikh Hasina has arrived in New York from Montreal, Canada to attend 71st UN General Assembly. An Air Canada flight […]

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Chelsea bomb suspect Ahmad Rahami is being taken into custody after shootout in Linden, New Jersey. Screengrab of an abc7NY video via Reuters. An Afghanistan-born American sought in connection with a series of bombings that wounded 29 people in the New York City area over the weekend has been in custody after a gun battle […]

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Attack bears hallmarks of Pak-based Jaish-e-Mohammed, says Delhi; Islamabad denies any links Indian army personnel take positions near the site of a gunbattle between Indian soldiers and militants inside an army brigade headquarters close to the border with Pakistan, known as the Line of Control (LoC), in Uri yesterday. India accused Pakistan of being behind […]

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An explosion rocked the bustling Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan on Saturday night, injuring at least 29 people, and authorities said they were investigating the blast as a criminal act not immediately linked to any terror organisation. New York City mayor Bill de Blasio and other city officials said investigators had ruled out a natural gas […]

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Bangladesh and Canada have agreed to find out a solution to the extradition of Noor Chowdhury, the self-confessed killer of Bangladesh’s founding president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, through discussion. Noor Chowdhury, a death sentence convict in the Bangabandhu murder case, is now hiding in Canada, reports Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha. The consensus came during a bilateral meeting […]

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump raised the threat of violence against his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton again on Friday, suggesting her Secret Service guards voluntarily disarm and ‘see what happens to her.’ Members of Clinton’s government-appointed guard detail should abandon their weapons because she wants to ‘destroy your Second Amendment,’ Trump said, referring to the […]

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A suicide bomber has shouted “Allahu akbar” and blew himself up in a packed mosque in northwestern Pakistan, killing at least 25 people and wounding 30 during Friday prayers, a local official says. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the bombing in Payee Khan, a village in Mohmand Agency that is part of the lawless […]

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A heartbreaking photo of an elderly man pushing a popsicle cart triggered a huge response and flurry of goodwill on the internet. While driving in the Little Village area of Chicago, Joel Cervantes Macias noticed a man struggling to push his cart full of paleta, a type of popsicle. After snapping a photo of the […]

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US President Barack Obama talks to the media as he meets with Myanmar’s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi at the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, US September 14, 2016. President Barack Obama today said the United States was prepared to lift sanctions on Myanmar “soon” and that democratic progress in […]

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