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World population reaches 8 billion, says UN

Intl desk, Nov 15: The global population has reached 8 billion, the UN press service said on Tuesday, citing World Population Prospects 2022 calculations. "This...

Xi Biden meeting: US leader promises ‘no new Cold War’ with China

Intl desk, Nov 14: US President Joe Biden has promised there will be no "new Cold War" with China, following a conciliatory meeting with...

Xi, Biden start summit with vow to avoid conflict

Intl desk, Nov 14: Presidents Joe Biden and Xi Jinping opened their high-stakes summit in Bali with a handshake on Monday, and with both...

Ukraine war: Russia guilty of war crimes in Kherson – Zelensky

Intl desk, Nov 14: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky says that investigators have uncovered more than 400 war crimes in areas of Kherson abandoned by...

IMF says global economic outlook getting ‘gloomier’, risks abound

Intl desk, Nov 14: The global economic outlook is even gloomier than projected last month, the International Monetary Fund said on Sunday, citing a...

Istanbul: Six dead, dozens wounded in Turkey explosion

Intl desk, Nov 13: At least six people have been killed and 81 wounded in an explosion in a busy area of central Istanbul,...

Kherson: Russia to withdraw troops from key Ukrainian city

Intl desk, Nov 09: Russia's military has been ordered to pull out of the Ukrainian city of Kherson, the only regional capital it captured...

6 Killed as 6.6 magnitude earthquake strikes Nepal

Intl desk, Nov 09: At least six people were killed as Nepal was hit by a 6.6 magnitude earthquake early on Wednesday. They died...

15,000 killed by hot weather in Europe in 2022: WHO

Intl desk, Nov 08: At least 15,000 people have died in Europe because of hot weather in 2022 so far, the World Health Organization...

Tanzania Precision Air crash: ‘I tried to save pilots but was knocked unconscious’

Intl desk, Nov 07: A fisherman who was one of the first responders at the site of Sunday's plane crash which killed 19 people...

Sudhir Suri: Radical Hindu leader shot dead in Amritsar

Intl desk, Nov 06: A radical Hindu religious leader, Sudhir Suri, has been shot dead in north-western India. The 58-year-old was killed on Friday while...

Pakistan’s Imran Khan approves military response if India attacks

International desk, Feb 22: The Pakistani government has authorised its military to "respond decisively and comprehensively to any aggression or misadventure" by neighbouring India,...
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Ghana plans to buy oil with gold instead of US dollars

Intl desk, Nov 25: Ghana's government is working on a new policy to buy oil products with gold rather than U.S. dollar reserves, Vice-President...

Richarlison turns on style as silky Brazil see off Serbia

Sports desk, Nov 25: Brazil outclassed Serbia 2-0 in their World Cup opener on Thursday as Richarlison scored two second-half goals, including a spectacular...

Vote for Awami League again: PM Hasina tells Jashore rally

Jashore, Nov 24: Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina on Thursday urged the people to vote for her party's election symbol "boat"...

Escape of 2 militants: Mehedi on 7-day remand

Dhaka, Nov 24: A Dhaka court has placed Mehedi Hasan Omi alias Rafi on a seven-day remand in a case filed over snatching away...