Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday stressed the need for keeping up pressure on Myanmar from different levels in various ways for resolving the Rohingya crisis. The Prime Minister also said it is essential to help Rohingyas, too. Sheikh Hasina
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and the South's President Moon Jae-in sat down to a historic summit Friday after shaking hands over the Military Demarcation Line that divides their countries in a gesture laden with symbolism. "I am happy
The legendary Iranian-born photographer Abbas, who covered Bangladesh's independence war and many other wars and revolutions across the world during a glittering career behind the lens, died Wednesday in Paris, his Magnum photo agency said.
When the leaders of North and South Korea reached across the Military Demarcation Line to shake hands on Friday, they symbolically -- if fleetingly -- united a peninsula that has been divided for decades. The handshake between the two leaders
The European Union will extend its arms embargo on Myanmar for another year this week and may then move to target more Yangon generals with fresh sanctions, EU diplomats and officials said. The EU accuses Myanmar of “serious and
Iran’s supreme leader called on Muslim nations to unite against the United States, saying Tehran would never yield to “bullying,” state television reported on Thursday. “The Iranian nation has successfully resisted bullying
French President Emmanuel Macron has used his speech to the joint houses of the US Congress to denounce nationalism and isolationism. Mr Macron said such policies were a threat to global prosperity. The speech was widely interpreted as a thinly
The Supreme Court seemed poised Wednesday to uphold President Donald Trump's ban on travel to the US by visitors from several Muslim-majority countries, a move that would hand the president a major victory on a controversial signature policy.
Kim Jong-un will on Friday become the first North Korean leader since the war to cross the military demarcation line that divides the Korean peninsula. He will be meeting South Korea's President Moon Jae-in, the first such diplomacy in more
A school van rammed into a train killing thirteen people and seriously injuring seven others in Kushinagar in Uttar Pradesh. The mishap took place on Thursday morning at around 6:45-7 am when Thawe-Kapatanganj passenger train (55075) was
Chinese scientists have concluded that North Korea's nuclear test site has partially collapsed, potentially rendering it unusable. The test site at Punggye-ri has been used for six nuclear tests since 2006. After the last, in September, a
The U.S. government is conducting an intensive examination of alleged atrocities against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims, documenting accusations of murder, rape, beatings and other possible offenses in an investigation that could be used to
An explosion was reported in the center of the Afghan capital of Kabul on Wednesday, a police official said. There was no immediate word on damage or casualties, reports Reuters. Police were investigating the blast, the official said, which came
A self-styled Indian spiritual guru who claims millions of followers worldwide has been given a life sentence for raping a 16-year-old girl. Asaram Bapu carried out the 2013 attack at his ashram in the northern city of Jodhpur, the court ruled. He
An Indian court has found a high-profile spiritual guru Asaram Bapu guilty of raping a teenage female devotee in 2013. The verdict against 77-year-old Bapu was read out inside a prison in the city of Jodhpur in Rajasthan on Wednesday because of
Maharashtra police said they had gunned down 37 armed Maoists in 48 hours in two gunbattles in south Gadchiroli of the state. At least six Maoists were killed in a gunfight in Nainer jungle near Jimalgatta village on Monday evening and 15 more
At least 19 people were killed Tuesday after gunmen opened fire at a church in Nigeria's Middle Belt, police said. Two priests and 17 worshippers were killed when armed men, believed to be cattle herders, stormed a Catholic church during early
Dozens of Central American migrants from about 600 traveling in a “caravan” through Mexico arrived at the border city of Tijuana late on Tuesday despite warnings it would be futile to try to cross to claim asylum in the United States.