South Korean leader Moon Jae-in is either a diplomatic genius or a communist set on destroying his country and US President Donald Trump is either a master of brinkmanship or a pawn in a more devious game - depending on who you speak to. But it is
In a packed room in Nayapara refugee camp there is fierce concentration amid the whirring of sewing machines. Forty young women are hard at work, producing items that make up some of the contents of female hygiene kits, distributed by UNHCR twice a
"The main reason I am resigning is that this advisory board is a whitewash," Richardson told Reuters. He refused to be part of "a cheerleading squad for the government." Richardson was clearly stunned by Suu Kyi's hostility.
Nearly 19 million babies born globally every year – 14 per cent – are at risk of permanent yet preventable brain damage and reduced cognitive function due to a lack of iodine in the earliest years of life. According to a United
Women in Syria have been sexually exploited by men delivering aid on behalf of the UN and international charities, the BBC has learned. Aid workers said the men would trade food and lifts for sexual favours. Despite warnings about the abuse three
Their houses are often made of plastic sheets. Much of their food comes from aid agencies. Jobs are few, and there is painfully little to do. The nightmares are relentless. But six months after their horrors began, the Rohingya Muslims who fled
Bound together, the 10 Rohingya Muslim captives watched their Buddhist neighbors dig a shallow grave. Soon afterwards, on the morning of September 2, all 10 lay dead. At least two were hacked to death by Buddhist villagers. The rest were shot by
Begum Khaleda Zia ruled Bangladesh as the first woman prime minister from 1991 to 1996 and again from 2001 to 2006. She is currently the chairperson of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) which was founded by Ziaur Rahman in the late 1970s.
Around 425 people have been killed and 950 received injuries in different road accidents recorded in the first month of the New Year, a report published in Dhaka said on Friday. The National Committee to Protect Shipping, Roads and Railways
Jatiya Sangsad Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Choudhury has stressed on ensuring the safety of women in the family first. She said: "In order to ensure proper security of women in the society, it is necessary to protect their basic rights in the
At least 14 people have died after they received burns while warming themselves up by the fire to beat the bitter cold in Rangpur in last seven days. Of the deceased, most are elderly people, said hospital sources. Registrar of Burn and Plastic
The cold spell caused immense suffering for nearly a million Rohingya refugees who fled to Bangladesh to escape persecution in Myanmar’s Rakhine State. At least two children have died and scores have fallen sick amid the bone-chilling
ABM Sumon, an actor with an intense look, has already earned the love of innumerable movie-goers. By dint of his charismatic acting in ‘Dhaka Attack’ he has created a stir among both audience and critics. Of late, this charming actor
Approximately 8,370 babies are expected to be born in Bangladesh on New Year's Day (January 1), UNICEF said today. The new babies will account for 2.17 percent of the estimated 385,793 babies to be born globally on New Year's Day.
The bride’s hands are covered with decorative patterns inked in henna, the groom is perfumed and the guests feast and dance the night away in a colourful tent. In most ways, the happiest day of Shofika Begum and Saddam Hussein’s lives
Suraj Vaidya, an entrepreneur, business leader and a passionate advocate for economic growth and reform in Nepal, has recently held the helm of SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The Daily Kalerkantho has got the opportunity to talk with
The world is a large number. Wars are devouring civilian lives. In the USA and elsewhere, populist leaders are eroding eroded democratic norms and coarsening public discourse. In some methods, although, the occasions in Myanmar, additionally
The recent Rohingya refugee crisis began in August this year. More than 620,000 people have fled violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, arriving in the Cox’s Bazar district of southern Bangladesh. However, the issue of mass exodus began