• Kerry warns against scraping Iran nuclear deal

    Washington: US Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday warned the incoming administration against upending the Iran nuclear deal, saying that such move could cause conflict and damage US credibility. Speaking at an event at the US Institute of Peace in Washington, Kerry said he is “absolutely confident” that Tehran’s route to building a nuclear … বিস্তারিত »

  • ‘Yes we did’: Obama bids farewell in nostalgic last speech

    Chicago, Jan 11, AP President Barack Obama bid farewell to the nation on Tuesday in an emotional speech that sought to comfort a country on edge over rapid economic changes, persistent security threats and the election of Donald Trump. Forceful at times and tearful at others, Obama’s valedictory speech in his hometown of Chicago was … বিস্তারিত »

  • Obama says goodbye, rally spirits of Democrats

    Washington, : Outgoing President Barack Obama on Tuesday said goodbye to the US citizens in a dramatic reinterpretation of a presidential farewell address. Obama asked them to reaffirm their faith in their own ability to “bring about the change”, ending with his signature: “Yes we can”. The 44th US President gave the farewell speech … বিস্তারিত »

  • Dhaka to convey its position “strongly”

    Dhaka : Bangladesh will “strongly urge” Myanmar on Wednesday to take back all Myanmar nationals living in Bangladesh. The message will be conveyed during important meetings to be held between Bangladesh and Myanmar sides in Dhaka on Wednesday. Myanmar’s special envoy and Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Kyaw Tin arrived here on Tuesday evening to … বিস্তারিত »

  • Iraqi troops kill 125 IS terrorists

    Baghdad, : Iraqi troops killed 125 Islamic State (IS) terrorists and took control of two new neighbourhoods in Mosul on Tuesday, military officials said. Anti-terror forces stormed al-Sukar neighbourhood on the eastern front of Mosul killing more than 25 militants, a senior commander said. The forces also destroyed a mortar launcher and an IS … বিস্তারিত »

  • Double suicide attack near Afghan parliament

    International Desk, : Dozens of people have been killed and scores wounded in two suicide blasts near Afghanistan’s parliament in the capital, Kabul, according to officials, in an attack claimed by the Afghan Taliban. Security officials said a suicide bomber blew himself up on Tuesday in the Darul Aman area of the city and … বিস্তারিত »

  • China graft drive has punished 1.2 million: watchdog

    BEIJING : Nearly 1.2 million people have been punished in China’s ongoing anti-graft campaign, a senior official has said, promising that the government will double-down on the drive that some say is a political purge. As part of the campaign, nearly 2,600 fugitives have been extradited or repatriated, and 8.6 billion yuan ($1.2 billion) worth … বিস্তারিত »

  • Donald ump appoints his son-in-law as senior advisor

    International Desk, : US President-elect Donald Trump today appointed his son-in-law Jared Kushner as his senior advisor that would make him one of the most powerful individuals in the incoming White House team, a move that could be challenged under the 50-year-old anti-nepotism law. During the grilling presidential election campaign, Trump had publicly acknowledged … বিস্তারিত »

  • Truck-ramming attack kills four Israeli soldiers

    JERUSALEM: A Palestinian rammed a truck into a group of Israeli soldiers visiting a popular tourist spot in Jerusalem on Sunday, killing four and wounding 17 others, authorities said. The driver was also killed at the location overlooking holy sites such as the Dome of the Rock and providing one of the most spectacular views … বিস্তারিত »