A record 16 Chinese warships were spotted in waters around Taiwan in a 24-hour period late last week, the island’s Defense Ministry reported, in what analysts said was the latest sign of an intimidation campaign against Taipei by China’s ruling Communist Party.
After assault on Hero Alom during Dhaka-17 by-polls, State Department spokesperson urges govt to investigate and take action
South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol yesterday blamed authorities’ failure to follow disaster response rules as the death toll from days of torrential rain rose to 40, including a dozen people found dead in a submerged underpass.
Temperatures reached new highs on Monday as heatwaves and wildfires scorched swathes of the Northern Hemisphere, forcing the evacuation of 1,200 children close to a Greek seaside resort
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s powerful sister dismissed the idea of talks with the United States as “a daydream” yesterday, the eve of the first US-South Korean meeting on nuclear deterrence.
Temperatures reached new highs yesterday as heatwaves scorched parts of the Northern Hemisphere, triggering health warnings and fanning wildfires in the latest stark reminder of the effects of global warming.
A 20-month-old baby died after falling into a bucket of water in their house in Elephant Road area this afternoon
Gazipur City Corporation Mayor Zaida Khatun sought Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s directives on running the city and asked the PM to look after her son former GCC mayor Zahangir Alam yesterday.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina directed ministers to practice restraint while making statements.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday received Kolaboti sarees and handicrafts, all made from banana plant fibre.
Sazedur Rahman, 40, a resident of Gaibandha, had been suffering from fever since the last week of June.
The government is going to undertake a project under which modern urban facilities will reach 15 villages under 15 upazilas of as many districts.
Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has asked the government to amend the Money Laundering Prevention Rules 2019 immediately to restore the Anti-Corruption Commission’s power to investigate money laundering related offences.
A remote township in China's arid northwest endured temperatures of more than 52°C (126°F) on Sunday, state media reported, setting a record for a country that was battling minus 50°C weather just six months ago
South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol on Monday blamed authorities' failure to follow disaster response rules as the death toll from days of torrential rain grew to 39, including a dozen people found dead in a submerged underpass
After weeks of dithering, the India’s opposition Congress party yesterday came out in support of the Aam Aadmi Party’s campaign against the contentious central order that wrested back control of Delhi’s bureaucracy, boosting the prospects of an opposition meeting set to be held a day later.
The Philippines’ top court has ordered the re-arrest of a former politician accused of killing a prominent environmentalist more than a decade ago, court documents published yesterday showed.
Chinese naval vessels set sail this weekend to participate in joint manoeuvres with the Russian military, Chinese defence authorities said yesterday.
At least 26 people are dead and 10 missing after heavy rains caused flooding and landslides in South Korea, officials said Sunday, as rescue workers continued to fight to reach people trapped in a flooded tunnel
Pakistan’s army said on Friday it was seriously concerned that militants had found safe havens in neighbouring Afghanistan and threatened to take an “effective response” two days after 12 of its soldiers died in two attacks.
Top Indian opposition leader Rahul Gandhi appealed to the country’s highest court yesterday over his conviction for defamation, days after a lower court refused to intervene, media reports said.
Singapore’s parliament Speaker and a woman MP yesterday resigned over an “inappropriate” affair, plunging the ruling party into further turmoil following a rare high-level corruption probe involving a cabinet minister.
An eight-party alliance seeking to form Thailand’s next government reaffirmed its backing for Pita Limjaroenrat to become premier, Pita said yesterday, despite his defeat last week in a parliamentary vote.
Eight people including seven members of one family were killed in Cairo on Monday when a residential building in Egypt's capital collapsed, the public prosecution and state media said
US climate envoy John Kerry held four hours of talks with his Chinese counterpart in Beijing yesterday, calling for “urgent action” as the two countries revived stalled diplomacy on reducing planet-warming emissions.
Mexican authorities on Sunday said they intercepted over 500 migrants in two days in the eastern state of Veracruz as authorities crack down on the transportation of migrants toward the United States in unsafe conditions.
Iranian authorities have shuttered an educational centre accused of “inciting riots” during last year’s mass demonstrations triggered by the death in custody of a young woman, state media reported yesterday.
An Australian sailor and his dog have been rescued after two months adrift in the Pacific Ocean, surviving the ordeal by drinking rainwater and snacking on raw fish.
Rescuers yesterday battled to reach people trapped in a flooded tunnel in South Korea, where at least 37 people have died and 9 are missing after heavy rains caused flooding and landslides.
At the start of the monsoon, Himachal, Uttarakhand, and Delhi are in dreadful condition. At least 148 deaths have been recorded as a result of floods and landslides. After unprecedented rainfall, New Delhi, the capital of India, is ravaged by devastating floods. The Yamuna river's water level has risen to its highest point
https://youtu.be/e5bBAShFFOM ..Flood situation remains unchanged at Teesta, Dharla and Dudhkumarpar river banks in Kurigram and Lalmonirhat. .More than two lakh people have been marooned due to the rising water levels as a result of rain and the onrush of water from upstream in
The current location of Yevgeny Prigozhin, the leader of Wagner group which attempted a rebellion against Russia's top military brass, remains uncertain
One square foot of space in the Shan Sum Tower in Hong Kong costs as much as $53,000. But this is not for any living person. Instead, the multi-story building houses the urns containing the remains of some of Hong Kong's wealthiest men
According to a recently passed bill in parliament, the maximum punishment for stockpiling foodstuffs in excess of the government's permitted limit is life imprisonment or 14 years in jail with a fine