In a surprise ruling, judges at the International Criminal Court said Thursday that they could exercise jurisdiction to investigate the deportation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims from their homes in Myanmar as a crime against humanity. The...
As protests subside, authorities are using onerous digital laws to target demonstrators The list began spreading from phone to phone on Saturday, just as police were starting to fire teargas and rubber bullets at protesters in Dhaka demonstrating for safer...
Bloody and bruised, Amar Desh acting Editor Mahmudur Rahman walking away from court premises in Kushtia after assaulted allegedly by activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League on Amar Desh acting Editor Mahmudur Rahman was hurt in an attack launched allegedly...
India should be ready to do business with any government in Dhaka. Ties with the Awami League appear on track even as the BNP seems to be turning a new leaf recognising the emerging realities Bharat Bhushan By playing a partisan...
The Appellate Division of Supreme Court has upheld its previous order staying the High Court order that had granted bail to BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in a murder case filed over the 2015 Cumilla arson attack. A four-member bench of...
The US voices concern about reported irregularities; happy with less violence US Ambassador Marcia Bernicat has linked free, fair and credible elections in Bangladesh with the stability of the Indo-Pacific region for which the new American administration has adopted a...
The national budget proposals placed by Finance Minister AMA Muhith   for the fiscal year 2018-19 were passed by Parliament yesterday with hardly any changes being made in them. Parliament passed the Tk 4,64,573 crore budget for the year, themed as...
Mahadi Al Hasnat A female worker, who returned from Saudi Arabia along with 25 others on Tuesday, talks to reporters at Dhaka airport after A female worker, who returned from Saudi Arabia along with 25 others on Tuesday, talks to reporters...
The Rohingya people have been persecuted and systematically oppressed by the Burmese military and government for years now. Residing in a western state of Myanmar, Rakhine, they have been denied citizenship and their existence as an ethnic group dismissed,...
Some 40,000 residents of the district’s Beanibazar upazila have been marooned in flashfloods amidst alarming rise of water levels in Surma, Kushiara and Sonai rivers. According to sources, at least four upazilas in the district have their communication system cut...
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