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Knife-wielding man kills three inside Nice church

Covid-19: Another 25 die within 24 hours

Eight people, one education institutions awarded Independence Award

Want to enhance Bangladesh's dignity, says PM Hasina

'Bir' to be added before Muktijoddhas' names, government issue gazette

Afghanistan: Herat prison riot kills 8

Dhaka, October 29: A prison riot in Afghanistan's Herat killed at least eight people and injured another 12 on Wednesday.

India-Bangladesh operate flights under 'Air Bubble' agreement

Dhaka, October 28: India's air service with Bangladesh resumed on Wednesday after being closed for eight months amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Indian High Commissioner to Dhaka Vikram Kumar Doraiswamy inaugurated the event.

Pakistan: Seminary blast kills 7 in Peshawar

Dhaka/UNI, October 27: At least seven people were killed and 70 others injured in a powerful explosion at a seminary in Peshawar, the capital city of Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, on Tuesday morning.

Afghanistan: Paktika bomb blast kills four children

Dhaka/Sputnik, October 26: A bomb blast in Sharana, the capital of Afghanistan’s eastern Paktika Province, has killed at least four children, Paktika police spokesman Shah Mohammad Aryan told Sputnik.

Afghanistan: Female police officer shot dead in Kandahar 

Kabul/Kandahar: Unidentified gunmen shot dead a woman police officer in Afghanistan's Kandahar province, media reports said on Sunday.

Pakistan to stay on FATF grey list till February 2021

Dhaka, October 23: The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has said that Pakistan will remain in its grey list, after the Imran Khan led-government failed to fulfil six of the 27 mandates to check terror funding.

Nepal interested in buying Bangladeshi firm's Covid-19 vaccine

Dhaka, October 23: Nepal's Ambassador Dr. Banshidhar Mishra has expressed interest in conducting a clinical trial of a possible Covid-19 vaccine made by Bangladesh's Globe Biotech to prevent the coronavirus. He made the remarks at a press conference at Globe Pharmaceuticals' head office in Dhaka's Tejgaon on Thursday.

History created: Kashmiris put up Black Day posters across Srinagar to remember Pakistan invasion in 1947

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir witnessed yet another episode of history making as locals for the first time put up hoardings in different areas of summer capital Srinagar to commemorate the ‘Black Day’ (Oct 22, 1947) of the region, marked by the brutal invasion by Pakistan over seven decades ago and the mindless atrocities committed on the people.

Afghanistan: Nimruz blast leaves five security personnel dead

Kabul: At least five security forces men were killed and two others were hurt as the vehicle in which they were travelling hit through a roadside mine in Kang district of Nimruz province, media reports said.

Bhutan-Bangladesh to sign preferential trade agreement

Dhaka, October 20: Bangladesh will soon sign a preferential trade agreement with Bhutan. The issue was discussed during a meeting between newly appointed Bhutanese Ambassador Rinchen Quentsil and State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md. Shahriar Alam on Monday. 

Bangladesh requests India to allow rail, road travel

Dhaka, October 19: Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has requested India to open roads and railways considering the common man. He made the request during a meeting with Indian High Commissioner Vikram Doraiswamy in Dhaka on Sunday.

Afghanistan: Car bomb blast in Ghor leaves 12 civilians killed

Kabul: A car bomb blast occured close to  police HQ in Afghanistan's Ghor city on Sunday which left at least 12 people killed, media reports said.

India requests Bangladesh to reduce charges for inbound flights

Dhaka, 15 October 2020: India has requested Bangladesh to reduce the general charges of inbound flights.

Pakistan sees bloody protests ahead of PMLN rally in Punjab

Dhaka, October 15: Issues are simply not dying down for Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan and his cabinet as the South Asian country continues to witness massive protests one after the other while scenes of blood-spattered women protesters rolling on the streets from police crackdown in the latest action triggered outrages.

Sindhi community people demonstrate against Pakistan govt's decision to annex Sindh Islands

Dhaka, October 12: Sindhi protesters have demonstrated outside the Sindh Governor House in Karachi city of Pakistan against the government's decision to annex the Sindh Islands against the will of the community.