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Covid-19: 30 die, 1,272 new cases registered across Bangladesh in 24 hours

Have friends, no foreign masters: Obaidul Quader on government

Coronavirus: National Advisory Committee suggests opening factories in phases

ADP worth Tk 2,37,000 approved by NEC

Corona-damaged projects must be completed with highest priority: PM Hasina

Gaza violence: US calls for ceasefire as conflict shows little sign of ending

Jerusalem, May 18: US President Joe Biden has called for ceasefire after violence between Israeli forces and Palestine's Hamas militants entered the eighth day in Gaza.

Blinken discusses Israeli-Gaza violence with Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Qatar: State Department

Washington DC, May 17: US State Department Spokesperson Ned Price said US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has discussed the ongoing escalation of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with representatives of Egypt, Qatar and Saudi Arabia.

US keen to give 4 million doses of coronavirus vaccine to Bangladesh: Ambassador Miller

Dhaka, May 7: The Bangladesh government has requested the United States to provide 4 million doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine to overcome the crisis and meet urgent needs. In response to the request, Earl Robert Miller, the US ambassador to Dhaka, said his country was working hard to fulfill the wish.

The United States will continue to work to resolve the Rohingya crisis: John Kerry

Dhaka, April 10: US President Joe Biden's Special Envoy for Climate John Kerry has lauded Bangladesh for exemplary humanity in sheltering the Rohingya refugees and said the US will continue to work towards resolving the crisis.

John Kerry in Dhaka to invite Prime Minister Hasina for climate change conference

Dhaka, April 9: US President Joe Biden's Special Envoy for Climate John Kerry has arrived in Dhaka. He arrived at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 11:30 am on Friday. At the airport, he was welcomed by Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen and US Ambassador to Dhaka Earl Robert Miller.

Washington DC to celebrate March 26 as Bangladesh Day

Washington DC, April 3: Another happy news for Bangladesh and Bangladeshis on the golden jubilee of independence. March 26 has been declared 'Bangladesh Day' in Washington DC. The Bangladesh embassy in Washington confirmed this information in a press release on Friday.

US Congress approves proposal for the golden jubilee of Bangladesh's independence

Washington DC, March 20: The US House of Representatives has approved a resolution celebrating the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh's independence, led by Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and recognizing his declaration of independence on March 26, 1971.

US wants to see real progress in Rohingya repatriation

Dhaka, March 11: Earl Miller, the US ambassador to Bangladesh, said his country wanted to see "real progress" so that the Rohingya community could return safely to their homeland, Myanmar. "We really want to see progress in the return of Rohingya to Myanmar," he told reporters after inaugurating a US-funded STEM education project at the BRAC center in the capital on Wednesday.

The United States stands by Bangladesh on the Rohingya issue: Ambassador

Dhaka, February 5: Earl R. Miller, US Ambassador to Dhaka, said that the United States is on the side of Bangladesh on the Rohingya issue.

China has carried out 'genocide' against Uighur Muslims: CECC

Washington DC, January 29: China may have carried out genocide against Uighur Muslims and minorities in the country's Xinjiang province, according to a report by the US Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC).

US President Donald Trump presents Indian PM Narendra Modi with 'Legion of Merit'

Dhaka, December 22: US President Donald Trump on Monday presented Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the country's top honour- Legion of Merit- for the latter's leadership in elevating the strategic partnership between the two countries.

China using technology to arrest Uighur Muslims

Dhaka, December 18: China is using extensive technology and databases to "arbitrarily" arrest or monitor Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang province. Many people have been imprisoned there for reciting the Holy Quran, wearing hijab or going on Hajj. This information was provided by the international human rights organization Human Rights Watch (HRW).

Pakistan, China, North Korea among several other nations in US' religious freedom violation list

Dhaka, December 10: The United States of America has designated several nations, including China, Pakistan and North Korea, as countries of concern under the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 for 'engaging systematic, ongoing, egregious religious freedom violations'.

Message sent to China: US House of Representative passes two resolutions on Hong Kong, Tibet

Dhaka, November 20: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday said the United States House of Representatives has passed two resolutions condemning China’s actions in Tibet and Hong Kong.

Joe Biden names Ron Klain as White House Chief of Staff

Dhaka, November 12: US President-elect Joe Biden has named his long time aide Ron Klain as White House Chief of Staff and Assistant to the President.