Neighbouring countries' problems should be resolved through dialogue and compromise: PM Hasina
Criminal activities leading to border killings: S Jaishankar
Correction of freedom fighters list by March 15
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres congratulates Bangladesh for moving from LDC to developing country
No committee found anything "unusual" in the investigation into Mushtaq's death
Naypyitaw, March 4: At least 38 people were killed in Myanmar on Wednesday, prompting the United Nations to call it the bloodiest day since the coup on February 1.
Own representative, Dhaka, 26 February 2021: Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen hopes that the Biden administration will increase political and economic pressure on Myanmar to create an environment in which the Rohingya can return to their homeland of Rakhine with security and dignity.
London, February 27: The country's Supreme Court has ruled that Shamima Begum, a young woman who fled to join the militant group IS, will not be allowed to return to the UK from Syria.
Washington DC, February 26: Following orders from US President Joe Biden, the US Military carried out airstrikes 'against infrastructure utilized by Iranian-backed militant groups in eastern Syria', a Pentagon release said.
San Francisco, February 25: Social media giant Facebook has blocked the Burmese military from its platform after deciding the risk of allowing them on 'Facebook and Instagram are too great'.
Toronto/Sputnik, February 24: Canada’s House of Commons adopted a non-binding motion calling on the Trudeau government to declare the actions of the Chinese authorities against the Uyghurs in Xinjiang province a genocide.
Washington DC/Sputnik, February 23: The US government sanctioned two individuals in connection with the military coup in Myanmar, the Treasury Department said in a statement.
London, February 22: According to a recent BBC investigative report, women are being systematically raped, sexually abused and tortured in 'educational camps' for Uyghurs in China.
Ankara, February 22: Uighurs living in Turkey recently gathered at a protest rally near the Chinese consulate in Istanbul and demanded that the Chinese government inform them about the condition of their relatives detained in the Xinjiang camp.
New York: In its latest update on the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) said that although the number of gobal infections have fallen by 16 per cent in a week – 500,000 fewer cases – regions, including Europe, are still in the grip of the virus whose variants are spreading.
Washington: US President Joe Biden has warned that if America does not “step up” its infrastructure spending then China will “eat our lunch”.
London/UNI, February 12: The head of the United Kingdom's genetic surveillance programme Sharon Peacock warned on Thursday that the coronavirus variant which was first recorded in southeast England is likely to “sweep the world” and become the most dominant global strain, as concerns grow over several emerging mutations of the virus.
Naypyidaw, February 9: Myanmar's military ruler Min Aung Hlaing has promised to repatriate "displaced persons" from Bangladesh under a bilateral agreement between Myanmar and Bangladesh. General Min made the promise in his first televised speech eight days after the junta seized power on Monday. However, he did not use the word 'Rohingya' as in the past.
Nay Pyi Taw/Sputnik, February 6: Several thousand people took to the streets in Myanmar’s largest city of Yangon on Saturday to participate in the first mass protest against the military rule since the recent coup, media reported.
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.