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Russia to send one crore doses of coronavirus vaccine to Bangladesh

Dhaka, May 10: The whole world is devastated by the coronavirus infection. In such a situation, all the countries are insisting on making antibodies by applying vaccines in human body. A large number of people in Bangladesh have already been vaccinated with doses from the Serum Institute of India. But this time the government is going to bring Russian vaccine Sputnik-V. In this case, the Ministry of Finance has initially suggested to bring a total of 1 crore vaccines in 5 months at 20 lakh doses per month.

Zambia wants Bangladesh's help in agriculture

Dhaka, May 7: In addition to establishing good relations with the Bangladesh government and army, Zambia wants to take help of Bangladesh's expertise in agriculture. During a recent visit to Zambia by Army Chief General Aziz Ahmed, the country's acting defense minister, Wezi Lukhele, asked him to provide the assistance.

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.

Civilian killed in Israeli air strike on Syria's Latakia province: Reports

Damascus, May 5: At least one civilian was killed and two others were injured in an air strike carried out by Israel on civilian targets in the Syrian province of Latakia, Syrian state television station Al Ikhbariya reported.

23 dead, over 60 hurt as metro overpass collapses in Mexico City

Mexico City, May 4: At least 23 people were killed and dozens injured after a metro overpass collapsed in Mexico on Monday night, reports said.

Corona vaccine will be made with Russian formula

Dhaka, April 23: Mentioning that Bangladesh is seeking Russia's help in developing corona vaccine, the Foreign Minister said, "Russia will provide corona vaccine technology to Bangladesh. A memorandum of understanding has also been signed in this regard. Russia has agreed to provide the technology to a Bangladeshi pharmaceutical company. The process could take two to three months to complete."

Russia proposes to produce vaccines in Bangladesh

Dhaka, April 21: Russia has proposed to produce Corona (Covid-19) vaccine in collaboration with local pharmaceuticals in Bangladesh. The country wants to produce their Sputnik-V vaccine in Bangladesh. Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen said this in an interview with state-run news agency BSS recently.

US may increase troops in Afghanistan for safe withdrawal

The United States is likely to temporarily increase its troop level in Afghanistan to ensure safe withdrawal of its remaining forces from the country, reported TOLOnews. However, John Kirby, the spokesperson for Pentagon, said they are yet to chart out details.

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.

As Bangladesh turns 50, world leaders hail its success story

Bangladesh deserves admiration for the progress made in economic and human development, are the words of French President Emmanuel Macron when joined many world leaders wishing South Asia’s youngest country on its 50th anniversary.

Japan will extend all possible cooperation to Bangladesh on the basis of humanity

Dhaka, March 26: Osamu Hayakawa, son of Takashi Hayakawa, a Japanese friend of Bangladesh, said that as an Asian country, Japan would extend all possible cooperation to Bangladesh on the basis of humanity. He said that as an Asian country, Japan would extend all possible cooperation to Bangladesh on the basis of humanity for the purpose of building the 'Golden Bengal' that Rabindranath had spoken of.

Vibrant democracy prevails in Bangladesh: German President

Berlin, March 24: German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has said that a vibrant democracy is prevailing in Bangladesh with attractive development and high economic growth.

Queen Elizabeth II greets Bangladesh on the golden jubilee of Independence

London, March 23: Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom has greeted Bangladesh on the golden jubilee of independence. On Sunday (March 21), she sent a congratulatory message to President Md. Abdul Hamid.