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Seven sentenced to death in freedom fighter Atiq Ullah's murder

Turkey to install Bangabandhu's sculpture in Ankara and Kemal Ataturk's sculpture in Dhaka

Covid-19: 38 die within a day; death toll climbs to 6,713

China is plotting to eradicate Buddhism in Tibet

Dhaka, December 2: Just as China is plotting to eradicate the religious and ethnic culture of Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang province, it is doing the same to the Buddhist population in Tibet.

Covid-19: UK approves Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for roll out

Dhaka, December 2: The United Kingdom has become the first country to approve the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine against Covid-19 for widespread use, media reports said.

OIC: Concerns Over Rohingya, Islamophobia and Palestine mark end of conference

Dhaka, November 30: The 57-nation Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) foreign ministers' meeting ended with calls for a united fight against Islamophobia and terrorism, and for reaffirming support for Arab states' policy of a two-state solution to the Palestinian issue.

First of four UN humanitarian airlifts for Ethiopia refugees lands in Khartoum

New York: An airplane loaded with humanitarian supplies for people fleeing violence in Ethiopia’s Tigray region has arrived in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Friday, in an appeal for international assistance to cope with the growing numbers seeking shelter in Sudan.

Bangladesh getting ready for fourth Industrial Revolution

Dhaka, November 28: IT business incubators are being set up in the country's universities to work with higher technologies including IoT, robotics, cyber security to counter the competition of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Saudi Arabia excludes Gilgit-Baltistan, Kashmir from the Pakistan's map

Dhaka, November 28: Saudi Arabia recently removed Pakistan-occupied Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan from the map of Pakistan. The media quoted Amjad Ayub Mirza, an activist from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, as saying.

France sends ex Pakistani Imam and terrorist sympathiser to jail for 18 months, bans him from country for life

Dhaka, November 27: A court in France has sentenced a former Imam of Pakistani origin to 18 months in prison for defending terrorism on social media sites.

OIC foreign ministers meeting today; Forum to discuss Rohingya issue

Dhaka, November 27: The meeting of the foreign ministers of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) countries is starting today (Friday). The International Court of Justice (ICJ) case on the Rohingya genocide is expected to be on the agenda at the meeting.

UN experts decry Iran’s reported plan to execute Iranian-Swedish academic

Dhaka, November 26: Iran must halt any planned execution of Iranian-Swedish academic Ahmadreza Djalali, who has not been given a fair trial and was forced to confess under torture, two experts advising the UN Human Rights Council said on Wednesday.

WHO alerts third wave of COVID19 may hit world

Dhaka, Nov 23, 2020: The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that a third wave of infections could begin across Europe in early 2021 if it fails to take the necessary steps to prevent a second wave of Kovid-19 infections.

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.

UN adopts resolution to resolve Rohingya crisis

Dhaka, November 19: A resolution was adopted for the fourth time by a large majority in the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly with the aim of resolving the Rohingya crisis urgently.

New Zealand police introduces hijab into official uniform

Dhaka, November 18: In a bid to encourage more Muslim women to join the force, police in New Zealand have introduced hijab into their official uniform.

Japan to contact Myanmar for speedy repatriation of Rohingya

Dhaka, November 17: Naoki Ito, Japan's ambassador to Bangladesh, said Tokyo would work with Myanmar to expedite the repatriation of the forcibly displaced Rohingya to Bangladesh.

Ex-Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull warns country to not buckle under pressure from China

Canberra: Former Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull has cautioned that the nation should not “buckle under pressure” from an onslaught of trade actions from Beijing and change its stance on controversial bilateral issues with China.