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RAB nabs lawmaker Haji Salim's son over naval officer's assault

More than 8,000 doctors, health workers affected by Covid-19 in Bangladesh

Covid-19 infection toll crosses 4,00,000; 15 die within 24 hours

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to attend 2+2 dialogue in India on October 27

Amitabh Bachchan shares image of Polish city square to be named after his father Harivansh Rai Bachchan

Human rights violations in China: Over 300 demonstrators protest in France

Paris: French capital city Paris witnessed protests recently as over� 300 people, who belonged to several groups, gathered at the Trocadero Square near the Eiffel Tower and demonstrated against� human rights violations by China.

Bangladeshi women peacekeepers in charge of Congo airport security

নিজস্ব প্রতিনিধি, ঢাকা, ২ অক্টোবর ২০২০ :   জাতিসংঘের শান্তিরক্ষা মিশন কর্তৃক পরিচালিত ডিআর কঙ্গোর মনুস্কো বিমানবন্দর সুরক্ষার দায়িত্ব পেয়েছেন বাংলাদেশের পুলিশের নারী শান্তিরক্ষীরা।

Global COVID-19 death toll surpasses 1 million-mark

New York: The death toll due to COVID-19 across the globe has touched 1,000,000.

Paris attack suspect reportedly enraged by Charlie Hebdo's controversial cartoon publication

Paris: The main suspect in Friday's knife attack that took place near the former headquarters of the controversial French magazine Charlie Hebdo was enraged due to the republication of controversial cartoons depicting Islam's holy prophet, reported French media on Saturday citing sources.

Shipwreck in the Mediterranean Sea: Bangladeshis among 22 rescued

নিজস্ব প্রতিনিধি, ঢাকা, ২৬ সেপ্টেম্বর ২০২০ : লিবিয়া থেকে ইউরোপে যাওয়ার সময় ভূমধ্যসাগরে বিভিন্ন দেশের ৩৫ জনকে নিয়ে নৌকাডুবি ঘটে। তাদের ২২ জনকে জীবিত উদ্ধার করা হয়েছে। তবে কতজন বাংলাদেশি রয়েছে সে বিষয়ে এখনো জানা যায়নি। দুর্ঘটনায় এখন পর্যন্ত নিখোঁজ রয়েছেন ১৩ জন। ওই নৌকায় বাংলাদেশের পাশাপাশি বেশ কয়েকটি দেশের অভিবাসীরা ছিলেন বলে শুক্রবার জানিয়েছে জাতিসংঘ।

US agency releases advisory on activities of China's Ministry of State Security

New York: Amid reports of snooping by Chinese firms, the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency has released an advisory on the activities of China's Ministry of State Security (MSS) and its associated agencies and contractors, media reports said.

H&M joins global clamour in ending alleged human rights abuses in China's Xinjiang

Stockholm: Swedish clothing icon H&M has said it will not buy raw materials from China's Xinjiang region as it suspected the use of 'forced labour'.

UN report highlights links between ‘unprecedented biodiversity loss’ and spread of disease

New York: The continued degradation of the environment is increasing the likelihood of diseases spreading from animals to humans, warns a UN report on biodiversity, released on Tuesday.

US State Dept releases webpage highlighting China's atrocities on Uyghurs in Xinjiang

Washignton: The US State Department has released a new webpage that illustrates the Chinese Communist Party's abuses perpetrated against Uyghurs and members of other minority groups in Xinjiang.

Yoshihide Suga: Governing party picks 71-year-old Chief Cabinet Secretary to succeed Shinzo Abe

Dhaka, September 14: Veteran Japanese lawmaker Yoshihide Suga is expected to become the next prime minister after the country's governing party- Liberal Democratic Party (LDP)- elected him as Shinzo Abe's successor.

Uyghur activist Rushan Abbas protest outside Chinese Embassy in US, demandS release of family detained in Xinjiang

Washington: Uyghur American activist Rushan Abbas recently protested on the second anniversary of her sister’s detention in northwestern China’s Xinjiang province in front of the Chinese Embassy in the United States, media reports said on Sunday.

Spain Police apprehend two for smuggling dual-use equipment to Pakistani military cos

Madrid: Spanish Police have arrested two people on charges of smuggling dual-use equipment and technology to Pakistani military companies, media reports said on Sunday.

Gold mine collapse kills 50 in Congo

Dhaka, September 12: At least 50 people are believed to have died when a goldmine collapsed near Kamituga in Democratic Republic of Congo, reports said.

Don't cross the line: Taiwan warns China

Taipei: Amid ongoing border standoff with India, Taiwan now warned China that it should not "cross the line".

Work to achieve a culture of peace amid COVID-19 upheaval: UN Secretary-General

New York: As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to upend economies and societies, while also threatening to erode trust in public institutions and democracy, it is critical that people everywhere continue to pursue peace.