France recalls ambassadors to Australia, US in escalating row

The row has for now at least put on hold hopes of a post-Trump renaissance in Paris-Washington relations under Biden and his Secretary of State Antony Blinken, a fluent French speaker who was ...

The French Embassy is seen after it was announced France decided to recall its ambassadors in the United States and Australia for consultations after Australia struck a deal with the US and Britain which ended a $40 billion French-designed submarine deal, in Washington, US, on 17 September 2021

Rohingya crisis

Australia firmly with Bangladesh to find a solution: Envoy

Rohingya issue is a massive humanitarian crisis, and Australia will continue to help Bangladesh’s efforts towards a solution, says Australian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Jeremy Bruer

Bangladesh and Australia sign Trade and Investment Framework Arrangement (TIFA) to open more opportunities between the two countries on 15 September 2021

Deal inked under SASEC-2 to develop roads in northern region

The government Sunday signed an agreement for two packages under South Asia Sub-regional Economic Cooperation (SASEC-2) for the development of road connectivity in the country’s northern region

Deal inked under SASEC-2 to develop roads in northern region

As Taliban advances, China lays groundwork to accept an awkward reality

The Taliban’s momentum as US forces withdraw is awkward for China, which has blamed religious extremism as a destabilising force in its western Xinjiang region

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi meets with Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, political chief of Afghanistan's Taliban, in Tianjin, China on 28 July 2021

Vaccine co-production

Bangladesh to ink deal with Sinopharm: Momen

Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen said Bangladesh is going to sign an agreement with China's Sinofarm for joint production of the coronavirus vaccine in addition to the trade agreement

Bangladesh to ink deal with Sinopharm: Momen

Child rights

Save the Children and Prothom Alo sign MoU

Save the Children and Prothom Alo have signed an MoU to jointly work for improving the lives of the children and ensuring their rights

Save the Children and Prothom Alo sign  MoU

World Bank to provide USD 300m for livelihood improvement in Bangladesh

The project will provide training to almost 490,000 people on climate risk, adaptation, and resilience building. It will also build 5,120 climate-resilient small-scale infrastructures

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Govt, ADB ink deals for $940m loan to purchase vaccines

The Bangladesh government and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Thursday signed agreements for $940 million in loans to purchase safe and effective vaccines against the coronavirus disease ...

Sputnik-V vaccine invented by the Russian Scientist

Bangladesh, ADB ink 250m loan deal to strengthen social resilience programme

Bangladesh and Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Tuesday signed a $250 million loan agreement to finance reforms for improving the inclusiveness and responsiveness of the country’s social development ...

Bangladesh, ADB ink 250m loan deal to strengthen social resilience programme

Hopes for 'historic' global corporate tax deal as G7 meets

Finance ministers from wealthy G7 nations are on Saturday expected to announce support for a minimum global level of corporate tax

EU's economy commissioner Paolo Gentiloni, Eurogroup president Paschal Donohoe, World Bank president David Malpass, Italy's finance minister Daniele Franco, French finance minister Bruno Le Maire, Canada's finance minister Chrystia Freeland, Britain's chancellor of the exchequer chancellor Rishi Sunak, managing director of the IMF Kristalina Georgieva, Germany's finance minister Olaf Scholz, US treasury secretary Janet Yellen, secretary-general of the OECD Mathias Cormann, Japan's finance minister Taro Aso pose for a family photo during the G7 finance ministers meeting at Lancaster House in London, Britain, 5 June, 2021
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