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BNP formulating strategies for movement, elections under its own leadership

BNP wants to strengthen the party before the reconstitution of the election commission in February next year

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Awami League should look at its own reflection in the mirror

Sounds of new elections are being heard before completion of three years of the 11th eleventh parliament. With the downtrend of coronavirus infections, the government and the opposition camps have ...

Awami League should look at its own reflection in the mirror

Bangladesh needs no UN help for holding elections: Hasan Mahmud

Information minister Hasan Mahmud on Monday said Bangladesh needs no assistance from the United Nations (UN) to arrange elections since the country’s election commission (EC) is capable enough to ...

Information minister Hasan Mahmud.

Russian pro-Putin party wins majority after crackdown; foes cry foul

Russia's ruling United Russia party, which supports president Vladimir Putin, retained its parliamentary majority after an election and a sweeping crackdown on its critics, but opponents alleged ...

Members of a local electoral commission empty a ballot box at a polling station after the last day of the three-day parliamentary election, in Moscow, on 19 September, 2021

Quader denounces BNP’s protests against PM’s visit in New York

Terming BNP’s protest as a deep-rooted conspiracy, Quader also said that the prime minister did not go on a visit abroad in the last 19 months due to the Covid-19 pandemic

Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader

Gun-toting Taliban mingle with families and kids at Kabul Zoo

Taliban soldiers cradling AK-47s and M16 assault rifles mingle among families at Kabul Zoo, a novelty experience for many of the young fighters from rural Afghanistan

A boy poses for a picture with the rifle of a Taliban fighter near the camel enclosure at the Kabul zoo on 17 September, 2021

Seeking bank details of journalists motivated: DRU

The executive committee of Dhaka Reporters’ Unity has expressed its concern and discontent over bank details being sought of 11 top journalist leaders of six organisations

Seeking bank details of journalists motivated: DRU

Hong Kong security chief steps up pressure on city's main press group

The comments by secretary for security Chris Tang are likely to deepen concern over a crackdown on civil society in the Asian financial hub after Beijing imposed a sweeping national security law on ...

Hong Kong security chief steps up pressure on city's main press group

Taliban call for lifting of sanctions against 'Islamic Emirate'

Afghanistan's new acting foreign minister Mawlawi Amir Khan Muttaqi has called for sanctions to be lifted against the 'Islamic Emirate'

Afghanistan's Foreign Minister Amir khan Muttaqi speaks during a press conference at the Foreign Ministry of Afghanistan in Kabul on 14 September, 2021

Don't boycott men's cricket, former Afghan women's chief pleads

International cricketers should support Afghanistan's men's team, not punish them by boycotting matches if the Taliban bars women from playing, the former director of the women's side said

In this file photo taken on 21 August, 2021 Afghanistan's national cricket team players attend a training session at the Kabul International Cricket Ground in Kabul, ahead of their one-day series against Pakistan, scheduled to take place in Sri Lanka in two weeks
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