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


EU must unite after US pact with Australia, Britain: Borrell

A new US security pact with Australia and Britain shows that the European Union must develop its own defence and security strategies, particularly in the Indo-Pacific

European commission vice-president Josep Borrell gives a press conference in Brussels, on 16 September 2021


France lambasts ‘Trump-era behaviour’ of Biden administration

Johnson said the pact was not meant to be adversarial and said it would reduce the costs of Britain’s next generation of nuclear submarines

US President Joe Biden participates is a virtual press conference on national security with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson (R) and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on 15 September 2021

PM Hasina leaves Dhaka for USA to join 76th UNGA

On the sidelines of the UNGA in New York, Sheikh Hasina will hold bilateral meetings with a number of world leaders

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka 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

Virtual dialogue

'Taliban issue calls for cautious decision'

Bangladesh must ensure its own interests while taking the geopolitical situation into consideration, observed experts regarding recognition of the Taliban government and furthering relations

Taliban forces patrol in front of Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, 2 September 2021.

Future of Bangladesh very bright for its young people: South Korean envoy

South Korean ambassador to Bangladesh Lee Jang-keun on Wednesday said the future of Bangladesh is very bright for its young people who are smart, talented and eager to make a better life and better ...

Future of Bangladesh very bright for its young people: South Korean envoy

North Korea fires two ballistic missiles: South's military

North Korea fired two ballistic missiles into the sea on Wednesday, according to the South Korea's military

South Korean Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong (R) poses with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (L) before their meeting at the Foreign Ministry in Seoul on 15 September, 2021

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

Hydropower projects in Nepal

Bangladesh’s investment decision after survey

Bangladesh will take its decision on the selection of hydropower projects for investment in Nepal on completion of the ongoing survey by the Himalayan nation. There are five potential projects, ...

Bangladesh’s investment decision after survey
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