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Stock market optimism falters, higher US yields hit tech stocks

The optimism with which markets started the year showed signs of waning on Wednesday, with European stock indexes mixed following a weaker Asian session that saw higher US Treasury yields hurt ...

Stock market optimism falters, higher US yields hit tech stocks

Covid-19

Omicron variant spreading faster

Scientists say it is still too early to know whether Omicron causes more or less severe Covid-19 than previous versions of the virus

A healthcare worker collects a swab sample from a boy to test for coronavirus (Covid-19), at a temporary testing site set up at a railway station, in Seoul, South Korea, on 8 December 2021

US govt wins appeal against block on Assange extradition

The US government on Friday won an appeal against a London court ruling that had blocked the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange from Britain

US govt wins appeal against block on Assange extradition

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum scoops Soane Medal

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum has been honoured with the prestigious 2021 Soane Medal presented by Sir John Soane’s Museum in London on Tuesday

Marina Tabassum

Bangladesh a suitable place for UK investors: Experts

Experts at an investment summit recently observed that Bangladesh is a suitable place for investors of the UK.

Bangladesh a suitable place for UK investors: Experts

PM Hasina doubtful about BNP’s existence as political party

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has raised questions over BNP’s existence as political party in future as its top leadership was convicted for their involvement with illegal activities.

PM Hasina doubtful about BNP’s existence as political party

Fuel shortages remain in south east England but improvements elsewhere

Britain will from Monday deploy military tanker drivers to deliver fuel after a chaotic week of shortages that has resulted in panic buying and some drivers hoarding petrol in water bottles

Fuel shortages remain in south east England but improvements elsewhere

Man arrested on suspicion of murder of British teacher

Her killing has highlighted again public anger over violence against women, coming six months after huge public outcry when a woman was abducted, raped and murdered in south London in March by a ...

Man arrested on suspicion of murder of British teacher

120 cars remain uncollected for a decade at Chittagong port

These 120 vehicles of various renowned brands, including Land Rover, Mercedes Benz, BMW, Lexus, Jaguar, Ford and Mitsubishi, were shipped to the port under the Carnet de Passage system.

120 cars remain uncollected for a decade at Chittagong port

Indo-Pacific

UK sees Bangladesh as 'critical stability provider'

The UK has recognized Bangladesh’s role as a "critical stability provider" in the region, and its particular relevance in the context of the UK’s integrated foreign, trade, development and security ...

UK sees Bangladesh as 'critical stability provider'
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