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No rift between Tamim and Mahmudullah: BCB chief

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan Papon ruled out any rift between two senior players -- Mahmudullah Riyad and Tamim Iqbal-- as it was projected widely following the latter's ...

BCB president rules out any rift between Tamim and Mahmudullah

Afghanistan

Almost 600 Taliban killed by Resistance forces: Spokesman

Fighters of the National Resistance Front of Afghanistan, which opposes the rule of the Taliban, claimed to have killed about 600 Taliban combatants in the northern Afghan region of Panjshir

Almost 600 Taliban killed by Resistance forces: Spokesman

Biden's rating drops below 50pc for the first time

After a spike in US Covid-19 cases and bipartisan criticism over the chaos from America's withdrawal from Afghanistan, US President Joe Biden's overall job-approval rating has dipped below 50 per ...

US President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the Covid-19 response and the vaccination program at the White House on 23 August, 2021 in Washington,DC

21 August grenade attack

17th anniversary of grisly attack being marked

On this day in 2004, the grisly grenade attack was carried out on an anti-terrorism rally organised by Awami League at Bangabandhu Avenue in the capital city during the BNP-Jamaat alliance rule

At least 24 leaders and activists, including AL women affairs secretary and late president Zillur Rahman's wife Ivy Rahman, were killed and 300 others injured in the grenade attack on 21 August 2004

Afghanistan's fleeing president Ashraf Ghani resurfaces in UAE

The United Arab Emirates said on Wednesday that it is hosting former Afghan president Ashraf Ghani "on humanitarian grounds", after he fled his country amid a Taliban takeover

Afghanistan's fleeing president Ashraf Ghani resurfaces in UAE

Taliban enter Afghan capital

Maintain peace and order in Kabul: Afghan president to govt forces

Afghan president Ashraf Ghani urged government forces Sunday to maintain security in Kabul, after the Taliban paused their sweeping advance on the outskirts of the capital, causing widespread panic

Taliban fighters drive an Afghan National Army (ANA) vehicle through the streets of Laghman province on 15 August 2021.

Hardline cleric Raisi sworn in as Iran president amid tensions with West

Hardline Iranian president Ebrahim Raisi took the oath of office before parliament on Thursday, with the Islamic Republic's clerical rulers facing growing crises at home and abroad

European External Action Service (EEAS) deputy secretary general Enrique Mora (L) attends the swearing in ceremony of Iran's newly elected Presidentin the capital Tehran on 5 August 2021. Ebrahim Raisi takes the oath before parliament today with Iran facing an economy battered by US sanctions, a grinding health crisis and thorny negotiations on its nuclear programme.

EU calls for quick return to 'stability' in Tunisia

The European Union on Tuesday called for a speedy return to political stability in Tunisia after the country plunged into turmoil following the president's ousting of the prime minister

Tunisian army barricade the parliament building in the capital Tunis on 26 July 2021, after the president dismissed the prime minister and ordered parliament closed for 30 days.

PM Hasina sends mangoes to Indonesian president

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has sent 1,000 kg of mangoes for Indonesian president Joko Widodo

PM Hasina sends mangoes to Indonesian president

'Boring' but 'important': Biden hits six-month mark at White House

On Tuesday, when the 78-year-old Biden brought his cabinet together to mark six months in office, he reiterated some of the key themes of his presidency, which he has been hammering home since January

US President Joe Biden speaks from the Treaty Room in the White House on 14 April, 2021 in Washington, DC, about the withdrawal of the remainder of US troops from Afghanistan
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