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G7 aims to counter Xi’s Belt and Road Initiative

The Group of Seven richest democracies sought on Saturday to counter China’s growing influence by offering developing nations an infrastructure plan that could rival president Xi Jinping’s ...

The United States later said there was a G7 consensus on the need for a shared approach to China on trade and human rights

Actor Riz Ahmed leads bid to change way Muslims seen in movies

British actor Riz Ahmed on Thursday launched an effort to improve the way Muslims are depicted in movies after a study showed that they are barely seen and shown in a negative light when they do ...

Actor Riz Ahmed leads bid to change way Muslims seen in movies

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

Human rights and political discrimination across the globe

Human rights violations are taking place in various places around the world, with powerful countries remaining silent or being vocal, as suits their interests

Human rights and political discrimination across the globe

'We expect UK to promote interests of climate vulnerable countries'

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said Bangladesh expects the UK to promote the interests and priorities of climate vulnerable countries to international platforms

'We expect UK to promote interests of climate vulnerable countries'

Fruit export

Mangoes going from Rajshahi to UK

Rajshahi's mango cultivators have sent to Dhaka the first consignment of himsagar mangoes to be exported to the UK

Mangoes going from Rajshahi to UK

Green groups slam UK bank links to carbon emissions

The UK financial sector's amount of carbon emissions exceeded the net annual output of most countries in 2019 as a result of worldwide investments, green groups claimed on Tuesday.

Green groups slam UK bank links to carbon emissions

Covid-19

Bangladesh now seeks vaccines from the UK

Bangladesh has sought the Covid-19 vaccines from the UK after a crisis of vaccines appears in the country. Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen told the UK’s ITV during an interview

Bangladesh now seeks vaccines from the UK

UK retail sales soar in April as stores reopen

Sales by volume soared 9.2 per cent in April from March as Britain's economy cranked back into action.

People shop in the Selfridges department store on Oxford Street, as the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) restrictions ease, in London, Britain, 12 April, 2021.

UK insists vaccines work against Indian Covid variant

More than 100 flights have landed from India since UK added the South Asian country in "red list" and the variant has been spreading in Britain, especially in areas with large South Asian ...

A handout photograph released by the UK Parliament shows Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson attending Prime Minister's Questions (PMQs) in a socially distanced, hybrid session at the House of Commons, in central London on 19 May 2021
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