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US to release 50m barrels of oil from emergency reserve

US president Joe Biden announced Tuesday he has ordered the release of 50 million barrels of oil from the US strategic reserves in a coordinated attempt with other countries to tamp down soaring fuel ...

US to release 50m barrels of oil from emergency reserve

Defence cooperation

Europe increasingly interested in selling arms to Bangladesh

The major powers of the world including Europe, in recent years, have been placing increasing importance on defence cooperation with Bangladesh

A member of Bangladesh Army during a military exercise

Britain to back $1b World Bank green loan to India: Sources

British prime minister Boris Johnson is set to announce a sovereign guarantee for a $1 billion World Bank loan for India to develop green infrastructure, three sources familiar with the matter told ...

Britain to back $1b World Bank green loan to India: Sources

BIPSS-Dhaka Tribune roundtable

Quad, AUKUS and shifting dynamics in the Indo-Pacific

At a roundtable on ‘Quad and AUKUS: Creating Strategic Ripples in the Indo-Pacific’, organised jointly by Bangladesh Institute of Peace and Security Studies (BIPSS) and Dhaka Tribune, participants ...

(L-R) Parvez Karim Abbasi, Shahedul Anam Khan, ANM Muniruzzaman, Zafar Sobhan, Touhid Hossain

Which countries, blocs are major players at COP26?

The diverse interests among the 197 signatories to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) make for a tough challenge reaching consensus on the next steps to stem global warming. Here ...

Which countries, blocs are major players at COP26?

AUKUS creates fresh waves in the Indo-Pacific

While it has not been overtly stated that the objective of AUKUS is to contain China, it is quite clear that its singular aim is to thwart China's growing reach, particularly its military and naval ...

AUKUS creates fresh waves in the Indo-Pacific

UK identifies case of 'mad cow' disease

British officials have identified a single case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), commonly known as mad cow disease

UK identifies case of 'mad cow' disease

UK-Italy-Bangladesh collaboration call for climate-related photo submission

Interested Bangladeshi nationals aged 18-35 years can submit a maximum of five photographs before the deadline on 21 August

UK-Italy-Bangladesh collaboration call for climate-related photo submission

12 UK expats recognised as freedom fighters

The liberation war affairs ministry has recognised 12 expatriates based in the UK at the time as freedom fighters for their contributions in shaping world opinion during the liberation war of ...

12 UK expats recognised as freedom fighters

Bangladesh women ambassadors

‘Opting to hold high the red and green flag was a correct decision’

Switching from a career in engineering, Saida Muna Tasneem opted for a career in the foreign service and there has been no looking back

Saida Muna Tasneem, Bangladesh high commissioner to the United Kingdom
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