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Friends and foes of humanity: On which side is Donald Trump?

With the US elections around the corner, a stock-taking of President Trump's performance gives rise to much speculation

US President Donald Trump

Rohingya repatriation 'losing focus among int’l community'

The international community, including the US, has been providing humanitarian assistance and moving for the trial of those responsible for the brutalities in Myanmar, but has taken no tangible ...

Rohingya children are seen at a refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, 7 March 2019.

Analysis: US deputy secretary visit

'Important to determine geopolitical strategy'

The US is placing importance on its relations with countries of South Asia, including India and Bangladesh. The visit of US deputy secretary of state Stephen Biegun is being regarded by analysts as a ...

Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen (R) and US deputy secretary of state Stephen E Biegun attends a joint briefing at State guesthouse Padma, Dhaka on 15 October 2020

Interview: ANM Muniruzzaman

Bangladesh must maintain geostrategic independence

Maj Gen (red) ANM Muniruzzaman is the president of Bangladesh Institute of Peace and Strategic studies. In an interview with Prothom Alo, he talks about the India-China dilemma, the growing security ...

ANM Muniruzzaman

70 years of the Korean War

The long wait for reunification

The US, China and other global players are in a dilemma over the geopolitical ramifications of a reunified Korea. The wishes of the Korean people are not being taken into cognizance

The demilitarized zone with South Korea on one side and North Korea on the other


Who will Bangladesh side with in the US-China conflict?

What response will Bangladesh make to the US overtures for it to join in the Indo-Pacific strategy? Will the politicians and policymakers kindly discuss the matter openly?

Who will Bangladesh side with in the US-China conflict?

Bangladesh, India need to work together: Jeffrey Sachs

Regional cooperation is important to resolve the crisis the world is going through right now, says development economist Jeffrey Sachs

Jeffrey Sachs

US human trafficking report mentions MP Papul

Bangladesh has moved up a rank on the US annual human trafficking report, but will remain under watch of international quarters due to parliamentarian Kazi Shahid Islam alias Papul who has been ...

Kazi Shahid Islam alias Papul

China-US ties to brink of ‘Cold War’: Chinese foreign minister

China said Sunday that relations with the United States were "on the brink of a new Cold War", fuelled in part by tensions over the coronavirus pandemic that has killed nearly 350,000 people ...

China-US ties to brink of ‘Cold War’

30 Bangladeshis die of COVID-19 in US

Thirty Bangladeshis have died of COVID-19 in the United States till 30 March. On 30 March, five Bangladeshis died in New York, one in New Jersey and one in Michigan.

30 Bangladeshis die of COVID-19 in US
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