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Myanmar junta hits Suu Kyi with five new charges over helicopter purchase

A Myanmar junta court has hit ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi with five new corruption charges related to the alleged hiring and purchase of a helicopter

Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi attends the joint news conference of the Japan-Mekong Summit Meeting at the Akasaka Palace State Guest House in Tokyo, Japan on 9 October 2018

'US ready to talk with Russia over missiles, military exercises'

The United States is ready to discuss with Russia the two countries' missile systems and military exercises, in talks that could begin as early as Sunday in Geneva, a senior White House official said ...

US ready to talk with Russia over missiles, military exercises: White House official

Myanmar court delays Suu Kyi walkie-talkie verdict again

A Myanmar junta court on Monday again postponed giving its verdict in Aung San Suu Kyi's trial for illegally importing and possessing walkie-talkies, a source with knowledge of the case said

In this file photo taken on 30 March, 2016, Aung San Suu Kyi (C) and Myanmar armed forces chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing (R) arrive for the handover ceremony at the presidential palace in Naypyidaw. A Myanmar junta court on December 27, 2021

US security aid

Bangladesh must sign deal to receive US assistance

Under the law, assistance is halted to any security agency or force that is involved in extensive violations of human rights including torture, extrajudicial killings, enforced disappearance and rape

Bangladesh must sign deal to receive US assistance

Dhaka, Ankara eye maintaining neutral position amid ‘geostrategic competition’

One needs to go beyond “symbolic gestures” in international relations and the two countries really need to base relations on mutual interests, said ambassador Turan

Speakers at Cosmos Dialogue

Sole survivor of Indian defence chief's chopper crash, dies

A senior Indian Air Force officer who was the sole survivor of last week's horrific chopper crash that claimed the lives of the country's first military chief and 12 others, died of his injuries on ...

Sole survivor of Indian defence chief's chopper crash, dies

Russia says Ukraine massing troops near separatist east

Moscow said Wednesday that Ukraine has massed tens of thousands of troops in the country’s east, where Kiev is fighting pro-Russian separatists, as worries grow over an escalation in the ...

Ukrainian servicemen walk in a trench as they stand at their post on the frontline with Russia backed separatists near the town of Zolote, in the Lugansk region on  April, 2021

Myanmar arrests ex-lawmaker it says masterminded anti-junta attacks

Myanmar security forces have arrested a former lawmaker and prominent hip-hop artist accused of masterminding a string of attacks targeting regime forces and officials

Soldiers stand next to military vehicles as people gather to protest against the military coup, in Yangon, Myanmar on 15 February 2021.

Bangladesh defence sector at high risk of corruption: TI

The comparison of GDI score with World Justice Project Rule of Law Index says those who scored better in open government index also scored more in transparency in defence sector

Bangladesh defence sector at high risk of corruption: TI

Shaheed Noor Hossain Day on Wednesday

Shaheed Noor Hossain Day will be observed on Wednesday, commemorating the martyrdom of a young pro-democracy activist during the anti-Ershad movement in the late 80s.

Shaheed Noor Hossain Day on Wednesday
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