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Dhaka turns down Washington’s request to shelter some Afghans

Bangladesh has rejected a request from the United States to give temporary shelter to some people from Afghanistan, saying Bangladesh is already in a big problem by giving shelter to over 1.1 million ...

Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen

Four people shot outside baseball stadium in Washington

Some fans and players scrambled for cover at a professional baseball game in Washington on Saturday night as the sound of gunfire filled the stadium, and police later said four people had been shot ...

Four people shot outside baseball stadium in Washington

At least 108 dead as devastating floods hit Europe

The death toll from devastating floods in Europe soared to at least 108 on Friday, most in western Germany where emergency responders were frantically searching for missing people

At least 108 dead as devastating floods hit Europe

US sending Bangladesh 2.5m doses of Moderna's Covid vaccine: White House

The US began shipping 2.5 million doses of Moderna's Covid vaccine to Bangladesh, a White House official said

In this photo a health worker inoculates a man with a dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine at the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Hospital (BSMMU), in Dhaka on 22 June 2021.

Rights group finds 'crimes against humanity' in Uyghurs

China is guilty of ongoing "crimes against humanity" in its oppressive treatment of Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a detailed report released Monday

Rights group finds 'crimes against humanity' in Uyghurs

Taiwan chip firms to adhere to new US rules blacklisting China supercomputing entities

Taiwan said on Wednesday its chip companies will adhere to U.S. rules after Washington added seven Chinese supercomputing entities last week to an economic blacklist and after a Taipei-based ...

Flags of Taiwan and U.S.

Rohingya Crisis

US Congressman Deutch lauds PM Hasina's role

US Congressman Ted Deutch (Democrat- Florida), an influential member of the US House Foreign Affairs Committee, has praised Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina for giving shelter to over one ...

US Congressman Deutch lauds PM Hasina's role

Diplomacy

Biden ‘committed to strengthening’ ties with Bangladesh

US president Joe Biden and secretary Antony J Blinken are "committed to strengthening" Dhaka-Washington relationship as the two countries address common challenges, says a senior US official

Biden ‘committed to strengthening’ ties with Bangladesh

US joins WHO programme aimed at boosting COVID-19 fight

A US official told a World Health Organisation meeting that Washington would join a programme to boost COVID-19 testing, diagnostics and vaccines as officials urged it to increase financing for a ...

US joins WHO programme aimed at boosting COVID-19 fight

Biden to speak broadly on foreign policy Thursday

US president Joe Biden will speak broadly about foreign policy when he visits the State Department on Thursday

Biden to speak broadly on foreign policy Thursday
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