Bangladesh

Dhaka launches global initiative to fight autism

Health experts suggest ensuring quality of traditional medicines at WHO conference. Bangladesh yesterday launched a global initiative to address the challenges of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) in the South-East Asia Region of World Health Organization. Saima Wazed Hossain, chairperson of … read more

World

Gaza: The role of Bangladesh as UNPO leader

The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) is an international, nonviolent, and democratic membership organisation. Its members are indigenous peoples, minorities, and unrecognised or occupied territories who have joined together to protect and promote their human and cultural rights, to … read more

Asia

Gaza: The role of Bangladesh as UNPO leader

The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) is an international, nonviolent, and democratic membership organisation. Its members are indigenous peoples, minorities, and unrecognised or occupied territories who have joined together to protect and promote their human and cultural rights, to … read more

India

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UN tribunal puts an end to 40-year-old India-Bangladesh maritime dispute

?Overcoming a 40-year-old maritime border dispute? In the case of India and Bangladesh, it appears to be possible. The Arbitration Tribunal on the India-Bangladesh Maritime Delimitation delivered its ruling on 7th July 2014. The Tribunal was set up under the … read more

US

Next US ambassador to Bangladesh calls for dialogue

Marcia Stephens Bloom Bernicat, deputy secretary in the Bureau of Human Resources at the Department of State, has been nominated as the next US Ambassador to Bangladesh. Marcia Stephens Bloom Bernicat has described the January 5 general elections as ‘undeniably … read more

Russia

Ukrainian Americans and supporters protest at the White House over the Russian invasion of Crimea

Russia may face second round of sanctions over Ukraine

As Vladimir Putin rebuffs initial US-EU sanctions over occupation, France says assets may be seized if Moscow does not relent. Barack Obama and his European Union allies have unveiled a co-ordinated set of sanctions to punish Russia for occupying Crimea, … read more

Research

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WHO Declares Ebola Virus Outbreak Public Health Emergency

The World Health Organization declared the West African Ebola epidemic that has killed nearly 1,000 people an international public-health emergency. Meanwhile, the world’s biggest steelmaker, ArcelorMittal, MT +0.36% joined other Western companies in scaling back business plans or travel in … read more

World News

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WHO Declares Ebola Virus Outbreak Public Health Emergency

The World Health Organization declared the West African Ebola epidemic that has killed nearly 1,000 people an international public-health emergency. Meanwhile, the world’s biggest steelmaker, ArcelorMittal, MT +0.36% joined other Western companies in scaling back business plans or travel in … read more

Diplomat

Indo-Bangladesh coastal shipping trial run to start by Oct 14

Bangladesh and India have made all preparations to launch ‘coastal shipping’ between the two countries to ‘facilitate trade and transportation of goods’ through inland and coastal waters. Dhaka and New Delhi in a recent meeting here have decided to start … read more

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Bangladesh and Japan need comprehensive partnership

In this exclusive interview, Matsushiro Horiguchi, former ambassador of Japan to Bangladesh, talks to Tokyo-based Bangladeshi journalist Monzurul Huq and reflected on various aspects of bilateral relations that the upcoming visit of the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is bound … read more