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PM for solving problems among Muslim countries through talks

Dhaka, Jan. 16 -- Stressing the importance of the unity of Muslim countries, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said the Muslim countries should solve their problems, if any, through talks. "T... Read More


Int'l model UN confce at DIU tomorrow

Bangladesh, Jan. 16 -- A three-day International Model United Nations Conference 2019 will begin at Daffodil International University (DIU) in the city on Thursday. Daffodil International University ... Read More


Cuban President, Czech PM greet Sheikh Hasina

Bangladesh, Jan. 16 -- President of the Council of State and Ministers of the Republic of Cuba Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez, in a message, has congratulated Bangladesh Awami League President Sheikh Hasi... Read More


Outgoing Nepalese envoy terms Hasina 'leader of the region'

Bangladesh, Jan. 16 -- Outgoing Nepalese Ambassador in Dhaka Dr Chop Lal Bhusal and his spouse on Tuesday made a farewell call on Prime Minister (PM) Sheikh Hasina at the latter's office in the city, ... Read More


Trump's mistakes make a China trade deal harder to seal

Pakistan, Jan. 16 -- Donald Trump fancies himself as a great negotiator. But he's made at least two big mistakes that'll make it difficult for the US to come to a trade agreement with the Chinese. Ev... Read More


Ivanka Trump backs Pepsi ex-CEO Indra Nooyi for top job at World Bank

India, Jan. 16 -- The Trump White House is considering Indra Nooyi, the former Indian American CEO of Pepsi, to head the World Bank as president to succeed Jim Yong Kim, who has announced he is steppi... Read More


Salman F Rahman made PM's adviser

Dhaka, Jan. 16 -- Salman F Rahman, vice-chairman of Beximco Group, has been made Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's adviser on private industry and investment. Hasina appointed Salman her adviser using h... Read More


Mom, dad, I'm coming home

Nepal, Jan. 16 -- I realize that home is the place to begin and go back to. I want to learn to live with you, understand the society and thrive in Nepal At 55, my daddy has 419 friends in Facebook ye... Read More


Agonizing over Afghanistan

Nepal, Jan. 16 -- America's policy in Afghanistan should be one that avoids the risks of a rapid, unconditional exit but also minimizes the costs of staying NEW YORK - After more than 17 years, the t... Read More


US assessment raises concerns over China attacking Taiwan

Washington, Jan. 16 -- Amid increasing tensions with Beijing, the Pentagon on Tuesday released a new report that lays out U.S. concerns about China's growing military might, underscoring worries about... Read More