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US seeks to rally Asian ‘Quad’ allies against Chinese ‘malign activity’

US secretary of state Mike Pompeo on Tuesday (6) visited Toyko to meet with some of Washington’s closest allies in Asia, Japan, Australia and India, to...

China moots closer ties with Bangladesh as Xi wants to take partnership to ‘new...

CHINESE president Xi Jinping has called for closer ties with Bangladesh and to jointly promote the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) to take the...

Migrants from Bangladesh and Pakistan, hoping to reach Europe, stranded in Bosnian woods

HUNDREDS of migrants from Bangladesh, Pakistan, Morocco and Algiers, who are on their way to Europe, are stranded in forests and ruined former factory buildings...

‘War of words’ between India and Pakistan over Imran Khan’s UN speech

INDIA has called Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan’s speech at UN general assembly an “incessant rant”. As a protest to the speech Mijito Vinito, the...

Red Cross warns coronavirus is driving discrimination in Asia

FILE PHOTO: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Secretary General Jagan Chapagain attends a signing ceremony after the International Automobile...

Japanese dining chain curries favour with Indian market

In this photograph taken on August 26, 2020, a man walks in front of the entrance of an outlet of CoCo Ichibanya Japanese curry...

Bangladesh’s Beximco in coronavirus vaccine pact with India’s Serum Institute

ONE of Bangladesh’s largest drugmakers, Beximco Pharmaceuticals, announced on Friday (28) that it will invest with the Serum Institute of India (SII) to ensure...

Afghan Sikhs, Hindus arrive in India after deadly attack

Sikh and Hindu Afghans, most reportedly family members of people killed in an attack on a Kabul temple earlier this year, arrived in India...

Muslim clerics seek ban on release of film on Prophet Muhammad; plan to meet...

Muslim clerics in India on Saturday (18) demanded a ban on the digital release of Iranian film Muhammad: The Messenger of God’, claiming its...

Bangladesh arrests three over Dubai sex trafficking operation

Bangladesh police said on Monday (13) they have arrested three men over the trafficking of hundreds of young women taken to Dubai on the...