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By Ziauddin Khandoker On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019

China to play active role in Rohingya repatriation: Envoy

currentnews Newly-appointed Chinese Ambassador to Bangladesh Li Jiming on Wednesday said China will play an active role in the repatriation of displaced Rohingyas from Bangladesh. He made the remarks when he met More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019

Pakistan won’t start military conflict with India: Imran Khan

currentnews Imran Khan the Prime Minister of Pakistan said on Monday both Pakistan and India are nuclear-armed states and escalation of tension may threaten world peace, adding that Pakistan will never start a More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019

Myanmar forces Rohingya to accept cards that preclude citizenship

currentnews Myanmar authorities are forcing members of the Rohingya Muslim minority at gunpoint to accept identity cards that categorise them as foreigners, stripping them of the chance to become citizens, a rights More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Monday, September 2nd, 2019

Hurricane Dorian: Bahamas battered by ‘monster’ storm

currentnews The most powerful storm to hit the Caribbean islands of the Bahamas since records began has torn roofs from buildings and caused severe flooding. The slow-moving, category five Dorian – the second-strongest More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Monday, September 2nd, 2019

Israeli drone starts fire in Lebanon border forest

currentnews The Lebanese military said an Israeli drone, which violated Lebanon’s airspace, dropped incendiary material and sparked a fire in a pine forest by the border on Sunday. The fires near the border in More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Sunday, September 1st, 2019

Taliban attack 2nd Afghan city as US envoy says deal is near

currentnews The Taliban attacked a second Afghan city in as many days on Sunday, killing several civilians and security forces, officials said, even as Washington’s peace envoy said the U.S. and the militant More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Friday, August 30th, 2019

IFC urges Dhaka, Delhi to accept sustainable basin-wide river sharing formula

currentnews The International Farakka Committee (IFC) has urged Bangladesh and India to opt for a sustainable management of rivers to keep them alive from the points of origin to their outfall into the sea through More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Friday, August 30th, 2019

Trump declares new Space Command key to American defense

currentnews Declaring space crucial to the nation’s defense, President Donald Trump said Thursday the Pentagon has established U.S. Space Command to preserve American dominance on “the ultimate high More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Thursday, August 29th, 2019

A clarification

currentnews As tensions rise to dangerous levels between India and Pakistan over Kashmir, a nine-year-old video clip has surfaced on social media, in which while speaking of the endless wars the Indian government More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Thursday, August 29th, 2019

China rotates troops into Hong Kong as protesters call for democracy

currentnews China rotated troops in its People’s Liberation Army garrison in Hong Kong on Thursday, days before protesters plan to hold a march and rally calling for full democracy for the Chinese-ruled city after More...

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