UK warns China over Hong Kong
on June 2, 2020 at 6:02 pm
The UK warned Beijing to step back from the brink over an authoritarian national security law in Hong Kong.
Cops shot, wounded in US protests
on June 2, 2020 at 1:42 pm
Trump deepens outrage by posing at church holding a Bible
COVID cases rising in Russia, Eastern Europe
on June 2, 2020 at 11:49 am
New cases of COVID-19 reported daily are steadily declining in Western Europe, but not in hotspots in Russia and Eastern Europe, says WHO.
HK leader calls out ‘double standards’ on national security
on June 2, 2020 at 11:46 am
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam accused foreign governments of “double standards” in their reaction to Beijing’s plans to impose national security.
Can you catch COVID-19 from delivered packages?
on June 2, 2020 at 11:44 am
More than 117 cases of COVID-19 have been linked to the warehouse near Seoul owned by e-commerce giant Coupang facility.
Cyclone Nisarga approaches Mumbai
on June 2, 2020 at 11:36 am
India’s most populous city has more than 53,000 cases of COVID-19 infection, with more than 1,600 deaths.
EU ‘appalled’ by Floyd’s death
on June 2, 2020 at 11:05 am
Josep Borrell, the EU’s foreign policy chief, told, like the people of the US, we are shocked and appalled by the death of George Floyd
Landslides kill 20 in Assam
on June 2, 2020 at 10:28 am
Nine others were injured in the landslides at Kaliganj in Karimganj district that borders Bangladesh
American protests evoke a lost revolution in Egypt
on June 2, 2020 at 6:20 am
Identical events had occurred in Egypt in 2011 during the 18 days of protest that led to the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak
Tear gas clears a path for Trump’s walk to a church
on June 2, 2020 at 5:43 am
Trump blamed the destruction on the nation’s governors
Philippine President Duterte U-turns on scrapping of US troop deal
on June 2, 2020 at 5:14 pm
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has suspended his decision to scrap a two-decade-old troop deployment agreement with the United States due to political and other developments in the region, his foreign minister says.
First Rohingya refugee dies from Covid-19
on June 2, 2020 at 4:57 pm
A Rohingya man has died from Covid-19 in Cox’s Bazar’s Ukhia upazila.
World Bank says coronavirus to leave ‘lasting scars’ on developing world
on June 2, 2020 at 4:34 pm
The World Bank says that it expects the coronavirus and resulting recessions to leave “lasting scars” on developing and emerging market countries, with the worst damage on oil exporters and those suffering financial crises.
Health insurance for all DU students on the cards
on June 2, 2020 at 3:52 pm
The Dhaka University authorities have decided to bring all its students under an affordable health insurance plan.
Rohingya genocide: Argentine court moves closer to opening case against Myanmar
on June 2, 2020 at 2:53 pm
An Argentine court has moved one step closer to opening a historic investigation against Myanmar’s military and civilian leadership over genocide against the Rohingya people, the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) says.
No domestic cricket in England until August: ECB
on June 2, 2020 at 2:38 pm
There will be no domestic cricket in England until August 1 at the earliest, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced on Thursday.
DMP staff member dies of Covid-19
on June 2, 2020 at 2:35 pm
A staffer of Dhaka Metropolitan Police has died of Covid-19 while undergoing treatment at the Central Police Hospital in the capital.
‘India very far away from Covid-19 peak’
on June 2, 2020 at 2:04 pm
India is “very far away from the peak” as far as the spread of Covid-19 infection is concerned and preventive measures taken to check the spread have been very effective, the government said today.
Farmers Bank scam: HC upholds bail of Rashedul Haque Chishty
on June 2, 2020 at 1:42 pm
The High Court upholds the lower court orders which granted bail to Rashedul Haque Chisty, son of the former Farmers Bank audit committee chair Mahbubul Haque Chisty, in three corruption cases.
England confirm West Indies series for July
on June 2, 2020 at 1:22 pm
England will play three Tests at home to the West Indies in July, subject to British government clearance to return behind closed doors, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced Tuesday.