US farmers scramble to contain trade-war damage

Clouds crowded the Illinois sky as Nick Harre walked away from his combine at the peak of harvest to join four fellow farmers in greeting some unlikely visitors. Inside a nearby

Tajikistan starts building world is tallest dam on Vakhsh River

Tajikistan on Friday inaugurates a $3.9 billion hydro-electric power plant, a mega project that will enable the impoverished country to eliminate domestic energy shortages and

A new lease to land management

Bangladesh government is to launch the ‘Matir Maya’ programme, founded by assistant commissioner (land) of Paba upazila in Rajshahi, across the country. ‘Matir Maya’ was

Myanmar detains 106 Rohingyas: Officials

Myanmar immigration authorities detained 106 Rohingya Muslims aboard a boat off Yangon on Friday, officials said, raising fears of a fresh wave of dangerous voyages after a 2015

Chilli, punches thrown in Sri Lanka parliament for second day

Sri Lanka’s parliamentary speaker had to be escorted into the chamber ringed by police Friday as violence broke out for a second day, with lawmakers throwing chilli powder and

Keep watch on polls-time govt, Oikya Front tells editors

Main opposition, Jatiya Oikya Front, has urged the media to keep an eye on the polls-time government for holding a free and fair election. The leaders of Oikya Front made the

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