Violence returns as Bangladesh gears up for polls

BNP activists have clashed with police in their first street battle with law-enforcement agencies since Bangladesh started its countdown to the election set for Dec 30. Police

At least 50 arrested, Mirza Abbas accused in three cases over BNP-police clashes

Police have arrested at least 50 people and accused BNP leader Mirza Abbas in three cases over clashes with the party’s supporters in front of its Naya Paltan headquarters in

Uncertainty clouds start of Rohingya return slated for Thursday

A cloud of uncertainty hangs over the planned start of repatriation of the Rohingya refugees scheduled for Thursday at the last minute amid calls from the UN to halt the

Green, Yellow & Red

“The form of a city changes faster, alas, than the human heart,” wrote French poet Charles Baudelaire. The changing Dhaka city is no exception than the ‘Old Paris’ of the

Gulf economy recovering but faces oil volatility

Economic growth in the energy-rich Gulf will recover in 2018 from a contraction last year but remains vulnerable to volatility in crude oil prices, the IMF forecast on

White House again hit with staff upheavals

Another round of upheaval engulfed president Donald Trump is White House on Tuesday, with the future of several senior aides in doubt just a week after U.S. congressional

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