4h ago| Middle East

Leaders are safe for now, but unrest raise the stakes

The popular revolt in Iran triggered by the death of a woman held by police is unlikely to pose an immediate threat to clerical rulers whose elite security forces have crushed one protest after another in recent years. 

4h ago| India

Lightning, heavy rains kill at least 36 in India

Hazardous weather has killed at least 36 people in northern India over the past 24 hours, including 12 who died after being struck by lightning. 

4h ago| South Asia

Sri Lanka disperses rally after partial protest ban

Sri Lankan police dispersed hundreds of demonstrators yesterday, a day after severely curtailing protest rights in response to months of unrest sparked by the island nation’s sharp economic downturn. 

16h ago| South Asia

India at UNGA slams Pakistan for making false accusation

In a hard-hitting response to Pakistan, India has said in the UNGA that a country which claims to seek peace with its neighbours would neither sponsor cross-border terrorism nor would it shelter planners of the horrific Mumbai terrorist attack of November 26, 2008.

3h ago| Bangladesh

Khulna missing woman presumed dead, recovered alive from Faridpur

Rahima Begum, who has been missing from Uttar Banikpara in Khulna since August 27 last month, was found alive at Syedpur village under Boalmari upazila of Faridpur last night (September 24, 2022), said police.

2d ago| News Multimedia

Was BFF's reception for SAFF champions a vanity show?

There are several criticisms about the celebration of the female national team and the overall management of the Bangladesh Football Federation. Have the winners received the recognition they truly deserve?

4h ago| World

Ukraine to slash ties with Iran over drones supply to Russia

Ukraine said on Friday it would downgrade diplomatic ties with Iran over Tehran’s decision to supply Russian forces with drones, a move President Volodymyr Zelenskiy called “a collaboration with evil”.