12h ago| Southeast Asia

Quad opposes ‘change by force’

Leaders of Japan, India, Australia and the United States yesterday warned against attempts to “change the status quo by force” as concerns grow about whether China could invade self-ruled Taiwan.

12h ago| China

Xinjiang police files reveal internment details

A leak of thousands of photos and official documents from China’s Xinjiang has shed new light on the violent methods used to enforce mass internment in the region, researchers said yesterday.

12h ago| Southeast Asia

Pak bans ex-PM’s protest march

Pakistan’s government yesterday banned a planned protest march by ousted Prime Minister Imran Khan, who is demanding fresh elections as a political and economic crises deepens in the South Asian...

12h ago| Bangladesh

A zoo where animals will roam free

Caged wildlife being displayed for human entertainment -- this old-age arrangement of ​​the zoo will be scrapped for good. And when that happens, the animals will begin to roam around in an open...

12h ago| Bangladesh

Hatirjheel, Begunbari ‘Public Trust Property’: HC

Declaring Hatirjheel-Begunbari project in Dhaka as a “Public Trust Property”, the High Court in a full text verdict has issued four directives and nine recommendations in order to protect its...

12h ago| Disease

No monkeypox case detected in country yet

Dispelling the rumour of detecting a monkeypox patient, authorities of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) yesterday said no monkeypox case has been detected in the country yet.

What is Bangladesh's per capita national debt?

Bangladesh's per capita income is rising by the day. That is great news. But do you know the national debt per capita of a child born today or yesterday? What is the Bangladeshi government&...

12h ago| World

Rich countries putting children at risk: Unicef

Rich countries are creating unsafe living conditions for children both at home and around the world, a Unicef report released yesterday said, calling on states to reduce waste and cut pollution.

Battle on eastern front: Russia moves to encircle Ukraine troops

Russian forces were launching an all-out assault to encircle Ukrainian troops in twin cities straddling a river in eastern Ukraine yesterday, a battle which could determine the success or failure...

1d ago| Europe

Over 100m forcibly displaced: UN

Russia’s war in Ukraine has pushed the number of forcibly displaced people around the world above 100 million for the first time ever, the United Nations said yesterday.