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UN asks Bangladesh to open border for the Rohingas

As United Nations is deeply concerned at the reports of civilians being killed during security operations in Myanmar's Rakhine state, United Nations secretary-general António Guterres repeated the responsibility of Bangladesh Details

73 more rohingyas pushed back, govt calls Myanmar envoy at foreign office

The government on Monday called Myanmar chargé d’affaires at the foreign ministry and protested against the illegal intrusion of Myanmar citizens into Bangladesh a consequence of crackdown inside bordering Rakhine Details

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh gets 10 years rigorous imprisonment

A special Indian court on Monday sentenced Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh to 10 years of jail. The dera chief was accused of rape on August 25 Details

BGB pushes back 71 Rohingyas in Cox’s Bazar

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh said on Sunday they have thwarted attempts of intruding into the country being tried by ethnic minority Rohingyas through Balukhali border under Ukhia upazila in Details

Suicide bomber hitting Shiite mosque kill at least 14 and injures several others

Over 14 people were killed and several others injured on Friday when a suicide bomber detonated himself inside a Shiite mosque in the Afghanistan capital of Kabul, according to Reuters. Details

BGB sends back 146 Rohingyas to Myanmar

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh today sent back 146 Rohingyas as they tried to intrude into Bangladesh amid the escalating tension in Myanmar’s Rakhine state following an attack by insurgents Details

Italian cops use water cannon and batons against refugees for occupying Rome square

Italian police are using water cannon and batons against refugees they clashed with who had occupied a small Rome square in defiance of an order to leave a building where Details

Donald Trump announces to expand US military intervention in Afghanistan

Donald Trump has declared that he would prolong the US military intervention in Afghanistan, which he once described as a “complete waste”, bowing to advice from his top officials to Details

USS John S McCain clashes with tanker in Singapore

The destroyer sustained damage on its port side but led to the port on its own. The tanker it collided with, sustained damage to a tank at the front above Details

Saudi Arabia and Iraq plan to restart border crossing after 27 years

Saudi Arabia and Iraq have planned to open the Arar border crossing for trade for the first time since 1990, when it was closed after the countries cut ties following Details

800 Indian flood-hit victims come Bangladesh to take shelter

Almost 800 hundred flood affected Indian citizens took shelter in several villages of Mogolhat union in Sadar upazila and Durgapur union of Aditmari upazila in Lalmonirhat on Monday night, UNB Details

Pakistani Prime Minister impeaches India for impasse in ties

Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi(new) on Monday impeached India for the deadlock in bilateral ties, saying New Delhi's "expansionist designs" was the "main hurdle" in constructive relations between the Details

Trump’s threat of military action in Venezuela could foment Nicolas Maduro

President Nicolas Maduro has gone on the free-spending socialist "revolution" commenced by his predecessor, the late Hugo Chavez, almost 20 years ago, using rhetoric populist rhetoric that the US "empire" Details

Over 70 children die in India hospital over two days

Indian police on Friday said more than 70 children have died at a government-run hospital in northern India over 48 hours allegedly due to lack of oxygen supply to the Details

China road accident kills 36

At least 36 people were killed in China road accident. This massive accident happened when a coach crashed into the wall of an expressway tunnel in China's northwest, the official Details

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani appoints two female vice presidents

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani appointed two female vice presidents on Wednesday, a day after coming under fire from reformists for nominating no women ministers. Massoumeh Ebtekar, who was known internationally for Details

2 killed, 4 injured in German nightclub shooting

A gunman opened fire at a disco in the southern German city of Konstanz early on Sunday morning, killing one and injuring four before being shot by police, officials said Details

Shahbaz Sharif to be interim PM of Pakistan

PML-N leaders, in meetings led by ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, on Saturday decided to rally behind Nawaz's younger brother, Shahbaz Sharif, as his eventual successor, reports the Dawn, a Details

Nawaz Sharif resigns after Supreme Court disqualifies verdict over graft probe

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday resigned from his post after the Supreme Court disqualified the prime minister holding public office in a landmark decision on the Panama Papers Details

Taliban attack kills 26 Afghan soldiers killed and wounds more than 20

At least 26 Afghan soldiers were killed and 13 wounded in a Taliban attack on a military base in Kandahar province, the defence ministry said on Wednesday. Afghan soldiers “bravely resisted”, Details