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    France backs Bangladesh’s role

    United News of Bangladesh . Paris (France) | Updated at 12:05am on December 13, 2017

    French president Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday assured Bangladesh of his country’s humanitarian support and playing a due role in the UN and other international forums for having a permanent solution to the ongoing Rohingya crisis....

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    Bangladeshi descent held as suspect after NY blast

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 01:05am on December 12, 2017

    A man carrying a pipe bomb strapped to his body detonated it in a crowded New York subway passageway during the morning rush hour Monday, seriously injuring himself but only slightly injuring three others....

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    India’s Congress party names Rahul Gandhi president

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:05am on December 12, 2017

    India’s opposition Congress party named Rahul Gandhi as its new leader on Monday after years of speculation, calling it a ‘historic occasion’....

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    Palestinians ‘walking away’ from talks with Pence snub: US

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:10am on December 11, 2017

    The United States accused the Palestinian Authority Sunday of ‘walking away’ from a chance to discuss peace in the Middle East by snubbing vice-president Mike Pence on an upcoming visit...

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    Israel, Turkey leaders trade insults over US Jerusalem decision

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 10:05am on December 11, 2017

    Relations between Israel and Turkey took a bitter turn Sunday as their leaders traded accusations of involvement in terrorism, days after the US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital...

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    Theresa May claims new Brexit talks ‘optimism’

    BBC | Updated at 09:50am on December 11, 2017

    Theresa May will tell MPs there is a new ‘sense of optimism’ in the Brexit talks after her last-minute deal aimed at moving them to the next phase...

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    Venezuela opposition banned from running in 2018 election

    BBC | Updated at 09:25am on December 11, 2017

    Venezuela's president, Nicolas Maduro, says the country's main opposition parties are banned from taking part in next year's presidential election...

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    US, South Korea, Japan start missile-tracking drill

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:15am on December 11, 2017

    The US, South Korea and Japan started joint exercises Monday to track missiles from North Korea, Seoul's military said, following the nuclear-armed Pyongyang's longest-range test launch to date...

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    Macron asks Netanyahu to make gestures to break peace impasse

    Reuters | Updated at 08:40am on December 11, 2017

    French president Emmanuel Macron told Israel's prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday that he needed to make gestures to the Palestinians to enable to break the impasse between the two sides...

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    Lactalis baby milk recalled over salmonella fears

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:42am on December 11, 2017

    French baby-milk maker Lactalis and health authorities have ordered a major international product recall because of fears of salmonella contamination, following 26 cases of children falling sick in France....