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    US house passes $700b annual defence bill

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:37am on July 15, 2017

    The US House of Representatives passed its version of a massive annual defence bill on Friday, leaving out controversial amendments on transgender troops and climate...

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    US visa denial costs B’desh CYG meet

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on July 15, 2017

    Bangladeshi athletes missed an opportunity to participate in the 6th Commonwealth Youth Games in Bahamas as United States denied them transit visa twice, officials of...

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    Tillerson meets Arab ministers over Qatar boycott

    Agence France-Presse . Jeddah | Updated at 12:58am on July 13, 2017

    US secretary of state Rex Tillerson held talks Wednesday with four Arab states boycotting Qatar as part of a round of intense shuttle diplomacy aimed...

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    Kuwait, US, UK urge quick solution

    Agence France-Presse . Kuwait City | Updated at 12:54am on July 12, 2017

    Kuwait, the United States and Britain Monday called on all sides in the Gulf crisis to resolve their dispute through dialogue and expressed ‘deep concern’...

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    16 dead in US military plane crash in Mississippi

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:41am on July 12, 2017

    A US military aircraft crashed Monday in the southern state of Mississippi, killing 16 people, US media reported. The US Marine Corps confirmed that a...

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    Iran, the US and the world

    by Robert Fantina | Updated at 12:05am on July 11, 2017

    MAINTAINING a straight face, United States secretary of ‘defence’ James Mattis calls Iran ‘the primary state sponsor of terrorism’. This from the man whose country...

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    US stands alone as world leaders talk climate policy

    Reuters . Hamburg | Updated at 12:46am on July 09, 2017

    The final statement from Group of 20 leaders on Saturday exposed a divide between the United States and other G20 members on the Paris accord...

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    US to present new UN sanctions resolution on North Korea

    | Updated at 01:37am on July 06, 2017

    The United States would present to the UN Security Council a new draft resolution imposing sanctions on North Korea after it launched its first intercontinental...

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    Bernicat recalls principles that guide US with BD and world

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:39am on July 05, 2017

    US ambassador Marcia Bernicat on Tuesday remembered the fundamental principles that guide them with Bangladesh and the world — representative government, separation of powers, checks...

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    Trump admin defends interpretation of travel ban ruling

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 12:28am on July 05, 2017

    The administration of US president Donald Trump opposed opening the door to grandparents from six Muslim-majority countries on Monday, arguing in a court filing that...