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    Travel ban takes effect as Trump admin reverses policy on fiancés

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 01:13am on July 01, 2017

    US president Donald Trump’s administration reversed a decision late on Thursday and said fiancés would be considered close family members and therefore allowed to travel...

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    LNG price row between India, US crimps Trump’s export aims

    Reuters . New Delhi/New York/London | Updated at 10:40pm on June 30, 2017

    India’s biggest importer of US liquefied natural gas is trying to re-negotiate prices with the US seller, sources said, undermining plans by US president Donald...

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    Washington at war for 16 years: why?

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 01, 2017

    FOR 16 years, the United States has been at war in the Middle East and North Africa, running up trillions of dollars in expenses, committing...

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    NATO’s expanding military frontier

    by Brian Cloughley | Updated at 12:05am on July 01, 2017

    IN AN examination in the New Yorker of the career and prospects of the US secretary of defence, General James Mattis, Dexter Filkins, a highly...

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    US national mugged in Ctg

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 01:16am on June 24, 2017

    Detective branch members of Chittagong Metropolitan Police on Thursday night recovered valuables of a woman from the United States of America about 24 hours after...

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    American Airlines pushes back on Qatar Airways plan to buy stake

    Reuters . Dubai/ New York | Updated at 09:45pm on June 23, 2017

    American Airlines’ chief executive said on Thursday he is not ‘particularly excited’ about Qatar Airways’ interest in buying up to 10 per cent of the...

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    Trump says he does not have tapes of Comey meetings

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:26am on June 23, 2017

    US president Donald Trump said Thursday he did not have recordings of his meetings with former FBI director James Comey, after weeks of speculations that...

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    Disengaging with Cuba

    by Mel Gurtov | Updated at 12:05am on June 22, 2017

    PRESIDENT Obama’s engagement with Cuba was one of his administration’s success stories. The policy shift was based on the entirely realistic as well as humanitarian...

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    Bangladeshi UN official released on bail

    Reuters | Updated at 12:10am on June 22, 2017

    US prosecutors have accused a United Nations employee in New York of committing visa fraud by bringing into the country a domestic worker from Bangladesh...

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    US sanctions to stay until Russia quits eastern Ukraine

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:19am on June 21, 2017

    US sanctions on Russia will remain in place until Moscow withdraws from eastern Ukraine, a White House spokesperson said on Tuesday.‘It’s part of the reason...