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    COVID-19 heightens US-China geopolitical rivalry

    Anis Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on May 18, 2020

    AFTER mismanaging the virus outbreak, Trump accused China in March for a lack of transparency and then on April 18, he warned China of consequences...

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    619 expats flown from US, Kuwait, Maldives

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 02:16pm on May 17, 2020

    A total of 242 Bangladeshis, stranded in the United States amid coronavirus pandemic, returned home early Sunday, while 377 other Bangladesh expatriate workers arrived on...

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    Obama accuses leaders of not even pretending to be in charge

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:28am on May 17, 2020

    Former US president Barack Obama on Saturday criticized the response to the COVID-19 pandemic ravaging America, in what was widely regarded as a rare public...

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    242 Bangladesh nationals to return home from US early Sunday

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 06:27pm on May 16, 2020

    A special flight carrying 242 Bangladesh citizens stranded in the United States amid coronavirus pandemic is scheduled to arrive in Dhaka early Sunday...

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    242 Bangladeshis stranded in US start for home

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:51am on May 16, 2020

    A special flight carrying 242 Bangladesh citizens stranded in the United States amid coronavirus pandemic is scheduled to arrive in Dhaka early Sunday. The flight...

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    US lawmakers allowed proxy voting during pandemic

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 09:54am on May 16, 2020

    The US House of Representatives took the historic step Friday of allowing its lawmakers in quarantine or otherwise affected by the coronavirus pandemic to vote...

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    US-China quarrel clouds WHO meet on pandemic

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 09:42am on May 16, 2020

    As the World Health Organisation prepares to host its main annual meeting next week, fears abound that US-China tensions could hamper the strong action needed...

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    US microbiologists find antimicrobial kills coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 09:35am on May 16, 2020

    A specially formulated antimicrobial coating can keep surfaces clear of a human coronavirus for up to 90 days with just one application, a preliminary study...

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    US warns of virus scapegoating in India, Pakistan

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 02:14am on May 16, 2020

    The United States on Thursday voiced alarm over the targeting of religious minorities in both India and Pakistan, warning against a search for internal scapegoats...

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    China calls on US to pay its debts to the United Nations

    Agence France-Presse. United Nations, United States | Updated at 11:39pm on May 15, 2020

    China on Friday issued a statement calling on all UN member states to ‘actively fulfil their financial obligations to the United Nations,’ stressing that Washington...

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