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    Army soldier shot dead in Rangamati

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:14pm on August 18, 2019

    An army soldier was shot dead in an attack by unidentified miscreants during a regular army patrol by a team at Paytimukh under Rajasthali upazila...

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    August 17 series blasts anniversary observed

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:32am on August 18, 2019

    The nation today recalled the countrywide simultaneous bomb attacks carried out by the banned extremist outfit Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh on August 17, 2005. Two persons...

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    Rescue worker killed in northern Myanmar attack

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:54am on August 18, 2019

    One rescue worker was killed and several others were wounded when an ambulance came under fire in northern Myanmar amid clashes between troops and ethnic...

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    Holey Artisan attack suspect, 4 others held

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:49am on August 10, 2019

    Counter-terrorism officials after arresting five suspected extremists on Friday said they fear attack on police as they found evidence of mobilising funds by the extremist...

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    Sri Lanka tourism industry begins to recover after attacks

    Reuters . Colombo | Updated at 12:00am on August 10, 2019

    Sri Lanka’s tourism industry, badly hurt by Easter day bombings, is showing signs of gradual recovery, industry executives say, although a national election later this...

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    14 killed in Taliban bomb attack

    Reuters . Kabul | Updated at 12:58am on August 08, 2019

    The Taliban claimed responsibility for a suicide car-bomb attack on a police station in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Wednesday which the government said killed...

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    Zelensky asks Putin to curb separatists

    Agence-France-Presse . Ukraine | Updated at 12:00am on August 08, 2019

    Ukrainian president Volodymyr  Zelensky on Wednesday said he had asked Russian leader Vladimir Putin to put pressure on separatist fighters in the east, after four...

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    Hiroshima and new arms race, with no winners

    Robert Dodge | Updated at 12:00am on August 08, 2019

    SEVENTY-FOUR years ago today the United States dropped the first atomic bomb over the city of Hiroshima, Japan. This nuclear weapon resulted in the deaths...

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    Commonsense gun control, the US army way

    Jason Hug | Updated at 12:00am on August 07, 2019

    IN MY lifetime, incidents of gun violence in the US have progressed from rare anomalies to seemingly everyday occurrences. Over the past week, the attack...

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    Rubber bullets, tear gas fired at Hong Kong protesters

    Reuters . Hong Kong | Updated at 02:07am on July 28, 2019

    Police fired tear gas and rubber bullets while protesters hurled rocks during clashes in a rural Hong Kong town on Saturday as several thousand activists...