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    PM joins Trump’s welcome reception

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . New York | Updated at 01:44am on September 26, 2018

    Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina joined a welcome reception hosted by US president Donald J Trump in New Yopk on Monday evening....

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    World leaders at UN look for progress on North Korea, brace for Trump

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 11:02am on September 23, 2018

    North Korea and Iran will dominate this week's gathering of world leaders at the United Nations, where president Donald Trump will be firmly in the...

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    India cancels rare UN meeting Pakistan

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 06:54pm on September 21, 2018

    India cancelled on Friday a rare meeting between its foreign minister and her Pakistani counterpart scheduled to have taken place on the sidelines of the...

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    Lanka president tells diplomats: pick up phone or pack up

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:05am on September 18, 2018

    Sri Lanka’s president on Monday justified his decision to sack six diplomats — including an ambassador — for not answering his phone calls, saying more...

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    Politicians, diplomats ask for fair polls in unison

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 18, 2018

    Leaders of the ruling and main opposition parties, as well as foreign diplomats stationed in Dhaka on Monday, made identical statements seeking the upcoming general...

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    China for enhancing economic cooperation with Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:17am on September 12, 2018

    Chinese ambassador in Dhaka Zhang Zuo on Tuesday laid emphasis on building an effective platform of discussion, sharing and mutual help to further enhance the...

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    Hasina, Modi meeting tomorrow

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 29, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi are scheduled for a meeting in Kathmandu on Thursday. The two leaders will be in...

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    N Korea letter behind scrapping of Pompeo visit

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 05:30pm on August 28, 2018

    US secretary of state Mike Pompeo's planned trip to North Korea last weekend was cancelled after he received what US officials deemed to be a...

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    North Korea still 'serious and imminent threat': Japan

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 01:59pm on August 28, 2018

    North Korea still poses a ‘serious and imminent threat’, Japan said Tuesday in its first annual defence review since an outbreak of diplomacy on the...

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    Personal diplomacy

    AG Noorani  | Updated at 12:00am on August 02, 2018

    PRESIDENT Donald Trump’s decision to invite president Vladimir Putin to Washington DC, within days of his return from the Helsinki summit with Russia’s president, and...