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    President asks peacekeepers to uphold country’s image

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:11pm on May 29, 2019

    President M Abdul Hamid on Wednesday asked Bangladesh peacekeepers to uphold country’s image in the United Nations peacekeeping mission through their heroic work, talents and...

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    Joko Widodo re-elected Indonesia’s president

    Agence France-Presse . Jakarta | Updated at 12:40pm on May 21, 2019

    Thousands of soldiers fanned out across Jakarta on Tuesday as unexpectedly early results in Indonesia’s election showed Joko Widodo was...

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    President arrives London for health checkup

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 02:37pm on May 16, 2019

    Bangladesh president M Abdul Hamid arrived at London on Wednesday afternoon local time. Ashequn Nabi Chowdhury, press minister of...

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    Sudanese militia commander waits in wings after president ousted

    Reuters . Khartoum | Updated at 12:00am on April 24, 2019

    When Omar Hassan al-Bashir wanted protection from rivals during his long rule as president of Sudan, he turned to Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, a commander of...

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    Ukraine comedian Zelensky wins presidency

    Agence-France-Presse. Ukraine | Updated at 12:00am on April 23, 2019

    A comedian with no political experience won a landslide victory in Ukraine’s presidential election, drawing congratulations from global leaders while dealing a stunning rebuke to...

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    President, PM condemn Sri Lanka attacks

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 08:10pm on April 21, 2019

    The Bangladesh president, Abdul Hamid, and the prime minister, Sheikh Hasina on Sunday strongly condemned the series blasts at three churches and three hotels in...

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    Indonesia president declares poll win as rival does too

    Reuters . Jakarta | Updated at 12:00am on April 19, 2019

    Indonesian president Joko Widodo on Thursday declared victory in a presidential election to lead the world’s third-largest democracy but his challenger also claimed he had...

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    Rubana elected BGMEA president

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:48am on April 12, 2019

    Mohammadi Group managing director Rubana Huq has been elected president of the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association for the 2019-21 term....

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    Protests keep up pressure on Algeria regime

    Agence France-Presse . Algiers | Updated at 10:05pm on April 10, 2019

    Algerian demonstrators kept up protests Wednesday against the ruling elite despite a pledge from the interim head of state to hold ‘transparent’ presidential elections following...

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    Who’s next to rule our destinies?

    Nazarul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on April 08, 2019

    AS I write this piece, the United States appears to be nowhere close to the next presidential elections. It is now 20 months away, to...