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    A troubled family

    Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:00am on December 09, 2019

    SUMMIT anniversaries are not usually this abysmally interesting. While those paying visits to Watford, England on the occasion of the seventieth anniversary of the North...

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    International literary summit held in Dhaka

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 02, 2019

    A day-long international literary summit organised by Writers’ International, Bangladesh was held at Padakhep Seminar Hall in Dhaka on October 19. The summit was attended...

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    Reverse wealth concentration, Yunus tells youths

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:20pm on October 29, 2019

    Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus asked the young people to envision the world they want to create and challenge the existing institutions and policies those fail...

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    Saudi hosts ‘Davos in desert’ as outrage fades over critic’s murder

    Agence France-Presse. Riyadh | Updated at 12:32am on October 28, 2019

    Dozens of global policymakers and tycoons will attend a Saudi investment summit starting Tuesday, helping the kingdom turn the page on a critic’s murder that...

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    GFMD summit in Ecuador shifted to January

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:00am on October 27, 2019

    The 12th summit of the Global Forum on Migration and Development due in November has been rescheduled for January 20-24, it was announced on Friday....

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    Iran leaders want to talk: Trump

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on September 14, 2019

    President Donald Trump said he believes that Iran’s leadership wants to talk, adding to expectations that he is trying to arrange a summit with his...

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    G20 members at odds over climate change

    Reuters . Tokyo | Updated at 12:00am on June 28, 2019

    G20 negotiators are wrangling over the wording of a summit communique on combating climate change, with the United States pushing to downgrade the language against...

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    Protectionism slammed as SE Asian leaders rally to trade pact

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 12:34am on June 24, 2019

    Southeast Asian leaders made an impassioned plea against protectionism at a regional summit in Bangkok Sunday, warning that a dragging US-China trade spat could hammer...

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    Pence puts off China speech sequel

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on June 23, 2019

    US vice-president Mike Pence on Friday called off a planned China speech that had been cast as a sequel to a blistering broadside he delivered...

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    ASEAN summit starts in Bangkok

    Reuters . Bangkok | Updated at 12:00am on June 23, 2019

    Southeast Asian leaders opened a two-day summit in Bangkok on Saturday, though it was unclear what progress their 10-country group could make on disputes in...