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    Iraq protests enter 2nd month, defying pledges of reform

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 10:45pm on November 03, 2019

    Iraq’s top cleric warned foreign actors on Friday against interfering in his country’s anti-government protests as they entered a second month despite pledges of reform...

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    Unabated corruption in public university to blame

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 04, 2019

    CAMPUS violence and corruption of university administrations have destabilised academic activities in many public universities. The failure of the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology...

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    42 killed in Haiti protest violence: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Port-au-Prince | Updated at 10:21pm on November 02, 2019

    At least 42 people have been killed and dozens injured during anti-government protests in Haiti since mid-September, the UN’s human rights body said Friday, adding...

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    Brazil in ‘civil war,’ says head of Congress’ pro-gun faction

    Agence France-Presse . Brasília, Brazil | Updated at 10:13pm on November 02, 2019

    Brazil is caught in a ‘civil war’ of crime and violence, the head of Congress’ pro-gun faction says, warning that ordinary Brazilians need to be...

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    KUET shut for indefinite period over football violence

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:03am on November 02, 2019

    Khulna University of Engineering and Technology authorities on Friday night closed the university for indefinite period after a clash between two groups of students centring...

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    Kashmir divided formally

    Agence France-Presse . Srinagar | Updated at 08:35pm on October 31, 2019

    India’s Muslim-majority region of Kashmir was formally divided on Thursday, almost three months after losing its autonomy in a move that triggered violence and stoked...

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    Bhola police yet to get Facebook report on hacked ID

    Muktadir Rashid  | Updated at 12:00am on October 27, 2019

    The Bhola district administration on Saturday submitted their detailed inquiry report to the Barishal divisional headquarters over the October 20 violence that left four people...

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    Iraqis gather for more protests after violence kills 40

    Reuters . Baghdad | Updated at 10:18pm on October 26, 2019

    Several hundred demonstrators gathered in central Baghdad on Saturday, brandishing Iraqi flags and calling prime minister Adel Abdul Mahdi a ‘worm’, after a day of...

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    Worrying unresolved cases of campus violence

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 17, 2019

    THE murder of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology student Abrar Fahad has further exposed the insecurity and fear in which students continue to live....

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    Fresh violence rocks Hong Kong

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 12:00am on October 07, 2019

    Hong Kong was rocked by fresh violence Sunday as tens of thousands hit the streets to defy a ban on face masks, sparking clashes with...