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    Trump set for midweek acquittal after witnesses blocked

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:13pm on February 01, 2020

    The US Senate on Friday rebuffed Democratic calls for new witnesses at president Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, paving the way for his acquittal next week...

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    Workers Party expels 6 dissident leaders

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:56am on December 03, 2019

    Workers Party of Bangladesh on Monday expelled six of its central leaders as they boycotted the party’s 10th congress held in Dhaka from November 2...

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    American Dream looms large

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 09:43pm on November 24, 2019

    As impeachment hearings play out in Washington, high-level officials, many of them immigrants or children of immigrants, who have testified before Congress are being forced...

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    Bolivia authorises new elections without Morales

    Agence France-Presse . La Paz, Bolivia | Updated at 02:19pm on November 24, 2019

    Bolivia’s Congress approved a bill Saturday that opens the door to new elections without ex-president Evo Morales, as the caretaker government met with protesters to...

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    Over half of Americans favour Trump impeachment

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:25pm on November 19, 2019

    A slim majority of Americans believe president Donald Trump should be impeached and removed from office for his controversial Ukraine actions, according to the first...

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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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    Workers Party’s 10th congress begins today

    Moloy Saha | Updated at 12:00am on November 02, 2019

    The 10th congress of Workers Party of Bangladesh begins in Dhaka today with the vow to continue its fight against corruption, inequality and secteriansm. The opening...

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    6 WP leaders urge members not to joint 10th congress

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:02am on October 29, 2019

    Six central leader of Workers Party of Bangladesh on Monday in a press statement called on the party leaders to refrain from joining forthcoming 10th...

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    WP likely to face split again at congress

    Moloy Saha  | Updated at 12:58am on October 26, 2019

    Workers Party of Bangladesh, a partner of the Awami League-led alliance, was likely to face another spit on ‘ideological grounds’ in the 10th congress scheduled...

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    Zuckerberg grilled in Congress on digital currency, privacy, elections

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 10:54pm on October 24, 2019

    Facebook Inc CEO Mark Zuckerberg conceded on Wednesday that the company’s planned digital currency Libra was a ‘risky project,’ but sought to reassure sceptical US...