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    Labour diplomacy needed for Bangladeshi migrant workers in Saudi Arabia

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 18, 2020

    A PROMPT action on part of the government is still absent to end the plight of Bangladeshi migrant workers in Saudi Arabia. After public protests...

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    Lanka continues delicate dance with India

    MK Bhadrakumar | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2019

    SRI Lanka is a role model for the dictum of diplomacy being the extension of a country’s national policies. Sri Lanka’s performance must be commended...

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    Dhaka’s cricket diplomacy stillborn

    M Serajul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on December 01, 2019

    SHEIKH Hasina has a bilateral meeting with her Indian counterpart at every available opportunity in India or abroad since she assumed office in January 2009....

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    Nat’l interests must get priority in diplomacy: experts

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:51am on November 14, 2019

    Governments require maintaining national interests on a priority basis during engagements at the bilateral and regional levels, experts said on Wednesday. While engaging at bilateral-level...

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    The perils of post-370 diplomacy

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

    IN THE weeks following the government’s decision to amend Article 370 and divide Jammu and Kashmir into two separate union territories, the government sent out...

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    Major reshuffle of ambassadors likely

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on October 29, 2019

    The government is set to bring about major changes at the level of ambassadors and high commissioners in Bangladesh embassies abroad along with some reshuffle...

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    The last act of the human comedy

    Chris Hedges | Updated at 12:00am on September 05, 2019

    THERE is nothing new to our story. The flagrant lies and imbecilities of the inept and corrupt leader. The inability to halt the costly, endless...

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    Indian FM in Dhaka 

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 11:45pm on August 19, 2019

    Indian foreign minister S Jaishankar reached Dhaka on Monday evening on a three-day official visit. Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen received his Indian counterpart at...

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    Indian FM due in August

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:33am on July 30, 2019

    Indian foreign minister S Jaishankar would visit Bangladesh in the third week of August, foreign minister AK Abdul Momen said on Monday. ‘Mr Jaishankar is...

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    Does it mirror an arrangement disjointed?

    Farooque Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on July 28, 2019

    Rex Tillerson, former US secretary of state, tells about the state of a state. Tillerson’s seven-hour, closed-door testimony to the House Foreign Affairs Committee in...