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    Muna gets ‘Woman of the decade in public life, diplomacy award’

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:55am on February 09, 2021

    Bangladesh high commissioner to the United Kingdom and Ireland Saida Muna Tasneem has been honoured with the ‘Women of the decade in public life and...

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    Govt to build diplomatic zone at Purbachal: FM

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:03pm on January 21, 2021

    Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen on Thursday told the parliament that a diplomatic zone would be developed at Purbachal area under the Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha’s...

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    Biden makes diplomacy dull as president-elect

    Agence France-Presse .Washington | Updated at 11:02am on November 15, 2020

    After Donald Trump in his first week as president spoke to Australia’s prime minister, leaks of the call left many dumbfounded, with the new US...

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    The nuclearisation of American diplomacy

    Michael T Klare | Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2020

    ON AUGUST 21, six nuclear-capable B-52H Stratofortress bombers, representing approximately one-seventh of the war-ready US B-52H bomber fleet, flew from their home base in North...

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    Ambassadorial assignments send mixed signals

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:09am on September 23, 2020

    The government is appointing ambassadors and high commissioners from various tracks— politicians, regular public servants and retired government officials — with political appointees giving mixed...

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    Indian foreign secretary’s hasty visit misfires

    M Serajul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on August 23, 2020

    THE Indian foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla’s hastily arranged and sudden visit to Dhaka is shrouded in mystery. The centrepiece of the visit was his...

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    China orders US consulate in Chengdu to close

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:41am on July 25, 2020

    China on Friday ordered the US consulate in the southwestern city of Chengdu to close in retaliation for one of its missions in the United...

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    Bangladesh sends new PR to UN

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 02:39pm on May 18, 2020

    Bangladesh has appointed Md Mustafizur Rahman, current high commissioner of Bangladesh to Singapore, as the next permanent representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations offices...

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    7 foreign envoys in Bangladesh call for freedom of expression

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 05:37pm on May 07, 2020

    Seven foreign ambassadors in Bangladesh on Thursday stressed the need for upholding independence of the press and freedom of expression for disseminating facts-based information during...

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    The virus claims a victim at UN: personal diplomacy

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 12:07am on March 16, 2020

    At the normally busy headquarters of the United Nations in New York, life is suddenly moving at slow speed — very slow speed. This temple of...