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    People spontaneously observing strike: Rizvi

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:44pm on February 02, 2020

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party’s senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi on Sunday claimed that people were ‘spontaneously’ observing the dawn-to-dusk hartal in protest against ‘massive...

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    US soldiers hurt in Iran missile strike up to 64: Pentagon

    Agence-France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:24pm on January 31, 2020

    The number of US troops injured by an Iranian missile strike in Iraq this month has risen to 64, according to new figures released by...

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    US troops injured in Iran missile strike rises to 50

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:06pm on January 29, 2020

    The number of US troops injured by an Iranian missile strike in Iraq this month has risen to 50, according to new figures released by...

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    Prime mover workers to go on strike for licences

    Staff Correspondent . Chattogram | Updated at 11:39pm on January 27, 2020

    Prime movers and trailers workers on Monday announced that they would observe a 24-hour strike in Chattogram demanding licences for operating heavy vehicles. The work...

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    Russia strike kill five civilians in NW Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Bala, Syria | Updated at 10:09pm on January 18, 2020

    An air strike Saturday by Syrian regime ally Russia killed five civilians, including four members of the same family, in an opposition bastion in the...

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    Israel strikes Gaza for second day

    Agence France-Presse . Gaza City | Updated at 12:33am on January 18, 2020

    Israeli forces struck Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip for a second consecutive day Thursday, the army said, saying it was in response to incendiary...

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    Louvre shut by pension strikes

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:14am on January 18, 2020

    The Louvre museum in Paris shut down Friday after striking workers blocked the entrance, management said, in the latest protest against plans to overhaul France’s...

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    France at a crossroads

    Richard Greeman | Updated at 12:00am on January 17, 2020

    THE nationwide general strike in France, now entering its record seventh week, seems to be approaching its crisis point. Despite savage police repression, about a...

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    Petrol, diesel prices up in India as US strike roils oil market

    Press Trust of India . New Delhi | Updated at 10:24pm on January 05, 2020

    Petrol and diesel prices rose for the fourth straight day on Sunday as global oil prices jumped after the US killed a top Iranian general,...

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    US strikes in Iraq stir regional hornet’s nest

    James M Dorsey | Updated at 12:00am on January 04, 2020

    THE United States stirred a hornet’s nest that stretches far beyond Iraq when last weekend it attacked an Iranian-backed militia. The fallout of the US...