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    Six killed in political violence in Jan: MSF

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:35am on February 03, 2021

    Municipality election-related political violence have claimed lives of six people in January as contending political parties and rebel candidates have been locked in clashes during...

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    2,00,000 displaced by Central Africa unrest: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 09:50pm on January 29, 2021

    More than 2,00,000 people have been displaced by election-based violence in the Central African Republic in the past two months, the UN said Friday, with...

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    Electioneering ends amid violence

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:51pm on January 25, 2021

    The electioneering for the Chittagong City Corporation polls ended on Monday amid violence and irregularities with candidates and others fearing further violence as the city...

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    Russia police violence in spotlight

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 10:45pm on January 24, 2021

    Nearly 3,500 protesters were arrested at demonstrations in support of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, a monitor reported Sunday, as authorities probed violence on the...

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    Violence and Afghan peace talks

    Zahid Hussain | Updated at 12:00am on January 21, 2021

    THE two women judges shot dead in Kabul last Sunday were the latest victims of the targeted killings that have swept Afghanistan amid the virtually...

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    Awami League leader killed in Mehendiganj pre-polls violence

    Our Correspondent . Barishal | Updated at 12:11am on January 19, 2021

    A ward Awami League leader was killed in a pre-election clash between supporters of ruling AL-backed councillor candidate and the party’s rebel candidate in Mehendiganj...

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    Biden to sign executive orders on Day 1

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:03am on January 18, 2021

    Joe Biden’s top aide said Saturday the incoming president would sign about a dozen executive orders on his first day in office, as police fearing...

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    Violence, fraud mark Bangladesh municipal polls

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:50pm on January 16, 2021

    One Bangladesh Nationalist Party-backed councillor candidate was killed and dozens were injured  in electoral violence in the second phase of the municipal elections held in...

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    UN rights body slams hatred incitement

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 11:11pm on January 08, 2021

    The UN rights chief on Thursday urged US president Donald Trump to ‘disavow false and dangerous narratives’, saying the storming of the Capitol showed the...

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    Kill people, save property

    Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on January 06, 2021

    THERE are those among us who seldom if ever speak out against the fascist culture of mob violence that kills or maims innocents under the...