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New internet rules to give Pakistan blanket powers of censorship

Pakistan is all set to roll out new internet rules that critics say will give the government wide powers of censorship after rejecting requests...

Creditors back plan to get Jet Airways flying again

Creditors on Saturday backed a surprise plan by a consortium to revive Jet Airways 18 months after India's biggest private airline went bankrupt with...

Bangladesh sends troops as seven dead following fight between rival Rohingya drug gangs

DAYS of fighting between rival Rohingya drug gangs, in the world’s largest refugee camp in Bangladesh, left seven people dead. Bangladesh police on Wednesday(7) said...

China moots closer ties with Bangladesh as Xi wants to take partnership to ‘new...

CHINESE president Xi Jinping has called for closer ties with Bangladesh and to jointly promote the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) to take the...

Migrants from Bangladesh and Pakistan, hoping to reach Europe, stranded in Bosnian woods

HUNDREDS of migrants from Bangladesh, Pakistan, Morocco and Algiers, who are on their way to Europe, are stranded in forests and ruined former factory buildings...

In photos: PM’s visit to China

Bangladesh and China agreed on a series of bilateral cooperation documents in fields including investment, water resources, culture and tourism on Wednesday in Beijing,...

Queen Elizabeth meets Bangladesh high commissioner

Britain's Queen Elizabeth on Wednesday met High Commissioner for Bangladesh Saida Muna Tasneem and husband Tauhidul Chaudhury during an audience at Buckingham Palace, London. Photos: Dominic Lipinski/Pool via...

Photos: Labour unions and garment workers mark May day with rallies

Activists around the world mark international workers' day with marches demanding better working conditions, more jobs and higher wages. Garment workers, including women, took part...

Photos: Supporters of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange protest against his arrest, near the British...

Supporters of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has protested against his detention, gathering near the British Council in Dhaka, Bangladesh, April 23, 2019. Assange was arrested on...

Photos: Traditional Charak Puja celebrated in Bangladesh

Bangladesh and India's West Bengal celebrated Charak Puja on Sunday, 14 April. The Hindu folk festival, held on the last day of the month...