11 kg gold bars seized at Bangladesh’s airport, Japanese arrested

DHAKA, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) — Customs officials at Bangladesh’s main airport in Dhaka seized gold bars weighing about 11 kg, from a Japanese national who arrived here by a local Regent Airways flight from Singapore, an official said Saturday. Acting on a tip-off, Saidul Islam, a senior customs official, told journalists that they detained the […]

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3 militants dead as Bangladeshi elite force storm hideout near PM office

DHAKA, Jan. 12 (Xinhua) — Three militants were killed on Friday morning in a raid launched by Bangladesh’s anti-crime elite force on a militant hideout near Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s office in capital Dhaka. Anti-crime elite force Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) Director General Benzir Ahmed confirmed the death of three militants. “Bodies of three militants […]

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Secretary-General calls for peace and unity during visit to southwest Cameroon

DHAKA,Jan. 11 (NsNewsWire) — The Secretary-General of the Commonwealth has visited the Southwest region in Cameroon and continued calls for peace and unity amid ongoing conflict in the region. During the final part of a five-day visit to the country in December, Secretary-General Patricia Scotland travelled to Buea, the capital of the southwest region of […]

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Taiwan Travel Act to jeopardize Taiwan’s future

Source:Global Times Published: 2018/1/10 16:18:40 The US House of Representatives unanimously passed the Taiwan Travel Act (HR 535) on Tuesday, calling on the White House to “encourage visits between US and Taiwan officials at all levels of government.” If the act is passed in the Senate and signed by US President Donald Trump into law, […]

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Bangladesh court sentences 2 to death over crimes in 1971 war

DHAKA, Jan. 10 (Xinhua) — The International Crimes Tribunal in Bangladesh has sentenced two to death and three others to life in prison for their crimes committed during the country’s war of independence in 1971. The death-row inmates are Ujayer Ahmed Chowdhury, 63, and Nesar Ali, 75, while Yunus Ahmed, 71, Samsul Hossain Tarafder, 65, […]

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Row over Trump’s mental health divides US

Source:Global Times Published: 2018/1/7 22:33:39 In his new book Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, Michael Wolff portrays US President Donald Trump as a person with mental health issues. Quoting people like former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, the book shows Trump as impatient, unable to grasp policy, prone to rambling and […]

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FranGlobal to expand its APAC presence to Bangladesh in early 2018

  DHAKA, Jan. 6 (NsNewsWire) — Singapore headquartered FranGlobal, is set to expand its APAC(Asia Pacific) footprint by entering Bangladesh with 50 global brands. FranGlobal says it will introduce the [divider scroll_text=”SCROLL_TEXT”] global brands in next 2 years making an investment of USD 39 Million   FranGlobal plays a vital role in favorably and profitably […]

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One year of turbulence leaves Europe-U.S. relations in question 2018-01

by Jeremy Hawkins BRUSSELS, Jan. 6 (Xinhua) — Once one of the most privileged relationships, the ties between Europe and the United States saw a turbulent 2017 with the election of Donald Trump as U.S. president. Questions remain as to how the Europe-U.S. relationship will be able to function in 2018, and to what degree […]

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Trump tweet draws China, Pakistan closer

[message_box title=”MESSAGE TITLE” color=”red”]ADD_CONTENT_HERE[/message_box] By Yang Sheng and Wang Cong Source:Global Times Published: 2018/1/4 21:28:39 Yuan used in bilateral trade, military base talks reemerge A Twitter attack by US President Donald Trump against Pakistan on New Year’s Day appears to be helping boost the already close ties between Pakistan and China as days after the […]

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