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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Washington casts aside Pakistan as purpose served

Source:Global Times Published: 2018/1/2 23:23:40 In his first tweet of 2018, US President Donald Trump opened fire on Pakistan. He wrote, “the United States has foolishly given Pakistan more than 33 billion dollars in aid over the last 15 years, and they have given us nothing but lies & deceit, thinking of our leaders as […]

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Palestine eyeing their debut in AFC U-23 Championship

BEIJING, Jan. 1 (NsNewsWire) — As one of the two debutants into the finals of the AFC U23 Championship, Palestine is ready to make their marks in the upcoming continental tournament to be held in China from Jan. 9 to 27, 2018, reports Xinhua. “I dedicate the qualification to the Palestinian people, especially as it’s […]

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Muslim woman on forefront of instant divorce abolition in India joins BJP

NEW DELHI, Jan. 1 (Xinhua) — Ishrat Jahan, one of the Muslim woman petitioners seeking abolition of Triple Talaq (instant divorce), has joined India’s ruling Bhartiya Janta Party, party functionaries said Monday. Jahan joined the BJP in India’s eastern state of West Bengal. “Ishrat Jahan has joined  BJP at our Howrah office during a function […]

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Nepal bans solo climbers from Everest

Nepal has banned solo climbers from scaling its mountains, including Mount Everest, in a bid to reduce accidents, an official said today. The cabinet on Thursday endorsed a revision to the Himalayan nation’s mountaineering regulations, banning solo climbers from its mountains — one of a string of measures being flagged ahead of the 2018 spring […]

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