Daily Archives: December 16, 2016

Bangladesh observes Victory Day

Bangladesh paid tributes to the martyrs of the Liberation War on the occasion of the 46th Victory Day on Friday. On the day, President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh...

Maldives: Beyond the Beaches

Sometimes the presumed “obvious” can be misleading, and delving deep into a place can reveal remarkable opportunities, and so Maldives–beyond the beaches present with some stunning tourist interests. Pristine...

Advice for Trump: Don’t let China displace US in Asia-Pacific

The two things that leaders in the Asia-Pacific region wish to hear and see from President-elect Donald J. Trump are an assurance that the United States will continue to...
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Modi’s notebandi narrative is a washout

The death of Kallol Roy Choudhuri,45, in an ATM queue and his dead body lying unattended by thousands desperate to get cash will be the lingering image of Narendra...

India cautions Russia and Iran against engaging with Taliban

India sounded a warning on Thursday to countries like Russia and Iran, which appear to be trying to change the ground situation in Afghanistan by engaging Taliban politically. In a...

Burma Army Postponed Meetings with Counterparts in Bangladesh

Is Myanmar avoiding discussions with Bangladesh regarding the Rohingya issue? It appears so, with the situation created after 9 policemen were killed in a terrorist attack on Bangladesh border...

Quader dismisses possibility of holding talks with BNP

Awami League said on Thursday that it would not hold dialogue with Bangladesh Nationalist Party because BNP had refused to hold dialogue on formation of election-time government, in 2014. The...

Myanmar: Interfaith marriage push met with opposition

Buddhist nationalists, feeding off the fear and uncertainty caused by successive waves of anti-Muslim violence, have issued fiery pronouncements that the very fabric of the Myanmar's main religion is...
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Framework for Cooperation Conference Begins in Kabul

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) Afghan Civic Engagement Program (ACEP)-facilitated Framework for Cooperation Conference kicked off in capital Kabul on Wednesday. Over 400 civil society, media and government...
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Intra-Afghan dialogue helps end ongoing unrest

The government of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan has made great sacrifices within almost a decade to bring the Taliban to negotiating table on peace. Besides the establishment of High...