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PM WELCOMES ICC DECISION OF PROBING ATROCITIES ON ROHINGYAS

International Criminal Court (ICC) chief prosecutor Fatu Bensouda calls on prime minister Sheikh Hasina in Munich, Germany Friday. Photo: PIDPrime minister Sheikh Hasina on...

GHANI, STOLTENBERG DISCUSS AFGHAN PEACE

President Ashraf Ghani met NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on the sidelines of Munich Security Conference and discussed Afghan-led peace process, fight against terrorism...

US URGES MYANMAR TO CREATE CONDITIONS FOR SUSTAINABLE RETURN OF ROHINGYAS

The United States has called on Myanmar to create the conditions that would allow for voluntary, safe, dignified, and sustainable returns of Rohingyas to...

INDIAN ENVOY TO PAKISTAN ARRIVES IN DELHI FOR CONSULTATIONS ON PULWAMA...

Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Ajay Bisaria arrived on Saturday for consultations with senior officials and leadership over the Pulwama terror attack, sources said. The...

PAKISTAN WILL NOT OVERREACT TO MFN MOVE: RAZAK

Pakistan has said it would not overreact to India’s latest step of withdrawing its most-favoured nation (MFN) status and would take action with great...

Myanmar army chief denies systematic persecution of Rohingya

Myanmar’s army chief, who is facing international calls that he be prosecuted for genocide against the Rohingya Muslim minority, has denied any systematic army...

Pulwama attack: Pakistan says no ’emotional decision’ after India revokes MFN...

Hours after India revoked the Most Favoured Nation (status) to Pakistan, advisor to Pakistan Prime Minister on Trade Abdul Razzak Dawood told PTI they...

IED BLAST KILLS 37 INDIAN SOLDIERS IN OCCUPIED KASHMIR: POLICE

At least 37 Indian paramilitary soldiers were killed on Thursday in occupied Kashmir in the deadliest attack on security forces since 2002, police said. The...

GERMANY TO EXTEND AFGHANISTAN MILITARY MISSION

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Cabinet has decided to extend the military mission in Afghanistan for another year, Deutsche Welle reported, adding that a leaked...

NATO CHIEF SAYS GOVT MUST PLAY A ROLE IN PEACE PROCESS

Wrapping up the two day NATO Defense Ministers meeting in Brussels on Thursday, the alliance’s chief Jens Stoltenberg said the organization is in Afghanistan...

NEPALI RESEARCHER WINS 2019 OWSD-ELSEVIER FOUNDATION AWARD

Nepali researcher Tista Prasai Joshi has been named one of the winners of the 2019 OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Award for her work in biological sciences. A...

LANKAN PM SUGGESTS FLATS FOR MUSLIM IDPS IN NORTH

It has been decided to construct flats for Muslims who were displaced after they were chased out of Jaffna during the war. Prime Minister Ranil...

SECURITY OF ROYAL VISIT ASSIGNED TO ARMY

Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired a high level preparatory meeting on Thursday, ahead of the upcoming visit of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman,...

Taliban announce surprise talks with US in Pakistani capital

The Taliban has said it will meet envoys from the United States for talks next week in Pakistan, even as another round of negotiations...

Bangladesh PM Hasina hints on retirement from politics after present term

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has given hint that her present — and third consecutive — term could possibly be her last as prime...

Celebrations as India nationality law fails

Celebrations have erupted in north-east India after a contentious nationality law put forward by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government failed to pass. The proposed changes...

Sri Lanka sets to launch global campaign to promote Ceylon Tea

Sri Lanka sets to launch a mega global campaign to promote its popular Ceylon Tea this year in order to boost its tea exports,...

EC MAHBUB THINKS DEMOCRACY NOT ONE-PARTY AFFAIR

mahElection commissioner Mahbub Talukder. File PhotoClaiming that the upcoming upazila parishad election has lost its glamour as it is not a participatory one, election...

Six-member Saudi delegation arrives in Pakistan

A six-member delegation of the Saudi government arrived in Islamabad ahead of Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman’s visit to Pakistan on February 16....

BISWA IJTEMA BEGINS TODAY

Biswa Ijtema, one of the largest Muslim congregations in the world, will start on the bank of the Turag river in Tongi on Friday,...

US WARNS INDIA AGAINST BUYING VENEZUELAN OIL

Washington, February 13 (The Statesman): The hardline US National Security Adviser John Bolton has issued a warning to India against buying Venezuelan oil, saying...