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Poacher suspected of killing 70 Bengal tigers captured aft...

According to the Bangladesh forest department, the Bengal tiger population fell from 440 in 2004 to a record low of 106 in 2015. ...

Rohingya protest against living conditions on Bangladesh i...

Several thousand Rohingya refugees have staged “unruly” protests against living conditions on a cyclone-prone island off Ba...

The world should learn from India’s Covid-19 cataclysm

In cities at least, India's nightmarish second wave of Covid-19 finally seems to be ebbing. Delhi has brought its test positivity rate...

CHAYA: Bangladesh’s First space sharing marketplace

Mehraab Anwar (left) and Farhia Tabassum (right) launched CHAYA in 2019. Photo: Courtesy If you are a content creator or working i...

77% of new poor didn’t receive pandemic relief

Some 77% of the new poor – those who have gone below the poverty line during the Covid-19 pandemic – remained out of the go...

Italy extends entry ban for India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka

Italy extended Sunday an entry ban for people coming from India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, as a continued precaution against the more t...

Covid aid to India, financial help to Sri Lanka - Banglade...

File photo of Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina | Photo: David Greedy | Bloomberg News From providing India with Covid relief materials...

Bangladesh drops 'Except Israel' from passport, essentiall...

Bangladesh e-passport inside cover page credit: Wikimedia Commons The South Asian nation of Bangladesh announced on Saturd...

Bangladesh drops ‘except Israel’ from new passports, but n...

New Bangladesh passports will no longer preclude its validity in Israel in an effort to encourage visits to the West Asian country. How...

Bangladesh reaches out to int'l media as it seeks vaccines...

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Friday reached out to the global media to let the world know that Bangladesh looks for vaccines d...

UK accused of ‘abandoning’ Rohingya with ‘catastrophic’ 40...

The government has been accused of abandoning Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh after cutting aid to the humanitarian response by more th...

“Physicians are worried over Khaleda Zia’s heart and kidne...

BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has said the party’s chairperson Khaleda Zia has been improving but the physici...

8 years after rana plaza disaster, activists fear Banglade...

In this Monday, April 29, 2013 file photo, a Bangladeshi worker leaves the site where a garment factory building collapsed in the Sav...

Quad and Bangladesh-China relations

Quad, Prothom Alo illustration I took part in a meeting to exchange views on 10 May at the invitation of the foreign minister. Aro...

Bangladesh must maintain its strategic neutrality

ANM Muniruzzaman There are signs of a strategic polarisation emerging in the Indo-Pacific region. The long...

Bangladesh wants to know the reason behind China’s sudden...

Bangladesh was taken aback by the Chinese ambassador’s remark that Dhaka-Beijing relations would be damaged if Bangladesh joined...

Bangladesh hits back after China envoy warns against joini...

Bangladeshi Foreign Minister A. K. Abdul Momen, left, with Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in 2019: Momen has lashed out at remarks from...

China has crossed the line when talking about Quad: Foreig...

Bangladesh foreign minister AK Abdul Momen on Tuesday said China has crossed the line while talking about Quad. The foreign minister wa...

Thailand latest country to ban arrivals from Bangladesh, P...

Thailand on Monday widened its travel ban to international arrivals from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal in a bid to prevent the Indian...

Khaleda's treatment abroad: Law ministry says 'no'

The law ministry has refused BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia's application seeking permission for going abroad for better treatment. The m...

Will work together to overcome Covid-19 crisis: PM Hasina...

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina congratulated Trinamool Congress Chief Mamata Banerjee after she was sworn in as the chief minister of Wes...