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Will Washington's $300 mn aid cut to Pakistan work? Will Washington's $300 mn aid cut to Pakistan work?

It says the insurgents have safe havens in Pakistan's border areas and links to its shadowy military establishment


China's 'Silk Road' project runs into debt jam China's 'Silk Road' project runs into debt jam

Xi says China's trade with Belt and Road countries had exceeded $5 trillion


Movie madness: Why Chinese cinemas are empty but full Why Chinese cinemas are empty but full

Some blame this on censorship, others on a lack of creativity but there are also those who see a more sinister force at work


In South Asia, BIMSTEC doesn’t show an alternative to SAARC

In South Asia, BIMSTEC doesn’t show an alternative to SAARC

Thailand & India took the lead in establishing the BIMSTEC with their own strategic, geopolitical, & economic necessities in the Bay of Bengal region


Solution of Rohingya crisis lies in PM’s five points-BD ambassador to UN Solution of Rohingya crisis lies in PM’s five points-BD ambassador to UN

The Bangladesh representative urges the world community to come forward with humanitarian assistance openly for Rohingyas


‘Please, let us not fail Rohingyas again', pleads Blanchett ‘Please, let us not fail Rohingyas again', pleads Blanchett

She says together, they need to change the future of Laila of Yousuf, of Gul Zahar and of all the Rohingya living in Myanmar, in Bangladesh and beyond


Efforts on to help flourish Bimstec in Kathmandu Summit Efforts on to help flourish Bimstec in Kathmandu Summit

Nepal has assumed the Chairmanship of Bimstec after its third Summit held in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar in March 2014


Google is TOTALLY biased against Trump Google is TOTALLY biased against Trump

A search engine company making it so all stories and news “is BAD” would be like a journalist pointing out a president’s inability


After stinging defeats, IS revamps to survive After stinging defeats, IS revamps to survive

The administrative reshuffle marks a clear switch from 2014, when IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi boasted of having erased the "imperialist" design


After driving ban ends, Saudi women taste thrill of speed After driving ban ends, Saudi women taste thrill of speed

Now newly mobile Saudi women are embracing what was previously deemed a male entitlement — speed


Myanmar Rohingya: What will happen next after damning UN report? What next for Myanmar after damning report?

The report is unusually strong; the authors do not mince their words, describing the Myanmar military in the most damning terms


Kofi Annan’s wise words fell on deaf ears Kofi Annan’s wise words fell on deaf ears

Annan rightly pointed out that Rakhine is not only a development crisis. Diplomatic actors have focused on resolving the humanitarian crisis


Can Imran Khan bring Pakistan in from the diplomatic cold? Can Imran Khan bring Pakistan in from the diplomatic cold?

"We have a very big foreign policy challenge right now. If there is one country that needs peace and stability right now, it's Pakistan," Imran says


Tackling cyber security threats Tackling cyber security threats

In today’s world information system and network security has become a rights issue


Saudi Arabia tests Japan-inspired ‘nap pods’ for hajj Saudi tests Japan-inspired ‘nap pods’ for hajj

The kingdom has plans to introduce capsule rooms in the western city of Mina in the coming days


Unclear over Malaysian foreign workers hiring system Unclear over Malaysian foreign workers hiring system

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad announced that the Government will create a single system to hire foreign workers without differentiating


Pilgrims descend on Mecca for ‘smart hajj’ Pilgrims descend on Mecca for ‘smart hajj’

This year the hajj comes with the ultra-conservative kingdom witnessing an unprecedented pace of change


Pope says on side of victims of US 'predator' priests: Vatican Pope condemns sex abuse by Pennsylvania priests

"There are two words that can express the feelings faced with these horrible crimes: shame and sorrow," Pope Francis says in a statement


Myanmar Rohingya: Facebook 'still hosts hate speech' Genocide hate speech 'persists on Facebook'

The network is still being used to encourage violence against the Muslim group in Myanmar despite the tech firm promising to tackle the issue


Viewpoint: Chinese mosque standoff risks peace in model Muslim province Mosque demolition stokes unease in Muslim China

The government has now promised not to demolish the mosque entirely, but maintains the need for alterations to its Arabesque features


UN report: Up to 30,000 Islamic State members in Iraq, Syria Up to 30,000 Islamic State members in Iraq, Syria: UN

The estimate of between 20,000 and 30,000 members includes "a significant component of the many thousands of active foreign terrorist fighters


Growing vulnerabilities of tigers: 50 beaten dead in 18 years 50 tigers beaten dead in 18 years

Over 332 people killed by the big cats during the same period as they entered localities in search of food


Colombia recognizes Palestine as a sovereign state Colombia recognizes Palestine as a sovereign state

Colombia is the last country in South American to recognize Palestinian statehood


UN for ensuring indigenous peoples’ opportunity to prosper in healthy planet Ensure indigenous peoples’ opportunity to prosper: UN

The UN chief makes the call in a message on the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples that falls on August 9


On the backfoot, IS uses old tactics to gain new strength
IS uses old tactics to gain new strength

IS uses similar tactics in Iraq and in Syria's northeast


Bangamata’s birth anniversary Wednesday

Bangamata’s birth anniversary Wednesday

Begum Fazilatunnesa Mujib, wife of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu was born at Tungipara village of Gopalganj on this day in 1930


Sheikh Kamal was first martyr of Aug 15, 1975 carnage

Sheikh Kamal was first martyr of Aug 15, 1975 carnage

He was buried along with his mother and other slained family members at Banani Graveyard


Is Iran's Rouhani a lame duck president?
Is Iran's Rouhani a lame duck president?

Rouhani set a target of $50 billion in foreign investment for its first year, but only $3.4 billion showed up


Osama Bin Laden: Mother Alia Ghanem remembers 'good child' Bin Laden's mother recalls 'good child'

Alia Ghanem gives an interview to British newspaper the Guardian from the family's home in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia


Decoding talaq, its provenance and legality Decoding talaq, its provenance and legality

Triple talaq refers to a practice, where a Muslim man pronounces talaq three times to effect divorce


Australian chain sets 3rd deadline to end free plastic bags Australian chain sets 3rd deadline to end free plastic bags

A major Australian supermarket chain has been handing out reusable plastic bags to most of its Australian customers since July 1


Plastic bags: Australia anger over Coles 'caving in to tantrums' Australia fury over plastic bag U-turn

Now a major supermarket chain has drawn fury by indefinitely extending its giveaway of new, reusable plastic bags


Pakistan election sees rise of anti-blasphemy party Pakistan election sees rise of anti-blasphemy party

Blasphemy laws permit the automatic death penalty for anyone deemed to have insulted Islam or the Prophet Muhammad


Assam: Four million risk losing India citizenship Assam: Four million risk losing India citizenship

The National Register of Citizens (NRC) is a list of people who can prove they came to the state by 24 March 1971, when Bangladesh was created


Riverside people in Myanmar urged to evacuate as water exceeds danger level Water exceeds danger level in Myanmar

The rivers where the water level had risen to the danger level included Sittoung River, Shwegyin River, Bago River and Thanlwin River


711 kids in custody haven't been reunited with their parents 711 migrant kids haven't been reunited with parents

More than 400 haven't been reunited because their parents were likely deported and officials don't know the parents' whereabouts


US child migrants: Trump administration says 1,800 reunited Over 1,800 US child migrants reunited

This includes 1,442 children back with their parents in US immigration custody and 378 others released in "appropriate circumstances"


UN chief: Colombia's new government must consolidate peace UN chief: Colombia's new government must consolidate peace

Guterres says in a report to the Security Council circulated Wednesday that there is probably no greater challenge for the incoming government


Assad's victory posters crowd Damascus streets Assad's victory posters crowd Damascus streets

"Master of victories," proclaims the writing on a poster of a smiling Assad in a blue suit and tie, placed on a street in Damascus

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