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US moves UN for banning JeM chief Masood Azhar

International Desk:China is the only country among the 15-member 1267 counter terrorism committee of the UN Security Council which has objected to India’s application to list Azhar who is accused Read More

Afghan diplomat shot dead at Karachi consulate

International Desk:An Afghan diplomat was shot dead on Monday in the Afghan consulate in Pakistan’s southern city of Karachi in what was described as a personal dispute, Pakistani officials said. Read More

Court withdraws Muslim travel ban to the US

International Desk: A federal appeals court denied early Sunday the Justice Department's request for an immediate reinstatement of President Donald Trump's ban on accepting certain or Muslim travellers and all Read More

Qatar Airways to fly after US travel ban stayed

International Desk:Qatar Airways said on Saturday it would fly passengers to the United States from seven previously barred Muslim-majority countries after a US judge temporarily halted a controversial travel ban. Read More

‘Sirajganj journo’s killers to be punished’

Staff Correspondent:Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Friday afternoon said that the political and administrative measures would be taken against those involved in the killing of a journalist in Read More

US Defense Secretary James warns North Korea

International Desk: US President Donald Trump's defense secretary James Mattis warned North Korea on Friday of an "effective and overwhelming" response if Pyongyang chose to use nuclear weapons, as he Read More

Suicide bomber dies in NE Nigeria

Online Desk: A girl thought to be aged just 10 died after the suicide vest she was wearing blasted in northeast Nigeria, a civilian vigilante said on Tuesday, as another Read More

Student held charging over murder in mosque  

International Desk: A Canadian political science student known to have nationalist sympathies was charged on Monday with six counts of murder over a shooting spree at a Quebec mosque—one of Read More

Trump fires Sally Yates for defying 'Muslim ban' 

International Desk:President Donald Trump on Monday fired Sally Yates, the acting attorney general and a Democratic appointee, after she refused to defend in court his controversial refugee and immigration ban.The Read More

SAARC members to meet in Kathmandhu

International Desk: Senior officials of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) are rescheduled to meet in Kathmandu this week for the first time since the summit was postponed Read More