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Saudi Arabia and Iraq plan to restart border crossing after 27 years

Saudi Arabia and Iraq have planned to open the Arar border crossing for trade for the first time since 1990, when it was closed after the countries cut ties following Details

800 Indian flood-hit victims come Bangladesh to take shelter

Almost 800 hundred flood affected Indian citizens took shelter in several villages of Mogolhat union in Sadar upazila and Durgapur union of Aditmari upazila in Lalmonirhat on Monday night, UNB Details

Pakistani Prime Minister impeaches India for impasse in ties

Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi(new) on Monday impeached India for the deadlock in bilateral ties, saying New Delhi's "expansionist designs" was the "main hurdle" in constructive relations between the Details

Trump’s threat of military action in Venezuela could foment Nicolas Maduro

President Nicolas Maduro has gone on the free-spending socialist "revolution" commenced by his predecessor, the late Hugo Chavez, almost 20 years ago, using rhetoric populist rhetoric that the US "empire" Details

Over 70 children die in India hospital over two days

Indian police on Friday said more than 70 children have died at a government-run hospital in northern India over 48 hours allegedly due to lack of oxygen supply to the Details

China road accident kills 36

At least 36 people were killed in China road accident. This massive accident happened when a coach crashed into the wall of an expressway tunnel in China's northwest, the official Details

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani appoints two female vice presidents

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani appointed two female vice presidents on Wednesday, a day after coming under fire from reformists for nominating no women ministers. Massoumeh Ebtekar, who was known internationally for Details

2 killed, 4 injured in German nightclub shooting

A gunman opened fire at a disco in the southern German city of Konstanz early on Sunday morning, killing one and injuring four before being shot by police, officials said Details

Shahbaz Sharif to be interim PM of Pakistan

PML-N leaders, in meetings led by ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, on Saturday decided to rally behind Nawaz's younger brother, Shahbaz Sharif, as his eventual successor, reports the Dawn, a Details

Nawaz Sharif resigns after Supreme Court disqualifies verdict over graft probe

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday resigned from his post after the Supreme Court disqualified the prime minister holding public office in a landmark decision on the Panama Papers Details

Taliban attack kills 26 Afghan soldiers killed and wounds more than 20

At least 26 Afghan soldiers were killed and 13 wounded in a Taliban attack on a military base in Kandahar province, the defence ministry said on Wednesday. Afghan soldiers “bravely resisted”, Details

Suicide blast near CM residence in Lahore kills 35, injures over hundred

A powerful suicide blast near residence-cum-office of Pakistan's Lahore on Monday killed 35 people, including policemen, and wounded more than100 others. "Police and Lahore Development Authority officials were busy in removing Details

Pentagon chief claims, IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is alive

Pentagon chief Jim Mattis on Saturday said that he believes Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is still alive, following various claims he was dead. “I think Baghdadi’s alive… and Details

India’s new President Ram Nath Kovind

Ram Nath Kovind will be the Indian’s next President of the country following in the footsteps of incumbent President Pranab Mukherjee. Kovind (71), who was nominated by the BJP-led NDA, Details

North Korean tv star feared to be kidnapped

The woman who is known as Lim Ji-hyun, fled to South Korea in 2014, where she became a popular TV celebrity. However, a woman resembling her appeared in a propaganda video Details

7,000 police, soldiers, ministry officials dismissed in Turkey

Turkish authorities dismissed 342 retired army personnel of their rank, Anadolu said. Earlier, Hurriyet daily reported that 7,348 people including 2,303 police -- were dispelled in total. Turkey striped more than Details

Body of Indian student rescued from a house in Chittagong

Police on early Saturday recovered the body of an Indian student who was studying in a private university in Chittagong from a house in the port city. The deceased was Details

Free Trade Agreement to be signed this year

Bangladesh and Sri Lanka agreed for entering into a free trade agreement this year.   The two countries came to the decision during official conversations between Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena Details

India, Pakistan should resolve Kashmir issue through talks

United Nation chief Antonio Guterres has rehearsed the need for India and Pakistan to find a peaceful resolution to the Kashmir issue through engagement and dialogue, his spokesperson said. Guterres' spokesperson Details

It is high time to work constructively with Russia

Writing on Twitter, Trump said he and Putin had talked about the idea of setting up what he called "a compactable cyber security unit" to prevent hacking in future elections. Trump Details