Dhaka: 1:24 PM, Tue, 25 Sep, 2018

Trump expects second Kim summit soon

International Desk: US President Donald Trump has said he expects to have a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in the "not too distant future".

Portuguese 400-year old shipwreck found off Cascais

International Desk: Archaeologists have found a 400-year-old shipwreck off the coast of Portugal, in what one specialist called the "discovery of a decade".


‘UN has no right to interfere in Myanmar’

International Desk: Myanmar's powerful army chief said the United Nations had no right to interfere in the sovereignty of his country, a week after UN investigators called for him and other top generals to be prosecuted for "genocide" against the Rohingya.

Opposition candidate Solih wins Maldives' presidential poll

International Desk: Opposition candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has won the Maldives' presidential election in a surprise defeat of President Abdulla Yameen.

Panama pulls migrant rescue boat's registration

International Desk: A rescue vessel operating in the central Mediterranean Sea has had its registration revoked, leaving its future operations in jeopardy.

New allegation against Trump court pick

International Desk: A second woman has come forward with allegations of sexual misconduct against President Donald Trump's US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Voting begins in Maldives presidential poll

International Desk: Voting began Sunday in a controversial presidential election in the Maldives, hours after police raided the opposition's campaign headquarters, officials and party workers said.

China cancels military talks with U.S.

International Desk: China summoned the U.S. ambassador in Beijing and postponed joint military talks in protest against a U.S. decision to sanction a Chinese military agency and its director for buying Russian fighter jets and a surface-to-air missile system.

Tanzania ferry capsize’s death toll reaches 136

International Desk: At least 136 people have died after a ferry carrying hundreds of people capsized on Lake Victoria, Tanzania, officials say.

Top US official denies plot to oust Trump

International Desk: US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has denied a report that he discussed invoking a constitutional clause to oust President Donald Trump.

Death toll reaches 100 in Tanzania ferry disaster

International Desk: More than 100 bodies have been found so far after a ferry sank in Lake Victoria on Thursday, Tanzania's state radio TBC Taifa said today, while hundreds more were feared missing as rescuers resumed searching for survivors at first light.

US sanctions on China over Russia weapons

International Desk: The US has imposed sanctions on the Chinese military over its purchasing of Russian military jets and surface-to-air missiles.

40 drown in ferry capsize

International Desk: At least 40 people have died after a ferry carrying hundreds of people capsized on Lake Victoria, Tanzania.

Nawaz Sharif, his daughter released from Pakistan prison

International Desk: Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been released from prison, two months after he began a 10-year jail sentence for corruption.

Nawaz Sharif, his daughter freed

International Desk: A Pakistani court on Wednesday ordered the release of jailed ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter, suspending the sentences they received from a lower court in July and prompting celebrations among supporters waiting outside.