Dhaka: 12:33 AM, Thu, 19 Jul, 2018

Building collapse leaves 3 dead in India

International Desk: A six-story building under construction collapsed onto an adjacent building east of the Indian capital, killing at least three people and trapping several others under the debris, police said on Wednesday.

Brazil police searching Dr Bumbum

International Desk: A celebrity Brazilian plastic surgeon known as Dr Bumbum has gone on the run after a woman died following injections he gave her to enlarge her bottom.

Trump says no time limit on North Korea denuclearisation

International Desk: US President Donald Trump says there is "no time limit" for North Korea to denuclearise and that there is no need to rush the process.

Trump reverses Russia meddling remark

International Desk: US President Donald Trump has said he accepts US intelligence agencies' conclusion that Russia interfered in the 2016 election - despite declining to do so just a day ago.

Iran files case with ICJ against US over re-imposed sanctions

International Desk: Iran has filed a complaint with the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to "hold [the] US accountable for its unlawful re-imposition of unilateral sanctions," Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Twitter Monday.

Trump-Putin summit: US president under fire over poll meddling

International Desk: There has been a barrage of criticism in the US after President Donald Trump defended Russia over claims of interference in the 2016 elections.

Paris celebrates World Cup win as 1m fans fill Champs-Élysées

International Desk: Tens of thousands of supporters wrapped in red, white and blue flags and singing the French national anthem have poured on to the Champs-Élysées in Paris to celebrate France’s World Cup victory over Croatia, cheering that the nation was now firmly a football superpower.

The world wants to see us get along: Trump

International Desk: Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin met and shook hands at the Finnish presidential palace on Monday, with the two pledging to build a stronger relationship between the US and Russia.

Bangladeshi among 90 migrants recovered from container in Libya

International Desk: Eight migrants including six children were found dead on Monday after suffocating from petrol fumes while packed into a lorry container on the west Libyan coast, authorities said.

Trump-Putin summit: US seeks better ties with Russia

International Desk: US President Donald Trump has said getting on with Russia is "a good thing, not a bad thing" at the start of his first summit with Vladimir Putin.

Angry villagers kill nearly 300 crocodiles in revenge attack

International Desk: Indonesian villagers armed with knives, hammers and clubs slaughtered 292 crocodiles in revenge for the death of a man killed by a crocodile at a breeding farm, an official said.


US rejects EU plea for sanctions exemption

International Desk: The US has rebuffed high-level pleas from the European Union to grant exemptions to European companies from its sanctions against Iran.

There could be 'no Brexit at all': Theresa May

International Desk: Prime Minister Theresa May has warned there may be “no Brexit at all” because of lawmakers’ attempts to undermine her plan to leave the European Union (EU).

Israel deals 'hardest blow' to Hamas, 2 killed

International Desk: Israel has carried out its biggest attack against Hamas militant targets in Gaza since the war in 2014, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says.

Myanmar jade mine landslide kills 15

International Desk: A landslide killed at least 15 people in northern Myanmar on Saturday, with 45 others injured after the latest disaster in the Hpakant jade mining region, a local official said.