International Desk: The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has unanimously approved a resolution demanding a 30-day ceasefire in Syria to allow aid deliveries and medical evacuations.
International Desk: The Prime Minister of Malaysia has sparked national uproar after revealing he prefers quinoa to rice.
International Desk: At least nine schoolchildren of a government middle school in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district were crushed to death by a speeding SUV on Saturday when they were about to cross National Highway 77 after school.
International Desk: Three bombs rocked the capital of Myanmar’s restive Rakhine State, Sittwe, early on Saturday, police said, adding that a policeman was slightly injured and the authorities were still working to determine who was behind the bombings.
International Desk: Nearly two dozen Afghan soldiers and three others have been killed in multiple attacks across the country.
International Desk: Twin car bombings and subsequent gunfire has left at least 27 people dead and 20 others wounded in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, medical workers said.
International Desk: Satellite images of Myanmar suggest entire Rohingya villages have been destroyed, campaign group Human Rights Watch says,
International Desk: The European Union will start preparing sanctions against Myanmar generals over killings of Rohingya Muslims by formally calling on the bloc's foreign policy chief next week to draw up a list of possible names, two diplomats said.
International Desk: North Korea has been struck by Donald Trump’s “large package” of new sanctions that could cripple the regime of despot leader Kim Jong-un as the US seeks to diffuse world tensions, it has emerged.
International Desk: Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce said on Friday he will resign as leader of his party and will move to the backbench after weeks of pressure over an extra-marital affair with his former media secretary.
International Desk: Russia has said there is no agreement on a UN Security Council resolution to bring in a 30-day truce in Syria.
International Desk: The deputy director of the United Nations children's agency has resigned saying he doesn't want allegations of sexual misconduct made against him to "damage" the agency's work.
International Desk: More than 400 people have been killed in Eastern Ghouta, a monitoring group said, on the fifth day of the continuing onslaught of aerial bombardment by Syrian government forces backed by Russian warplanes.
International Desk: Saudi Arabia says it will invest $64bn in developing its entertainment industry over the next decade.
International Desk: A US morning radio show presenter has given birth on air during her show.
Senior Correspondent: BNP Vice Chairman advocate Khandaker Mahbub Hossain said, “The peaceful movement which BNP is staging demanding release of its Chairperson Khaleda Zia and election-time neutral government will turn into mass uprising one day.”
Entertainment Desk: Bollywood superstar Sridevi Kapoor has died of a heart attack, her family says. She was 54.