Dhaka: 8:36 PM, Wed, 13 Nov, 2019

Suspected suicide bombing at Indonesia police headquarters

A suspected suicide bombing outside police headquarters in Indonesia’s city of Medan in North Sumatra killed the perpetrator and wounded some officers on Wednesday, police said, just a month after an attack on a former security minister.

Fear of fresh cyclone reborn from ‘Nakri’

Though people of Bangladesh have yet not recovered losses of cyclonic storm ‘Bulbu’, another storm is likely to get reborn in Bay of Bengal from tropical cyclone ‘Nakri’ that affected parts of Southeast Asia over the past couple of days.

Bolivian senator declares herself president

Bolivian opposition senator Jeanine Áñez has declared herself interim president of the South American country following Evo Morales' resignation.

American IS suspect 'stranded on Turkey border'

A US citizen suspected of being an Islamic State militant is stranded on the border between Greece and Turkey, after Turkey expelled him.

Australia battles 'catastrophic' bushfires

A vast area of Australia's east coast - including parts of the Sydney suburbs - is facing one of the nation's worst-ever bushfire threats.

Canada supports genocide case against Myanmar

Canada is supporting a genocide prosecution against the Myanmar government for systemic violence that forced more than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee their country.

Gambia files Rohingya genocide case against Myanmar at UN court

Myanmar is to face accusations of genocide at the UN’s highest court over its treatment of Rohingya Muslims.

We need better school, hospital not mosque: Salim Khan

Legendary scriptwriter and film producer Salim Khan said on Saturday that a school should be built on the proposed 5-acre land in Ayodhya, to be given to the Muslims.

Bolivian President resigns amid election protests

Bolivian President Evo Morales has resigned after nearly 14 years in power, amid turmoil following his disputed re-election last month.

HK police shoot man rush hour protests

A policeman has shot at least one person in protests during Monday morning rush hour in Hong Kong.

Iran finds oil field with over 50 billion barrels: Rouhani

Iran has discovered an oil field in the country’s south with more than 50 billion barrels of crude oil, its president said on Sunday, a development that could bolster the nation’s proven reserves by a third as it struggles to sell energy abroad.

Two dead as Cyclone Bulbul lashes Indian coasts

Cyclone Bulbul hit India, leaving two dead as authorities in the country and in neighbouring Bangladesh ordered hundreds of thousands of people to get out of the path of the storm as it gained power.

India pilgrims in historic visit to Pakistan temple

A historic corridor to one of Sikhism's holiest shrines is now open, allowing Indian pilgrims rare visa-free access to the site in Pakistan.

Ayodhya disputed land to be given for temple

The disputed land in Ayodhya will be given to a government-run trust for the building of a temple and a five-acre "suitable" plot will be given for a mosque.

Record bushfire emergencies hit Australian state

Australian authorities say an "unprecedented" number of emergency-level bushfires have threatened the state of New South Wales (NSW).