Dhaka: 4:02 AM, Sun, 22 Sep, 2019

Paris climate march halted after violent clashes

A peaceful climate march in Paris has been halted after it was infiltrated by other protest groups.

Houthis will stop all attacks on Saudi Arabia

Yemen's Houthi rebels said Friday they are halting all drone and ballistic missile attacks on Saudi Arabia, six days after claiming responsibility for a strike that crippled a key oil facility in the kingdom.

Egyptians demand President Sisi’s removal

Thousands of pro-democracy protesters marched in cities across Egypt on Friday to demand the resignation of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.

Millions march against climate change worldwide

Millions of people around the world held a global climate strike on Friday, inspired by activist Greta Thunberg.

US sending troops to Saudi Arabia

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday approved sending American troops to bolster Saudi Arabia’s air and missile defenses after the largest-ever attack on the kingdom’s oil facilities, which Washington has squarely blamed on Iran.

Australian PM gets lavish Trump welcome

President Donald Trump has welcomed Australian PM Scott Morrison on a week-long visit to the US which includes a state dinner at the White House.

Apples hang rotting on trees in Kashmir

It's harvest time, but the market in the northern Kashmiri town of Sopore - usually packed with people, trucks and produce at this time of year - is empty, while in orchards across India's Jammu and Kashmir state unpicked apples rot on the branch.

Thousands of youths join climate rallies

Thousands of young Australians walking out of their classrooms to demand action on climate change have joined rallies in cities and towns around the country.

Serial killer ‘found’ after 30 years

South Korean police believe they may have solved the case of a notorious serial killer who raped and murdered women 30 years ago.

Many options on Iran response, says Trump

US President Donald Trump said that he has "many options" in addition to military strikes against Iran and that details of newly announced sanctions will come within 48 hours.

30 civilians killed in air strike in Afghanistan

At least 30 civilians were killed and 40 injured in an air strike conducted by the Afghan security forces, backed by U.S. air support, in eastern Afghanistan, officials said on Thursday.

Saudis say weapons prove Iran behind oil attacks

Saudi Arabia's defence ministry has shown off what it says is wreckage of drones and cruise missiles that proves Iranian involvement in weekend attacks on two oil facilities.

Imran Khan will forcefully present Kashmir issue at UNGA

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Wednesday that he will forcefully present the Kashmir issue like never before at the UN General Assembly session next week.

30 killed in Liberia school fire

A fire at a Quranic school near the Liberian capital Monrovia overnight killed at least 30 children, the president's office said Wednesday.

‘Azad Kashmir part of India, will have control one day’

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday said that Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (Azad Kashmir) has always been part of India and someday the country will have “physical jurisdiction” over it.