Miscreants torched a passenger bus in city’s Farmgate area during blockade called by 18-party alliance on Saturday night.
Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel says Afghan’s defence minister has reassured him that a security agreement with the United States will be signed in a timely manner.
Cricketer Shakib Al Hasan visited to Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad at Baridhara residence on Saturday evening.
Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Saturday identified six missing persons who relatives say were disappeared by the country’s powerful army from a detention centre.
Flights are being delayed across the UK and Ireland because of an air traffic control centre fault. Affected airports include Heathrow, Stansted, Cardiff, Dublin, and Glasgow.
Japan’s defence minister said on Saturday that China’s recently declared maritime air defence zone over the East China Sea raises regional tensions and that the international community must oppose any move to establish a similar zone over the South China Sea.
Thailand will help the United Nations and the United States with any investigation into the findings of a Reuters report that Thai immigration officials moved Myanmar refugees into human-trafficking rings.
Egypt appeals courts on Saturday ordered 14 women jailed after a protest to be freed, reducing 11-year prison terms to one-year suspended sentences, as seven girls were also ordered to be released.
Oscar Fernandez-Taranco, Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs of the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, met with opposition BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia at her Gulshan residence on Saturday evening.
Claming the talks with United Nations to be fruitful, Awami League general secretary Syed Ashraful Islam on Saturday categorically said there would be more talks in phases.
Visiting UN Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Oscar Fernández Taranco on Saturday asked Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to defer the election schedule for ensuring participation of all the party.
Dozens of people have died in northern Kenya in a week of fierce clashes between rival ethnic groups, aid sources and reports said on Saturday.
The agreement hashed out by World Trade Organization members will help fuel the global economy. European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso predicted on Saturday, reports The Voice of Russia.
Yemen’s ministry of defence has said that the deadly gun and bomb attacks on the ministry’s complex in Sana’a were carried out mainly by Saudi militants.
Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) called dawn-to-dusk hartal (shutdown) for Sunday demanding immediate release of its president, central and local leaders.
Egyptian judges began hearing appeals on Saturday of 21 women and girls handed heavy jail terms over an Islamist protest, in a case that sparked an outcry.
An Iranian news agency says inspectors from the United Nations nuclear agency have arrived in Teheran to visit a nuclear facility that has long been off-limits to outside experts.
Protest leaders have pledged that anti-government rallies will resume in Thailand’s capital, Bangkok.
Nelson Mandela’s funeral cortege will travel through the streets of the capital Pretoria on three consecutive days, the South African government said on Saturday, encouraging people to line the route.
Meghalaya is keen to set up 22 more border `haats` (markets) along the Indo-Bangla border to create economic opportunities for the people living along it.
Election Commission (EC) has not sent any letter to the authority concerned about deployment of army across the country for the 10th general elections.
New York (NY) based investment firm Tau Investment Management Inc., announced the commitment to raise US $1 billion to help Bangladesh and other garment-manufacturing nations...
United States defence secretary Chuck Hagel is visiting with American forces in Afghanistan amid a stubborn stand-off between the US and Afghan leaders over a security agreement.
Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov is expected to pay a visit to Tehran in the coming days to discuss bilateral relations and Iran’s nuclear programme after clinching a landmark deal between the Islamic republic and the major powers last month.