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  • US House approves funding bill for migrant care at border with Mexico

    In the United States, Republican-led Senate approved bipartisan legislation to address the humanitarian crisis along the US-Mexico border with more than 4 billion dollar in supplemental funds and new requirements for the care of detained migrants, especially children. The approval comes less than 24 hours after the House of Representative passed a measure that was […]

    Bangladesh PM accuses Myanmar of deliberately delaying process of Rohingya repatriation

    Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina has accused Myanmar of deliberately delaying the process of Rohingya repatriation. Replying to a query in the Parliament Ms. Hasina said Bangladesh has signed three pacts with Myanmar for repatriation of the Rohingyas within two years. She said Myanmar is conducting propaganda at international level that the process of […]

    16 dead in stampede at Madagascar independence day celebrations

    In Madagascar, at least 16 people were crushed to death and dozens injured in a stampede at a stadium hosting national independence day celebrations in the capital Antananarivo. According to witnesses, the accident occurred last night outside the Mahamasina stadium, where several thousand people had gathered for a concert following the traditional military parade held […]

    Mueller to testify July 17 on Russia probe: US Congress

    US Special Counsel Robert Mueller has agreed to testify on July 17 on his report into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. The House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees yesterday announced it. Intelligence committee chairman Adam Schiff said, Mueller, has agreed to testify before Congress pursuant to subpoena. The Mueller Report released in April outlined […]

    San Francisco bans e-cigarette sales

    San Francisco has become the first major US city to effectively ban the sale and manufacture of electronic cigarettes. The city’s board of supervisors unanimously endorsed legislation yesterday which backers said was necessary due to the significant public health consequences of a dramatic surge in vaping among youths. The ordinance says e-cigarette products sold in […]

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says Iran never seeks war with the US

    Iranian President  Hassan Rouhani has said, Iran never seeks war with the US. The Iranian state media, IRNA, reported on Wednesday, amid a spike in tensions between the two countries. The President said, Iran has no interest to increase tension in the region and it never seeks war with any country, including the US. Rouhani […]

    6.3 magnitude earthquake hits Panama-Costa Rica border

    A 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit the Panama-Costa Rica border around midnight on Tuesday. The US Geological Survey(USGS) said the earthquake had the potential to cause casualties and significant damage. The USGS said the quake struck at a depth of 10 kilometres,about two kilometres from the nearest town of Progreso in Panama. There were no immediate […]

    Australia warns of collateral damage from Trump-Xi trade war

    Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has warned that collateral damage from trade spats between China and the United States were hurting smaller countries and threatening the global economy. Morrison said the world’s most important bilateral relationship, the US-China relationship had become strained. Speaking in Sydney, he said that the global trading system is under pressure […]

    Tensions after Easter Sunday terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka concern UNHRC Chief

    The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet has expressed concern over the religious and ethnic tensions in Sri Lanka following the Easter Sunday attacks saying the friction between the government and the President is a human right concern. Delivering the opening statement at the 41st session of the UNHuman Rights Council in Geneva, […]

    Bangladesh receives highest ever net FDI amounting to 3.61 bn dollars

    Bangladesh received net foreign direct investment (FDI) amounting to 3.61 billion dollars in 2018, which is its highest ever. The surge of about 68 per cent over last year came as Japan Tobacco Inc invested 1.47 billion dollars in purchasing the business from a Bangladeshi company. Power sector attracted the highest FDI worth over 1 […]