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  • Iran slams new US sanctions say they mean end of diplomacy

    Iran today slammed Trump administration over new U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic’s supreme leader and other top officials. Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said the measures spell permanent closure of diplomacy between Tehran and Washington. He said Trump administration is annihilating all the established international mechanisms for keeping peace and security in the […]

    Council of Europe restores Russia′s voting rights

    Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe has voted in favour of restoring Russia’s voting rights, five years after they were revoked over its illegal annexation of the Crimean Peninsula. Despite strong opposition from Ukraine, the assembly voted 118 in favour and 62 against, with 10 abstentions. The move paves the way for Russia to […]

    Rail communication between Sylhet and other parts of Bangladesh resumes

    The rail communication between Sylhet and other parts of Bangladesh resumed late in the evening yesterday after the train accident at Baramchal in Kulaura upazila of Moulvibazar on Monday. Briefing media persons in Dhaka yesterday, Cabinet secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam said that four bodies were recovered and there might be more bodies under the debris. […]

    UN Security Council urges dialogue, end to US-Iran tensions

    Condemning the latest attacks on oil tankers in the Persian Gulf, the UN Security Council has urged all parties to exercise maximum restraint and take measures and actions to reduce escalation and tension. The UN’s most powerful body said the attacks violate international rules on freedom of navigation and maritime transport and threaten international peace […]

    Pompeo holds talks with Saudi king, Crown Prince in Jeddah

    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo today held talks with the Saudi king Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman in the Saudi port city of Jeddah after days of mounting tensions following the downing of a US drone last week and after President Donald Trump pulled back from the brink of retaliatory military strikes […]

    US Secy of State Mike Pompeo to be on a 3-day visit to India

    US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will be on a three-day visit to India from tomorrow. This will be the first high-level engagement with the US after the General Elections in India. During the visit, Mr Pompeo will hold talks with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and call on other dignitaries in the government. […]

    UK falling behind in race to engage with India, warns UK Parliament inquiry

    A new parliamentary inquiry report in United Kingdom has said that the country is falling behind in the global race to engage with India because it has failed to adjust its strategy to fit India’s enhanced influence and power on the world stage. The report, ‘Building Bridges: Reawakening UK-India ties’,  called for a reset of […]

    China says, it will not allow G20 nations to discuss Hong Kong

    China today said it would not allow the G-20 nations to discuss the mass protests in Hong Kong during their summit this week, as US President Donald Trump plans to raise the issue during his meeting with President XI Jinping in Japan. China’s Assistant Foreign Minister Zhang Jun said China will not allow the issue […]

    Maldives Prez ratifies bill on two presidential commissions to deliver truth and justice

    Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih today ratified the bill on two presidential commissions saying this is a step forward in their quest to deliver truth and justice to all Maldivians. President Solih had formed two important commissions on murders and enforced disappearances and on corruption and asset recovery on his first day in office last […]

    Women peacekeepers team from India assumes duties in UN mission in Congo

    A team of women peacekeepers from India has assumed duties in the UN mission in Congo with a focus on working with women and children worst affected by conflict. The Female Engagement Team from India, comprising nearly 20 women peacekeepers began its deployment with the United Nations Organisation Stabilisation Mission Democratic Republic of Congo also […]