Unicef on Thursday commended the recent release of 345 children from detention centres in Bangladesh by virtual courts.
Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has congratulated Mamata Banerjee on her party Trinamool Congress’ historic win in the West Bengal State Assembly elections 2021, and hoped to resolve outstanding issues.
It was meant to counter misrepresentations by the Big Media in the West, and in India which only relayed half-truths spread by the former.
Human Rights Watch’s 27 April report, A Threshold Crossed: Israeli Authorities and the Crimes of Apartheid and Persecution could also have been entitled Better Late Than Never.
When the UN’s Beirut-based Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), released a landmark 2017 report on “apartheid” in Israel, the United Nations disassociated itself with the study and left it to die— unceremoniously and unsung.
Edmund Burke called the press the fourth estate, the fourth pillar of democracy, with an oversight role on the remaining three pillars – the legislature, executive and the judiciary.
WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY: a reminder to governments of their commitment to press freedom. This year’s World Press Freedom Day theme: “Information as a Public Good.”
Cross-border bank claims increased by $431 billion, or 6% year on year, in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2020, bringing the outstanding stock to $35.6 trillion at end-2020.
On April 26, the week following the Leaders Summit on Climate, Brazilian Indigenous leader Sonia Guajajara was summoned to testify by Brazilian Federal Police under the accusation of libel against the Bolsonaro.
Israeli authorities are committing crimes against humanity of apartheid and persecution, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.
Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Vikram Kumar Doraiswami has said trade will be potentially a key driver of Bangladesh-India friendship in the future.
Dhaka, Apr 29 : Matiur Rahman, first President of Japan-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JBCCI), will receive “the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette.”
Investigative journalist and media executive Maria Ressa of the Philippines has been named as the 2021 laureate of the UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize
Dhaka, Apr 27 : Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen will join a China-led virtual meeting on Tuesday afternoon to discuss ways to strengthen cooperation to deal with the Covid-19 situation.
Bangladesh on Sunday closed its borders with India for two weeks because of the worsening Covid-19 situation.
Experts have highly appreciated the government for its move to shut the border with India for the next 14 days as they think that the border control is now crucial to block the highly infectious virus variants that have emerged in the neighbouring country.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is responding to urgent liquidity needs in developing countries but fails to ensure systemic debt solutions or recovery without austerity.
The US has pledged to cut carbon emissions by 50-52% below 2005 levels by the year 2030.
A US federal investigation has been launched into policing practices in the city of Minneapolis, a day after one of its former officers was convicted of the murder of George Floyd.
Only last week a story was published about seven girls aged between 10-18 from a district neighbouring India that had gone missing but luckily were found safe by the Indian police and returned back to their families.
The US Embassy and local educational partner RoboLab organized a STEM competition and mentor discussion to encourage Bangladeshi women and girls to pursue STEM education and careers.
On the 9th of April 2021, Ramsey Clark passed away in the States. He was ninety three. The former US Attorney-General had spent decades in the struggle for human rights both when he was in government and after he ceased to be Attorney-General.
Raul Castro said Friday he is resigning as head of Cuba’s Communist Party, ending an era of formal leadership by him and his brother Fidel Castro that began with the 1959 revolution.
A new Cold War – this time, between the US and China —is threatening to paralyze the UN’s most powerful body, even as military conflicts and civil wars are sweeping across the world.
The COVID-19 pandemic is leading to “an even more unequal world”, the Deputy UN chief said on Thursday, speaking at the closing session of the Financing for Development (FfD) Forum.
As the Myanmar displacement crisis grows, governments in South and Southeast Asia must refrain from forced returns and work with the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) to ensure access and assistance to those seeking asylum.
Dhaka, Apr 13 : Congressman Dwight Evans (Democrat-Pennsylvania 2nd District) and Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (Democrat-Pennsylvania 5th District) have congratulated Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and the people of Bangladesh on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the independence of…
Twenty students from Sylhet successfully completed the rigorous U.S.-funded two-year Access Program, strengthening their English language
At least 82 people were killed in one day in a crackdown by Myanmar security forces on pro-democracy protesters, according to reports.
Special Presidential Envoy Kerry met with Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, other senior Government of Bangladesh leaders, and international partners ahead of President Biden’s Leaders’ Summit on Climate on April 22-23.