| Dhaka, Wednesday, 21 February 2024

Refugees clash with Danish police

All train services were halted between Germany and Denmark on Wednesday after Danish police stopped hundreds of migrants arriving by train across the border, Danish railway company DSB said. About ...

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Britain's longest-reigning monarch grandmother Queen

Queen Elizabeth II becomes Britain's longest-reigning monarch later when she passes the record set by her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria.

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British Airways plane catches fire in USA

A British Airways plane caught fire at an airport in Las Vegas after an aborted takeoff on Tuesday, but the flames were extinguished and just two people among the 159 ...

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The Chinese govt lauded its economic successes

The Chinese government held a ceremony marking 50 years since it established Tibet as an ethnic autonomous region on Tuesday, lauding its economic successes while activists criticized its record on ...

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Hundreds of migrants surge past police near Hungary border

Hundreds of angry and frustrated asylum-seekers broke through police lines Monday near Hungary’s southern border with Serbia and began marching north toward Budapest, while Britain and France pledged to take ...

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Germany to release funds for migrants 

Germany's coalition government has agreed to spend 6bn euros (£4.4bn) to support record numbers of migrants and other measures to deal with the influx.

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5,500 sex crimes reported in UK schools

In a disturbing disclosure, more than 5,500 alleged sex crimes were reported to police in UK schools in the last three years with at least a fifth of the offences ...

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8000 refugees finally arrive Munich

For weeks while they traveled a punitive road, Europe cast a cold eye on their unwelcome progress. On Saturday, for the first time since fleeing their troubled homelands, they could ...

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World’s shortest man dies in Nepal

Standing just 1 foot 9.5 inches tall and weighing 31 pounds, Chandra Bahadur Dangi was the shortest documented full-grown person on Earth. The native of Nepal died Thursday at age 75 ...

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China’s plans to layoff 1.70 lakh army officers

China’s new move to downsize its 2.3-million strong military will result in laying off of about 1.70 lakh officers as the world’s largest army plans to scrap two of its ...

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ISIS had already destroyed on Sunday the two-millennia-old temple of Bel 

Islamic State militants destroyed three ancient tower tombs in the central city of Palmyra in the last few days, a Syrian government official said Friday. Tower tombs, built on high ...

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Hillary Clinton is ‘sorry’ for email confusion

Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton said on Friday she was sorry that her use of a personal email account while secretary of state caused confusion, in her most contrite comments yet ...

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Migrants walk into Austria

Hundreds of exhausted migrants streamed into Austria on Saturday, reaching the border on buses provided by an overwhelmed Hungarian government that gave up trying to hold back crowds that had ...

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Budapest opens station 

The main railway station in the Hungarian capital, Budapest, has opened its doors to hundreds of migrants after a two-day stand-off.

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US officials mark 70th anniversary of second world war

US officials gathered on a decommissioned battleship in Pearl Harbor to mark the 70th anniversary of World War II’s end. US Senator Brian Schatz and US Rep. Mark Takai of ...

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China’s WWII parade shows growing power

China launched a major military parade through Beijing on Thursday to commemorate Japan’s World War II defeat while underlining President Xi Jinping’s determination to make his country Asia’s pre-eminent power.

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First American president to enter the Arctic

President Barack Obama crossed the Arctic Circle on Wednesday in a first by a sitting U.S. president, telling residents in a far-flung Alaska village that their plight should be the ...

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Japanese wants new Tokyo Olympics logo for 2020

Since allegations of plagiarism have swirled around the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games logo, Japanese social media users have been posting their own creative designs.

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Migrants crisis : Europe Deluge 

Europe's cherished system of borderless travel is increasingly at risk as countries grapple with record numbers of refugees and migrants clamouring to enter their territory, officials and analysts say.

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Why ISIS  destroy historical sites 

The destruction of the grandest, most important temple in the ancient Syrian town of Palmyra has flung so-called Islamic State's (IS) barbarous actions back into international consciousness.

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