THURSDAY, APRIL 30, 2015

US

  • US-Bangladesh partnership talks begin

    The fourth US-Bangladesh Partnership Dialogue begins in Dhaka with the meeting of its working group.

  • The rise and fall of the Bombshell Bandit

    For two months an unusual bank robber has been captivated the US. She is a woman, short, young and well-dressed, and she held up a string of banks in quick succession. The Bombshell Bandit told Jeff Maysh her story.

  • 2 US diplomats due tomorrow

    US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman and US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Desai Biswal to arrive in Dhaka tomorrow to attend a dialogue with high government officials.

  • Credible reports of vote-rigging, intimidation: US

    US expresses disappointment over 'widespread, first-hand, and credible reports of vote-rigging, intimidation and violence that have occurred at polling stations today, and the BNP’s decision to boycott the city corporation polls'.

  • Baltimore declares state of emergency

    The US city of Baltimore declares a state of emergency amid violent protests over the death of a black man fatally injured in police custody.

  • City polls: US deplores political violence

    United States reiterates its stand against violence surrounding the city corporation elections to Dhaka and Chittagong.

  • Watch out Google, DARPA just open sourced its tech

    Google GOOGL +2.15% appears to be an indomitable force. DARPA’s Memex search technologies have garnered much interest due to their initial mainstream application: to uncover human trafficking operations taking place on the “dark web”.

  • 3 killed in IS car bomb in Iraq

    A car bombing claimed by Islamic State kills three people on Friday outside the US consulate in Erbil, in a relatively rare attack in the capital of Iraq's Kurdistan region.

  • Putin top influential: Time poll

    United States President Barack Obama drops out from the top 10 influentials list made by the voters – half of whom were from inside the US.

  • Execute if proceeding meets all obligation: US

    Moments before the possible execution of war crime convict Kamaruzzaman the US says it is best not to proceed for any execution before the trial proceedings consistently meet all the domestic and international obligations.

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