• US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Ambassador Tom Shannon proud of US partnership with Bangladesh

    US proud of partnership with Bangladesh

    US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Ambassador Tom Shannon says his country is proud of its relationship with Bangladesh following remarkable achievements in socio-economic front.

  • Argentina test for Klinsmann’s boys

    Prior to the start of the Copa America, United States coach Juergen Klinsmann had set the semi-finals as a target but will now need a new goal as the hosts prepare to take on top-ranked Argentina for spot in the final.

  • USA daring to dream

    Jurgen Klinsmann is daring to dream that the United States can pull off mission improbable in the Copa America Centenario semi-finals against Argentina.

  • Police search home of man accused of receiving girl as gift

    Authorities have been searching the home of a man accused of sexually assaulting a teenager whose parents police say gave her to him when she was 14.

  • US should consider profiling against crime: Trump

    The presumptive Republican candidate in the US presidential election, Donald Trump, has suggested the country should consider using profiling to combat crime.

  • Teen hacks Pentagon websites, gets thanked for finding 'bugs'

    High school student David Dworken spends 10 to 15 hours between classes on his laptop, hacking US Defense Department websites, and gets praised for finding vulnerabilities.

  • Woman says nightclub shooter stalked her

    A bartender says the Florida nightclub shooter stalked her nearly a decade ago, sending her so many uncomfortable messages on Facebook that she blocked him on the social network.

  • Korean basketball player ‘not Korean’

    An American female basketball player uses forged birth documents to falsely claim she had South Korean ancestry, prosecutors have claimed.

  • United States

    US reach semis

    The United States survive a late onslaught to beat Ecuador 2-1 and advance to the semi-finals of the Copa America for the first time since 1995 after a pulsating and sometime fractious match in Seattle on Thursday.

  • Jamaica row over rainbow flag

    Jamaica's attorney general has sparked criticism after saying it was "disrespectful" to Jamaican law for the US embassy to fly a rainbow flag following the Orlando shooting.

  • Russia 'hacked Democrats data on Trump' says US

    Russian government hackers breached Democratic National Committee computers to obtain opposition research on Republican Donald Trump.

  • Orlando gunman’s wife ‘may be charged’

    Wife of gunman who killed 49 people at an Orlando gay nightclub knew of his plans for the attack and could soon be charged in connection with the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history, a law enforcement source said on Tuesday.

  • Hillary Clinton

    Clinton wins final 2016 primary as debate turns to terror fight

    Hillary Clinton captures the mostly symbolic Democratic primary in the US capital, the final vote of the 2016 presidential primaries, as the race shifts to her showdown with Republican rival Donald Trump.

  • Orlando nightclub shooting: Who were the victims?

    The victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida, are being identified by the US authorities and their names released once their families have been told. So far, 36 of the 49 killed have been named: 32 men and four women aged between 19 and 50.

  • Orlando shooting: Who was Omar Mateen?

    A gunman who killed dozens of people in a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, has been identified as Omar Mateen, a US citizen who had been known to the FBI since 2013.

  • Secret US report on 9/11 'will absolve Saudi'

    The probable publication of classified parts of a 2002 congressional report into the 9/11 attacks will clear Saudi Arabia of any responsibility, CIA chief John Brennan says.

  • Solar Impulse 2

    Solar Impulse 2 to make New York fly-over

    A plane powered entirely by the sun is flying to New York City. The Solar Impulse 2 has taken off from Lehigh Valley, 87 miles (140km) west of the "Big Apple", on a journey that should take only a few hours.

  • Thai king marks 70 years on the throne

    Queen Elizabeth of Britain and US President Barack Obama have sent congratulations to King Bhumibol Adulyadej on the occasion of his 70th anniversary of accession to the throne.

  • Clinton, Trump kick off their White House war

    Hillary Clinton savored history Wednesday as the first woman to claim the US presidential nomination for a major party, taking stock before a bruising war for the White House against Donald Trump.

  • Clinton sets sights on Trump

    Fresh from sewing up the Democratic presidential nomination, HIllary Clinton takes aim at her Republican nemesis Donald Trump for using divisive rhetoric that belittles women, Muslims and immigrants.

  • US, UK mourn latest killings, urges united fight on terror

    US envoy to Bangladesh Marcia Bernicat and UK Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Hugo Swire mourn over the recent killings, that of a police official’s wife and a grocer, and urge for a united global fight against terrorism.

  • US journalist and translator killed in Afghan ambush

    A veteran US photojournalist and a translator have been killed in Helmand province in southern Afghanistan.

  • [WATCH] ‘Fast & Furious 8’ shooting clip with cars flying out of building

    Fast & Furious 8, the eighth movie of the franchise, is currently being shot at downtown Cleveland in the US. A video clip of the shooting becomes viral in the internet that shows four cars being catapulted out of a multi-storied car park, ending up in a fiery heap below while other cars race through the fire.

  • NY Fed first rejected cyber-heist transfers, then moved $81m

    Hours before the Federal Reserve Bank of New York approved four fraudulent requests to send $81 million from a Bangladesh Bank account to cyber thieves, the Fed branch blocked those same requests because they lacked information required to transfer money, according to two people with direct knowledge of the matter.

  • US vows 'action' if China builds new S China Sea structures

    Chinese construction on a South China Sea islet claimed by the Philippines would prompt "actions being taken" by the United States and other nations, US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter warns.

  • US Congress launches probe into BB heist

    A US congressional committee launches a probe into the Federal Reserve Bank of New York's handling of the cyber theft of $81 million from one of its accounts held by the central bank of Bangladesh, according to a letter seen by Reuters.

  • Western powers urge Syria aid drops

    The US, UK and France urge the UN to begin air drops of humanitarian aid to besieged areas in Syria.

  • New call in Poland to extradite Roman Polanski to US

    Poland's justice minister says he will appeal against a decision not to extradite film director Roman Polanski to the US for statutory rape.

  • ‘Euro 2016 in France could be terror target’

    The US has warned that the Euro 2016 football championship being held in France next month could be a target of militant attacks.

  • Killing of gorilla to save boy at Ohio zoo sparks outrage

    The killing of a gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo after a 4-year-old boy tumbled into the ape's enclosure triggers outrage and questions about safety, but zoo officials say the decision to use lethal force was a tough but necessary choice.