Bareesh Hasan Chowdhury

PM Hasina’s earnest call for action at COP26

In the lead up to COP26, the BBC published an article highlighting five people who would be key to successful outcomes in Glasgow.

Robert Mueller is the man of my dreams in 2018

This year, 2017, has been a very eventful one. Major events of the year have included hurricanes, refugee crises, and the so-called left being beaten and battered so badly that they now have to cheer for...

Sex Offender Registry is new cast of Ocean's Eleven

The Weinstein company announced today that the classic ensemble heist film, Ocean's Eleven, is being remade for the 14th time. While they are still searching for a spare Brad Pitt clone, some of the cast has been revealed.

Xi Jinping bores party into submission, takes over world

Xi Jinping, the Chinese president, has recently been bandied about by serial exaggerators like The Economist, Foreign Affairs and Foreign Policy as the most powerful man in the world.

Will Catalunya be the first new independent country since South Sudan?

At the time of writing, October 12, Spain is celebrating the Fiesta Nacional de España—the anniversary of the day on which Christopher Columbus finally found land in a scurvy-addled state after having lied about being able to read maps.

Qatar: Backing the wrong terrorists

On September 19, Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani condemned the ongoing diplomatic crisis and blockade by their neighbours (and the Maldives, for some reason unbeknownst to all possible rationality) in a speech almost as long as his name.

Guam: The unlikely third wheel

If Eid is about those less fortunate than yourself, spare a thought this holiday for the often forgotten and even less often remembered people of Guam.