Rezaul Karim

October 19, 2018
October 19, 2018

Myanmar side due this month

Amid growing international pressure to hold its military accountable for the brutal crackdown on the Rohingya, Myanmar is sending a high-powered delegation to Dhaka late this month to finalise...

October 12, 2018
October 12, 2018

21 August Attack: Babar-nama

It was the cabinet's oath-taking night after the 2001 parliamentary elections. The phone rang in the newsroom of The Daily Star. On the other end of the phone was the quivering voice of a man...

October 8, 2018
October 8, 2018

Condition in Rakhine not favourable

A UN assessment shows that the current conditions in northern Rakhine are “not conducive for safe, dignified and sustainable return” of forcible displaced Rohingya Muslims sheltered in Bangladesh,...

September 8, 2018
September 8, 2018

73rd UN General Assembly: Dhaka to call for action on Rohingya issue

Bangladesh plans to raise the Rohingya issue in the upcoming 73rd UN General Assembly and urge the international community to unite and mount more pressure on Myanmar to resolve the lingering crisis.

August 28, 2018
August 28, 2018

Only words, no action

In an unprecedented move since the 1989 Lebanon conflict, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres issued a letter to the Security Council a year ago seeking action against the ethnic cleansing of...

July 5, 2018
July 5, 2018

Invest more in people to fight future woes

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim was in Bangladesh from June 30 on a three-day visit. During his visit he talked to The Daily Star's Diplomatic Correspondent Rezaul Karim exclusively on...

June 26, 2018
June 26, 2018

UN official praises Bangladesh's role

UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix has highly appreciated Bangladeshi soldiers for their contribution to peacekeeping and serving in some of the most...

March 16, 2018
March 16, 2018

Bangabandhu Chair inaugurated at AIT

The first-ever Bangabandhu Chair was inaugurated yesterday at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) in Bangkok to promote research on “Sustainable and Integrated Smart Energy Modelling” in the...

March 3, 2018
March 3, 2018

Vietnam keen to boost ties with Bangladesh

Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang has said his country always treasures ties with Bangladesh and seeks to step up cooperation in areas of economy, trade, investment, agriculture, defence and security.

February 8, 2018
February 8, 2018

Swiss president lauds progress in Bangladesh

Swiss President Alain Berset has stressed the need for ensuring socio-economic development in Bangladesh in a “sustainable and inclusive” manner so that nobody is left behind.