Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been invited by her Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau to join a session of the G7 Summit. Canada will welcome the Bangladesh premier and 15 other world leaders and heads of international organisations to a special outreach session of the G7 Summit on June 9.
Summers in Bangladesh are usually unforgiving as the mercury keeps on rising throughout the season, but not this time. This year, the summer is unusual, with relentless rains and thunderstorms dominating most part of the season from March to April.
A series of fresh earthquakes, including a powerful magnitude 6.9, hit Hawaii's Big Island, where the Kilauea volcano has been spewing fountains of lava into residential areas and forcing hundreds to evacuate.