6h ago| USA

Armed man in body armour tries to breach FBI office, injured in standoff

An armed man decked out in body armor tried to breach a security screening area at an FBI field office in Ohio on Thursday, then fled and was injured in an exchange of gunfire in a standoff with law enforcement, authorities said.

8h ago| Asia

China threat remains

China’s threat of force is undiminished, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said yesterday, even though Beijing’s largest ever military drills around the island seemed to be scaling down.

8h ago| Asia

Lanka ex-leader leaves Singapore

Former Sri Lankan president Gotabaya Rajapaksa yesterday left Singapore where he had taken refuge following his escape from protesters at home, after he

8h ago| China

China, Nepal agree connectivity deal

China and Nepal have agreed to build the so-called Trans-Himalayan Multi-Dimensional Connectivity Network, the Chinese foreign ministry said,

Now| Bangladesh

External debt situation more comfortable now

Bangladesh gravitated towards external borrowing to finance its budget deficit in fiscal 2021-22, leveraging the country’s capacity to absorb more of the relatively economical foreign loans.