A Closer Look

A Closer Look

Civil war in Myanmar: Bangladesh should beef up border security

Some 264 members of Myanmar’s border and security forces have entered the Bangladesh side illegally to escape fighting

ICJ interim ruling on Israel’s war on Gaza: Unsurprisingly disappointing

Still, it has the potential to force the much-needed ceasefire by creating sufficient pressure on Israel's key allies.

Israel is stoking Iran’s wrath

Is Israel's desire for dominance in the region the only factor behind wanting to take the war to Iran?

As civil order crumbles in Myanmar, Bangladesh should be alert

If Myanmar’s civil war continues on its current course, there could be ripple effects on Bangladesh and other neighbouring countries.

Attacks on Yemen could open Middle East’s pandora’s box

The US and UK strikes in Yemen have only aggravated the possibility of large-scale conflict in the already volatile Middle East.

Rohingya refugees: Forsaken and forgotten

Rohingya refugees remain stuck in a limbo with no effective solution to the crisis in sight.

Israel's endgame in Gaza is complete depopulation

if Israel’s target is Hamas resistance fighters, then why is it punishing the civilians in Gaza, and forcing them further towards the sea?

How the US is arming Israel's genocide in Gaza

US weapons, provided with visible enthusiasm to the Israeli occupation forces, are being used to commit war crimes and genocide in Gaza.

The lost children of Gaza

There is a generation of children growing up in Gaza without family, without love, without limbs, without food, without education, without basic human rights, in unspeakable depravity, scarred by the trauma of war.

Suppressing freedom of expression will not change Palestine’s truth

The world is witnessing the Gaza genocide in real time despite Israel causing blackouts

Israel’s hubris will be its undoing

The increasing ferocity of Israeli attacks will only garner further support for Palestine.

Smart Bangladesh, unsmart cybersecurity measures

In the recent case, the entire profile of an individual could be obtained from the Telegram channel by just providing two inputs: the NID number and the date of birth.

Hamas assault should be a moment of reckoning for Israel

Israel – along with its shameless allies – is the architect and enabler of this war.

Why must Dhaka drown after heavy rain?

City authorities must take effective steps to end waterlogging in the capital city.

With the new HSIA terminal comes greater responsibilities

That a 12-year-old managed to breach at least five layers of security at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport comes as no surprise

With digital banks, we must proceed with caution

Launching digital banks could be a major positive milestone for the nation, but it could also turn into a digital nightmare.

To develop tourism, give it a separate ministry

We need a shift away from how we currently view tourism.

Drowning in a sea of distressed assets

It is high time our authorities dealt with loan defaulters and money launderers with utmost importance.

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