Jhumpa Lahiri’s first short story collection in 15 years

The latest bent in Jhumpa Lahiri's decades-long foray into Italian life and literature

The Week of Italian cuisine in the World 2022: A celebration of definitive Italian food culture

Mediterranean culture is known for its exquisitely vibrant cuisines that give you a delicious blend of foods made with finely sourced ingredients while making sure the food will be wholesome and healthy. With a view to promoting Italy's food production and gastronomic traditions abroad, an annual themed event called ‘The Week of Italian Cuisine in the World,’ was created in 2016 by Italy’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation's Directorate General for Country Promotion.

Chef de Cuisine Faisal Aziz at Raffinato Ristorante Italiano

Hoisting the apron of the Chef de Cuisine of Raffinato Ristorante Italiano, Aziz is one such individual who has donned many hats in his three-decade-long career.

Amid Dhaka row, Zakir Naik calls IS ‘un-Islamic’

Islamic scholar and televangelist Dr Zakir Naik says the term Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is “un-Islamic”.

European migrant crisis: Weekly boat rescues reach 13,000

The rescue of more than 600 migrants off Libya by a flotilla of EU ships takes the weekly total to at least 13,000, Italian authorities say.

[WATCH] Messi's wonderstrike... from behind the goal

Enjoy Barcelona icon Messi putting on a show for Italian pop star Eros Ramazzotti, with an awesome trick from behind the goal.

Terror threat in Bangladesh 'real, credible'

Amid concerns following the killing of an Italian aid worker and a Japanese citizen, the US Embassy in Dhaka yesterday updated its

Police maintain strict vigilance in diplomatic zone

Police and other law enforcing agencies continue frequent patrols in Dhaka’s Gulshan-Baridhara diplomatic zone as part of stepped up vigilance measures.

Foreign missions’ alert surprises PM

There is no justification of alert, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says expressing her surprise as some diplomatic missions in Dhaka issued the alert for their nationals following the murder of an Italian citizen in Dhaka.

June 7, 2015
June 7, 2015

Warships rescue thousands off Libya coast

European warships and coast guard vessels rescue more than 2,000 migrants off the coast of Libya.