Russian invasion of Ukraine

Saudi Arabia more than doubles import of Russian oil to feed power stations

Saudi Arabia, the world's largest oil exporter, more than doubled the amount of Russian fuel oil it imported in the second quarter to feed power stations to meet summer cooling demand and free up the kingdom’s own crude for export, data showed and traders said.

August 9, 2022
August 9, 2022

Medvedev looks on the bright side of Wimbledon ban

Daniil Medvedev said he tried to use the extra time away from the court to his advantage after Wimbledon banned Russian and Belarusian players from the grass court major in light of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

July 15, 2022
July 15, 2022

Saudi Arabia more than doubles import of Russian oil to feed power stations

Saudi Arabia, the world's largest oil exporter, more than doubled the amount of Russian fuel oil it imported in the second quarter to feed power stations to meet summer cooling demand and free up the kingdom’s own crude for export, data showed and traders said.

June 1, 2022
June 1, 2022

Russian invasion of Ukraine: Understanding Bangladesh’s position

Bangladesh’s abstention from voting on a resolution on March 2, 2022 is not a diplomatic dilemma.

May 30, 2022
May 30, 2022

Bangladesh can't take Russian oil, wheat in fear of sanctions: Momen

Bangladesh's Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has said Bangladesh is not taking oil from Russia in fear of sanctions.

May 22, 2022
May 22, 2022

Is Bangladesh paying the price of administered forex regime?

The taka faced less depreciation against the US dollar compared to other South Asian currencies in the last one year, eroding the export competitiveness of Bangladesh against its peers.

May 11, 2022
May 11, 2022

Has dominance via hard power run its course?

War games bring financial benefits to arms-makers and peddlers.

May 7, 2022
May 7, 2022

Ukraine war: How far it will go?

When President Vladimir Putin launched “a special military operation” on February 24 to “demilitarization” and “denazification” of Ukraine, there were a few to doubt that the military campaign would end in Russia’s favour and it would be over soon.

March 20, 2022
March 20, 2022

It’s not a movie’s plot, it’s Uzzal’s story

An ordinary person's trip to the Middle East for work, then returning home and going back again in the Middle East. Crossing two countries with the help of an intermediary, reaching Ukraine. Invasion of Ukraine, 22 days of living in continuous fear of death, and finally escaping Ukraine to reach France.

March 16, 2022
March 16, 2022

Zelensky reminds US Congress of 9/11, Pearl Harbour in speech

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy urged American lawmakers to do more to protect his country from Russia's invasion in an address to the US Congress on Wednesday and pleaded with President Joe Biden to be the world's "leader of peace."

March 14, 2022
March 14, 2022

Hadisur’s body finally reaches Dhaka

The body of Hadisur Rahman, third engineer of the Bangladeshi ship "Banglar Samriddhi", who was killed in a rocket attack at a Ukraine port on March 3, reached home this noon.