Ukraine war

November 30, 2022
November 30, 2022

FY23’s first budget support materialises

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank has become the first multilateral lender to respond to Bangladesh’s call for budget support this fiscal year to weather the impacts of the Ukraine war after its board approved $250 million last week.

November 20, 2022
November 20, 2022

China and the US must escape both Thucydides and Kindleberger traps

Beijing believes it i​​s their destiny to lead the world by 2049, the Communist Revolution’s 100th anniversary, as set out in Xi Jinping’s long-term vision.

November 16, 2022
November 16, 2022

Who will flinch first: Putin, Zelensky or the West?

While the loss of Kharkiv in the northeast and Lyman in the Donetsk region, and now the pull-out from Kherson, are portraying Russia as a frail aggressor, security analysts suggest the war is far from over in Ukraine.

October 16, 2022
October 16, 2022

Inflation, war eating away food gains

Bangladesh made gains in food production and ensured the availability of rice in recent years. But surging inflation, erratic weather, and the Russia-Ukraine war affected the availability of cereals and reduced low-income people’s access to food this year.

August 13, 2022
August 13, 2022

Pelosi’s Taiwan visit: Overstepping China’s ‘red line’

US-China friction over Taiwan likely to have worrying impacts on global stability.

May 23, 2022
May 23, 2022

Over 100mn driven from their homes around the world: UNHCR

More than 100 million people have been driven from their homes around the world, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Monday, citing new data about those escaping violence, conflict, persecution and human rights violations.

May 14, 2022
May 14, 2022

Ukraine begins first war crime trial of Russian soldier

Journalists packed a small courtroom in Kyiv for the trial of a captured Russian soldier accused of killing a Ukrainian civilian in the early days of the war — the first of dozens of war crimes cases that Ukraine’s top prosecutor said her office is pursuing.