US Secretary of State John Kerry

September 10, 2016
September 10, 2016

SKorea says North's nuclear capability 'speeding up', calls for action

South Korea's foreign minister says that North Korea's nuclear capability is expanding fast, echoing alarm around the world over the isolated state's fifth nuclear test carried out in defiance of UN sanctions.

May 17, 2016
May 17, 2016

AL asks US not interfere in internal issues

The ruling Awami League calls upon the United States not to interfere in Bangladesh's internal affairs including the trial of war criminals.

May 17, 2016
May 17, 2016

World powers meet to save Syria peace hopes

Senior envoys from world and regional powers are to meet once again in Vienna in an effort to salvage stumbling efforts to halt Syria's bloody civil war.

May 4, 2016
May 4, 2016

Nisha Biswal meets foreign minister

US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Desai Biswal holds a lengthy and extensive discussion with top officials of the Foreign Ministry on US-Bangladesh partnership and combating terrorism and extremism.

May 2, 2016
May 2, 2016

Kerry begins bid to end Syrian fighting

US Secretary of State John Kerry is in Geneva in an attempt to bolster a fragile, partial ceasefire in Syria.

March 28, 2016
March 28, 2016

US to honour Sara Hossain, 13 others tomorrow

The United States is going to honour 14 women across the world, including barrister Sara Hossain, for their exceptional courage and leadership in advocating for peace, justice, human rights, gender equality and women’s empowerment.

March 17, 2016
March 17, 2016

US declares IS 'committed genocide'

US Secretary of State John Kerry declares that violence by Islamic State against religious minorities is genocide, saying the United States will would do everything it could to hold the militant group accountable.

January 13, 2016
January 13, 2016
USA

Embrace time of 'extraordinary change': Obama

President Barack Obama told Americans nervous about terror and the changing economy that they should not fear the future, in a farewell State of the Union address that drew sharp contrast with Republicans.

November 25, 2015
November 25, 2015

Tunisia declares state of emergency

Tunisia's President Beji Caid Essebsi declares a nationwide state of emergency and a curfew in the capital after a bomb attack on a presidential guard bus killed at least 12 people.

November 17, 2015
November 17, 2015

Paris attackers are 'psychopathic monsters'

US Secretary of State John Kerry describes Islamic State (IS) militants as "psychopathic monsters" following Friday's deadly attacks in Paris.