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.
The ruling Awami League calls upon the United States not to interfere in Bangladesh's internal affairs including the trial of war criminals.
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.
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.
US Secretary of State John Kerry is in Geneva in an attempt to bolster a fragile, partial ceasefire in Syria.
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.
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.
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.
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.