USA

April 24, 2022
April 24, 2022

No scope to repeal sanctions on Rab without concrete actions: US Ambassador

There is no scope for repealing the sanctions against Rab, without concrete actions and accountability, United States Ambassador to Bangladesh Peter Haas said today.

April 14, 2022
April 14, 2022

'No prison in Bangladesh where people are tortured like in USA's Guantanamo'

The human rights situation in Bangladesh is better than the United States in many instances, said Information and Broadcasting Minister Hasan Mahmud today (April 14, 2022) dismissing the report of...

April 7, 2022
April 7, 2022

US offers equipment, training for Bangladesh’s armed forces

USA wants to assist Bangladesh in modernisation and institutional development of the latter’s armed forces by providing defence equipment and training.

March 24, 2022
March 24, 2022
USA

Madeleine Albright, the 1st female US secretary of state, dies at 84

Madeleine Albright, who fled the Nazis as a child in her native Czechoslovakia during World War Two but rose to become the first female U.S. secretary of state and, in her later years, a pop...

January 20, 2022
January 20, 2022

UPL launches Samuel Jaffe’s book on US grassroots activism in Bangladesh Liberation War

In a live YouTube broadcast, The University Press Limited (UPL) launched their book, An Internal Matter: The U.S., Grassroots Activism and the Creation of Bangladesh, written by Samuel Jaffe, at 7...

November 7, 2019
November 7, 2019

USA, China, Japan and Korea to dominate 5G: study

China, the United States, Japan and Korea will account for more than half of the world’s subscribers to super-fast 5G mobile networks by 2025, leaving Europe lagging, a study shows.

January 15, 2019
January 15, 2019
USA

Trump says solution to shutdown impasse ‘so simple’

With the government mired in shutdown week four, President Donald Trump rejected a short-term legislative fix and dug in for more combat, declaring he would “never ever back down.”

January 1, 2018
January 1, 2018

California launches legal sale of cannabis for recreational use

California is to launch the world’s largest regulated commercial market for recreational marijuana, as dozens of newly licenced stores catering to adults who enjoy the drug for its psychoactive...

October 11, 2017
October 11, 2017

US knocked out of World Cup after Trinidad defeat

The United States fail to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1986, crashing to a shock 2-1 defeat against already-eliminated Trinidad and Tobago.

September 28, 2017
September 28, 2017

PM undergoes gallbladder surgery in US

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, now in the USA, underwent a gallbladder surgery in Washington on Monday night (Washington time).