USA

August 17, 2022
August 17, 2022

“US, West may not like India buying Russian oil but accept it”

The United States and Western countries may not appreciate India buying Russian oil but they have accepted it as New Delhi has not been defensive about its stand, Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has said.

July 28, 2022
July 28, 2022
USA

New $588mn bridge in Los Angeles closes several times amid chaos and collisions

The newest bridge in Los Angeles, a $588-million architectural marvel with views of the downtown skyline, opened to great fanfare on July 10. It has already been closed, to great dismay, several times since then amid chaos and collisions.

May 26, 2022
May 26, 2022

Marketing pills or monetizing pain? One family’s greed destroys thousands

Empire of Pain is a wondrous achievement of investigative journalism.

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 the US on human rights issues in Bangladesh.

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 culture feminist icon, died on Wednesday at the age of 84, her family said.

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 PM on Saturday, January 15, 2022.

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.”