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May 30, 2022
May 30, 2022

Padma Bridge opening: AL in US to hold rally in front of World Bank

On the day of the inauguration of Padma Bridge, the US chapter of Awami League and its affiliated organisations are set to hold a “joyous rally” in front of the World Bank headquarters in Washington DC.

July 9, 2019
July 9, 2019

Washington DC hit by torrential rain, flooding

Torrential rain lashed Washington DC and surrounding areas on Monday, flooding many neighborhoods and hobbling electricity and transportation networks.

January 3, 2018
January 3, 2018

US to announce further action against Pakistan in 24-48hrs: White House

A day after Washington confirmed suspending $255 million of military aid to Pakistan, the White House says that further action against the country will be announced in the next 24-48 hours.

June 8, 2016
June 8, 2016

Clinton sets sights on Trump

Fresh from sewing up the Democratic presidential nomination, HIllary Clinton takes aim at her Republican nemesis Donald Trump for using divisive rhetoric that belittles women, Muslims and immigrants.

May 29, 2016
May 29, 2016

Joy denies meeting Israeli politician

Sajeeb Wazed Joy, ICT affairs adviser to the prime minister, denies holding meeting with Israel's Likud Party leader Mendi N Safadi in Washington DC of USA as BBC Bangla reported earlier.

March 27, 2016
March 27, 2016

N Korea warns of strike on Seoul's presidential palace

North Korea warns that its military is ready to attack Seoul's presidential palace unless South Korean President Park Geun-hye apologizes for "treason" and publicly executes officials responsible for what Pyongyang says are plans to attack its leadership.

December 11, 2015
December 11, 2015

US state dept counsellor to visit Dhaka Sunday

Counsellor of the US Department of State Thomas A Shannon will travel to Dhaka on Sunday to discuss bilateral issues between US and Bangladesh.

November 18, 2015
November 18, 2015

Bangladesh, one of the safest countries on Earth: Gallup

Bangladesh is one of the safest countries in the world, according to a poll carried out by Gallup the Washington DC-based opinion pollster.

October 16, 2015
October 16, 2015

Fears grow over increased antibiotic resistance

More than 6,000 deaths a year could be caused by a 30% fall in the effectiveness of antibiotics in the US, a report in The Lancet suggests.

September 5, 2015
September 5, 2015

Aguero awesome in Argentina's 7-0 win

A virtuoso performance from Sergio Aguero led Argentina to a 7-0 friendly win over Bolivia in Houston.