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Mahathir returns to politics

Mahathir Mohamad, the fourth Malaysian prime minister, held office from 1981 to 2003 The People’s Justice Party (PKR) political bureau has decided former prime minister Dr Mahathir bin Mohamad will be heading the Pakatan Harapan (PH) pro tem committee in ...

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Putin mourns loss of lives in CHT landslide

Russian President Vladimir Putin has expressed condolences at the loss of lives in devastating landslides in the southeastern hill districts of Rangamati, Khagrachari and Bandarban on Wednesday. The Russian President in messages of condolence to President Md. Abdul Hamid and ...

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Muslims waiting for sehri save lives of London tower residents

Muslims awake to prepare the sehri meal saves lives of hundreds of Grenfell Tower residents in London, rushing to alert them and provide help and free meals. “Muslims played a big part in getting a lot of people out,” Andre ...

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Two Bangladeshis win Queen’s Young Leaders Award

Two Bangladeshi youths are set to be presented with the Queen’s Young Leaders Award by Her Majesty the Queen herself, in a ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London on June 29, according to a press statement. Bangladeshi’s Sajid Iqbal, 25, ...

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Bangladeshi diplomat in US released

Bangladeshi diplomat, who was arrested following the allegation raised by his ‘absconding’ domestic helper, has been released from Vermon C Bain Correctional Centre, Bronx, New York.   Consul General in New York Md Shameem Ahsan told UNB that he received ...

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Huge fire engulfs west London tower block :At least 30 injured

At least 30 people were injured in a fire that swept through a 27-storey London tower block early Wednesday, the emergency services said. ‘We can confirm that we have taken 30 patients to five London hospitals following the incident,’ Stuart ...

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Bangladeshi family trapped in massive London high-rise blaze

A Bangladeshi family has remained missing since a massive fire gutted their apartment building in London, media reports. Komru Miah lived in a flat of the Grenfell Tower with his wife, two sons and a daughter, their relatives told reporters. ...

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Opposition leader jailed, 1,500 arrested after protests across Russia

Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny was jailed for 30 days, and over 1,500 of his supporters were arrested after demonstrations across the nation on Monday against government corruption. The protests were the second mass action since March called by Navalny, ...

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BD diplomat held in NY for not paying servant wages

A Bangladesh diplomat has been indicted on charges he forced a servant to work for his family in Queens without pay and assaulted him on several occasions, New York prosecutors say. Prosecutors say 45-year-old Md Shaheldul Islam was arraigned Monday ...

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Police: Several people wounded by shots at Munich rail station

Several people were wounded when shots were fired at a commuter rail station near the southern German city of Munich on Tuesday and one person was detained, police said. “Several people were injured by shots. A female police officer was ...

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