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MV Abdullah's captain sends message of love to Bangladesh after release from captivity

Dhaka, April 14 -- Holding a green and red flag, MV Abdullah Chief Officer Atik Ullah Khan has sent a message of love to Bangladesh after he and his crew were freed from captivity. The 23 sailors on ... Read More


Kim to develop long-standing ties with China, KCNA says

Dhaka, April 14 -- SEOUL, Apr 14: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un affirmed his position to develop long-standing ties with China, state media KCNA said on Sunday, citing Kim in his meeting with Chines... Read More


Mild heat wave over six divisions likely to spread

Dhaka, April 14 -- Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) has predicted that the existing mild to moderate heat wave sweeping over Rajshahi, Dhaka, Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram and Sylhet division... Read More


Lawyer killed in Jamalpur road crash

Dhaka, April 14 -- A lawyer was killed after being crushed by a truck in Bakshiganj upazila of Jamalpur district on Saturday night. The deceased was identified as Golam Mostafa Azad, 60, son of Sona ... Read More


Pirates freed hijacked ship, sailors for international pressure, negotiations: Khalid

Dhaka, April 14 -- State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury on Sunday said the Bangladeshi cargo ship MV Abdullah and its 23 sailors were released from the clutches of Somali pirates throug... Read More


India expresses concern over escalating tensions between Israel, Iran

Dhaka, April 14 -- India has expressed serious concern over the escalating tensions between Israel and Iran, calling for de-escalation and restraint. New Delhi's voicing of concern came hours after I... Read More


Several members of Myanmar BGP flee to Bangladesh again

Dhaka, April 14 -- Several members of the Myanmar Border Guard Police have crossed the Kharangkhali border in Teknaf, seeking shelter in Bangladesh amid fighting with rebel groups near the border. Th... Read More


Eid cheer returns to homes of freed MV Abdullah sailors

Dhaka, April 14 -- Eid day came and went, but there were no festivities at the homes of the MV Abdullah sailors who had been taken hostage by Somali pirates. Their families instead waited, anxiously, ... Read More


Cyprus suspends Syrian asylum applications as it struggles with arrivals spike

Dhaka, April 14 -- Cyprus has suspended the processing of asylum applications from Syrians following a sharp increase in irregular arrivals this month, authorities said on Sunday. More than 1,000 peo... Read More


Hamas rejects Israel's ceasefire response

Dhaka, April 14 -- The Palestinian Islamist group Hamas has rejected an Israeli ceasefire proposal, saying on Saturday it had handed to mediators in Egypt and Qatar its response to the proposal it had... Read More