France's Macron cool to Israeli request to criticize ICC

Bangladesh, Jan. 23 -- French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday gave a lukewarm reception to an Israeli request to criticize the International Criminal Court, saying he would study the matter. M... Read More

2 Bangladeshis shot dead by BSF along Lalmonirhat border

Bangladesh, Jan. 22 -- Eds: Updates with more info Lalmonirhat, Jan 22 (UNB) - Two Bangladeshis were shot dead by members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) along Amjhol border in Hatibandha upazi... Read More

New China virus: Cases triple as infection spreads to Beijing and Shanghai

Bangladesh, Jan. 21 -- The number of people infected with a new virus in China tripled over the weekend, with the outbreak spreading from Wuhan to other major cities, reports BBC. There are now more ... Read More

Ansar & VDP clinch National Women's Handball title

Bangladesh, Jan. 21 -- Bangladesh Ansar & VDP clinched the Bangabandhu 30th National Women's Handball title beating BJMC by 33-25 goals in the final at the Shaheed (Captain) M Mansur Ali National Hand... Read More

Cosmos Foundation welcomes on board Dr Danilo Turk

Bangladesh, Jan. 21 -- The Cosmos Foundation has announced the appointment to the membership of its Advisory Board of Dr Danilo Turk, former President of the Republic of Slovenia. Dr Turk , a globall... Read More

At least 11 killed in Russian residential fire

Bangladesh, Jan. 21 -- At least 11 people were killed Tuesday in a fire that engulfed a residential building in the village of Prichulymsky in Russia's Tomsk region, local media reported. "At 07:03 M... Read More

BB Gold Cup: Seychelles ride on better goal difference to reach semis

Dhaka, Jan. 20 -- African nation Seychelles reached the semifinals of the ongoing Bangabandhu International Gold Cup by virtue of better goal difference after playing 2-2 draw with upper-ranked Maurit... Read More

Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston win at SAG Awards

Bangladesh, Jan. 20 -- Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston both took home awards at the 26th Screen Actors Guild on Sunday. Pitt is headed toward his first acting Academy Award for his supporting performa... Read More

Ekushey Book Fair to begin on Feb 2

Bangladesh, Jan. 20 -- long Amar Ekushey Book Fair, a yearly event of booklovers and publishers, will begin on February 2 instead of February 1 as elections to two Dhaka City Corporations will be held... Read More

Fire at Czech asylum for mentally ill kills 8 patients

Bangladesh, Jan. 20 -- A fire swept through a Czech asylum for the mentally ill on Sunday, killing eight male patients, officials said. Prokop Volenik, spokesman for the regional rescue service, said... Read More