North Korea’s hydrogen bomb a ‘game changer’

Today the world woke up to a new reality – North Korea, the rogue nation that has for years warned of nuclear annihalition against anyone who dared threaten its despotic regime, has quite possibly developed a hydrogen bomb capable of being fitted onto a ballistic missile. Global leaders were quick to denounce the latest illicit nuclear test, the nation’s sixth, which is thought to have … Continue reading North Korea’s hydrogen bomb a ‘game changer’

Saudi Arabia condemns Myanmar’s Rohingya attacks

Saudi Arabia’s mission to the United Nations tweeted the Kingdom’s condemnation for the recent attacks on Myanmar’s Muslim Rohingya minority. “Acting upon KSA responsibility as the leader of the Islamic Ummah. Saudi Arabia has called for a resolution to condemn the atrocities and human rights violations committed against the Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar,” the mission tweeted. “KSA has reached out to members of the … Continue reading Saudi Arabia condemns Myanmar’s Rohingya attacks

Britain warns Suu Kyi over Muslim treatment in Myanmar

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has warned Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi that the treatment of the Muslim Rohingya is “besmirching” the country’s reputation. Mr Johnson called on Ms Suu Kyi, the country’s de facto leader, to “use her remarkable qualities” to end prejudice against Muslims in Rakhine state, reports BBC. Violence in the province erupted about a week ago, with some 58,000 refugees fleeing … Continue reading Britain warns Suu Kyi over Muslim treatment in Myanmar

Russia kills 200 Isis militants in single air strike

Russia’s air force has destroyed a large column of Islamic State fighters on their way to the Syrian city of Deir al-Zor, killing over 200 militants, Russian news agencies cited Russia’s Defence Ministry as saying on Monday. Islamic State is concentrating its forces around Deir al-Zor after being pushed out of the south of Raqqa Province and the west of Homs Province by Syrian land … Continue reading Russia kills 200 Isis militants in single air strike

Flood situation worsens further in chars, river basin in Gaibandha

Overall flood situation in chars and river basin areas of the Brahmaputra River in the district worsened further as the river marked rise more in last 24 hours till Monday morning around 9 am. The officials of Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) here said the water level in the Brahmaputra rose by 49 cm during the period and it was flowing 78 cm above its … Continue reading Flood situation worsens further in chars, river basin in Gaibandha

Khaleda Zia granted permanent bail in Zia Orphanage graft case

The High Court granted BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia a permanent bail in Zia Orphanage Trust graft case. An HC bench comprised of Justice M enayetur Rahim and Justice Shahidul Karim passed the order on Wednesday. In 2008 the court issued a rule granting her bail. The court can revoke the bail if she misuses it. Read more Continue reading Khaleda Zia granted permanent bail in Zia Orphanage graft case

Withdraw troops from doklam if you cherish peace: China Tells India

China has said India should show through deeds its willingness to maintain peace at the border and claimed that 48 Indian soldiers were at Doklam area backed by a “large number” of troops at the border to halt Chinese attempts to build a road on its side of the boundary. “If the Indian side truly cherish peace, what it should do is to immediately pull … Continue reading Withdraw troops from doklam if you cherish peace: China Tells India

Donald Trump ready for war to ‘destroy’ North Korea: US Senator

A Republican senator said Tuesday that US President Donald Trump has told him he would go to war to destroy North Korea rather than allow it to develop a long-range nuclear-armed missile. Influential lawmaker Lindsey Graham, a foreign policy hawk, told NBC’s Today Show: “There is a military option: To destroy North Korea’s program and North Korea itself.” Last week, North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un … Continue reading Donald Trump ready for war to ‘destroy’ North Korea: US Senator

Israeli shooting range offers tourists chance to shoot targets looking like Palestinians

A shooting range in Israel has come under fire for offering tourists the chance to pretend they’re security services shutting down terror attacks – using targets mocked up to look like Palestinians. Caliber 3, which is based in the West Bank and run by a former member of the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF), calls itself “the premier academy for counter terror and security”. It offers … Continue reading Israeli shooting range offers tourists chance to shoot targets looking like Palestinians

‘Action against Farhad Mazhar if his information was wrong’

Legal actions might be taken against poet and political commentator Farhad Mazhar if he misled police by giving wrong information, said Joint Commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Abdul Baten in a press conference at DMP’s media center on Tuesday afternoon. Earlier on Tuesday, police started interrogating Farhad Mazhar after bringing him to Detective Branch (DB) office. Regarding the reason to bring him DB office, … Continue reading ‘Action against Farhad Mazhar if his information was wrong’