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Pakistani Islamist party vows to oust government with

Pakistani Islamist party vows to oust government with

🕔 bdnews October 22, 2019

The chief of one of Pakistans largest religious parties announced on Tuesday a protest campaign aimed at ousting Prime Minister Imran Khan, raising the prospect of political turmoil as the govern

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Bengal Foundation cancels classical music festival

Bengal Foundation cancels classical music festival

bdnews 🕔October 22, 2019

Organisers have cancelled Bengal Classical Music Festival once again after being denied permission to use the Army Stadium in Dhaka as the venue.

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Relative of Bhola man whose Facebook account was hacked reported

Relative of Bhola man whose Facebook account was hacked reported

bdnews 🕔October 22, 2019

The brother-in-law of Biplob Chandra Baidya Shuvo, whose Facebook account was hacked to spread religious slur triggering deadly clashes in Bhola, has reportedly gone missing.

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PM asks transport owners to give drivers proper work time, rest for road

PM asks transport owners to give drivers proper work time, rest for road

bdnews 🕔October 22, 2019

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked transport owners to ensure proper work time and enough rest for drivers to ensure road safety for the public.

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Iraq says US forces withdrawing from Syria have no approval to

Iraq says US forces withdrawing from Syria have no approval to

bdnews 🕔October 22, 2019

US forces that crossed into Iraq as part of a pull-out from Syria do not have permission to stay and can only be there in transit, the Iraqi military said on Tuesday.

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Police sub-inspector detained for ‘killing youth on mobile phone theft

Police sub-inspector detained for ‘killing youth on mobile phone theft

bdnews 🕔October 22, 2019

A police sub-inspector has been detained in Chattograms Sitakunda on charges of beating a young man to death for allegedly stealing a mobile phone of his sister.

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FICA lends support to cricketers strike for ‘fair

FICA lends support to cricketers strike for ‘fair

bdnews 🕔October 22, 2019

The Federation of International Cricketers Associations, or FICA, has expressed concern over the conditions that led Bangladeshi players to go on strike.

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Malaysias Mahathir stands by Kashmir comments despite palm oil boycott by India

Malaysias Mahathir stands by Kashmir comments despite palm oil boycott by India

bdnews 🕔October 22, 2019

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Tuesday he would not retract his criticism of New Delhis actions in the disputed region of Kashmir even though Indian traders have urged a boycot

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Canada named top nation for entrepreneurs doing good in global poll as US

Canada named top nation for entrepreneurs doing good in global poll as US

bdnews 🕔October 22, 2019

Canada was named the best country for business leaders seeking to tackle social problems in a global poll on Tuesday while the United States fell from top slot due to political uncertainty.

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Some 300,000 employees of Indian state-led banks strike against

Some 300,000 employees of Indian state-led banks strike against

bdnews 🕔October 22, 2019

Nearly 300,000 employees of Indian state-run banks went on strike on Tuesday against government plans to consolidate the sector through mergers as part of efforts to ensure stronger balance sheet

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With ‘Joker a box-office sensation, can Joaquin Phoenix win the

With ‘Joker a box-office sensation, can Joaquin Phoenix win the

bdnews 🕔October 22, 2019

“Joker” was the first big winner of this years award season, but will it have the last laugh?

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Turkey will resume Syria assault if US promises not met:

Turkey will resume Syria assault if US promises not met:

bdnews 🕔October 22, 2019

Hundreds of Kurdish forces remain near to Syrias northeast border despite a US-brokered truce demanding their withdrawal and Turkey could resume its offensive in the area when the ceasefire expir

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‘Unbearable pain cuts short Philippine leaders Japan

‘Unbearable pain cuts short Philippine leaders Japan

bdnews 🕔October 22, 2019

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte was forced to cut short his attendance of the enthronement of Japans emperor on Tuesday, due to what his office said was "unbearable pain" in his lower

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Brexit in the balance as Johnson faces crunch

Brexit in the balance as Johnson faces crunch

bdnews 🕔October 22, 2019

Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces two pivotal votes in parliament on Tuesday that will decide if he can deliver on his promise to lead the United Kingdom out of the European Union in nine days t

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What you need to know about the unrest in

What you need to know about the unrest in

bdnews 🕔October 22, 2019

Over the weekend, a wave of protests in Chile set off by an increase in subway fares deteriorated into widespread looting, vandalism and arson.

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Players strike is part of conspiracy to destabilise Bangladesh cricket: BCB

Players strike is part of conspiracy to destabilise Bangladesh cricket: BCB

bdnews 🕔October 22, 2019

Nazmul Hassan, president of Bangladesh Cricket Board, says the strike by players is part of a conspiracy to destabilise Bangladesh cricketing.

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Islamic State reaps gains of US pullout from

Islamic State reaps gains of US pullout from

bdnews 🕔October 22, 2019

US forces and their Kurdish-led partners in Syria had been conducting as many as a dozen counterterrorism missions a day against Islamic State militants, officials said. That has stopped.

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‘Its hard: Prince Harry and Meghan speak of strain of royal

‘Its hard: Prince Harry and Meghan speak of strain of royal

bdnews 🕔October 22, 2019

Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, have spoken of their struggle in coping with the spotlight and offered an unusually intimate look inside the British royal family in a se

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In ancient throne ritual, Japanese emperor vows to fulfil

In ancient throne ritual, Japanese emperor vows to fulfil

bdnews 🕔October 22, 2019

Japanese Emperor Naruhito formally proclaimed his ascendancy to the throne on Tuesday in a centuries-old ceremony attended by dignitaries from more than 180 countries, pledging to fulfil his duty

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Chile unrest spreads, with 12 deaths reported in

Chile unrest spreads, with 12 deaths reported in

bdnews 🕔October 22, 2019

The Chilean capital was virtually paralysed on Monday as streets were blocked by protesters out for the fourth day in a row, subway stations that were ransacked remained shut, and stores, banks a

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