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Trump to meet with anxious NATO and EU leaders
May25

Trump to meet with anxious NATO and EU leaders

Visiting a city he once called a “hellhole” to meet with the leaders of an alliance he threatened to abandon, President Donald Trump will be in the heart of Europe on Thursday to address a continent still reeling from his election and anxious about his support, reports UNB. Trump is slated to attend his first meeting of NATO, the decades-long...

What Nato needs from Trump
May24

What Nato needs from Trump

As Donald Trump’s first foreign trip as president proceeds, the turmoil generated by his firing of FBI Director James Comey and the ongoing inquiry into his election campaign’s ties with Russia are following him. In none of the places he will visit will the events in Washington weigh more heavily than in Brussels, where he will meet...

Let the press do its job
May03

Let the press do its job

As a commu-nication for development professional, I have always had an interest in press freedom and freedom of expression. While surfing the internet recently, I made an amazing discovery: the Department of Films and Publications (DFP) in its website boasted to have documented the historic March 7 speech of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman....

Joshua wins world titles with 11th-round stoppage of Klitschko
Apr30

Joshua wins world titles with 11th-round stoppage of Klitschko

Anthony Joshua delivered one of the great nights in British boxing annals by stopping Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko in the 11th round to be crowned IBF, WBA and IBO world heavyweight champion in front of 90,000 fans at Wembley Stadium on Saturday. …read more Source:...

Three envoys present credentials to President
Mar29

Three envoys present credentials to President

DHAKA, -Ambassadors designate of Georgia, Romania and Ukraine to Bangladesh separately presented their credentials to President Md. Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban here this afternoon, reports BSS. The all non-resident envoys are: Archil Dzuliashvili of Georgia, Radu Octavian DOBRE of Romania, Dr Igor Polikha of Ukraine. Welcoming the ambassadors, the...

Bidding adieu to a friend of Bangladesh
Mar29

Bidding adieu to a friend of Bangladesh

As all good things must come to an end, so must the tenure of those who played a pivotal role in shaping Bangladesh’s relationship with the outside world. The mood was somber yet exuberant on the evening of March 21, at the residence of Enayetullah Khan, Chairman, Cosmos Foundation and Editor-in-Chief of United News of Bangladesh (UNB) and...

Russia : sound, fury, but not much clout
Mar23

Russia : sound, fury, but not much clout

Strategy is the central political art, writes Lawrence Freedman in Strategy: A History. “It is about getting more out of a situation than the starting balance of power would suggest. It is the art of creating power.” If this is so, consider the case of a country that is economically smaller than Italy, Australia, or South Korea. Its economy has...

It’s a lonelier world now for Putin
Mar22

It’s a lonelier world now for Putin

Russian rulers have long been content to accept fear and awe in lieu of respect and admiration, and by that standard, Vladimir Putin shone in 2016. This year that is proving a tougher gig to keep up as he prepares for what might be his last presidential election in 2018. Last year Putin’s boldness, combined with a bit of luck, paid off: The...

Tillerson to skip NATO meeting in Brussels next month
Mar21

Tillerson to skip NATO meeting in Brussels next month

BRUSSELS: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will skip a meeting of NATO foreign ministers in Brussels in April, but will travel to Russia and Italy the same month, a US official said Tuesday, reports BSS. Tillerson will be replaced by a lower-level official at the NATO meeting on April 5-6, a development that will likely fuel new concerns about...

Japan and Russia hold talks on security, territorial dispute
Mar20

Japan and Russia hold talks on security, territorial dispute

The foreign and defense ministers from Japan and Russia met in Tokyo on Monday, with both sides expressing hope that discussions on joint development of islands claimed by both countries might help them move closer to resolving the territorial dispute preventing them from forging a peace treaty. The talks are the first “two-plus-two”...

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