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Myanmar and Bangladesh to start sending back thousands of Rohingya

Fresh attempt at repatriations agreed but refugees fear they will return to persecution and violenceMyanmar and Bangladesh are to make a fresh attempt to begin ...

Myanmar and Bangladesh to start sending back thousands of Rohingya

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Myanmar and Bangladesh Say They Will Try Again to Repatriate Rohingya Refugees (BANGKOK) — Myanmar and Bangladesh are making a second attempt to start repatriating Rohingya Muslims after more than 700,000 of them fled a security crackdown in Myanmar almost two years ago, the U.N. refugee agency said Friday. Caroline Gluck...
13:26, 08/16/2019

Bangladesh, UNHCR to survey Rohingya regarding return to Myanmar Bangladesh will work with the United Nations refugee agency to determine if more than 3,000 Rohingya refugees will accept Myanmar's offer to return home, an official said on Monday, nearly a year after a major repatriation plan failed....
16:13, 08/19/2019

Myanmar Announces Plan to Repatriate 3,450 of the 700,000 Rohingya Who Fled to Bangladesh (BANGKOK) — Myanmar and Bangladesh will soon make a second attempt to start repatriating Rohingya Muslims, 700,000 of whom fled a security crackdown in Myanmar almost two years ago, officials from the two countries and the United Nations said F...
18:13, 08/16/2019

More Than 250,000 Rohingya Refugees In Bangladesh Get First ID Cards: UN The UN said Friday it has registered more than 250,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, providing many with their first ever identification cards and proof of their right to return to Myanmar in the......
23:39, 05/17/2019

UN aid chief: No progress so Rohingya can return to Myanmar The U.N. humanitarian chief says there has been "no progress" in dealing with the reasons why more than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims fled to Bangladesh from western Myanmar's Rakhine state....
04:39, 04/30/2019

OIC condemns inhumane situation of Myanmar's Rohingya The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit condemned the inhumane situation of Rohingya Muslims, urging a halt to violence, it said in a statement on Saturday....
10:13, 06/01/2019

Rohingya still fear safety in Myanmar, repatriation unlikely The repatriation of hundreds of Rohingya Muslims appears unlikely to proceed Thursday after many who were eligible said they didn’t want to return to Myanmar without safety and citizenship guarantees...
05:13, 08/22/2019

Expert: UN failed before Rohingya crackdown in Myanmar UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An independent review of United Nations operations in the years before hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims fled a violent crackdown by Myanmar’s military has concluded that the organization’s many bodies failed...
05:52, 06/18/2019

Rohingya tell Myanmar they refuse to return without recognition Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh refuse to return to Myanmar unless they are recognized as an ethnic group in their home country, leaders told visiting Myanmar officials on Sunday as fresh repatriation talks started....
19:52, 07/28/2019

Myanmar Fails to Convince Rohingya It Is Safe to Return A visit by Myanmar officials to Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh failed to persuade members of the largely Muslim ethnic minority that they could safely return home, showing the lack of progress toward resolving one of the world’s largest refugee...
17:52, 07/28/2019

Top Myanmar Generals Are Barred From Entering U.S. Over Rohingya Killings Myanmar’s commander in chief, Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing, was among those named by the State Department as responsible for atrocities against Rohingya Muslims....
08:26, 07/17/2019

U.S. Sanctions Myanmar Generals for Ethnic Cleansing of Rohingya The State Department announced Tuesday that it has brought sanctions against four Myanmar military generals, including the commander-in-chief, for their roles in ethnic cleansing of the country’s Rohingya Muslim minority. The sanctions were iss...
09:00, 07/17/2019

Myanmar: UN threatens to withdraw aid over 'policy of apartheid' against Rohingya Exclusive: Body says it will withhold support ‘beyond life-saving assistance’ in internally displaced persons camps The United Nations in Myanmar has warned it will withdraw support in Rakhine state to avoid complicity in a government “policy of apar...
04:26, 06/17/2019

In exile in Bangladesh, a bittersweet revival of Rohingya culture Chain-smoking singer Gudar Mia, who recently turned 80 in a refugee camp in Bangladesh, lit another cigarette, closed his eyes, and crooned the opening words of a Rohingya folk song....
04:00, 05/08/2019

U.S. imposes sanctions on Myanmar military leaders over Rohingya abuses The United States announced sanctions on Tuesday against the Myanmar military's Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing and other leaders it said were responsible for extrajudicial killings of Rohingya Muslims, barring them from entry to the United States...
11:00, 07/17/2019

US imposes sanctions on Myanmar's military leaders over Rohingya abuses Steps are the strongest the country has taken in response to massacres of minority Rohingya in 2017Mike Pompeo, the US secretary of state, has announced sanctions on the Myanmar military’s commander-in-chief Min Aung Hlaing and other military leaders...
07:26, 07/17/2019

Satellite images reveal scale of Myanmar's Rohingya crisis Myanmar appears unprepared for return of refugees who might be put in campsAnalysis of satellite imagery has cast further doubt on promises that arrangements are being made by Myanmar for the safe and humane return of Rohingya Muslims, and revealed t...
13:39, 07/24/2019

US sanctions Myanmar army chief over Rohingya 'ethnic cleansing' The sanctions represent the strongest step that the US has taken in response to massacres in Myanmar. Recent reports have pointed to the military's role in enabling violence against the minority Muslim group....
09:39, 07/17/2019

US Imposes Sanctions On Myanmar Military Leaders Over Rohingya Abuses The United States announced sanctions on Tuesday against the Myanmar military's Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing and other leaders it said were responsible for extrajudicial killings of Rohingya......
13:00, 07/17/2019

Bangladesh police 'rescue' dozens of Rohingya being trafficked to Malaysia Bangladeshi police prevented dozens of Rohingya Muslims, most of them women, about to be trafficked to Malaysia by boat, authorities said on Tuesday....
09:13, 05/14/2019

Repatriation plans stir fear among Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh Nearly 3,500 Rohingyas living in Bangladesh fear for their lives after being told they would be sent back to Myanmar. DW's Naomi Conrad and Arafatul Islam spoke to them at their shelters in Cox's Bazar....
14:00, 08/21/2019

Scores of Rohingya refugee shelters in Bangladesh destroyed by flooding Heavy monsoon rains in Bangladesh have drenched the Cox’s Bazar settlement, home to more than 900,000 Rohingya refugees, destroying some 273 shelters, and injuring 11 people, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Friday. The huge refugee camp has bee...
23:52, 07/05/2019

Exiled in Bangladesh, Rohingya culture shows signs of a revival KUTUPALONG REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh — Chain-smoking singer Gudar Mia, who recently turned 80 in a refugee camp in Bangladesh, lit another cigarette, closed his eyes, and crooned the opening words of a Rohingya folk song. “Sorry, my throat is no...
23:52, 05/08/2019

Myanmar frees Reuters journalists jailed for reporting on Rohingya crisis Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have spent more than a year in jail after being accused of breaching Official Secrets ActTwo Reuters journalists imprisoned in Myanmar for their reporting of the ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims have been pardoned and rele...
09:13, 05/07/2019

The U.N. Envoy for Myanmar Will ‘Ring the Alarm Bell’ If No Action is Taken on the Rohingya Crisis (UNITED NATIONS) — The U.N. envoy for Myanmar said Monday that progress on alleviating the crisis that led more than 720,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to neighboring Bangladesh has been slow and if there is no action it will be time to “ri...
22:39, 07/02/2019

Myanmar Pardons Two Reuters Reporters Jailed for Exposing Massacre of Rohingya Two Reuters journalists imprisoned in Myanmar for reporting on a military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims have been released after spending more than 500 days behind bars. Reporters Wa Lone, 33, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 29, walked free Tuesday morning after a ...
06:13, 05/07/2019

More than half a million Rohingya in Bangladesh get ID cards for first time: UN refugee agency More than 500,000 Rohingya refugees who fled a brutal crackdown in Myanmar two years ago, have received identification cards that the UN insisted on Friday were critical to safeguarding their right to return home....
22:52, 08/09/2019

Future of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh ‘hangs in the balance’ – UNHCR chief The critical needs of 1.2 million mostly Rohingya refugees in south-eastern Bangladesh were top of the agenda for a fact-finding mission to the region by three senior United Nations officials, who called for continuing support on Friday for them from...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Satellite images show Myanmar has made ‘minimal’ preparations for Rohingya return More than 700,000 Rohingya were forced to flee northern Rakhine state in western Myanmar during a 2017 military-led crackdown the UN has said included mass killings and gang-rapes executed with “genocidal intent”....
20:26, 07/24/2019

Two years after exodus, Myanmar’s ‘desperate’ Rohingya youth need education, skills: UNICEF The daily struggle to survive for Myanmar’s Rohingya people in one of the world’s largest refugee settlements, has caused “overwhelming” despair and jeopardized the hopes of an entire generation, the head of UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Henrietta For...
15:00, 08/16/2019

Reuters journalists released from Myanmar jail after 511 days for reporting on Rohingya crisis Two journalists who were jailed in Myanmar for their reporting on the killing of ten Rohingya Muslim men have been freed after spending more than 500 days behind bars....
17:26, 05/07/2019

Myanmar Soldiers Jailed for Killing Rohingya Served Less Time in Prison Than the Journalists Who Exposed Them Seven Myanmar soldiers who were jailed for killing 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys were released early, ultimately serving less time than two journalists who exposed their crimes, Reuters reports. Several sources including two prison officials and tw...
10:13, 05/27/2019

Amid troop build-up in Rohingya's home state, UN appeals to Myanmar for peaceful solution Major fighting in Myanmar’s troubled Rakhine state has so far been avoided following clashes between armed separatists and national security forces who are increasing troop numbers there, a top UN humanitarian official there said on Wednesday....
16:00, 04/28/2019

Myanmar army chief's Twitter account suspended over anti-Rohingya hate speech Min Aung Hlaing claims his army did not use excessive force when 700,000 Rohingya fled Myanmar in 2017A Myanmar army general accused of masterminding genocide against the country’s Muslim Rohingya people has had his Twitter account suspended, followi...
21:39, 05/16/2019

‘Brutal weather’ continues as Rohingya refugee children endure devastating rainfall in Bangladesh Heavy flooding and landslides in the Rohingya refugee camps of Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh, has left thousands of children and families in an increasingly dire situation with critical infrastructure damaged or destroyed, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF)...
02:00, 07/10/2019

UN chief accepts independent report on Myanmar, highlighting ‘systemic’ failure surrounding Rohingya crisis An independent review into how the UN System operated in Myanmar in the years leading up to the mass exodus of the Rohingya following serious human rights abuses, has concluded there were “systemic and structural failures” that prevented a unified st...
23:39, 06/17/2019

Monsoon flooding forces thousands from their homes in Myanmar Days of heavy monsoon rain and dangerously high river levels in Myanmar have forced more than 18,000 people from their homes and flooded at least one camp for people displaced by recent fighting, authorities and a politician said on Monday....
05:00, 07/16/2019

| Thousands protest in Myanmar over toddler rape case Thousands of protesters marched in Yangon on Saturday as outrage over the rape of a two-year-old spilled onto the streets following a viral online campaign in a case that has left Myanmar society reeling....
11:26, 07/07/2019

More than 60 killed, hundreds of thousands displaced by flooding in Bangladesh Severe flooding has killed at least 61 people, displaced nearly 800,000 and inundated thousands of homes across a third of Bangladesh, government officials said on Tuesday, after two weeks of heavy monsoon rains....
21:13, 07/23/2019

Bangladesh slum fire destroys thousands of homes The huge blaze razed around 2,000 tin shacks in a crowded Dhaka slum, making at least 3,000 people homeless. Fires are frequent — and many a time deadly — in the Bangladeshi capital due to lax safety measures....
13:52, 08/18/2019

India, Bangladesh: Cyclone Fani leaves thousands homeless Emergency teams across north east India and in Bangladesh are working to repair water and energy supplies after Cyclone Fani. Buildings, communities and roads were destroyed by the storm....
19:52, 05/05/2019

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23:00, 05/23/2019

Instagram will start sending you a warning if you leave a mean comment Adam Mosseri, the head of Instagram, said the company is willing to "make decisions that mean people use Instagram less if it keeps people more safe."...
21:13, 07/08/2019

Myanmar can start new chapter after freeing Reuters journalists: UK's Hunt Britain welcomed Myanmar's release of two Reuters journalists on Tuesday after more than 500 days in jail, a step that Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said could open a new chapter in relations....
22:00, 05/07/2019

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Malaysia Is Sending Plastic Waste Back to Where It Came From Malaysia plans to send non-recyclable plastic back to the countries that sent it there, the country’s environment minister said Tuesday. The Southeast Asian country became the top destination for plastic waste in 2018 after China stopped accept...
08:00, 05/22/2019

Netflix is sending Katee Sackhoff back to space for Another Life on July 25 Having somehow not gotten her fill of sci-fi space drama on Battlestar Galactica, Katee Sackhoff is starring in another sci-fi space show called Another Life for Netflix that concerns an astronaut investigating the origin of some kind of alien artifa...
19:13, 06/20/2019

Pilot On Way To Pick Up Bangladesh PM Didn't Carry Passport, Sent Back A Bangladesh pilot, who flew a special plane to bring Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina back from Finland after her three-nation visit, was caught without his passport at Qatar's international airport,......
16:13, 06/07/2019

Myanmar Doctor-Turned-Model Hits Back At Ban Over Lingerie Photos A Myanmar doctor and model who had her medical licence revoked for posting lingerie photos of herself blasted the government for "interfering" with personal freedoms, vowing Saturday to appeal against......
17:00, 06/15/2019

Thousands start rocking up as UK's Glastonbury Festival opens Glastonbury, the world's largest greenfield festival, opened its gates on Wednesday to thousands of lucky ticket holders who have descended on Worthy Farm in southwest England to see performers ranging from Stormzy to Kylie and Janet Jackson....
09:39, 06/27/2019

Kawhi Leonard explodes in Game 1 win, sending Sixers back to drawing board The Toronto Raptors won key match-ups involving Kawhi Leonard and Joel Embiid as they soundly defeated the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 1 of a second-round playoff series....
15:39, 04/28/2019

England vs Bangladesh: Hosts bounce back from Pakistan defeat with clinical 106-run win in Cardiff Explosive with the bat, then rapid with the ball, England brushed Bangladesh aside in a clinical showing in Cardiff. It was, after defeat to Pakistan on Monday, just what the hosts needed before a six-day break....
14:52, 06/09/2019

Wealthy nations shipped toxic waste to Indonesia. Now Indonesia is sending it back Indonesia is sending containers of waste back to wealthy nations after finding it was contaminated with used diapers, plastic and other materials.        ...
18:00, 07/09/2019

Thousands of Syrian refugees could be sent back, says Lebanese minister Gebran Bassil claims many refugees are not living in political fear, but stay for economic reasonsAs many as three quarters of Syrian refugees in Lebanon could return to Syria because they face no fear of political persecution or threat to their secu...
11:00, 06/15/2019

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23:39, 05/08/2019

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02:39, 06/21/2019

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12:52, 07/28/2019

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22:52, 08/07/2019

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14:39, 05/01/2019

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21:00, 08/06/2019

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05:39, 06/16/2019

Sainz will start Austrian GP from back of grid after engine penalty Carlos Sainz will start from the back of the grid in Austria after the McLaren Formula 1 driver took a complete set of new Renault power unit elements for FP1 today...
17:39, 06/28/2019

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05:26, 06/14/2019

Trump says new sanctions on Iran to start Monday, dials back rhetoric U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging economy, an apparent move to defuse tensions following the shooting down of an unmanned U.S. drone this wee...
00:00, 06/23/2019

Homeland Security to Start DNA Testing Asylum Seekers as It Tries to Back Up 'Fake Families' Scare Tactic The U.S. Department of Homeland Security will start using Rapid DNA tests on some asylum seekers at the U.S.–Mexico border next week, according to a new report from CNN. The tests are intended to determine whether adults and children who are travelin...
21:00, 05/01/2019

Rohingya say no to repatriations Bangladesh and Myanmar were set to start repatriating Rohingya refugees Thursday, a move that has been widely resisted by many living in the sprawling camps on the border between the two countries....
17:39, 08/22/2019

Donald Trump criticised over 'racist' tweets: Thousands call for President to be banned from Twitter over his 'go back' Tweet to democrat 'squad' Twitter users from across the world have called for Donald Trump to be banned from the platform after he launched a tirade of tweets which have been denounced as "racist and disgusting"....
17:39, 07/16/2019

Rohingya say no to repatriations around anniversary of atrocities Bangladesh and Myanmar were set to start repatriating Rohingya refugees Thursday, a move that has been widely resisted by many living in the sprawling camps on the border between the two countries....
19:39, 08/22/2019

Diablo 3 Season 17 Start Date, Start Time, New Builds and official Patch Notes for May 17 Diablo 3 Season 17 begins soon. Here's everything we know about the start date, start time and more for what blizzard has coined as the Season of Nightmares....
20:52, 05/16/2019

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13:52, 06/26/2019

12 Suspected Rohingya Arrested In Mizoram: Report A total of 12 suspected Rohingyas from Bangladesh were arrested in Mizoram for entering the state without valid travel documents, a police officer said today....
10:26, 05/06/2019

| UN finds 'systemic failures' in its Rohingya response The United Nations experienced "systemic failures" in its handling of the situation in Myanmar leading up to the 2017 mass exodus of Rohingya, a UN report has said....
12:52, 06/18/2019

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19:13, 08/04/2019

Canada urged to take international action on Rohingya genocide Thirty-four senators and more than 100 human-rights organizations and advocates sent a joint letter to Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland this week urging Canada to initiate proceedings before the International Court of Justice for breaching ...
13:26, 06/28/2019

| 'I'm here 24/7': Rohingya youths share their stories on social media When Mohammad Rafiq spotted two Rohingya refugee girls dusting their faces with circles of traditional thanaka powder under the warm morning light, he quickly took out his smartphone to capture the moment....
23:39, 08/20/2019

Rohingya refugees prepare camps for Monsoon season As monsoon season begins in Bangladesh, Rohingya refugees are working with humanitarian agencies to fortify the flood-prone terrain where they have taken refuge. Diego Cupolo reports from Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh....
18:00, 05/31/2019

Ex-UN chief concerned over monsoon floods in Rohingya camps Former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed concern over risks of monsoon floods threatening the lives of Rohingya refugees in sprawling camps in Bangladesh...
09:00, 07/11/2019

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13:00, 06/14/2019

Thailand charges crew of stranded Rohingya boat Thai authorities have charged the captain and crew of a boat carrying 65 Rohingya Muslims with assisting illegal immigration after the group was found stranded on a southern Thai island, police said on Wednesday....
11:52, 06/12/2019

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00:52, 07/03/2019

UN and partners appeal for $920 million to meet ‘dire needs’ of Rohingya refugees With more than 745,000 Rohingya having fled violence in Myanmar to settle in Bangladesh, joining roughly 200,000 others already sheltering there, United Nations aid agencies and partners launched an appeal on Friday to help meet their “dire needs"....
16:00, 04/28/2019

At Delhi's Slum, Rohingya Pin Hope On Education To Make Life Better Life may be all about slums, cramped lanes and one-room hutments for Rohingya refugees in Delhi's Kalindi Kunj Camp, but the younger generation of the community is setting its sights on becoming......
10:00, 07/14/2019

'We will lose any hope of going home': Rohingya live in fear of resettlement Plans to relocate Rohingya people in Myanmar’s Rakhine state promise to dash their dreams of returning to traditional lifeFor the past seven years, Mohammad has been able to see the beach on the outskirts of Sittwe, and the Indian Ocean beyond, only ...
10:26, 05/02/2019

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19:52, 08/02/2019

UN official likens Rohingya living conditions to Nazi concentration camps Thousands of Rohingya remaining in Myanmar are denied basic freedoms and forced to live in ‘urban ghettos’, says investigatorHundreds of thousands of Rohingya muslims in Myanmar are living in concentration camps and urban ghettos like those in Nazi-o...
20:00, 07/04/2019

Suspected Rohingya Refugees, Including Women, Boys, Sent To Shelter Homes Twelve suspected Rohingya refugees, who were rescued in Mizoram's Aizawl three days ago allegedly from a human trafficking gang, have been shifted to state-run shelter homes, a senior police officer......
14:26, 05/08/2019

ASEAN Leaders Expected To Discuss Rohingya Crisis, South China Sea Southeast Asian leaders met on Sunday for a second day of a summit in Bangkok, where they were expected to discuss pressing regional issues including the plight of Myanmar's fleeing Rohingyas and the......
22:13, 06/23/2019

Stateless Rohingya refugee children living in ‘untenable situation’, UNICEF chief With around half a million in effect, stateless Rohingya refugee children living in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar camp, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) chief stressed on Friday that the international community must address their “untenable sit...
14:53, 04/28/2019

As monsoon rains pound Rohingya refugee camps, UN food relief agency steps up aid Since 4 July, heavy monsoon rains and wind have pounded the refugee camps in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar, with deaths, displacement and major damage following in their wake, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday....
18:00, 07/12/2019

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22:52, 08/09/2019

The Latest: US sending 1,000 more troops to Poland WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Poland (all times local): 2:40 p.m. President Donald Trump says the United States will send 1,000 more service members to Poland as he announces a broadening security and economic alliance. T...
20:52, 06/12/2019

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18:26, 05/04/2019

Well, now they’re sending creepy red It balloons through the mail Yesterday, in one of the cleverer film marketing moves we’ve seen in a while, the stars of this fall’s It: Chapter 2 posted Instagram photos with spooky, partially hidden red balloons hanging out behind them. Now, further strengthening the associatio...
22:39, 05/09/2019

The US is sending a ton of firepower to take on Iran — here's everything headed its way US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jeff Sherman In response to the threat of a possible attack on US forces by Iran, the US military decided to send additional firepower to the Middle East, an area of responsibility overseen by...
10:26, 05/08/2019

EU extends weapons ban on Myanmar for another year The European Union has extended for another year a ban on the sale of weapons in Myanmar, as punishment for what it says is the continued persecution, rape and murder of Muslim Rohingya....
17:26, 04/30/2019

Myanmar frees Reuters journalists The two reporters were arrested in Myanmar in late 2017. Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for their coverage of the military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims....
12:00, 05/07/2019

Toyota To Build New Plant In Myanmar Toyota Motor Corporation will be building its first vehicle production company in Myanmar where it will locally produce the Hilux from February 2021. The announcement comes after other carmakers like......
11:00, 06/02/2019

How Myanmar became an example to the world in the battle against malaria Once a malaria blackspot, Myanmar has used aid money to tackle the disease locally – an approach, say experts, from which other countries can learnWith a plastic case full of cheap medical supplies and only a few days’ training, Say Mu Phaw is on the...
09:39, 07/18/2019

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18:26, 08/08/2019

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09:39, 08/08/2019

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19:00, 04/28/2019

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16:13, 07/13/2019

Man Arrested After Sending Idol A Death Threat By Fax Today, a 24-year-old man named Kazuki Domoto was arrested for sending a fax threatening to kill pop idol Yuka Ogino. Domoto has confessed, there was “no mistake” that he sent the fax....
18:26, 05/20/2019

"Would I Do That?" Trump On Report Of US Sending 120,000 Troops To Iran President Donald Trump on Monday rejected a report that he is considering sending 120,000 troops to counter Iran, but didn't rule out deploying "a hell of a lot more" soldiers in the future....
05:00, 05/15/2019

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11:39, 07/26/2019

Flashing Your Headlights? You’re Probably Sending the Wrong Signals There are no universally accepted, consistent standards for using headlights to communicate. “It means something different to everybody,” one expert said....
11:26, 07/23/2019

Dropbox wants to kill off sending files by email Dropbox has launched a new service that aims to end email transfers for good.The new Dropbox Transfer allows users to send files up to 100GB quickly and securely, meaning users will no longer be constrained by typical email service limitations.This i...
17:26, 07/10/2019

Pentagon sending more troops to Southwest border The Pentagon says the acting defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan, has approved a plan to send about 320 more troops to the U.S.-Mexican border to provide additional support, such as driving Customs and Border Protection vehicles to transport migrants...
04:13, 04/30/2019

Brett Anderson dominates Halos, sending A’s to 4-0 win ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Brett Anderson pitched 7 2/3 dominant innings of two-hit ball, and Matt Chapman hit a two-run homer in the Oakland Athletics’ 4-0 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night. Anderson (8-5) was brilliant in his ...
08:13, 06/30/2019

IRS Sending Warning Letters to More Than 10,000 Cryptocurrency Holders The Internal Revenue Service has begun sending letters to more than 10,000 cryptocurrency holders, warning about penalties for failing to report income and pay tax on transactions involving virtual currencies....
19:39, 07/26/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: Education key for Rohingya, DR Congo violence continues, Zimbabwe protest latest, women’s rights in Iran, environmental protection Our main stories today: Two years in, Myanmar’s Rohingya youth need more education; DR Congo testimonies highlight armed brutality; appeals for Zimbabwe to ‘stop cracking down’ on protesters; Iran urged to release women jailed for protesting veiling ...
23:52, 08/16/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: Honouring fallen peacekeepers, action against gender-based violence; LGBT rights in Kenya, Rohingya water crisis Friday's main stories include: Honouring UN peacekeepers; landmark conference to combat sexual and gender-based violence in crises; Kenya upholds LGBT ban; UNICEF’s plea for Afghani children; Brazil’s bid to compensate tobacco smokers; Water shortage...
02:13, 05/25/2019

As Myanmar military takes critics to court, some want Suu Kyi to act As Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi arrived at a Yangon court recently to face charges of defaming Myanmar's military in Facebook posts, the ailing filmmaker was greeted by a crowd of activists dressed in blue, the color of prison uniforms....
12:52, 06/18/2019

| Myanmar frees two Reuters journalists in amnesty Two Reuters journalists who had been jailed for their reporting on the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar walked out of prison, freed in a presidential amnesty after a global campaign for their release....
03:13, 05/08/2019

Amnesty Int’l charges Myanmar military with new abuses Amnesty International says Myanmar’s military, accused of massive human rights violations against the Muslim Rohingya minority less than two years ago, is new committing atrocities in the western state of Rakhine...
04:00, 05/29/2019

Ice, Ice Maybe? Myanmar Cop Held For Crystal Meth Switch Drug experts believe Myanmar may now be the world's biggest meth producer, with jungle labs in ungovernable areas of Shan state churning out untold tonnes of ice and hundreds of millions of meth pills......
20:00, 06/04/2019

Who Was Most Opposed to Freeing 2 Reporters in Myanmar? Aung San Suu Kyi Myanmar’s de facto civilian leader, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, a former prisoner herself, resisted pressure to release the journalists, becoming angry when their case was raised....
17:39, 05/10/2019

Opinion: Myanmar's Suu Kyi cozying up to Orban is absurd Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi and Hungary's prime minister, Viktor Orban, have issued a joint anti-Muslim statement. The Burmese leader has finally lost the moral standing she once enjoyed, says Verena Hölzl....
00:52, 06/08/2019

'Everything is gone': Dozens dead, missing after Myanmar landslide Rescue workers pulled bodies from the rubble of homes in a village in Myanmar on Saturday where a landslide a day earlier killed at least 32 people, with dozens still missing....
05:52, 08/11/2019

Myanmar frees 2 Reuters journalists from prison Prison chief says 2 Reuters journalists jailed for breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act have been freed from prison.        ...
09:13, 05/07/2019

Myanmar Frees Jailed Reuters Reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who were jailed after reporting on the Myanmar military’s abuses against the ethnic Rohingya minority, were released as part of a presidential amnesty for more than 6,000 prisoners....
08:39, 05/07/2019

Myanmar plane lands without front wheel The Myanmar National Airlines pilot landed the passenger jet using only its rear wheels. He was forced to make the precarious landing after an emergency procedure failed....
18:39, 05/12/2019

Landslide Kills at Least 51 in Myanmar, With More Heavy Rain on the Way “This year’s flood is the worst in my life,” said a lawmaker from an affected township, which was drowned by 30 inches of water in two days amid monsoon downpours....
12:52, 08/11/2019

Rohinghya don’t want to return to Myanmar without safety assurances More than 700,000 Rohingya fled across the border to Bangladesh after Myanmar’s military began a harsh counterinsurgency campaign against them two years ago....
19:13, 08/22/2019

H.M. Ershad, Former President of Bangladesh, Is Dead at 89 He assumed power as military chief in 1982 and declared himself president the next year. After being ousted in 1990, he was convicted on corruption charges....
04:00, 07/16/2019

IS claims responsibility for Bangladesh explosion DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A global monitoring group says the Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for an explosion targeting a police van in Bangladesh’s capital. Police said Sunday night’s explosion in Dhaka’s Malibagh are...
16:13, 05/27/2019

Bangladesh emerging as a new IT hub in South Asia Dhaka's companies are currently overshadowed by their Indian peers when it comes to providing IT services globally. But with improving infrastructure, Bangladesh is becoming a significant software exporter....
20:26, 05/14/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: Sudan power-sharing deal welcomed, hope for Venezuela talks, Rohingya camps flooded, Libya airstrikes update Friday’s main news stories include: Guterres welcomes Sudan power-sharing deal; six children are among 53 confirmed dead after Libya detention centre airstrikes; Monsoon rains wreak havoc in Rohingya camps; and Bachelet calls for “time and space” in ...
01:00, 07/06/2019

Italy is sending phone-addicted teens to rehab Italy is planning on packing phone-addicted teenagers off to rehab with a tough new law to curb social media obsession. New legislation is set to crackdown on a phenomenon called “nomophobia,” which means living in fear of losing your mobile and havi...
00:00, 07/24/2019

UNHCR urges EU to stop sending migrants to Libya The European Union has relied heavily on Libya to help stem the flow of migrants into Europe. But migrants in the failed state face increasing danger, with a rebel army marching on the capital....
08:52, 05/19/2019

U.S. says to expand program sending asylum seekers to Mexico Mexico has agreed to take more migrants seeking asylum in the United States while they await adjudication of their cases, according to details of an agreement reached late on Friday that led President Donald Trump to call off threatened tariffs....
04:39, 06/08/2019

Brett Anderson dominates Halos, sending A's to 4-0 win Brett Anderson pitched 7 2-3 dominant innings of two-hit ball in the Oakland Athletics' 4-0 victory over the Los Angeles Angels       ...
14:00, 06/30/2019

Trump Sending About 1,500 Troops to Mideast in 'Protective Role' President Trump said he is sending about 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East, part of a deployment sought by military officials as they move to counter what they have described as new threats from Iran and its allies....
00:52, 05/25/2019

Trump would consider sending 'a hell of a lot more' than 120,000 troops to Middle East President Trump acknowledged on Tuesday that he would consider sending 120,000 troops, or more, to the Middle East to deal with Iran, even as he called the report "fake news."...
19:26, 05/14/2019

| Russia, China warn US over sending 1 000 new troops to the Gulf The US is "pumping up tensions" and could open "Pandora's box" in the Middle East after announcing it will deploy 1 000 more troops to the already volatile region, Russia and China have said....
14:26, 06/19/2019

Appeals court allows U.S. to keep sending asylum seekers to Mexico A U.S. Appeals Court ruled on Tuesday that the Trump administration could continue sending asylum seekers to wait out their cases in Mexico while the government appeals a lower court ruling that found the policy violated U.S. immigration law....
04:00, 05/08/2019

Indonesian Volcano Erupts, Sending Smoke, Ash More Than 6,000 Feet In Air An Indonesian volcano erupted Tuesday, sending a massive column of ash and smoke 2,000 metres (6,500 feet) into the air, coating local villages in debris....
14:00, 05/07/2019

SpaceX is sending some Nickelodeon slime to space, where it belongs For decades, Nickelodeon’s slime has tormented Hollywood’s most affable A-list stars. Not a year goes by that the likes of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, DJ Khaled, or Chris Pratt do not suffer under the threat of being covered in Nickelodeon-branded goo...
00:26, 07/25/2019

‘Do Not Travel Due to Crime and Kidnapping.’ Here’s Where the U.S. Is Sending Asylum Seekers Doctors Without Borders is arguing that the expansion of a Trump Administration program to leave asylum-seekers in Mexico while they await immigration court decisions will “put vulnerable people in danger.” The international humanitarian ...
00:13, 07/12/2019

Texas sending another 1,000 National Guard troops to border AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says he’s sending another 1,000 National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border and blasted Congress as a “group of reprobates” over the growing humanitarian crisis. Abbott said Friday tha...
20:26, 06/21/2019

Congress joins debate over sending TSA employees to border WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers are clashing over the Trump administration’s move to send hundreds of Transportation Security Administration employees to the U.S.-Mexico border. The TSA is asking federal air marshals, airport screeners and others t...
21:13, 05/21/2019

Bridge in China collapses, sending vehicles into river BEIJING (AP) — An entire section of a roadway bridge has plunged into a wide river in southern China, sending two vehicles into the water and leaving two people missing. Heyuan city police said the 120-meter (390-foot) section collapsed early Friday ...
13:26, 06/14/2019

The Marlins Are Sending Everyone to Spanish Class. Even Derek Jeter. While English instruction for Latin American prospects has become standard in baseball, the Marlins are teaching Spanish at all levels of the organization....
07:00, 05/11/2019

Stocks rise on Wall Street, sending Dow briefly over 27,000 Technology, communications companies pushed stocks higher on Wall Street in early trading Thursday, extending the market's gains from the day before.       ...
18:00, 07/11/2019

9 days until the crypto industry must verify the identity of anyone sending $1,000 or more In just nine days, new rules by the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF) will force cryptocurrency businesses in roughly 200 countries to verify the identities of anyone sending or receiving more than $1,000 worth of digital assets,...
18:26, 06/12/2019

BBC climate doc adviser: Earth is sending us really powerful messages Chris Rapley, scientific advisor on the BBC's new climate change documentary, talks rising temperatures, hammering home the message, and David Attenborough...
14:49, 04/28/2019

NASA is sending a drone to fly around Titan looking for signs of life The Dragonfly mission, a quadcopter that will flit around Saturn’s hazy moon Titan to look for evidence of life, has been selected by NASA to launch in 2026...
01:52, 06/28/2019

SF housing crunch sending some residents to live on boats San Francisco’s twin crises of housing and homelessness are reaching a tipping point, forcing some residents to move to makeshift boats and barges, forming floating tent cities, due to a lack of affordable shelter. The city has long suffered from exo...
22:00, 05/17/2019

China's currency is sending a warning signal about the trade war China's currency has been an important barometer for progress in U.S.-Chinese trade talks, and right now it's signaling things aren't going well....
22:52, 05/17/2019

Giants’ Paul Perkins sending message to this regime The current Giants regime didn’t draft Paul Perkins. It wasn’t around when he became the team’s starting running back two years ago or flashed potential as a rookie the season before. So, consider Friday night, when Perkins amassed 65 yards of offens...
13:00, 08/19/2019

UN mission urges financial isolation of Myanmar’s military BANGKOK (AP) — An international fact-finding mission is urging that countries cut off all business with Myanmar’s military as part of efforts to hold the army accountable for human rights abuses. The U.N. Human Rights Council said in a statemen...
07:13, 05/14/2019

Myanmar plane with 89 on board lands without front wheels Pilot praised after touching down successfully at Mandalay despite failure of landing gear A Myanmar pilot saved the day after his aircraft’s landing gear failed, safely putting the jet on the runway with no front wheels on Sunday, an official said.T...
13:26, 05/13/2019

Myanmar frees two Reuters journalists after global outrage After more than 16 months in detention, two Reuters journalists convicted for their coverage of the Rohingya crisis were released in an amnesty deal....
14:39, 05/08/2019

Gay librarian's suicide in Myanmar outrages LGBT+ community A gay librarian who was bullied by his colleagues in Yangon posted a final message on Facebook before taking his own life. In his final words, Kyaw Zin Win pleaded not to be reborn in a land of oppressors....
19:26, 06/27/2019

'We're not afraid to lead': Myanmar’s displaced find a new voice Fearful for their safety, many of the 241,000 people forced from their homes by conflict in Myanmar are reluctant to go back. Now campaigners are mobilising to resist organised returnsBawk Nu Awng hasn’t been home since 2011. All three of the village...
08:13, 08/01/2019

Prize-winning journalists released from Myanmar prison Two Reuters journalists whose arrests over 500 days ago sparked international condemnation of the Myanmar government were among some 6,520 inmates freed Tuesday under a presidential pardon....
13:13, 05/07/2019

Radical Buddhist Monk Is Charged With Sedition in Myanmar Ashin Wirathu has accused the country’s civilian leader, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, of foiling the military’s efforts to defend the Buddhist-majority nation against what he calls a Muslim onslaught....
16:13, 05/29/2019

UN fears Myanmar internet blackout a 'cover' for abuses Mobile internet has been shut down in parts of conflict-torn western Myanmar under a government decree. A UN investigator warns the army could be using the blackout as a cover for "gross human rights violations."...
16:00, 06/25/2019

UN urges worldwide withdrawal of support for Myanmar military World must ‘cut off money supply’ to commanders accused of war crimes and genocide against Rohingya, say investigatorsThe international community must cut off all support to Myanmar’s military as part of efforts to hold army commanders to account for...
18:52, 05/14/2019

Myanmar Freed Two Reporters From Prison. It’s Not a Paradigm Shift. Activists said the release of two Reuters journalists did not mean broad improvement for freedom of expression and other rights that are in jeopardy in Myanmar....
02:13, 05/08/2019

Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar released after over 500 days Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar under the country's Official Secrets Act for reporting on a massacre of Rohingya civilians have been freed after more than 500 days....
06:39, 05/07/2019

Thailand to ban pig imports from Myanmar over African swine fever Thailand will ban the import of pigs from Myanmar for 90 days, the country's livestock department told Reuters on Thursday, after the neighboring country confirmed its first case of the African swine fever this week....
08:39, 08/16/2019

American Arrested Over 20-Acre Cannabis Plantation in Myanmar Facebook photos led the police to the large cannabis operation near Mandalay. Its supporters said it was an industrial hemp operation. The authorities said it was still illegal....
17:13, 04/28/2019

Death penalty possible in Myanmar cannabis farm case A court in Myanmar has formally charged an American man and two local co-workers with violating drug laws concerning marijuana, with potential penalties ranging from five years’ imprisonment to death...
17:39, 05/21/2019

Suu Kyi's bid to reform charter sparks rival protests in Myanmar Hundreds of people demonstrated in Myanmar's largest city, Yangon, on Wednesday in support of proposed constitutional amendments that would reduce the power of the military....
11:00, 07/17/2019

Myanmar extends detention of American accused of growing pot A Myanmar court has allowed police to detain an American entrepreneur accused of operating a marijuana plantation for two more weeks while he is investigated....
16:39, 05/07/2019

Journalists jailed in Myanmar released after more than 500 days in prison Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested on the evening of Dec. 12, 2017, at the time when they were working on an investigation into the massacre of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys in the conflict-torn Rakhine State....
18:13, 05/07/2019

Two Reuters journalists freed after being detained more than 500 days in Myanmar Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested in December 2017 and later charged with violating the country’s colonial-era secrets act. They are widely believed to have been set up....
00:13, 05/08/2019

UN urges sanctions on Myanmar army-linked businesses UN investigators are calling on world leaders to impose sanctions on companies linked to Myanmar's military. They say almost 60 foreign businesses, including firms from Europe, could be helping to fund rights abuses....
22:13, 08/05/2019

UN urges countries to cut ties with Myanmar, calls for prosecution The world must cut off financial and other support for Myanmar’s armed forces, a UN fact-finding mission said on Tuesday, repeating a call for top generals to be prosecuted for abuses against the Rohingya Muslim minority....
02:26, 05/15/2019

Reactions to release of Reuters journalists from Myanmar prison Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act, walked free from prison on Tuesday after spending more than 500 days behind bars....
10:13, 05/07/2019

Toyota to set up Myanmar plant to assemble Hilux trucks Toyota Motor Corp said on Thursday it would launch a plant in Myanmar to manufacture Hilux pick-up trucks from 2021 as the Japanese automaker plans to locally assemble vehicles for the emerging nation where demand for cars has been soaring....
11:52, 05/30/2019

UN office hails Myanmar journalists' release, with a caveat The U.N. human rights office is praising the release of Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo from prison in Myanmar, but says a "very dire situation" remains for freedom of expression in the Asian country....
16:39, 05/07/2019

Journalists reunited with families after 500 days in Myanmar prison Two journalists jailed in Myanmar for breaking state-secrets laws while investigating a Rohingya massacre have been reunited with their families after spending more than 500 days behind bars....
12:52, 05/07/2019

Myanmar filmmaker charged over Facebook posts about military A Myanmar judge on Thursday charged filmmaker Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi for Facebook posts he made about the powerful military, meaning he will stand trial despite concern over his health and an outcry from human rights groups....
10:52, 07/18/2019

Two Reuters reporters freed in Myanmar after more than 500 days in jail Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts of Yangon on Tuesday after spending more than 500 days behind bars....
10:13, 05/07/2019

Plunging prices bring connectivity to the masses in Myanmar A SIM card in Myanmar costs just a fraction of what it did five years ago. Lower prices and the availability of cheap smartphones from China have made access to mobile Internet easier for all but the poorest....
14:00, 05/09/2019

UN report condemns its conduct in Myanmar as systemic failure Exclusive: ‘Serious errors’ found in agencies’ approach to Rohingya crisis in RakhineA damning report by the UN on its own conduct in Myanmar has condemned the organisation’s “obviously dysfunctional performance” over the past decade and concluded th...
07:39, 06/18/2019

Myanmar police hunt 'Buddhist bin Laden' over Suu Kyi comments Ashin Wirathu has long been blamed for inciting hatred against Muslims, in particular the Rohingya minority Myanmar police have issued an arrest warrant for Ashin Wirathu, a firebrand monk known as the “Buddist Bin Laden”, over alleged incendiary rem...
11:26, 05/29/2019

EU extends Myanmar arms embargo, other sanctions for a year The European Union is prolonging by a year an embargo on any arms that could be used in security crackdowns in Myanmar as well as sanctions against 14 top military and border officials....
21:39, 04/29/2019

11 Injured As Plane Slides Off Runway After Storm In Myanmar Eleven people were injured as a plane slid off a runway while landing at Yangon airport in Myanmar Wednesday, police said, as a freak storm hit the city....
18:00, 05/08/2019

| Myanmar frees two Reuters journalists after global outrage Two Reuters journalists jailed for their reporting on the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar walked out of prison on Tuesday, freed in a presidential amnesty after a vigorous global campaign -- and backroom diplomacy -- for their release....
21:13, 05/08/2019

Unilever says Vietnam, Bangladesh among next "growth stars" Vietnam, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Myanmar will be the top growth markets for consumer goods giant Unilever over the next few years as a rapidly growing population and an emerging middle class rapidly consume the company's household good products, Chi...
13:39, 06/11/2019

16 charged in Bangladesh for burning teenager alive Sixteen people have been arrested and charged in Bangladesh for the immolation death of a teenager in April, after she had reported sexual harassment....
01:26, 05/30/2019

At least 15 dead as Cyclone Fani moves to Bangladesh A mammoth preparation exercise that included the evacuation of more than 1 million people appears to have spared India a devastating death toll from one of the biggest storms in decades, though the full extent of the damage was yet to be known, offic...
20:52, 05/04/2019

Bangladesh floods to slash 400,000 T from rice harvest Floods have washed away crops in Bangladesh that would have yielded nearly 400,000 tonnes of rice, according to estimates from the agriculture ministry....
05:13, 08/08/2019

Clinical Sri Lanka Whitewash "Negative" Bangladesh Former captain Angelo Mathews led Sri Lanka with 87 off 90 balls, guiding the side to 294-8 before Dasun Shanaka backed his 30 off 14 with three wickets for 27 runs to complete the rout....
06:13, 08/01/2019

At Least 5 Die, Over 100 Injured In Bangladesh As Train On Bridge Derails A passenger train derailed in Bangladesh on Monday, killing at least five people and injuring more than 100, and there could be more casualties inside two carriages that fell into a canal, a police......
10:00, 06/24/2019

Train crash kills 4, injures at least 65 in Bangladesh DHAKA,Bangladesh (AP) — Five coaches on a Bangladesh express train veered off a railway bridge in northeastern Bangladesh, killing at least four people and injuring 65, officials said Monday, and a search of the wreckage for any people trapped was co...
08:26, 06/24/2019

Unilever says Vietnam, Bangladesh among next 'growth stars' Vietnam, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Myanmar will be the top growth markets for consumer goods giant Unilever over the next few years as a rapidly growing population and an emerging middle class rapidly consume the company's household good products, Chi...
13:00, 06/11/2019

Is Bangladesh falling into a Chinese 'debt trap'? Bangladesh and China have inked billions worth of infrastructure deals. Investment from China promises advantages, but many remain concerned that reliance on Chinese money will make Dhaka beholden to Beijing....
02:26, 07/12/2019

2nd ODI: Sri Lanka Seal Series Against Bangladesh With Easy Win Avishka Fernando hit a quick-fire half-century as Sri Lanka eased to a seven-wicket win over Bangladesh in the second one-day international to seal the three-match series....
06:39, 07/29/2019

Sri Lanka To Dedicate Third Bangladesh ODI To Nuwan Kulasekara Sri Lanka Cricket said in a statement on Monday it would invite Nuwan Kulasekara to witness the game at the R. Premadasa Stadium, and arrange a ceremony to honour him....
02:39, 07/30/2019

Forever 21 Apologizes After Sending Atkins Diet Bars to Customers Forever 21 has issued an apology after getting slammed for sending Atkins diet bars to customers. Several shoppers called out the retailer on Twitter after receiving the unsolicited items......
21:52, 07/24/2019

US sending aircraft carrier to Mideast, citing Iran threats The U.S. is rushing an aircraft carrier and other military resources to the Middle East after seeing Iranian troops and proxy forces making preparations for attacks against U.S. forces and interests in the region, a defense official told The Associat...
06:39, 05/07/2019

Forever 21 apologizes after sending diet bars with plus-size orders (CNN) – Forever 21 issued an apology after plus-size customers said they felt body-shamed after receiving an Atkins diet bar with their order. Multiple shoppers took their complaints to social media. The retail company says it sometimes includes free...
18:26, 07/24/2019

Forever 21 accused of being 'fatphobic' for sending diet bars with orders Fast fashion retailer Forever 21 has been accused of being "fat-phobic" after customers said they received Atkins diet bars with their plus-size online orders....
18:13, 07/24/2019

U.S. sending carrier, bombers to Mideast is "psychological warfare": Iran Iran's top security body dismissed as "psychological warfare" a U.S. announcement that a carrier strike group and bombers are being sent to the Middle East as a message to Tehran, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported on Tuesday....
13:00, 05/07/2019

Netflix renews Lucifer for one last season, before sending it to Hell for good You know what they say about the devil: You just can’t keep him down, and also, he’s very, very sexy. To be fair, they mostly only say that last bit about the version of Satan who shows up in Netflix’s Lucifer (and also probably Supernatural, if we’r...
05:00, 06/07/2019

Japan not now considering sending military for U.S.-proposed maritime coalition: Suga Japan's top government spokesman said on Tuesday that there was no change in the country's stance that it was not considering sending its Self-Defence Forces for a U.S.-proposed maritime coalition in the Middle East....
08:26, 07/23/2019

Japan sending patent officials to U.S. over Kim Kardashian "Kimono" flap Japan is to send patent officials to the United States to discuss the flap over Kim Kardashian’s Kimono brand underwear, the trade minister said on Tuesday....
10:39, 07/02/2019

NASA's Dragonfly mission is sending an eight-rotor drone to Titan NASA announced today its next big mission to explore our Solar System. The agency has greenlit a mission called Dragonfly that will send a spacecraft to the surface of Titan, Saturn's largest moon. Dragonfly, the latest of NASA's New Fronti...
07:39, 06/28/2019

Buttigieg: It’s ‘not a good sign’ that US is sending 1,500 troops to Middle East Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg took a swipe at White House national security adviser John Bolton as he blasted the Trump administration’s decision to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East....
10:00, 05/27/2019

Koran teacher gets 10 years for sending porn to teen student A married mosque teacher in Washington, DC, will spend a decade behind bars for sending pornographic images to a 15-year-old girl with whom he was “absolutely” infatuated, a judge has ruled. Seitu Sulayman Kokayi, 30, of Alexandria, Virginia, was sen...
23:26, 07/01/2019

Pentagon confirms it is weighing sending more troops to Middle East Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Thursday confirmed that the Pentagon was considering sending additional U.S. troops to the Middle East as one of the ways to bolster protection for American forces there amid tensions with Iran....
21:13, 05/23/2019

Failed sweep didn’t stop Yankees from sending Red Sox message There were maybe 10,000 folks left by the end, the bulk of the crowd scattered by the storms, if not the scoreboard. The faithful have come to realize that the Yankees are like a great football offense, capable of scoring from anywhere on the field. ...
09:13, 06/03/2019

Malaysia would very much like the United States to stop sending it boxes of trash If a package showed up at your doorstep containing nothing more than garbage you’d probably demand to know where it came from and, once you figured that out, would likely want to return the trash to its rightful owner. That’s exactly what...
22:13, 05/29/2019

Turkey Aims to End a Backlash by Sending Syrian Refugees Home Turkey is taking steps to stem a backlash against the nearly four million displaced people from war-ravaged Syria, whose presence and a badly faltering economy have stoked anger at President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
22:26, 08/09/2019

New No. 1? Knicks sending Ewing to draft lottery, Ayton to rep Suns Patrick Ewing, the No. 1 pick in the 1985 NBA Draft, will represent the New York Knicks at the 2019 NBA Draft lottery at the Hilton Chicago next Tuesday....
23:39, 05/08/2019

Professor convicted of sending US missile chip technology to China The American government is particularly wary of China these days, and it's determined to make an example out of those who would share US secrets with its major rival. A California federal court has convicted UCLA professor Yi-Chi Shih for repor...
03:52, 07/07/2019

AP source: Mets close to trade sending Vargas to Phillies New York Mets close to a trade to send left-hander Jason Vargas to Philadelphia Phillies for Double-A catcher Austin Bossart, person familiar with the negotiations tells AP       ...
00:13, 07/30/2019

India sending warships to the Middle East to protect shipping The Indian Navy is sending two warships to the Gulf of Oman to protect the country's shipping in the wake of a series of attacks on tankers there in the past six weeks....
15:00, 06/21/2019

Parents of militant in Syria spared jail over sending cash LONDON (AP) — The parents of a British man who converted to Islam and supported the Islamic State group in Syria were given suspended prison sentences for trying to send him money. Organic farmer John Letts, 58, and ex-Oxfam fundraiser Sally Lane, 56...
19:00, 06/21/2019

MIT, Blue Origin to cooperate on sending research experiment to the moon MIT and Blue Origin have signed a memorandum outlining plans to pursue mutual interests in space exploration. MIT will develop one or more payload experiments to be launched aboard Blue Origin’s Blue Moon, a flexible lander delivering a wide variety ...
01:39, 05/11/2019

US Sending Carrier, Bombers To Mideast "Psychological Warfare", Says Iran Iran's top security body dismissed as "psychological warfare" a US announcement that a carrier strike group and bombers are being sent to the Middle East as a message to Tehran, the semi-official......
17:39, 05/07/2019

Nets complete deal sending Crabbe to Hawks for Prince The Brooklyn Nets sent guard Allen Crabbe and two first-round picks to the Atlanta Hawks for forward Taurean Prince and a second-round pick on Saturday, completing a deal reported in early June....
23:52, 07/06/2019

Kohl’s cuts profit estimates, sending its shares tumbling Kohl’s cut its full-year profit forecast after the department store operator missed Wall Street estimates for quarterly same-store sales and profit, sending its shares down over 10% Tuesday morning. Much like other US retailers, Kohl’s has been bolst...
13:00, 05/22/2019

Trump Considering Sending More Troops to Middle East to Protect U.S. Forces There The acting defense secretary, who briefed White House officials on the military options, gave no indication of how many troops were under consideration....
00:26, 05/24/2019

Why Is Trump Sending More Troops and Firepower to the Middle East? That’s Classified The Trump Administration has spent the past month ringing alarm bells over what it has called “troubling, escalatory and dangerous” behavior by Iran. Yet government officials have shown very little evidence to the American public about th...
04:13, 05/25/2019

No injuries reported after Myanmar passenger jet lands without front wheels A Myanmar pilot safely landed a passenger jet without its front wheels on Sunday, after landing gear on the Myanmar National Airlines plane failed to deploy, the airline and an official said....
15:26, 05/12/2019

Biman Airlines plane skids off runway in Myanmar; 4 injured Biman Bangladesh Airlines says one of its planes has skidded off the runway while landing at Myanmar’s Yangon International Airport, injuring at least four people including a pilot...
19:13, 05/08/2019

Blood amber: The exquisite trove of fossils fuelling war in Myanmar A huge number of finds in newly mined amber are rewriting what we know about the age of the dinosaurs. But getting hold of them may come at a terrible human price...
19:13, 05/03/2019

Myanmar passenger jet lands safely after landing gear fails A Myanmar National Airlines plane has made an emergency landing at Mandalay International Airport using only its rear wheels after the front landing gear failed to deploy....
10:26, 05/12/2019

Myanmar issues arrest warrant for nationalist Buddhist monk YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A court in Myanmar has issued an arrest warrant for a Buddhist monk known for incendiary comments about the country’s Muslim minority and for criticism of the government. The warrant issued in Yangon charges Wirathu with ...
14:00, 05/29/2019

Factbox: Reactions to release of Reuters journalists from Myanmar prison Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act, walked free from prison on Tuesday after spending more than 500 days behind bars....
13:00, 05/07/2019

Myanmar Plane In Emergency Touchdown As Landing Gear Fails A Myanmar pilot saved the day after his aircraft's landing gear failed, forcing the jet into an emergency landing with no front wheels on Sunday morning, an official said....
15:39, 05/12/2019

American cannabis farmer could face death penalty in Myanmar A court in Myanmar has formally charged American man, John Frederic Todoroki, and two local co-workers with violating drug laws concerning marijuana -- with potential penalties ranging from five years’ imprisonment to death....
04:13, 05/22/2019

Release of prize-winning Reuters journalists in Myanmar welcomed by UN The release of two prize-winning Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after reporting on the massacre of Rohingya Muslims has been welcomed by the UN human rights office, OHCHR, which warns however that press freedom there remains “dire”....
17:52, 05/07/2019

Free at Last: Joy and Applause as Reuters Reporters Are Released From Myanmar Prison Two Reuters reporters jailed for their coverage of the Myanmar military’s violence against Rohingya Muslims were released Tuesday after spending 511 days in prison, bringing a long-awaited close to one of the world’s most high-profile pre...
19:13, 05/07/2019

Myanmar Times founder jailed for 13 years on drugs charges A Myanmar court on Wednesday jailed an Australian publisher for 13 years on drugs charges, a year after police uncovered a stash of methamphetamines and opium at his home, his lawyer said....
15:00, 08/07/2019

Scale of displacement across Myanmar ‘very difficult to gauge’, says UN refugee agency Concern over escalating violence in Myanmar’s Chin and Rakhine states continues to grow, with civilians reportedly forced to flee both internally, and across the border into Bangladesh, where hundreds of thousands of Rohingya have already sought shel...
16:00, 04/28/2019

Myanmar cuts internet to Rakhine state amid unrest UN special rapporteur says blackout has led to rights violations and a ‘clearance operation’ was taking placeMore than a million people in Myanmar’s conflict-ridden Rakhine state have been plunged into an information blackout three days after authori...
06:13, 06/25/2019

Silk Road sweeteners: China woos Myanmar's NLD with junkets The National League for Democracy was forged in an uprising against one-party rule. Its activists spent years in jail under Myanmar's military junta. But since taking power three years ago, the party led by Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has found a...
03:52, 08/07/2019

Biman Airlines plane skids off runway in Yangon, Myanmar Biman Bangladesh Airlines says one of its planes has skidded off the runway while landing at Myanmar's Yangon International Airport, injuring at least four people including a pilot....
18:39, 05/08/2019

Hardline Myanmar monk's supporters protest arrest warrant Hundreds of supporters of Myanmar nationalist monk Wirathu protested at the country's most sacred Buddhist pagoda on Thursday against a warrant issued for his arrest to face sedition charges....
14:00, 05/30/2019

Cyclone Fani Kills at Least 15 People in India and Bangladesh (DHAKA, Bangladesh) — A mammoth preparation exercise that included the evacuation of more than 1 million people appears to have spared India a devastating death toll from one of the biggest storms in decades, though the full extent of the damag...
17:13, 05/04/2019

Cyclone Fani hits Bangladesh after killing 12 in India More than two million people in at-risk areas in two countries were moved into sheltersThe strongest cyclone to hit India in five years killed at least 12 people in the eastern state of Odisha, before swinging north-eastwards into Bangladesh on Satur...
18:13, 05/04/2019

Bangladesh must investigate rife torture: U.N. rights body A U.N. human rights body called on Bangladeshi authorities on Friday to investigate credible allegations that police and security forces routinely torture detainees and to prosecute any perpetrators....
20:52, 08/09/2019

Bangladesh struggles with worst outbreak of dengue fever Bangladesh is grappling with its worst outbreak of dengue fever, with hospitals packed with patients as the disease spreads rapidly in the densely-populated country....
22:13, 08/01/2019

Bangladesh: eight lynched over false rumours of child sacrifices Police use loudspeakers to counter online reports that children were being killed for bridge-building projectEight people have been killed in vigilante lynchings in Bangladesh, sparked by rumours on social media of children being kidnapped and sacrif...
07:00, 07/25/2019

Bangladesh 'Tree Man' Wants Hands Amputated To Relieve Pain A Bangladeshi known as the "Tree Man" because of bark-like growths on his body said Monday he wanted his hands amputated to relieve him of unbearable pain....
16:26, 06/24/2019

Scores dead as monsoons hit India, Nepal, Bangladesh Monsoon-triggered floods and landslides have killed at least 85 people in South Asia in the past few days. Almost 870,000 people have been affected by floods in India's northeastern state of Assam....
10:52, 07/14/2019

Former Bangladesh military dictator Ershad dies, aged 90 Hussain Muhammad Ershad ruled Bangladesh for almost a decade before a pro-democracy movement ousted him in 1990. Ershad's rule was marked by his controversial decision to make Islam the state religion of the country....
09:26, 07/14/2019

Bangladesh Doctor Says He Was Moved After Criticising Cricket Captain Mohsin Uddin, a deputy secretary of the country's health ministry who signed the transfer order, said it was "only an administrative decision", and rejected any suggestion it was a punishment....
18:00, 06/30/2019

Bangladesh President To Attend PM Modi's Oath Ceremony Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid will attend Prime Minister Narendra Modi's swearing-in on May 30 during his three-day visit to India, a top presidential palace official said Tuesday....
17:26, 05/28/2019

Bangladesh v South Africa: Cricket World Cup – live! Live updates from from The Oval, 10.30am (BST) startTanya Aldred: World Cup is perfect fit for summer’s lazy days Feel free to email Rob 12.29pm BST 27th over: Bangladesh 170-2 (Shakib 52, Mushfiqur 48) Phehlukwayo has a biggish LBW appeal against Sh...
13:39, 06/02/2019

UN calls for ‘peaceful, credible and inclusive’ election in Bangladesh In the run-up to Sunday’s general elections in Bangladesh, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called for “an environment free of violence, intimidation and coercion” to allow a “peaceful, credible and inclusive poll.”...
16:00, 04/28/2019

Rampant Bangladesh Add To South Africa's World Cup Agony South Africa, who have never won the World Cup, are left with little margin for error in the rest of the 10-team group stage, which sees each country play nine matches....
21:26, 06/02/2019

Relations With India "Organic", Says Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, on a visit to China, has described her country's ties with India and engagements with New Delhi as "organic", saying it is "beyond a few billions of dollars of......
01:26, 07/04/2019

Bangladesh v Afghanistan: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Live updates from the 10.30am BST match at SouthamptonCheck out the latest Cricket World Cup standingsDrop Daniel a line | Tweet @DanielHarris 10.42am BST How would you make this competition better? More teams, I’d say, then maybe two big groups, an...
11:52, 06/24/2019

Bangladesh v New Zealand: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup action from the Oval, 1.30pm BST startSouth Africa v India – live! Follow it on our OBO reportEmail your thoughts to Nick here or tweet @NickMiller79 1.09pm BST Tamim, Soumya, Shakib, Mushfiqur (wk), Mithun, Mahmudullah, Mosaddek, S...
14:13, 06/05/2019

Bangladesh sentences nine to death for 1994 attack on PM Hasina A Bangladesh court on Wednesday sentenced nine members of the main opposition party to death and handed life terms to another 25 for attempting to kill Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina 25 years ago, a government lawyer said....
13:13, 07/03/2019

Pakistan v Bangladesh: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the match at Lord’sEngland qualify for the semi-finals – The Spin podcastAnd you can email your thoughts to Rob 9.39am BST World Cup bits and bobs Related: England qualify for the semi-finals … plus panto catches - The ...
10:52, 07/05/2019

Bangladesh shocked by rise in sex crimes, child rape Multiple incidents of ghastly sexual violence in recent months have raised serious concerns over the safety of women and children in Bangladesh. Experts blame "a culture of impunity" for the spike in sex crimes....
21:52, 07/10/2019

How Bangladesh spearheaded creation of International Mother Language Day Concerned that one language goes extinct every two weeks, the United Nations is honouring linguistic diversity and celebrating indigenous languages on International Mother Language Day. And the roots of the Day start in a South-Asian country with a b...
17:39, 04/28/2019

BJP Accuses Bengal Government Of Trying To Create ''West Bangladesh'' The BJP today accused the Mamata Banerjee government of trying to create "West Bangladesh" by allowing infiltrators from Bangladesh to settle in West Bengal....
23:00, 06/25/2019

Bangladesh train derails over bridge; five people killed A passenger train carrying at least 2,000 people derailed as it was crossing a bridge in Bangladesh on Monday killing five people and injuring more than 100, officials said....
13:39, 06/24/2019

Watch: MS Dhoni Stops While Batting To Set The Field For Bangladesh During the 40th over of India's batting, MS Dhoni stopped Bangladesh bowler Sabbir Rahman midway and asked him to remove a fielder who was standing in the middle of no where....
08:26, 05/29/2019

535 "Headphone Walkers" Killed On Tracks By Trains In Bangladesh A total of 535 people have been killed since 2010 after being hit by trains while wearing headphones on tracks in and around the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, police said today....
03:13, 06/28/2019

Police charge 16 in burning death of Bangladesh teenager Sixteen people have been charged in the death of a 19-year-old Bangladesh student who was set on fire after refusing to drop sexual assault charges against the principal of her madrasa....
19:52, 05/29/2019

The Latest: Bangladesh investigates IS claim of small blast Authorities in Bangladesh say they’re investigating the Islamic State group’s claim of responsibility for an explosion in the capital that injured three police officers...
11:00, 04/30/2019

Sweet food, bitter effect in India and Bangladesh Diabetes is becoming increasingly prevalent in India and Bangladesh, highlighting a need for better health care as fast food and sweet drinks gain popularity. The illness is already among the top 10 causes of death here....
22:52, 05/17/2019

Bangladesh call for reserve days after another World Cup washout • Steve Rhodes frustrated after Sri Lanka game rained off• Bangladesh coach: ‘Why can’t we have a reserve day?’The Bangladesh coach, Steve Rhodes, bemoaned the lack of reserve days at the World Cup after a tournament-record third abandonment in the s...
22:39, 06/11/2019

Team Profile, Bangladesh: The Tigers Yet To Roar At This Level Bangladesh have not been able to justify their long existence at the One-day International level and World Cup 2019 comes as another chance to redeem themselves....
18:39, 05/24/2019

Bangladesh v India: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the match at EdgbastonCounty cricket: the action from around the grounds – live!And you can email Daniel here or tweet @DanielHarris 11.56am BST 20th over: India 122-0 (Rahul 57, Rohit 61) The problem for Bangladesh no...
13:00, 07/02/2019

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the game in BristolCounty cricket – live! Latest from around the groundsThe Spin: remembering the first truly modern ODISend your thoughts to rob.smyth@theguardian.com 10.06am BST Injury news Indian’s ICC tournament spe...
11:39, 06/11/2019

Australia v Bangladesh: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the match at Trent BridgeTalking points after the first half of the tournamentAny thoughts? Email or tweet @GeoffLemonSport 12.42pm BST 33rd over: Australia 190-1 (Warner 101, Khawaja 29) Warner swaps his bat on 99, the...
13:52, 06/20/2019

England v Bangladesh: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the 12th matchTable: the latest standings | Listen to The Spin podcastAnd feel free to email Rob with your thoughts 9.39am BST Pre-match reading Related: Eoin Morgan backs England openers to combat Bangladesh spin threa...
10:52, 06/08/2019

Bangladesh to charge 16 with murder of woman, 19, burned to death Among accused is headteacher of Islamic seminary attended by victim Nusrat Jahan RafiBangladeshi police are set to charge 16 people, including the headteacher of an Islamic seminary, with the murder of a 19-year-old woman who was burned to death.The ...
10:26, 05/29/2019

Hope misses ton as West Indies post 321-8 against Bangladesh West Indies batsman Shai Hope hit a patient 96 while Evin Lewis and Shimron Hetmyer also made half-centuries to help the former champions post a competitive 321-8 from 50 overs in their World Cup encounter against Bangladesh in Taunton on Monday....
16:13, 06/17/2019

Bangladesh slum fire leaves 10,000 people homeless More than 10,000 people have been left homeless after a massive fire engulfed a slum in Bangladesh's capital, Dhaka, destroying thousands of shanties, according to Bangladeshi officials....
10:13, 08/20/2019

Falling interest rates are sending a warning signal to the stock market The swift drop in interest rates may make mortgages and lots of other loans cheaper, but they don't necessarily mean good things for the stock market....
00:26, 05/29/2019

U.S. Sending 1,500 More Troops to Middle East Amid Iran Tensions, Official Says (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. will bolster its military presence in the Middle East with an additional 1,500 troops, President Donald Trump said Friday amid heightened tensions with Iran. Trump said the troops would have a “mostly protective...
04:13, 05/25/2019

NASA is sending a drone helicopter to Saturn’s Titan in search of life If there’s one thing you can definitely say about NASA, it’s that they sure do like to plan ahead. Despite more pressing ambitions like returning to the Moon, launching a new Mars rover, and even planning a manned mission to the Red Plane...
03:39, 06/29/2019

The U.S. Sending 1,500 More Troops to Middle East Amid Iran Tensions, Official Says (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. will bolster its military presence in the Middle East with an additional 1,500 troops, President Donald Trump said Friday amid heightened tensions with Iran. Trump said the troops would have a “mostly protective...
20:26, 05/24/2019

Brexit Is Sending Students Packing, Straining Private Schools on Both Ends While campuses in Britain look toward Asia in their struggle to refill seats, those on the Continent are scrambling to prepare for a crush of new pupils....
15:26, 05/27/2019

Trump accuses France's Macron of sending 'mixed signals' to Iran U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said no one is authorized to speak to Iran on behalf of the United States, and he accused French President Emmanuel Macron of sending "mixed signals" to Tehran over possible talks....
00:00, 08/09/2019

Exclusive: Eyeing Iran, U.S. sending more Patriot missiles to Middle East Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has approved a new deployment of Patriot missiles to the Middle East, a U.S. official told Reuters on Friday, in the latest U.S. response to what Washington sees as a growing threat from Iran....
22:13, 05/10/2019

U.S. churches, some immigration officers denounce sending asylum seekers to Mexico U.S. faith leaders on Thursday expressed outrage over a Trump administration policy that sends asylum seekers to some of Mexico's most violent cities, echoing U.S. asylum officers who said the program was contrary to America's "moral fabric."...
02:00, 06/28/2019

Donald Trump is sending delegation to World Cup final in support of USWNT President Trump, who has attacked USWNT star Megan Rapinoe on Twitter, is sending a delegation to the World Cup final in support of the US women.       ...
19:39, 07/03/2019

Teen faces child porn charges for sending pals her own sex tape A Maryland court will decide whether a teen girl can be prosecuted on child porn charges after she allegedly sent pals a video of herself performing oral sex, according to reports. The 16-year-old girl — identified in court papers only as S.K. — was ...
00:26, 06/01/2019

Trump Administration Can Keep Sending Asylum Seekers to Mexico, Court Rules A federal appeals court ruled that the Trump administration can continue to enforce a policy that returns asylum seekers to Mexico while they wait for an immigration court to decide their cases....
05:00, 05/08/2019

Congress Approves $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill, Sending It to President Trump WASHINGTON — A long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill sailed through the House on Monday and headed to President Donald Trump for his expected signature, overcoming months of infighting, misjudgment and a feud between Trump and congressio...
04:26, 06/04/2019

Connecticut Man Indicted for Sending Death Threats and Suspicious Powder to Trump and Others Connecticut resident Gary Gravelle, 51, has been indicted for sending threatening letters and a powdery substance he claimed was a biotoxin to President Trump and others, according to Reuters. Gravelle was indicted on 16 counts, including threatening...
13:00, 05/13/2019

New York Fed Says Williams Wasn't Sending Specific Policy Signal in Speech New York Fed President John Williams didn’t intend to suggest Thursday that the central bank might make a large interest rate cut this month, a spokesman said....
05:39, 07/19/2019

Mexico is sending its new national guard to the Guatemala border. The mission is unclear. The force, created by President Andrés Manual López Obrador to ensure public safety, is being diverted to Mexico’s southern border after Trump’s tariff threats....
04:39, 06/11/2019

An entrepreneur is sending fake dog testicles to GOP senators to protest the government shutdown The founder of Neuticles swears he's not pulling a PR stunt, and the move comes as businesses big and small capitalize on the federal government shutdown, which has left 800,000 workers without pay....
14:53, 04/28/2019

DOJ announces broad antitrust review of Big Tech, sending stocks lower It's the strongest move toward the tech industry by Attorney General William Barr, whose interest in the sector could deepen regulatory pressure....
00:00, 07/24/2019

NASA Is Officially Sending an Aerial Drone to Titan and It's a Dream Come True With its oily black seas, hazy golden atmosphere, and electrically charged sand, Saturn’s moon Titan is one of the most intriguing objects in the solar system. Earlier today, NASA approved an exciting new mission that will send a tiny aerial drone to...
01:52, 06/28/2019

Parents Of "Jihadi Jack" Spared Jail After Sending Money To Son In ISIS The parents of a British Muslim convert dubbed "Jihadi Jack" were spared jail Friday after being convicted of funding terrorism by sending him money after he joined ISIS....
06:26, 06/22/2019

Earthquake rocks Athens, sending city’s residents rushing into streets A strong earthquake rocked the Greek capital, Athens, on Friday, sending residents rushing into the streets, causing power outages and leaving people stuck in elevators. The 5.1-magnitude temblor struck at 2:13 p.m. local time 14 miles northwest of t...
18:52, 07/19/2019

Tech execs sending deputies to testify at House antitrust hearing Big Tech is being hauled back onto the carpet in Washington. Reps from Apple, Amazon, Google and Facebook will testify at a hearing next week before the House Judiciary Committee’s top antitrust panel, according to reports. The tech titans will make ...
09:52, 07/10/2019

Chinese man guilty of sending 1,500 fake iPhones to Apple in warranty fraud SALEM, Ore. — Over the span of two years, a Chinese national in Oregon sent devices that looked like iPhones to Apple, saying they wouldn’t turn on and should be replaced under warranty. He didn’t just submit a couple of the devices — he delive...
03:52, 05/23/2019

U.S. sanctions top Myanmar military leaders over 'gross human rights violations' The State Department announced that it sanctioned four senior Myanmar military officials for "gross human rights violations" committed against the Rohingya people....
15:13, 07/17/2019

Rescue worker killed in attack on ambulance in northern Myanmar - army One rescue worker was killed and several others were wounded when an ambulance came under fire in northern Myanmar amid clashes between troops and ethnic rebels in the region, an army spokesman and a witness said on Saturday....
14:39, 08/17/2019

| 'Dead livestock and water running out' in Myanmar village under army lockdown Rakhine villagers trapped by a Myanmar army lockdown said they are fast running out of water as the operation against suspected ethnic rebels - which killed six and saw mass detentions - entered a third week....
05:26, 05/15/2019

Myanmar doctor loses medical license over ‘racy’ bikini photos A Myanmar doctor who wanted to become a model has had her medical license revoked for sharing “immoral” bikini photos. After several years of treating patients, Nang Mwe San began to share photos of her in a two-piece to social media and ...
20:52, 06/19/2019

India, Myanmar Armies Hit Terror Camps Along Border In Joint Ops: Report The armies of India and Myanmar carried out a three-week-long coordinated operation from May 16 along the border, targeting several terrorist groups operating in Manipur, Nagaland and Assam, defence......
12:00, 06/16/2019

More than 500 days in prison: For journalists jailed in Myanmar, a long fight for freedom Convicted of breaking Myanmar's Official Secrets Act, Reuters journalists Wa Lone, 33, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 29, had spent more than 500 days in jail when they were freed on Tuesday....
10:13, 05/07/2019

Parliamentary bid to democratize Myanmar constitution a ‘positive development’ says UN rights expert A newly formed parliamentary committee to amend Myanmar’s problematic constitution was welcomed as a positive move on Thursday by Yanghee Lee, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the country....
16:00, 04/28/2019

2 Reuters Reporters Walk Free After Spending 500 Days In Myanmar Jail Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts of Yangon on Tuesday after spending more than 500......
06:00, 05/07/2019

Myanmar insurgents attack elite military college, other targets; 15 killed Myanmar insurgents killed at least 15 people on Thursday, most of them members of the security forces, in attacks on an elite military college and other government targets in the country's north, an army spokesman said....
15:27, 08/15/2019

The Release of Reuters Journalists in Myanmar Is a Victory for Press Freedom. But the War on Truth Isn’t Over The two figures were first spotted by a photographer who arrived early on the scene, with a telephoto lens through the gates of a Yangon prison on May 7. One man’s signature thick-rimmed glasses confirmed it: The award-winning Reuters journalis...
20:00, 05/08/2019

White House welcomes release of Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar The White House said on Tuesday it welcomed the release of Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who were jailed in Myanmar for more than a year....
04:00, 05/08/2019

U.N. investigators urge nations to snap financial ties with Myanmar military The world must cut off financial and other support for Myanmar's armed forces, a U.N. fact-finding mission said on Tuesday, repeating a call for top generals to be prosecuted for abuses against the Rohingya Muslim minority....
13:39, 05/14/2019

Myanmar Military Uses Threat of Prison to Stifle Criticism Ahead of Elections The military, known for its brutal ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya people, is using defamation laws to solidify its authority ahead of parliamentary elections next year....
13:00, 08/16/2019

U.N. urges sanctions on Myanmar army businesses, says foreign partners could be complicit United Nations investigators urged world leaders on Monday to impose targeted financial sanctions on companies linked to the military in Myanmar, and said foreign firms doing business with them could be complicit in international crimes....
11:00, 08/05/2019

Men on the moon so why no group-stage reserve days: Bangladesh coach The umpires' decision left tournament chiefs with the unwanted record for the most number of abandoned games at a World Cup, surpassing the two each at the 1992 and 2003 editions....
20:13, 06/11/2019

World Cup 2019: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka Match Abandoned Due To Rain 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup, Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka: The World Cup match between Bangladesh and the Sri Lanka was abandoned after persistent heavy rain in Bristol, with both sides earning a point......
17:52, 06/11/2019

Bangladesh's Power Plants Put Sunderbans On "Sites In Danger": Report The official advisory organisation on natural World Heritage has recommended putting the Sundarbans on a list of natural sites in danger as Bangladesh has continued implementing a coal-fired power......
17:00, 06/15/2019

Bangladesh's mainstream pupils more radical than Islamic school graduates A police study has revealed that more than half of the country's radicalized students complete their education in general schools. Experts say the government needs to shift focus while targeting potential militants....
16:39, 06/27/2019

Liam Plunkett expects England to rise above ‘niggly’ Bangladesh • Bangladesh appeals and vocal fans to test England • ‘We let ourselves down in the field against Pakistan’The days of Bangladesh being World Cup pushovers are a distant memory, with England wary of Saturday’s opponents and ready for another test of ...
23:00, 06/06/2019

Bangladesh Chase Gave Us Butterflies, Accepts Aaron Finch Mushfiqur Rahim played a brilliant knock of unbeaten 102 and was well supported by Mahmudullah (69) during the course of their chase against Australia in the World Cup 2019....
11:26, 06/21/2019

The Englishman looking to make football bigger than cricket in Bangladesh | Ben Fisher Jamie Day, a former Arsenal trainee, goes into World Cup qualifiers aiming high as manager of BangladeshSouth Korea, Indonesia, Cambodia and then Thailand, for a training camp. The past 12 months read like a backpacker’s paradise but, for Jamie Day, ...
14:13, 06/05/2019

Bangladesh train derailment over canal kills five, injures 100: police A passenger train derailed in Bangladesh on Monday, killing at least five people and injuring more than 100, and there could be more casualties inside two carriages that fell into a canal, a police officer said....
09:26, 06/24/2019

834 Star Tortoises, Meant For Smuggling To Bangladesh, Seized In Kolkata The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized 834 Indian star tortoises meant for smuggling to Bangladesh, an official statement issued on Friday said....
15:39, 06/14/2019

16 charged in Bangladesh for burning a teenager alive after she reported harassment Sixteen people have been arrested and charged in Bangladesh for the immolation death of a teenager in April, after she had reported sexual harassment....
15:13, 05/30/2019

MCC urges members to buy tickets for Pakistan-Bangladesh World Cup match • Only half of pavilion tickets sold for Friday’s group stage game• Empty seats ‘risk damaging the club’s global reputation’MCC members have received a panicked email imploring them to buy tickets for Bangladesh versus Pakistan at Lord’s or risk dama...
07:13, 07/03/2019

Bangladesh Sentences 9 To Death For 1994 Attack On PM Sheikh Hasina A Bangladesh court on Wednesday sentenced nine members of the main opposition party to death and handed life terms to another 25 for attempting to kill Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina 25 years ago, a......
21:26, 07/03/2019

Over 100 killed, millions displaced from floods in India, Nepal and Bangladesh Floods have forced more than four million people from their homes across India, Nepal and Bangladesh and killed more than 100 people as torrential rains in the initial days of monsoons wreaked havoc....
05:00, 07/16/2019

Bangladesh fire leaves 10,000 homeless after blaze razes slum Fire broke out in Dhaka’s Mirpur district on Friday, destroying almost 2,000 tin shacks, officials sayAt least 10,000 people are homeless after a massive fire swept through a crowded slum in the Bangladesh capital and destroyed thousands of shanties,...
09:26, 08/18/2019

India Bans Terror Outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh The Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), which was blamed for the terror attack at a cafe in Dhaka in 2016 in which 22 people including 17 foreigners were killed, has been declared as a banned......
21:26, 05/24/2019

Tata Motors To Supply 200 Units Of The Hexa To The Bangladesh Army Tata Motors today announced that it has won an order for supplying over 200 units of the Tata Hexa four-wheel drive SUV in Bangladesh. The order comes from the Bangladesh Army. After rigorous testing......
16:00, 07/08/2019

Dozens clash with police at gas price protest in Bangladesh capital Dozens of people protesting against the Bangladeshi government's sudden decision to hike gas prices by a third clashed on Sunday with police outside the energy ministry in Dhaka, protest leaders and police said....
15:26, 07/14/2019

Shamima Begum would face death penalty in Bangladesh, says minister Family lawyer says chances of Begum being sent to country are ‘vanishingly remote’Shamima Begum could face the death penalty for involvement in terrorism if she goes to Bangladesh, the country’s foreign minister has said.However, her family’s lawyer ...
18:13, 05/04/2019

PM Hasina Slams US Lawmaker's Proposal To Integrate Rakhine, Bangladesh Bangladesh is happy with its 54,000 sq km territory, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Monday as she criticised as "flagitious" a proposal by a top US lawmaker to integrate Myanmar's restive......
22:52, 07/08/2019

Cyclone batters Bangladesh after major disaster averted in India Cyclone Fani left a trail of destruction in eastern India but evacuations appeared to have saved many lives. The weakened storm is now threatening low-lying Bangladesh....
18:00, 05/04/2019

South Asia soaked as monsoons hit India, Nepal, Bangladesh Monsoon-triggered floods and landslides have killed at least 40 people in South Asia in two days. Almost 870,000 people have been affected by floods in India's northeastern state of Assam....
17:26, 07/13/2019

India assesses damage as Cyclone Fani moves to Bangladesh Indian officials are trying to find out if there are any casualties from Cyclone Fani, after one of the biggest storms to hit the eastern coast in decades tore through the state of Odhisha, causing heavy damage to infrastructure...
10:26, 05/04/2019

Millions Displaced as Monsoon Floods Hit India, Nepal and Bangladesh More than a hundred people have died and millions were forced to leave their homes as monsoon rains have devastated parts of India, Nepal and Bangladesh. At least three million people have been displaced in north and Northeast India, reports the BBC,...
10:39, 07/16/2019

Death toll from India, Nepal, Bangladesh floods jumps to over 300 The death toll from severe flooding in parts of India, Nepal and Bangladesh rose to more than 300 on Monday, even as heavy rains are starting to ebb and water levels started to recede in some of the worst-affected areas....
19:13, 07/22/2019

Bangladesh rivers break their banks, forcing 400,000 to flee homes Rain-swollen rivers in Bangladesh broke through at least four embankments, submerging dozens of villages and doubling the number of people fleeing their homes overnight to 400,000 in one of the worst floods in recent years, officials said on Friday....
13:00, 07/20/2019

16 People Charged In Bangladesh After Girl Burned To Death After Assault Sixteen people, including a head teacher of an Islamic seminary, were charged in Bangladesh today with the murder of a 19-year-old girl, who was burnt to death after reporting sexual harassment....
18:00, 05/29/2019

How to Watch India vs Bangladesh World Cup Match Live Stream World Cup cricket score and live streaming for the India vs Bangladesh match is available via a variety of sources. How to watch Bangladesh vs India live stream....
12:39, 07/02/2019

Bangladesh Sack Coach Steve Rhodes After Lacklustre World Cup Bangladesh Cricket Board confirmed coach Steve Rhodes will not travel with the team to Sri Lanka, where Bangladesh will play three ODIs later this month....
01:00, 07/09/2019

Hope For Productive Talks On India-Bangladesh Ties: S Jaishankar External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Monday said he is hoping to hold productive and engaging discussions on strengthening the bilateral relations between India and Bangladesh....
09:26, 08/20/2019

| Human sacrifice bridge rumours spark Bangladesh lynchings Eight people have been killed in vigilante lynchings in Bangladesh sparked by rumours on social media of children being kidnapped and sacrificed as offerings for the construction of a mega-bridge, police said....
07:52, 07/25/2019

10,000 People Left Homeless After Fire Destroys Slum In Bangladesh At least 10,000 people are homeless after a massive fire swept through a crowded slum in the Bangladesh capital and destroyed thousands of shanties, officials said Sunday....
13:26, 08/18/2019

‘Probably fake news’: Trump disputes report about sending troops to Middle East President Trump on Tuesday slammed a report in the New York Times about a plan to send up to 120,000 US troops to the Mideast for a possible confrontation with Iran as “fake news” — but added that if he did send in the military, it would be “a ...
02:26, 05/15/2019

Power outages hit parts of Manhattan sending subway stations, stores into darkness Power outages were reported across Times Square, Upper West Side and parts of midtown early Saturday evening, sending train stations, movie theaters and department stores into darkness....
01:39, 07/14/2019

Gondola cable cut in Canada, sending cars crashing to the ground in 'deliberate act,' police say Several gondola cars came crashing to the ground early Saturday in British Columbia after someone apparently cut the cable, according to Canadian officials. ...
14:27, 08/11/2019

Forever 21 apologizes for sending out free diet bars with online order shipments Forever 21 apologized Thursday after receiving backlash online for including free diet bars in shipments to customers who ordered from the retailer’s plus size collection....
18:39, 07/26/2019

Ex-UFC fighter Abel Trujillo accused of sending explicit texts, videos to minor Former UFC fighter Abel Trujillo is accused of sending explicit text messages and videos to a female he knew was underage.       ...
03:39, 07/20/2019

U.S. sending 1,000 troops to Middle East amid tensions with Iran over tanker attack The Pentagon on Monday announced it is sending 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East after attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, which U.S. officials blamed on Iran....
04:00, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong’s Last British Governor Says China Sending in Troops Would Be ‘Appalling Error’ Mass demonstrations have pushed the Chinese-ruled territory of Hong Kong into its most serious crisis in decades. The international airport has been at a standstill since Monday, while an increasing number of shops have been shuttered and thoroughfar...
05:13, 08/14/2019

Stephen Curry torments Trail Blazers again, sending Warriors to fifth straight NBA Finals Curry scores a game-high 37 points, and Golden State rallies from a 17-point second-half deficit to complete a sweep in the Western Conference finals....
16:00, 05/21/2019

Brooklyn Decker questions her parenting skills after sending daughter off to school to fend for herself Brooklyn Decker fought back tears as she left her youngest daughter, 17-month-old Stevie, to "fend for herself" at baby school.        ...
19:52, 05/22/2019

European police trial sending young hackers to remedial classes instead of jail European authorities are mulling over the idea of giving a second chance to young hackers instead of sending them straight to the clink – but only if they haven’t previously engaged in cybercrime. At the International Conference on Cybersecurity held...
13:39, 07/24/2019

China Warns U.S. Against Sending Missiles to Asia Amid Fears of an Arms Race A Chinese arms control official said Beijing would “not stand idly by” if the U.S. deployed missiles in the Asia-Pacific region, but did not specify what countermeasures it planned....
20:39, 08/06/2019

NASA Is Sending a Drone-Like Rover to Hunt for Signs of Life on a Promising Moon NASA says it’s sending a drone to explore Saturn’s largest moon. The space agency said Thursday Dragonfly will fly from location to location over Titan, exploring future potential landing sites. The mission, part of NASA’s competi...
00:39, 06/28/2019

Proud dad Elton John keeps sending Taron Egerton positive Rocketman reviews With the Elton John biopic Rocketman releasing this week, Hollywood doppelgänger Taron Egerton has been hitting the promo circuit to talk about both the experience of playing John in a film and the weird reality of becoming good buds with the famous ...
18:00, 05/29/2019

House passes $19 billion disaster relief bill after delays, sending it to Trump Trump, who objected to past disaster relief efforts over funding allotted for the hurricane-ravaged U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, said he would support the plan passed Monday....
01:13, 06/04/2019

UCLA Professor Faces 219 Years in Prison for Sending U.S. Missile Chips to China An adjunct professor of electrical engineering at UCLA has been convicted of 18 federal charges in connection with illegally exporting semiconductor chips with military applications to China, The Verge reports.Read more......
20:26, 07/08/2019

Speedrunners Baffled By Mysterious Stranger Sending Silent Hill 2 Puzzle Solutions One of the challenges of speedrunning Silent Hill 2 is getting past the game’s puzzles. Puzzles are semi-randomly generated and will change on each playthrough. In the past week, a mysterious stranger has been slipping into speedrunners’ Twitch chats...
08:52, 08/09/2019

The subtle but important message Duchess Meghan is sending new moms about giving birth In a fitted white dress, Meghan showed the world something that many of her royal predecessors have covered up: what a woman’s body really looks like a mere 48 hours after birth....
12:13, 05/09/2019

Adidas' social media campaign backfires, sending out anti-Semitic tweets A social media campaign celebrating Adidas' new gear for the Arsenal soccer team in London went awry Monday, with the retailer sending out anti-Semitic tweets....
19:26, 07/02/2019

North Korea, Syria and Myanmar among countries defending China's actions in Xinjiang Ambassadors representing 37 countries praised China for its "remarkable achievements in the field of human rights," just a day after a group of 22 other countries formally condemned Beijing for the mass detention of ethnic and religious minorities in...
06:52, 07/15/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Colombia, Myanmar and Nigeria, global displacement, and more This Friday, we cover: the UN calling for an end to attacks against human rights defenders; a record number of displaced due to conflict and disasters; human rights issues in Myanmar; 900 children released from the ranks of a north-east Nigeria self-...
04:00, 05/11/2019

Myanmar’s temple city Bagan awarded UNESCO World Heritage status UNESCO inscribed Myanmar’s ancient capital of Bagan as a World Heritage Site on Saturday, nearly a quarter of a century after the complex of Buddhist temples was first nominated for listing....
23:52, 07/06/2019

Myanmar police hunt for anti-Muslim monk dubbed 'Buddhist bin Laden' A court in Myanmar issued an arrest warrant for the notorious firebrand Buddhist monk Ashin Wirathu, known as the “Buddist Bin Laden”, over alleged insulting remarks about the government of leader Aung San Suu Kyi....
21:26, 05/29/2019

Grievous violations continue against Myanmar civilians, Human Rights Council hears Marginalized communities in Myanmar still face “grievous human rights violations” at the hands of security forces, a UN-appointed independent expert said this week, while repeating her call for an international and independent probe into the 2017 exo...
21:26, 07/03/2019

Myanmar pilot safely lands plane on its nose after landing gear failure A Myanmar pilot safely landed a passenger jet without its front wheels on Sunday, after landing gear on the Myanmar National Airlines plane failed to deploy, the airline and an official said....
11:26, 05/12/2019

Myanmar shuts down internet in conflict areas as UN expert warns of potential abuses A top United Nations official has warned of "serious implications for human rights" in parts of Myanmar after the government shut down mobile data networks....
14:13, 06/25/2019

Singapore detains Myanmar nationals accused of links to Rakhine insurgent group Singapore authorities said on Wednesday they had arrested a group of Myanmar nationals accused of rallying support for armed violence against the Myanmar government....
22:00, 07/10/2019

Myanmar citizens deported from Singapore over alleged insurgent ties remanded in custody Six Myanmar nationals deported from Singapore over alleged links to an ethnic minority insurgent group were remanded in custody in Yangon on Friday, a court spokesman said, as relatives of the accused said they were being held incommunicado....
12:00, 07/26/2019

Government internet ban leaves parts of Myanmar ‘in a blackout’, UN expert calls for immediate lifting With “no media access” in parts of the country and “serious restrictions” on humanitarian organizations, the United Nations expert on the situation of human rights in Myanmar urged the Government on Monday to “reverse its decision” and lift the mobil...
22:13, 06/24/2019

Facebook shuts dozens of Myanmar social media accounts over 'inauthentic behavior' Facebook Inc said on Thursday it had shut 216 social media pages, groups and accounts in Myanmar, some tied to the army, to stymie efforts to "manipulate or corrupt public debate"....
10:00, 08/22/2019

Myanmar and UN agriculture agency agree framework to improve nutrition and food security The Myanmar Government and the UN’s agriculture agency signed on Tuesday a multi-year agreement that will create conditions to help improve nutrition and food security in the south-east Asian country, while safeguarding and sustainably managing the u...
16:00, 04/28/2019

Packed train ride turns deadly after carriages derail in Bangladesh At least five people were killed and 100 injured when a packed express train derailed in Bangladesh — leaving carriages dangling upside down in a muddy river. The Upaban Express train was packed with at least 2,000 passengers when it crashed la...
16:13, 06/24/2019

Floods Triggered By Heavy Seasonal Rains Claim 108 Lives In Bangladesh Floods triggered by heavy seasonal rains and onrush of water from hills across the Indian borders have claimed at least 108 lives in Bangladesh, a disaster official said this morning....
12:26, 08/04/2019

Bangladesh Madrasas Told To Appoint Women Mentors After Teen Set On Fire Bangladesh has ordered state-funded Islamic seminaries to appoint female mentors to prevent violence against women and children, an official said Thursday, after at least 16 people were charged with......
02:39, 05/31/2019

South Africa vs Bangladesh: Match Date, Time, Venue, Stadium South Africa stay at the Kennington Oval, where they were drubbed by 104 runs by hosts England, as they prepare to meet Bangladesh in their second World Cup 2019 match....
11:13, 06/01/2019

Rare Indian Grey Wolf Killed In Bangladesh After 1st Sighting In Decades The first Indian grey wolf to be seen in Bangladesh in eight decades has been beaten to death by farmers after preying on their livestock, wildlife experts said Sunday....
20:39, 06/16/2019

Cricket World Cup: Eoin Morgan escapes potential England vs Bangladesh ban Eoin Morgan is available for England's crucial Cricket World Cup clash against Bangladesh on Saturday after being cleared of over-rate offences in yesterday's 14-run defeat to Pakistan, but team-mates Jason Roy and Jofra Archer were fined for code of...
17:00, 06/04/2019

Cyclone Fani Moves Towards Bangladesh, No Major Impact In West Bengal Severe cyclonic storm Fani weakened in West Bengal today morning and is moving towards neighbouring Bangladesh, a senior official of the regional meteorological centre has said....
09:39, 05/04/2019

Cyclone Fani Heads To Bangladesh, Kolkata Airport Resumes Ops: 10 Points Cyclone Fani, one of the strongest storms to batter the subcontinent in 20 years, uprooted trees and triggered rain as it entered West Bengal this morning, a day after it made landfall in Odisha,......
09:39, 05/04/2019

In India vs Bangladesh Match Today, One Common Link - Rabindranath Tagore During the India vs Bangladesh World Cup match today, the Edgbaston stadium in Birmingham reverberated with two Bengali national anthems. The fact that they were both written by Nobel Laureate......
19:26, 07/02/2019

Onion prices surge in Bangladesh on floods, lower Indian supply Onion prices in Bangladesh have doubled over the past two weeks after floods ravaged the crop and as imports from top supplier India became expensive after New Delhi withdrew incentives for overseas sales, industry officials told Reuters....
12:39, 07/24/2019

Bangladesh elections: Hold those responsible accountable for ‘violent attacks and intimidation’ Violence and alleged human rights violations in Bangladesh “before, during and after” 30 December elections have prompted the United Nations human rights office (OHCHR) to call on Friday for those responsible to be held to account....
16:00, 04/28/2019

Bangladesh Student Gets 42 Years Jail For Terror Attack On Australia Host A Bangladeshi student who enrolled in an Australian university with the aim of killing someone in the name of ISIS was jailed for 42 years Wednesday for stabbing her local host as he slept....
13:39, 06/05/2019

Bangladesh High Court Declares Country's Rivers "Legal Persons" Bangladesh's high court has granted the country's rivers the rights and status of "living entities" in a bid to save them from encroachment, a lawyer said Tuesday....
00:39, 07/03/2019

Bangladesh vs India live stream: how to watch Cricket World Cup 2019 from anywhere Having failed to seal their place in the semi-finals on Sunday after suffering their first defeat of the 2019 Cricket World Cup to England, India will be hoping to wrap things up at Edgbaston against Bangladesh. It's all set to be another absorb...
00:52, 07/02/2019

Shakib's Ton Inspires Bangladesh Chase Mammoth Total vs West Indies Shakib Al Hasan blasted 124 from 99 balls and Linton Das hit a superb 94 from 69 deliveries to lead Bangladesh to 322-3 with 8.3 overs to spare at Taunton....
20:52, 06/17/2019

Bangladesh floods worsen after breach, death toll nears 100 in India One of Bangladesh's main rivers breached an embankment, flooding a northern district and forcing thousands from their homes, an official said on Thursday, as the toll from monsoon rains in neighboring India climbed to 97 in two flood-hit states....
02:39, 07/19/2019

Bangladesh vs Pakistan live stream: how to watch Cricket World Cup 2019 from anywhere With a win margin of over 300 runs needed to leapfrog New Zealand and take the last remaining  2019 Cricket World Cup semi-final spot, Pakistan's target today appears almost insurmountable. Follow our Bangladesh vs Pakistan live stream...
11:00, 07/05/2019

Bangladesh Lawmaker Slammed For Calling Cops On Students Kissing In Park A Bangladeshi lawmaker has been slammed online for calling the police on teenage lovers kissing in a park and posting their photos on social media in the socially conservative country....
18:13, 07/17/2019

A man is accused of sending a Twitter threat to lynch a Muslim state senate candidate. He's now been charged Last year, a Twitter user threatened Muslim lawyer and now Virginia Senate candidate Qasim Rashid with the words "view your destiny" attached to a picture of a lynching....
15:52, 07/03/2019

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney won't be sending former QB Kelly Bryant a championship ring Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said former QB Kelly Bryant won't receive a championship ring from last year since he transferred midway through the year.       ...
06:26, 08/09/2019

South Bend police call out Buttigieg for sending pizza rather than apology after race comments South Bend, Indiana's Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) issued a scathing response to Mayor Pete Buttigieg, suggesting the 2020 presidential candidate should apologize after making racially-charged comments about a police shooting in his hometown....
01:52, 07/13/2019

The bond market is sending a scary message of recession, rate cuts and an unending trade war Investors rushed into the safety of bonds Thursday and sold stocks, as it appeared the trade war could be prolonged and more painful for the world economy than expected....
00:52, 05/24/2019

Lawmakers and journalism groups blast big tech for sending news industry into 'economic freefall' The House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday heard testimony from a number of media activists and journalists about the harmful impact that tech giants like Google and Facebook are having on new organizations, news content and online advertisers....
22:39, 06/11/2019

Trump sending Navy strike group to Middle East to send 'message' to Iran The United States is deploying the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force to the Middle East region in response to “troubling and escalatory indications and warnings” from the Iranian government....
04:52, 05/06/2019

Florida woman accused of sending pics of male's genitals over social media: report A 24-year-old mother of two who allegedly “maliciously posted” photos of a man’s genitalia on his own social media accounts and demanded he pay her money to “stop her actions” was arrested in Florida Saturday on a federal extortion charge....
16:26, 04/30/2019

Man pleads guilty to sending ‘white powder,’ threatening letters to OkCupid’s Dallas office A Massachusetts man pleaded guilty Thursday to sending threatening letters – one of which included white powder – to the Dallas office of the popular dating service OkCupid in 2017....
11:26, 06/21/2019

Pentagon responds to Iran by sending additional ship, Patriot missile battery to Gulf The USS Arlington and a Patriot missile defense battery will join the carrier strike group and bomber task force deployed to the Persian Gulf earlier this week, the Pentagon announced Friday....
06:26, 05/11/2019

Myanmar companies bankroll ‘brutal operations’ of military, independent UN experts claim in new report   Money earned by the Myanmar military from international and domestic business deals, “substantially enhances its ability to carry out gross violations of human rights with impunity” according to a report released on Monday by an independent United Na...
19:52, 08/05/2019

Adani deal with Myanmar military-linked company raises human rights alarm Australian expert worries Queensland coal may help fund armed forces accused of genocideThe Adani Group has signed a US$290m commercial deal with a holding company controlled by the Myanmar armed forces, who have been accused by UN investigators of c...
00:13, 05/15/2019

Myanmar Government side-lining democratic reform, resorting to military era repression: UN expert The human rights situation in Myanmar continues to deteriorate, as the civilian government fails to bring about democratic reforms and instead resorts to the kind of repression carried out under previous military regimes, said the UN human rights exp...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Myanmar: Conflict resolution at ‘total standstill’, military commanders must answer for crimes against humanity Myanmar’s military commanders must answer charges of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide in a credible court, a United Nations Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar (FFM) said on Tuesday, urging the international comm...
22:39, 05/14/2019

Myanmar orders internet shutdown in conflict-torn Rakhine state: telco operator Myanmar authorities ordered telecoms companies to shut down internet services in conflict-torn western Myanmar, a leading operator said on Saturday, amid heightening tensions in the region, where government troops are fighting ethnic rebels....
16:52, 06/22/2019

Pilot safely lands plane with no front wheels in Myanmar after landing gear failed A pilot is being praised after a successful landing in Myanmar Sunday with no front wheels. None of the 82 passengers were injured.        ...
23:00, 05/14/2019

Cyclone Fani hits India, UN moves to protect vulnerable refugees in Bangladesh One of the strongest storms to batter India in decades made landfall near the northeastern coastal city of Puri on Friday morning. UN agencies are monitoring Cyclone Fani’s movements closely and taking measures to protect families living in refugee c...
23:26, 05/03/2019

Eoin Morgan backs England openers to combat Bangladesh spin threat • England have lost early wickets to spin in World Cup• ‘It’s just another challenge the guys have been presented with’They came into the World Cup as the arguably the most feared opening batting partnership around, having spent the past two years te...
23:52, 06/07/2019

Australia vs Bangladesh live stream: how to watch today's Cricket World Cup 2019 from anywhere This one could be very interesting indeed. Australia may have won four of their five opening Cricket World Cup 2019 matches, but Bangladesh go into the match off the back of one of the most impressive performances from any team in the tournament so f...
13:00, 06/20/2019

Cricket World Cup hit by second successive washout as Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka clash abandoned due to rain The Cricket World Cup suffered its second successive washout on Tuesday as the match between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka was abandoned without a ball being bowled....
17:39, 06/11/2019

India book semi-final spot as 28-run win dumps Bangladesh out of Cricket World Cup India returned to winning ways as a 28-run victory over Bangladesh confirmed their place in the World Cup semi-finals and eliminated their Asian neighbours....
02:13, 07/03/2019

Cricket World Cup: Liam Plunkett ready for Bangladesh ahead of England recall Liam Plunkett is set to return to England's World Cup side against Bangladesh and will be fully prepared if the contest descends into another "niggly" encounter....
04:13, 06/07/2019

Bangladesh beat West Indies by seven wickets: Cricket World Cup 2019 – as it happened Shakib al Hasan’s blistering century and a superb 94 from Liton Das earned Bangladesh a stunning victory that puts them back in the top-four race 7.42pm BST Related: Ruthless Shakib drives Bangladesh to victory over hapless West Indies 6.46pm BST A...
04:26, 06/18/2019