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  • Bangladesh Road Transport Bill 2018 placed in Jatiya Sangsad

    JS passes supplementary budget

    The Jatiya Sangsad today passes the supplementary budget of Taka 15,339 crore, 82 lakh and 50 thousand for the 2017-18 fiscal to meet the increased expenditures under different ministries and divisions.

  • pompeo, US-NKorea

    US vows to make NKorea rich if it gives up nukes

    The United States promises Friday that it would work to rebuild North Korea's sanctions-crippled economy if Kim Jong Un's regime agrees to surrender its nuclear arsenal.

  • Exodus exposes 'abject failure' of world leaders

    Human Rights Watch has called upon world leaders to impose targeted sanctions and a comprehensive arms embargo on the Myanmar military to stop ethnic cleansing of Rohingyas.

  • Obama imposes new N Korea sanctions

    President Obama has signed off new expanded sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear programme, weeks after it launched a long-range rocket.

  • Oil price falls below $28 a barrel

    The oil price falls below $28 a barrel amid fears the lifting of Western sanctions on Iran could worsen the existing oversupply problem.

  • Iran says new US sanctions illegitimate

    Iran says new US curbs on the Islamic Republic's ballistic missile programme were illegitimate, vowing to continue developing its conventional military deterrent.

  • US imposes new sanctions on Iran

    US imposes fresh sanctions on Iranian companies and individuals over a recent ballistic missile test.

  • Rethinking Sanctions

    The international community, recognising the suffering that sanctions caused in Iraq, has moved toward targeted or “smart” sanctions. But it remains unclear whether today's targeted sanctions are actually more effective than the comprehensive sanctions of the past.

  • Russia announces Turkey sanctions

    Russia has announced a package of economic sanctions against Turkey over the shooting down of a Russian jet on the Syrian border on Tuesday.