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Hoop dreams of Cambodia's disabled cagers

Slamming into each other with a metallic crunch, Cambodia's first women's wheelchair basketball team are changing attitudes to disability in a nation where unexploded landmines claim new...

December 16, 2015
December 16, 2015

Preserving war history

People have rarely heard of Saiful Islam a preserver of the nation’s history. He is a Philatelic dealer and collector of the Liberation war related items. He collects old newspapers, documents,...

December 1, 2015
December 1, 2015

The Grand Theatre of War

World War I was once thought of as 'the War to End All Wars'. But the hypothesis that “violence can be extinguished with greater violence” has since been thoroughly disproved and should...

November 24, 2015
November 24, 2015

SCF condemns Pak statement on war criminals' executions

Sector Commanders Forum -Muktijuddho '71 has condemned Pakistan’s interference in the internal affairs of Bangladesh.

November 17, 2015
November 17, 2015

Australia receives first five Syrian refugees

Five Syrians have become the first of 12,000 refugees to arrive in Australia under a one-off plan to resettle people fleeing the country's conflict.

November 17, 2015
November 17, 2015

US states say no to Syrian refugees

More than a dozen US states say Syrian refugees are no longer welcome due to security fears after the Paris attacks.

November 16, 2015
November 16, 2015

France retaliates, bombs Syria after Paris carnage

French warplanes pounds the Islamic State group's de facto capital in Syria on Sunday, in the first such strikes since a wave of coordinated attacks claimed by the jihadists left 129 people...

October 25, 2015
October 25, 2015

5 including ex-JP MP sued for war crimes in Mymensingh

A case was filed today against five people including a former lawmaker of Jatiya Party for their alleged involvement in war crimes in Mymensingh district.

September 22, 2015
September 22, 2015

Muslim pilgrims start hajj pilgrimage

Hundreds of thousands of Muslims from across the globe begin the annual hajj pilgrimage in one of the largest annual gatherings of people in the world.

September 14, 2015
September 14, 2015

Ending Syria war ‘key to migrant crisis’

Ending the conflict in Syria and Iraq is key to solving the migrant crisis facing Europe, a senior US official tells the BBC.

September 7, 2015
September 7, 2015

Migrant crisis: Influx will change Germany, says Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the "breathtaking" flow of migrants into Germany will "occupy and change" the country in the coming years.