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WHO has no reports yet of Omicron Covid deaths

The World Health Organization said Friday it had not seen any reports of deaths relating to the new Omicron variant of Covid-19. The WHO said it was collecting evidence about Read More

Reinfections three times more likely with Omicron: S. African research

A preliminary study by South African scientists published Thursday suggests the Omicron variant is three times more likely to cause reinfections compared to the Delta or Beta strains. The findings, Read More

FM briefs foreign diplomats on Khaleda’s treatment issue

Foreign Minister Dr A K Abdul Momen today briefed the foreign diplomats stationed here regarding the treatment issue of BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia. He informed the diplomats that Khalea Read More

US praises Bangladesh’s peacekeeping operations

United States (US) Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall has praised Bangladesh army's peacekeeping and humanitarian operations that have earned global acclamation. The US and Bangladesh shared similar views on global Read More

India keen to continue working closely with Bangladesh: Rajnath

Indian Defense Minister Rajnath Singh has said his country is keen to continue working closely with Bangladesh to support each other's defence and security concerns as the nation is deeply Read More

US mulls diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics

President Joe Biden said Thursday he was considering a US diplomatic boycott of the Winter Olympics in Beijing, in what would be an attempt to show toughness over China's rights Read More

Biden, Xi stress better communication between US, China

US President Joe Biden and China's Xi Jinping opened a virtual summit Monday with an appeal for better communication between the superpowers and what Biden called "guardrails" to avoid conflict. Read More

Putin tells Macron US leading ‘provocative’ exercises in Black Sea

Russian President Vladimir Putin told French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Monday that "provocative" US-led exercises in the Black Sea were "increasing tensions" between Moscow and NATO, the Kremlin said. Both Read More

US warns China over pressure on Taiwan ahead of Biden-Xi summit

The United States has warned China over its pressure on Taiwan, the State Department said Saturday as the two powers gird for a hotly awaited summit. Secretary of State Antony Read More

Bangladesh urges France to take Rohingya issue to UN Security Council

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen said Bangladesh has requested France to take the Rohingya issue to the UN Security Council as the country is a permanent member of the Read More