Over 200 houses damaged
in Cox's Bazar

With wind speeds of over 100 km per hour, Cyclone Mora made landfall at Bangladesh coast after 6am


Can we build a New Dhaka?

Dhaka has been rated, for the past several years, as one of the worst mega cities

Macron's party may win French parliament election

‘Odoxa poll’ for France Inter radio and L'Express magazine points to possibility of Macron winning

A TSA worker loads suitcases at the checked luggage security screening station at Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, California, US on September 7, 2011. Reuters

US mulls laptop ban for flights

Tougher scrutiny also in plans for all flights in and out of US

FILE PHOTO - Butchers from the Qureshi community gather outside meat shops ordered to close, following regulations imposed by newly elected Uttar Pradesh State Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath, in Lucknow, India, April 4, 2017. Reuters

India ban to choke beef exports

The cattle trade ban is likely to further alienate Muslims who dominate the meat industry

The emperor’s poetry

Bahadur Shah Zafar, the last Mughal monarch, was denied writing tools in his final days

Director Mohammad Rasoulof poses at the 70th Cannes Film Festival, France on May 19. Reuters

Banned film wins competition at Cannes

The movie was unlikely ever to be shown in Iran due to censorship

Local level solutions to ensure safe motherhood

The government statistics show 14 women die each day while giving birth in Bangladesh

Himalayan hand in 2004 tsunami

More than 250,000 people died in the disaster considered one of the deadliest in history

The Midnight Rider’s rock journey

A tribute to Gregg Allman, the pioneer of 'Southern Rock'


A view shows an MS-21 medium-range passenger plane, produced by Irkut Corporation, during a flight in Irkutsk, Russia, May 28, 2017. Reuters

Russia squares up to Boeing, Airbus

The country hopes it will rival those of its Western competitors

File photo: Kim Jong Un reacts during a test launch of ground-to-ground medium long-range ballistic rocket Hwasong-10 in this undated photo released Jun 23, 2016. Reuters

North Korea warns of 'bigger surprise' for US

Kim described latest missile test a 'leap forward to send bigger gift package to the Yankees, ' reports the official news agency

70th Cannes Film Festival - Closing ceremony - Cannes, France. 28/05/2017. Director Ruben Ostlund , Palme d'Or award winner for his film

'The Square' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes

Sofia Coppola wins best director for 'The Beguiled'