Will US mid-terms affect foreign policy?

Democrat control of the House may have widespread implications on the Trump administration's actions abroad, writes Md Sharif Hasan

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan addresses members of parliament from his AK Party (AKP) in Ankara, Turkey, Oct 23, 2018. REUTERS

Erdogan presses for answers from Saudi prince

The Turkish president expressed frustration to reporters, saying the de facto leader of Saudi Arabia had done nothing to expose the truth about the dissident’s death

Hasina docudrama premieres Thursday

“Hasina – A Daughter’s Tale” promises to traverse the unexplored bits and pieces of her powerful, yet graceful life

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi visits an organic farm. Daw Khin Kyi Foundation

Suu Kyi buys land in Naypyitaw for her foundation

Sources say she bought more than 93 acres of land for $444,000 to establish a forest and open a vocational training school to teach landscaping

A man looks at a building damaged by a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip overnight, in the Israeli city of Ashkelon November 13, 2018. Reuters

Gaza back at brink of war

Armed Palestinian groups mount an intense rocket and mortar barrage after botched Israel spy mission

FILE PHOTO: Students study in the Allan and Alene Smith Law Library addition at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan, US, September 20, 2018. Reuters

Fewer foreign students coming to US

The findings come amid Trump administration’s efforts to tighten restrictions on foreigners studying in the country

A mother and her baby at a health clinic where polio vaccines were administered to children in Lae, Papua New Guinea, in July. Vaccination rates are down to 30 percent in some parts of the country. The New York Times

Papua New Guinea is rich but poor in health

The Pacific nation hoped that hosting the APEC summit meeting would elevate its international profile, but a national health crisis threatens to overshadow it

Celebrities joining AL campaign

They include Zahid Hasan, Mou, Riaz and Ferdous

Politicians should retire too: Muhith

He submits nomination form as a ‘dummy’ candidate


India’s success means we can do it: BIDA chief

India has climbed 23 positions to rank 77 in World Bank’s doing business index

Cal Fire firefighters comb through a house destroyed by the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, US, Nov 13, 2018. REUTERS

Death toll hits 48 in California fires

The remains of six more fire victims were found in a northern California town

Celebrities joining AL campaign

They include Zahid Hasan, Mou, Riaz and Ferdous