Why Europe fears collapse of the Iran nuclear deal

The big question now is whether the EU will be able to deliver on its pledges as US pressure mounts

Reuters journalist Wa Lone leaves after listening to the verdict at Insein court in Yangon, Myanmar, Sep 3, 2018. REUTERS

Jailing of journalists worldwide nears record high

There were 251 journalists jailed for doing their jobs as of Dec 1, the Committee to Protect Journalists said in an annual study

Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton waits for her car after attending the wedding ceremony of Isha Ambani, the daughter of the Chairman of Reliance Industries Mukesh Ambani, at their residence in Mumbai, India, December 12, 2018. Reuters

Hillary joins Bollywood stars in Indian wedding

The marriage brings together two of India's most influential, super-rich families

Faith Lapidus prepares for a radio broadcast at the Voice of America studio, in Washington, Dec 3, 2018. The agency that oversees Voice of America and other government broadcasting has endured a series of recent scandals. Soon a Trump appointee will take over. The New York Times

Voice of America braces for shift to the right

At risk from recent missteps, President Trump could impose his own vision of news on the agency that oversees the government network, media analysts say

EIU forecasts election
win for Awami League

The party has overseen solid economic growth and its reelection will be assisted by patronage at local level, says Economist Intelligence Unit

AL removes female leader over viral video

The video of her assaulting a rickshawpuller has drawn criticism, triggered debate

EC ‘embarrassed’ over election violence

CEC Huda urges everyone to shun the path of violence

A woman holds a portrait picture of a relative, one of the 189 people killed in a Lion Air plane crash, during a rally calling for Lion Air to put safety over profit and for Indonesian President Joko Widodo to ensure all remains were recovered, in Jakarta, Indonesia Dec 13, 2018. REUTERS

Families of Lion Air crash victims rally in Indonesia

The families attended a rally calling for Lion Air to put safety over profit and for Indonesian president to ensure all remains were recovered

The actress Felicity Jones, in Los Angeles, Nov. 5, 2018. In beauty matters, Jones says she can be a bit unadventurous, but still willing to switch up her regimen. “My skin-care game is about hydration, hydration, hydration,” she said. “When you do a lot of travelling, you have to put a lot of care into your skin.” (Emily Berl/The New York Times)

A judicious beauty regimen

In beauty matters, Felicity Jones is a bit less adventurous

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Berger’s Rupali new BPMA president

Duncan Paints’ Shahid Khan has been elected general secretary

2nd Canadian being probed for harming state security: China

The announcement follows the detention in Beijing of former Canadian diplomat Kovrig, who works for the ICG.

Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton waits for her car after attending the wedding ceremony of Isha Ambani, the daughter of the Chairman of Reliance Industries Mukesh Ambani, at their residence in Mumbai, India, December 12, 2018. Reuters

Hillary joins Bollywood
stars in Indian wedding

The marriage brings together two of India's most influential, super-rich families