France fans in Lyon react in a fountain after they defeated Croatia during their Soccer World Cup final match.

France fans go wild

Their World Cup victory sparks ecstatic scenes of celebration from Paris to Marseille, from Lyon to Lille



Sampaoli quits Argentina as coach

The South Americans were eliminated in the last 16

The political aspirations of Dr Yunus

He did make a few moves that corroborate his strong political ambition

Imran Khan has 5 Illegitimate children: Ex-wife

The book, titled ‘Reham Khan’, details their troubled 10-month marriage and involvement in politics at the time

Bottles of Johnson & Johnson baby powder line a drugstore shelf in New York October 15, 2015. Reuters

J&J to pay $4.7b in
asbestos cancer case

The company’s talc-based products, including J&J Baby Powder, caused 22 women ovarian cancer

Cast member Tom Cruise poses in front the Eiffel Tower during the world premiere of the film

‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ premieres

It sees actor Tom Cruise leap from a military plane 25,000 feet above Paris

Huge iceberg drifts close to Greenland village

It causes fear that it could swamp the settlement with a tsunami if it calves

‘Music can solve difficulties of life’

Liz Mitchell of Boney M tells Dhaka audience

Death row in Welikade prison in Colombo decorated by prisoners to celebrate a Buddhist festival. Photo courtesy of Nirasha Piyawadani, GPJNews.

Judicial execution feared to create problems in Sri Lanka

It will give rise to a legal question besides being ineffective in controlling the drug menace, an expert says

Top Twitter users lose 2% of followers

Twitter is no longer counting as followers any accounts that have been locked because of suspected fraud

A man rides his scooter past a hoardings of Netflix's new television series

Netflix taken to court in India

It is asked to delete ‘offensive scenes’ and derogatory remarks about Rajiv Gandhi


IndiGo launching Dhaka-Kolkata flights

The Indian airliner is offering one-way journey for around Tk 5,000

Trump told me to sue the EU: May

British PM said US President Trump had previously advised her to sue the EU as part of her Brexit strategy.

File Photo: 89th Academy Awards - Oscars Red Carpet Arrivals - Hollywood, California, US - 26/02/17 - Scarlett Johansson. Reuters

Scarlett Johansson quits transgender role

Actor drops out of role after backlash from some members of the LGBT community