Haitians protest Trump’s ‘shithole’ comments

About 2,000 people protest alleged comment by the US president which calls Haiti a shithole country


Real concerns about Rohingya repatriation

Julian Francis is deeply concerned about the uncertain plans to send the refugees back to Myanmar

The International Monetary Fund logo is seen during the IMF/World Bank spring meetings in Washington, US, April 21, 2017. Reuters

IMF raises global growth forecast after US tax cuts

It says cuts likely to boost investment in the world's largest economy and help its trading partners

Photo taken from a Kyodo News helicopter on Jan 23, 2018, shows the area surrounding Mt. Kusatsushirane (top, L) in Gunma Prefecture, northwest of Tokyo, which erupted on the same day. Reuters

Volcano erupts at Japanese ski resort, 1 missing

Kusatsu-Shirane, a 2,160-metre volcano, appeared to have erupted on Tuesday morning

According to the Bangladesh government, over 30 million people use Facebook. Reuters file photo

Facebook launching blood donor feature

The feature will be introduced in Bangladesh on Tuesday

Puigdemont candidate for Catalan president

As the legislature’s speaker named Puigdemont as the sole candidate for a position he was fired from, Spain sought to tighten its net around him.

Govt conflict of interest over tobacco: MP

Awami League leader says connections threaten Hasina’s commitment to make country tobacco-free

An Amazon Go store in Seattle, Washington, US. Reuters

Amazon opens no-checkout supermarket

Store uses cameras to identify each customer and track the items they select

'Jumanji' rules US box office for 3rd week

Newcomers "12 Strong" and "Den of Thieves" follow

Pope Francis celebrates the marriage of crew members Paula Podest (centre) and Carlos Ciufffardi (left) during the flight between Santiago and the northern city of Iquique, Chile, Jan 18, 2018. Osservatore Romano/Handout via Reuters

Pope defends in-flight wedding

Francis officiated wedding of flight attendants mid-air last week


Bad debts dog
banks: Muhith

The finance minister does not find the number of banks operating in Bangladesh too many

A sign announces the closure of the Library of Congress after President Donald Trump and the US Congress failed to reach a deal on funding for federal agencies in Washington, US, Jan 20, 2018. Reuters

US shutdown to end as senators strike deal

Democrats and Republican reach deal to reopen federal govt after three days’ impasse

'Jumanji' rules US box office for 3rd week

Newcomers "12 Strong" and "Den of Thieves" follow