Luka Modric after winning the Best Men's Player award. Football - The Best FIFA Football Awards - Royal Festival Hall, London, Britain - September 24, 2018. Action Images via Reuters
Modric FIFA’s player of the year

He won the Champions League with Real and played a major role in Croatia's run to the World Cup final

Bangabandhu’s early letters from prison

The character of great men and women are revealed when they are under stress, Salman F Rahman writes

File Photo: Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad speaks during an interview with Reuters in Putrajaya, Malaysia, March 30, 2017. Reuters

Malaysia cannot accept same-sex marriage: Mahathir

His comments sparked further debate in the country where activists have voiced concern over the hostility towards LGBT groups

Andy Chan, founder of the Hong Kong National Party, leaving the Foreign Correspondents' Club in Hong Kong in August. The New York Times

Hong Kong bans pro-independence party

The small party had attracted government scrutiny for its call for Hong Kong's independence from China

Cervical cancer prevention strategy geared up

This is a coordinated approach to prevent the deadly disease

In an undated photo provided by Syed Tasfiq Mahmood, rice fields and a canal in southwestern Bangladesh. Rice farmers are shifting to new varieties of the crop that are bred to grow in saltier water. (Syed Tasfiq Mahmood via The New York Times)

Climate change adaptation speeds up

In Bangladesh, rice farmers facing rising seawater are changing what they grow

A screenshot of the Equals Global Partnership website. Equals Global Partnership

ICT access survey
wins award

The survey won the EQUALSinTech award for research helping improve women’s access to ICT

Demonstrators in silent protest dressed as characters from

WhyIDidntReport: Survivors speak out

A new hashtag has survivors of sexual abuse answering the question 'Why didn’t you say something sooner?'

British Airways logos are seen on tailfins at Heathrow Airport in west London, Britain May 12, 2011. Reuters File Photo

No-deal Brexit could ground UK, EU flights

British and European Union airlines will automatically lose the right to fly to each other's territories if Britain leaves the bloc without a divorce deal

Film review: Colette

The Keira Knightley starring biopic takes a light, enjoyably fizzy approach to its subject


Sheikh Hasina. File Photo

PM offers support to US businesses

She attends a roundtable with the US Chamber of Commerce

A Rohingya man carries an infant to the shore from a boat that arrived at Shah Porir Dwip in Bangladesh from Rasidong in Myanmar on Sept 12, 2017. Photo: mostafigur rahman

Myanmar coordinated atrocities: US

The State Department is releasing a report

The actress Judy Greer, now making her directorial debut with the dark comedy “A Happening of Monumental Proportions,” in Los Angeles, Sep 11, 2018. The New York Times

Actor Judy Greer turns filmmaker

Beloved in the industry after more than 125 roles in TV and movies, the actress directed her first film, “just to see if I could do it”