Oil consumption tracking is all about Asia

Just ten countries account for well over half of global oil consumption

Members of police are seen near the house of a 23-year-old rape victim, who died in a New Delhi hospital last week after she was set on fire by a gang of men, which included her alleged rapists, in Unnao, in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India Dec 7, 2019. REUTERS

Woman’s killing, rape in India opens caste divide

While her death sparks nationwide outrage, her village stands divided over it, largely over caste lines

Police officers run past a vehicle on fire after a group of lawyers stormed the Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC) in Lahore, Pakistan December 11, 2019. REUTERS

Lawyers vs doctors in Pakistan hospital

Three patients die as lawyers ransack a hospital in a row with doctors

FILE PHOTO: Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg watches as US President Donald Trump enters the United Nations to speak with reporters in a still image from video taken in New York City, US September 23, 2019. Reuters

Thunberg jabs back
as Trump mocks her

The latest exchange is not the first tangle between them

People, who claim to have migrated from Pakistan's Sindh Province, offer sweets to images of India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah during celebrations after India's parliament passed a Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), in Ahmedabad, India, Dec 12, 2019. REUTERS

What does passage of India's citizenship bill mean?

Critics say the move undermines the country’s secular constitution

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures as he speaks during a Conservative Party event following the results of the general election in London, Britain, Dec 13, 2019. REUTERS

World leaders react to Johnson's election victory

Here are the reactions to Johnson's landslide election win

FILE PHOTO: Mexico's Public Security Minister Genaro Garcia Luna attends a meeting with the Human Rights commission at the Senate in Mexico City Nov 29, 2012. REUTERS

Arrest of top crime fighter stuns Mexico

The man who for years led Mexico’s war against drug traffickers was accused of taking millions in bribes

FILE PHOTO: Football - Copa del Rey - Semi Final First Leg - FC Barcelona v Real Madrid - Camp Nou, Barcelona, Spain - February 6, 2019. Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos in action with Barcelona's Lionel Messi. Reuters

Barca, Real face stern tests

They are level on points at the La Liga summit ahead of their rearranged Clasico clash next Wednesday


Onion prices drop by Tk 100 a kg

The supply of home-grown varieties has surged sharply in a week, retailers say

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson delivers a statement at Downing Street after winning the general election, in London, Britain, December 13, 2019. Reuters

Johnson urges 'Brexit closure'

He calls for “closure" over the Brexit divisions that have riven the United Kingdom

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‘No Dorai’ faces calls to be banned

The film, based on the life of Bangladesh's first popular female surfer, is accused of ‘hurting’ religious sentiments