Brain-dead or not, NATO is essential

A Europe without American protection is a continental disaster waiting to happen

Climate change unravels 600 years of history

Shinto priests in Japan have been observing a mythic ice phenomenon since the 1400s, but the ice is getting ever thinner

FILE PHOTO: Tun Myat Naing, commander-in-chief of the Arakan Army, in Myanmar's Shan State, May 6, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer 

Thailand detains wife, children of Arakan Army leader

The group is fighting for greater autonomy in neighbouring Myanmar's Rakhine State

BB criticised for ‘sexist’ job circular

It asks married female applicants to mention their husband’s permanent address as their own

Usman Khan

Portrait of a killer

The 28-year-old British man who killed two people in a stabbing spree on London Bridge - in his own words

Bangladesh wants smooth relations with India: minister

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen hopes India will not do anything to fray relations

A window of the vehicle that was attacked while carrying Dr Tetsu Nakamura, a Japanese medic and honorary Afghan citizen, in Jalalabad on Wednesday. The New York Times

Japanese doctor who brought water to Afghans killed

Nakamura, 73, arrived in Afghanistan to treat leprosy but he changed many more lives with the canal-building techniques

Suspects in rape of Indian vet shot dead

The four men accused of gang-raping and killing a 27-year-old woman were killed while trying to escape, say police

The Facebook campus in Menlo Park, Calif, April 9, 2018. The New York Times

Trump administration sued over
social media screening for visa

Foreigners must disclose their social media accounts when they apply for visas, according to new rules


Colourful onions

Some of the imported onions are relatively cheaper, but the home-grown onions are still being sold at higher prices

The aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy arrives for exercises at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida, US March 17, 2004. Picture taken March 17, 2004. US Navy/Patrick Nichols/Handout via REUTERS

4 killed at US Navy base

They include a suspected shooter

South Korean actor Cha In-ha is seen in this undated picture provided by his agency Fantasio and released by Yonhap on Dec 3, 2019. REUTERS

Korean actor Cha In-ha found dead

He becomes the country's third young celebrity to die in the past two months