5h ago| Asia

US envoy urges North Korea to end 'provocations', accept offer of talks

North Korea's recent ballistic missile tests were “concerning and counterproductive” for efforts to reduce tensions, and Pyongyang should instead engage in talks, the US envoy for North Korea...

16h ago| South Asia

IS says its fighters attacked Kabul power lines

The Islamic State militant group’s Afghan branch said it was behind an explosion that brought down electricity lines and plunged Kabul into darkness.

16h ago| South Asia

9 killed in deadly clashes in Pakistan

A radical Islamist party yesterday said seven of its supporters have died in clashes with authorities in Pakistan’s eastern city of Lahore after two police officers were killed in the unrest. 

3h ago| Crime & Justice

6 killed in Rohingya camp: Case filed, 10 arrested so far

A case has been filed last night in connection with the killing of six people at Darul Ulum Nadwatul Ulama Al-Islamia Madrasa in Cox's Bazar's Ukhia Rohingya camp by miscreants on October...

4h ago| Transport

PM opens Payra bridge to traffic

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today inaugurated the much-awaited bridge constructed over the Payra river in Lebukhali area on Patuakhali-Barishal highway for traffic movement, paving the way for...

16h ago| Crime & Justice

Man confesses to killing 9-year-old after rape in Narayanganj

Police yesterday arrested a man in connection with the death of a nine-year-old girl, whose body was recovered in Narayanganj’s Rupganj upazila, a day after she went missing.

18h ago| Star Multimedia

Why is Dhaka-Ctg expressway cancelled?

After spending Tk 100 crore, the Dhaka-Chattogram Expressway project has been cancelled. On the other hand, a 225km long railway line will be built spending Tk 93,000 crore, which will allow one to...

7h ago| World

Gang shootout in northern Mexico leaves four dead

A car chase and shootout between gang members and law enforcement near Mexico's northern border left three members of the powerful Gulf Cartel dead along with one bystander, officials said on...

15h ago| Europe

Erdogan says he ordered to declare 10 Western countries' envoys unwanted

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday he had ordered the foreign ministry to declare 10 ambassadors from Western countries 'persona non grata' for calling for the release of...

16h ago| World

UN warns of ‘mass atrocity’

The UN said Friday it feared an even greater human rights catastrophe in Myanmar amid reports of thousands of troops massing in the north of the Southeast Asian country, which has been in chaos...