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Iftar for BNP chief cancelled

Iftar for BNP chief cancelled

An Iftar (fast-breaking) party, where BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia was invited as the chief guest, at the capital’s Sonargaon Hotel yesterday...

India’s central bank chief to step down in September

India’s central bank chief to step down in September

The popular governor of the Reserve Bank of India, Raghuram Rajan, will step down when his term ends in September to return to academia...

UN chief  lauds Qatar  and Kuwait  initiatives

UN chief lauds Qatar and Kuwait initiatives

The UN secretary-general says that the world is passing through its most turbulent phase since World War II

Probe chief says SWIFT responsible for cyber theft

Probe chief says SWIFT responsible for cyber theft

A Bangladesh government-appointed panel investigating the theft of $81mn from the country’s central bank

UN chief for Doha Forum

UN chief for Doha Forum

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will take part in the 16th Doha Forum which will be hosted by Qatar on May 21- 23.

Hezbollah military chief killed in blast

Hezbollah military chief killed in blast

Hezbollah’s top military commander Mustafa Badreddine has been killed in a blast at a base near Damascus airport...

ECB chief may prove a short-lived boost to Europe bond markets

ECB chief may prove a short-lived boost to Europe bond markets

Mario Draghi’s boost to European corporate bonds may end as quickly as it began. The European Central Bank (ECB) on Thursday...

US defence chief visits ship in South China Sea

US defence chief visits ship in South China Sea

US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter visited a warship close to flashpoint waters of the South China Sea yesterday...

UN chief urges Haiti to pick new government

UN chief urges Haiti to pick new government

UN chief Ban Ki-moon yesterday welcomed Haiti’s agreement on a transitional government as President Michel Martelly left office without a successor, and Ban urged parties to implement the deal.