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Section: The Bangladesh Chronicle (Bangladesh)

      Trump has broken his oath to God, and America
      Feb05

      Trump has broken his oath to God, and America

      On his inauguration as president of the United States, on January 20, Donald Trump took the oath of office in accordance with the US constitution. He swore that he would do the best of his ability “preserve, protect, and defend the constitution of the United States.” A week later, on January 27, he signed an On his inauguration as president of...

      What happens to Afghanistan now?
      Jan29

      What happens to Afghanistan now?

      AFGHANISTAN is America’s longest war, and it seems it could go on indefinitely, if only because, in shades of the Vietnam catastrophe, there is no face-saving way out, and national pride is very much at stake. President Trump says he will ‘pursue a new foreign policy that finally learns from the mistakes of the past’ but has inherited...

      US, Russia eye fresh Syria peace push
      Sep08

      US, Russia eye fresh Syria peace push

      Forces loyal to Syria’s president Bashar al-Assad walk at a military complex, after they recaptured areas in southwestern Aleppo that rebels had seized last month, Syria, in this handout picture provided by SANA on Monday. The US and Russia conducted last-minute negotiations Thursday over a fresh bid for a Syrian peace deal ahead of an...

      Dhaka ‘fourth least liveable city’
      Aug18

      Dhaka ‘fourth least liveable city’

      Dhaka still belongs to the category of one of the worst cities to live in, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). According to the EIU’s latest Global Liveability Ranking, Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh, has advanced two notches than last year. It ranked the second least liveable city in 2015. Dhaka has just overrun...

      The world stands with France
      Jul15

      The world stands with France

      World leaders united in horror and pledged their determination to fight terrorism on Friday after a truck attack on a Bastille Day crowd in the French Riviera city of Nice killed 84 people. US President Barack Obama, Russian President Vladimir Putin and European and Asian leaders meeting for a summit in Mongolia joined in condemnation of what...

      Bangladesh once again left out of GSP
      Jul10

      Bangladesh once again left out of GSP

      Bangladesh has once again been left out from the American list of beneficiary countries for trade privileges from the US on grounds of poor labour rights. The list of beneficiaries for the Generalised System of Preferences scheme was updated last month by the United States Trade Representative, the chief trade negotiation body for the US...

      Democracy in Decline
      Jun25

      Democracy in Decline

      How Washington Can Reverse the Tide By Larry Diamond In the decade following the Cold War, democracy flourished around the world as never before. In recent years, however, much of this progress has steadily eroded. Between 2000 and 2015, democracy broke down in 27 countries, among them Kenya, Russia, Thailand, and Turkey. Around the same time,...

      The US Needs to Stop Pouring Rocket Money into Putin’s Pockets
      May04

      The US Needs to Stop Pouring Rocket Money into Putin’s Pockets

      The Delta IV engine is more expensive than the RD-180, but at least it doesn’t enrich cronies of the Russian president With the Russian economy in a tailspin, President Vladimir Putin has been reorganizing his government’s structures to funnel more income to his confidantes and allies. Russia’s space industry is now controlled...

      Panama law firm says data hack was external
      Apr06

      Panama law firm says data hack was external

      A marquee of the Arango Orillac Building lists the Mossack Fonseca law firm, in Panama City, Monday, April 4, 2016. Panama’s president says his government will cooperate ‘vigorously’ with any judicial investigation arising from the leak of a vast trove of information on the offshore financial dealings of the world’s rich and...

      The aftermath of Panama leaks
      Apr05

      The aftermath of Panama leaks

      After the revelations of the Panama Papers, one of the most prominent news stories across the globe, questions have been raised who did it and why. Already, authorities across the globe have opened investigations into the activities of the world’s rich and powerful after a cache of leaked documents from a Panamanian law firm showed possible...