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  • Organization of Islamic Cooperation

    Islamabad contradicts OIC's Dhaka declaration

    Though Bangladesh 'successfully hosted' the 45th session of the Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Pakistan raises some questions regarding the Dhaka Declaration.

  • All-out efforts on to hunt down killers: PM

    Pointing the finger at the BNP-Jamaat clique for all the recent secret killings in the country, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says the intelligence and law enforcement agencies are out there to track down the culprits.

  • Pakistan high commissioner summoned

    Amid escalating diplomatic tension between Dhaka and Islamabad, Bangladesh foreign ministry yesterday summoned the Pakistan

  • Pakistan floods kill 53 after heavy rains

    At least 53 people have been killed by flash floods caused by torrential rain in northwest Pakistan, officials said.

  • Pakistan summons Bangladesh envoy

    Amid a diplomatic tension between Dhaka and Islamabad, Pakistan authorities summoned Bangladesh High Commissioner in Islamabad

  • Dhaka hands protest note

    Amid escalating diplomatic tension between Dhaka and Islamabad, the Bangladesh foreign ministry summoned the Pakistan envoy here

  • Shias protest Pakistan's role in Saudi-led military coalition

    Hundreds of people joined a Shia-led protest in Islamabad against Pakistan's decision to join Saudi Arabia's 34-country coalition against extremism, as Riyadh's foreign minister ended a two-day visit to the country.

  • Maushumi on her way to Lisbon from Pakistan

    Bangladeshi diplomat Maushumi Rahman is now on her way to Lisbon from Pakistan to take up her new assignment in the country's Portugal mission.

  • Pakistan shows no reason yet

    Maushumi Rahman, counsellor (political) at Bangladesh High Commission in Islamabad, left Pakistan last night for Lisbon to take up her new assignment in the country's Portugal mission.

  • DU cuts academic ties with Pakistan

    Dhaka University syndicate severs all academic ties with Pakistan.

  • ‘Pakistan will summon Bangladesh envoy’

    Pakistan has decided to summon Bangladesh’s envoy to lodge a protest and convey Islamabad’s concerns over the recent executions of two war criminals – Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed and Salauddin Quader Chowdhury.

  • Obama to Pakistan: Avoid raising nuclear tensions

    U.S. President Barack Obama urges Pakistan to avoid developments in its nuclear weapons programme that could increase risks and instability.

  • MJ Akbar is an eminent Indian journalist and author.

    Opinion: Why Bangladesh isn’t Pakistan

    Bangladesh’s liberation from Pakistan was an ideological recast. Its differences with India aren't based on ideological premise that Hindus and Muslims are engaged in some form of permanent war.

  • Pakistan ends death penalty suspension

    Pakistan is to resume executions for all death penalty offences, months after a moratorium was partially lifted to allow executions of terror convicts