Thursday, 27 Oct 2016 08:56:33 am

Calais migrants: Hundreds moved from 'Jungle' camp


About 1,300 migrants have been bussed away from the "Jungle" in Calais as French authorities clear the camp.

At least 7,000 people have been living there in squalid conditions.

Migrants queued peacefully to be processed, and half of the 60 coaches that will carry them to migrant centres across France have now left.

There is concern that some people will refuse to go because they still want to get to the UK, and that weekend clashes with police could be repeated.

The dismantling of...Details»

AL Council reelects Sheikh Hasina as party president


DHAKA: The 20th Awami League council today unanimously reelected incumbent party President Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina while elected Obaidul Quader as ...Details»

AL elects Obaidul Quader as new party general secretary


DHAKA: Bangladesh Awami League today wrapped up its two-day 20th National Council electing Obaidul Quader as its new general secretary while ...Details»

PM asks AL men to take oath against poverty


DHAKA: Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina today urged Awami League leaders and workers to take oaths to stamp out poverty from Bangladesh asking ...Details»

PM formally inaugurates Awami League 20th council


DHAKA: The two-day 20th council of the country's oldest and largest political party Bangladesh Awami League began at Suharawardi Udyan here this morning. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, ...Details»

AL's 20th council to be streamed digitally


DHAKA: The 20th national council of Bangladesh Awami League (AL) will be live streamed from the verified page of the party, opening up an opportunity for ...Details»

Speaker for intensifying job-creating programmes in rural area


DHAKA: Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Choudhury yesterday underscore the need for intensifying job-creating friendly programmes, especially in rural area, for ensuring sustainable development in the country.

She ...Details»

7 suspected JMB men held in capital


Members of the Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit of police in a drive on Monday arrested seven suspected members of militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen ...Details»

Iraqi troops 'ahead of schedule' in Mosul battle against IS


Iraqi forces are "ahead of schedule", the Pentagon says, as they begin the second day of the battle to retake Mosul from so-called IS fighters.

But Pentagon ...Details»