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Obama promises 'candid' exchange with Xi amid maritime disputes

Obama promises 'candid' exchange with Xi amid maritime disputes

WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama opened a meeting with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping with a promise of candid discussion over Beijing's alleged military buildup in the South China Sea.

"We will have candid exchanges about areas where we have differences,
issues like human rights, cyber and maritime issues," Obama said as he sat across the conference table from his Chinese counterpart.

US officials have expressed concern that China's actions in the South
China Sea are not consistent ...Details»

6 killed in UP poll violence

6 killed in UP poll violence

Six people, including a boy, have been killed and at least 60 others injured in violence centring on the second ...Details»

14 killed in Kolkata flyover collapse

14 killed in Kolkata flyover collapse

An overpass under construction in the bustling Indian city of Kolkata collapsed on to moving traffic below, killing at least ...Details»

UN invites Saima to present keynote paper on autism in New York

UN invites Saima to present keynote paper on autism in New York

DHAKA: The United Nations has invited Bangladesh's National Advisory Committee on Autism chairperson Saima Wazed Hossain to present the keynote ...Details»

Fakhrul finally made BNP secy general

Fakhrul finally made BNP secy general

Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has been made full functioning secretary general of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) after five years of his status as ...Details»

Arrest warrant against Khaleda Zia

Arrest warrant against Khaleda Zia

A Dhaka court has issued arrest warrant against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia and her 27 leaders in a case filed ...Details»

Canada plane crash on Quebec island kills 7

Canada plane crash on Quebec island kills 7

Havre-Aux-Maisons: A small plane crashed Tuesday off an island in eastern Quebec, killing seven people, Quebec provincial police said.


Among ...Details»

Man shot at Mohakhali

Man shot at Mohakhali

A man has been shot and injured in city's Mohakhali Wireless Gate area early Tuesday.

Injured--Tofazzal Hossain, 45, has been admitted ...Details»

Tonu 's body to be exhumed

Tonu 's body to be exhumed

A Comilla court has ordered the exhumation of Sohagi Jahan Tonu’s body for fresh autopsy, eight days after she was ...Details»

Cabinet okays draft Bangladesh Civil Aviation Authority Law

Cabinet okays draft Bangladesh Civil Aviation Authority Law

DHAKA: The cabinet today gave the final approval to the draft of "The Bangladesh Civil Aviation Authority Law, 2016", aimed ...Details»