US to Award $59 Million for Opioid Addiction Treatment

Saturday, 23 September 2017
Officers gather evidence while investigating a suspected fentanyl crime scene. (DEA courtesy photo)   The U.S. Justice Department has announced it is putting nearly $59 million toward fighting the epidemic of opioid drug addiction. In a news release Friday, the department cited preliminary figures from the National Center for Health Statistics showing that drug overdose deaths in the United States rose 21 percent from 2015 to 2016. In 2016, a record high of around 65,000... Read More...

Process for taking back some Rohingya refugees ‘anytime’, Suu Kei tells Nikkei

Saturday, 23 September 2017
Facing worldwide outrage over ethnic violence that forced over four lakhs of Rohingyas to flee to Bangladesh, Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi in an interview on Wednesday, September 20, 2017, says her country is willing to start the verification process “any time” to take back some of the Rohingya refugees. Reuters file photo   Facing worldwide outrage over ethnic violence that forced over four lakhs of Rohingyas to flee to Bangladesh, Myanmar’s de facto... Read More...

Trump Says He Has Made Decision on Iran Nuclear Deal: ‘I’ll Let You Know’

Thursday, 21 September 2017
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani delivers remarks at a news conference during the United Nations General Assembly in New York City, Sept. 20, 2017.   U.S. President Donald Trump said Wednesday he has decided whether to pull the United States out of the 2015 international pact curbing Iran’s nuclear weapons development. “I have decided,” he told reporters while on a photo call in New York with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. “I’ll let you know.” On... Read More...

Myanmar protesters try to block aid to Rohingyas

Thursday, 21 September 2017
Rohingya refugees jostle for aid in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh September 20, 2017. Photo: Reuters   Hundreds of Buddhists in Myanmar tried to block a shipment of aid to Muslims in Rakhine state where the United Nations has accused the military of ethnic cleansing, with a witness saying protesters threw petrol bombs before police dispersed them by firing into the air. The protest was testament to rising communal animosity that threatens to complicate the delivery of vital... Read More...

Central African President Pleads to UN: Don't Forget Us

Wednesday, 20 September 2017
Central African Republic President Faustin Archange Touadera addresses the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly, Sept. 23, 2016.   The president of the Central African Republic, Faustin-Archange Touadera, on Tuesday pleaded with the world to not forget his country and urged the U.N. to bolster its peace-keeping force amid growing violence that threatens to spin the country out of control. Thousands have died and a fifth of Central Africans have fled a... Read More...


Written on 24/09/2017, 06:27 by Md. Rizwanur Rahman
security-blanket-from-michigan-helps-keep-babies-safe Larrea Young and Grace Hsia’s blankets use a InstaWarmer pack to heat them up to 102 degrees in a minute.   Grace Hsia was born one month early,...
Written on 23/09/2017, 04:06 by Md. Rizwanur Rahman
shot-fired-at-detroit-police-during-traffic-stop   Four people were arrested Friday night after a shot was fired at Detroit police during a traffic stop on the city’s west side. Officers pulled over...
Written on 21/09/2017, 07:04 by Md. Rizwanur Rahman
2-hurt-in-detroit-drive-by-shooting The gunfire wounded a 19-year-old man and grazed a 35-year-old woman in the head.   Police are probing a drive-by shooting that hurt two people...


Written on 24/09/2017, 06:30 by Md. Rizwanur Rahman
reports-on-plot-to-murder-hasina-baseless-motivated-pmo File photo of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.   The Prime Minister’s Office today dismissed Indian media reports claiming there was a plot to...
Written on 24/09/2017, 06:29 by Md. Rizwanur Rahman
mother-killed-2-children-hurt-in-badda-fire   A woman was killed and her two children were injured as a fire broke out at a house in Badda of Dhaka early today. The deceased was identified as...
Written on 24/09/2017, 06:29 by Md. Rizwanur Rahman
flow-of-rohingya-refugees-on-the-rise-again Carrying what little of their belongings they could bring, Rohingya refugees enter Bangladesh through border points in Palongkhali union of Ukhia in...
ICC confirms corruption unit probe into Sri Lanka

ICC confirms corruption unit probe into Sri Lanka

  The International Cricket Council announced Saturday it had initiated investigations in Sri...

Walsh satisfied with pacers

Walsh satisfied with pacers

Bangladesh's pace bowling coach Courtney Walsh speaks to media during the second day of the...

Ronaldo returns from suspension with a stamp

Ronaldo returns from suspension with a stamp

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo reacts during the match against Real Betis. Photo:...

  • ICC confirms corruption unit probe into Sri Lanka
  • Walsh satisfied with pacers
  • Ronaldo returns from suspension with a stamp

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Thumbnail A gate at the U.S. Oil Recovery Superfund site, Sept. 14, 2017, in Pasadena, Texas, where three tanks once used to store toxic waste were flooded during Hurricane Harvey.   The...


Thumbnail German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits harvest festival in Lauterbach, Germany, Sept. 23, 2017, ahead of the nation's general election on Sept. 24.   Germans go to the polls Sunday in an election that...


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