International Desk: Swedish authorities say a powerful explosion outside a police station in southern Sweden has caused significant damage to the building.
International Desk: The American short story writer George Saunders has won the Man Booker prize for his first full-length novel, Lincoln in the Bardo.
International Desk: US President Donald Trump's latest bid to impose travel restrictions on citizens from eight countries entering the US has suffered a court defeat.
International Desk: Qatar has accused Saudi Arabia of trying to engineer "regime change" during its four-month blockade of its Gulf neighbour.
International Desk: A bomb targeted a police truck in Pakistan’s southwestern city of Quetta on Wednesday killing at least seven policemen and injuring 22 others, police said.
International Desk: China has agreed take a 70 per cent stake in a strategically important sea port in Myanmar, at the lower end of a proposed range amid local concerns about Beijing’s growing economic clout in the country, a senior government official said.
International Desk: China's biggest political event, the Communist Party congress, has begun in Beijing under tight security.
International Desk: Amnesty International says it has strong evidence that the Myanmar army committed crimes against humanity in northern Rakhine state.
International Desk: U.S.-backed militias in Syria declared victory over Islamic State in its capital Raqqa on Tuesday, raising flags over the last jihadist footholds after a four-month battle.
International Desk: Taliban militants struck government targets in many provinces of Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing at least 71 people, including a senior police commander, and wounding scores of others.
International Conference: Senior United Nations officials are urging the international community to come together in support of a 23 October pledging conference to “send a strong message to Rohingya refugees and their generous hosts in Bangladesh that the world is there for them in their greatest time of need.”
International Desk: North Korea's deputy U.N. ambassador warned Monday that the situation on the Korean peninsula "has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out any moment."
International Desk: At a U.S. House of Representatives hearing on October 12th, experts warned that the greatest existential threat to the country may come from the detonation of a nuclear EMP bomb. It could kill as many as 90 percent of all Americans within a year.
International Desk: A judge on the Spanish National High Court ruled Monday that two leading figures in Catalonia's independence movement be sent to pretrial detention without bail on charges of sedition and agitating for the region's secession.
International Desk: The Philippine military killed the leaders of Islamic State-linked militants in a predawn raid to liberate parts of Marawi City on the southern island of Mindanao, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said on Monday.
Staff Correspondent: As part of the ongoing dialogues, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda is holding a meeting with a delegation of Awami League (AL) over holding the next general election in a credible manner.
Staff Correspondent: Popular pop singer Tasbiha Binte Shahid Mila, commonly known as Mila Islam, has filed a defamation case against her husband Parvez Sanjari's family.
Prices of daily essentials continue to go up. It seems prices will no longer come down. People in fixed income groups have been suffering the brunt of spiralling price of essentials.