International Desk: Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says Tehran will retaliate over the seizure of an Iranian tanker by British authorities.
International Desk: The moratorium on migrant workers from Bangladesh is expected to be lifted next month the soonest, says Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran.
International Desk: At least 2 people were killed and over 40 people were feared trapped under debris as a four-story building collapsed in western Indian city of Mumbai on Tuesday, an official said.
International Desk: The launch of India's second lunar mission has been halted less than an hour before the scheduled blast-off, due to a technical problem.
International Desk: Nine people have died after a tourist plane smashed into a Swedish river on Sunday afternoon.
International Desk: A major 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit off the remote Maluku islands in eastern Indonesia Sunday, sending panicked residents running into the streets. No tsunami warning was issued.
International Desk: Donald Trump abandoned the Iran nuclear deal to spite Barack Obama, according to a leaked memo written by the UK's former ambassador to the US.
International Desk: Flash floods and landslides in Nepal triggered by monsoon rains have killed 15 people and injured 12 overnight while another 18 have gone missing.
International Desk: At least 12 people including a prominent Canadian-Somali journalist have been killed in an attack on a hotel in southern Somalia.
International Desk: US regulators have approved a record $5bn (£4bn) fine on Facebook to settle an investigation into data privacy violations, reports in US media.
International Desk: Nepal's only international airport was closed on Friday after a plane skidded off the recently repaired runway, injuring two people, officials said.
Risingbd Desk: Bangladesh has become a part of the tremendous success in treatment of children who suffer from malnutrition.
International Desk: India has handed over 250 prefabricated houses it built in Myanmar's Rakhine state as part of a broader effort to help tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims to return, an Indian official said on Thursday.
International Desk: President Donald Trump will no longer pursue adding a question on citizenship to the 2020 US census questionnaire.
International Desk: Twenty-four people have died – including two pregnant women with their unborn children – in tribal fighting in Papua New Guinea’s lawless highlands, prompting the prime minister on Wednesday to promise swift justice.
Senior Correspondent: Jatiya Party Chairman Hussain Mouhammad Ershad will be buried at the Army Graveyard in Dhaka, the party's Acting Chairman GM Quader said.
Entertainment Desk: The Entertainment Journalists' Guild of India has decided to boycott Kangana Ranaut, a delegation from the group told producer Ekta Kapoor on Tuesday, two days after the actor's spat with a PTI journalist at a promotional event.
Uday Hakim, after returning from Dublin (Ireland): It was the second tour to Ireland. The first journey was two years back. Ireland's visa was granted in just two hours then! But now it took a little longer, three-day. Yet a country visa in Europe is available in three days! Yes, it’s easy to get!