To counter China, India pursues vaccine diplomacy in South Asia
India will give millions of doses of COVID-19 vaccine to South Asian countries in the next few weeks, government sources said, drawing praise from the country’s neighbours and pushing back against China’s dominating presence in the region.
Trump plots revenge on Republicans who betrayed him as Senate trial looms
Republican divisions over Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial came into clearer focus on Sunday, as the former president spent his first weekend out of office plotting revenge against those he says betrayed him.
Inauguration Live Updates: Biden Kicks Off Term With Executive Orders and Prime-Time Celebration
Vice President Kamala Harris, who is the first woman and the first woman of color to serve in the role, swore in the Rev. Raphael Warnock, Jon Ossoff and Alex Padilla as U.S. senators. A prime-time event, hosted by Tom Hanks, commemorated the new administration and featured an array of stars.
UN detached from Rohingya relocation process due to their non-cooperation: Ministry
Recently, some 1642 Rohingyas were relocated to Bhasan Char, an island around 37 miles off the coast of Bay of Bengal under Hatiya upazila of Noakhali. Earlier on Thursday (December 1), they reached Chattogram from Cox's Bazar, where they have been staying since 2017. But there was no involvement of United States agencies in this relocation process.
Rohingya crisis: ‘World should not leave Bangladesh alone with this crisis’
Prominent scholars of Bangladesh participating in the webinar on Bangladesh, world’s responses to Rohingya genocide The world should not leave Bangladesh alone with this humanitarian crisis, speakers at a program said. The Chairman of the Central Foundation for International Strategic Studies (CFISS) organized a webinar on "The Rohingya Crisis: In Search of A Sustainable Solution,” held on Sunday.
Int'l joint efforts needed for Rohingya safe zone: Prof Imtiaz
Professor Dr Imtiaz Ahmed of the Department of International Relations at the University of Dhaka suggested that 'safe zone' can be provided to Rohingyas by the international joint effort, and ASEAN countries, China, India, and Japan can play important roles in this regard.