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Is a war with Iran on the horizon?

Bob Dreyfuss HERE is the foreign policy question of questions in 2019: Are President Donald Trump, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, all severely weakened at home and with few allies abroad, reckless enough to set off a war with Iran? Could military actions designed to be limited — […]

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SPECTACULAR ECONOMIC SUCCESS

WB, ADB highlight topup growth that largely fails the poor Faruque Ahmed As per World Bank (WB) and Asian Development Bank (ADB) report Bangladesh has achieved spectacular economic success in recent past but many raised the question how far it has accrued the economic benefits to the poor and lower income people when widening income […]

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BNP finds ill motive behind minister’s assertions over Khaleda’s parole

Special Correspondent BNP is sensing evil’ motive in “parole” talks from government side to release chairperson Khaleda Zia on parole. Party spokesman and senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi on Wednesday alleged “The government is now talking about our leader’s (Khaleda’s) parole after putting her life at risk. He termed it a cruel mockery […]

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INDIAN LOK SOVA ELECTIONS

BSF fires in air after people try to vote without IDs Special Correspondent The Indian big “festival of democracy” – the Lok Sabha elections – has begun with 91 seats across 20 states going to vote in the first of the seven phase elections to elect the 17th Lok Sabha. While many states will witness […]