UK backs plans for in-person COP26 climate meeting

LONDON (AP) Britain hopes to host the U.N. s delayed COP26 climate summit in person in November despite the challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the U.K. official leading the preparations said Friday. Alok Sharma, the U.K. s president-designate of COP26, said every possible measure was being explored to see how the talks could be […]

China, US to work on climate, Beijing says after rancorous meeting


File photo: Chinese and US flags flutter outside the building of an American company in Beijing, China January 21, 2021 Reuters China and the United States also discussed adjusting travel and visa policies according to the coronavirus pandemic situation China and the United States will set up a joint working group on climate change, China’s […]

Biden to discuss pandemic, economy and China in Friday G7 meeting

FILE PHOTO: US President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the political situation in Myanmar at the White House in Washington, US, February 10, 2021. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

The meeting is the first by top leaders from the G7 group of rich democracies since April, it said. “This virtual engagement with leaders of the world’s leading democratic market economies will provide an opportunity for President Biden to discuss plans to defeat the COVID-19 pandemic, and rebuild the global economy,” the White House said […]

WHO executive board meeting: Bangladesh wants quick supply of vaccine to developing countries

WHO executive board meeting: Bangladesh wants quick supply of vaccine to developing countries

Bangladesh has urged the WHO, Vaccine Alliance, Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations and UNICEF to play a visible and effective role to urgently ensure supply of coronavirus vaccines under the COVAX facility to developing countries, particularly the low- and the middle-income countries. The call was made by Bangladesh’s Permanent Representative to the UN and other […]

Bangabandhu-Umbricht meeting

Bangabandhu-Umbricht meeting

December 30, 1972 KASHMIRI MINISTERS CALL ON PM Golam Rasulkar and Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, minister for supplies and minister for public works respectively, of the Indian State of Kashmir who are now on a private visit to Bangladesh call on Prime Minister Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman today. They share that they are happy to see […]