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Volvo Cars showed off its first compact SUV on Thursday with the launch of its new XC40 model, the

S&P cuts debt rating over 'financial risks'

Standard & Poor's slashed China's credit rating on Thursday, warning that a prolonged period of debt growth had raised

Turkey jails 14 lawyers over hunger strike

A Turkish court on Thursday jailed on terror charges 14 lawyers representing two detained teachers who have been on

Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov sells media assets

Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov has sold his media company, Snob Media, which publishes the liberal magazine Snob, his conglomerate,

Syria's Kurds poised for vote to cement federal push

Syria's Kurds are poised to hold their first local elections, a move that has annoyed Damascus and Ankara and

Huthis stage defiant rally 3 years after seizing Yemen capital

Yemen's Huthi rebels marked the third anniversary of their takeover of Sanaa on Thursday, gathering tens of thousands of

Kuraray to buy Calgon Carbon for $1.1 billion

Japanese chemical manufacturer Kuraray Co Ltd will buy US firm Calgon Carbon Corp for $1.107 billion, Kuraray said on

784 rice mills black listed in Pabna

The government has black-listed 784 rice mills, out of 876 mills in Pabna, as they did not supply rice

BKB plans to disburse Tk 84cr in Narsingdi

Bangladesh Krishi Bank (BKB) has taken a massive plan to disburse Taka 83.73 crore as agricultural loans among farmers

2,071 sacks of VGD rice seized in Sirajganj, Bogra

Law enforcement agencies detained six businessmen and seized 2,071 sacks of rice allotted by the government for Vulnerable Group

Three-member UGC delegation reaches IU

A three-member delegation of University Grant Commission (UGC) reached Islamic University (IU) Kushtia on Thursday morning to review academic

Police foil road march for Rohingyas in Sylhet

The Sylhet-Teknaf road march called for protesting genocide of Rohingyas and demanding atrocities by Myanmar in Rakhine State was

Drug peddler arrested with hemp

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested a suspected drug trader with 10 kilograms of Indian hemp and a

Schoolgirl 'kills self' in Gaibandha

A schoolgirl allegedly committed suicide by taking pesticide after being assaulted by a youth at Idilpur in Sadullapur upazila

55 held in Satkhira, Habiganj

Police, in separate special drives from Wedn-esday night to Thursday morning, arrested 55 persons in Satkhira and Habiganj.Our Satkhira

World stocks notch up new record high

World stocks eked out a new record high on Wednesday and the dollar dipped against its major rivals

Robust Asia demand drives Mideast

Spot premiums for Middle East and Russian crude year-end loading have hit multi-month highs, spurred by robust demand

Indian highway liquor ban to hurt sales : Diageo

Diageo, the maker of Johnnie Walker whiskey and Smirnoff vodka, expects its first-half sales growth to suffer from

Ford to cut production at five N American vehicle plants

Ford Motor Co said on Tuesday it plans to idle five North American vehicle assembly plants for a

Toshiba selects Bain group

Japan's embattled Toshiba Corp has chosen a group led by US private equity firm Bain Capital to buy

ThyssenKrupp-Tata steel merger sets scene for jobs battle

German heavy industry giant ThyssenKrupp and Indian group Tata agreed Wednesday to merge their steel operations in Europe,

Cyber attack, hurricane weigh on FedEx profit

Package delivery company FedEx Corp said on Tuesday a June cyber attack on its Dutch unit slashed $300

Fortum nears offer for E.ON's Uniper stake

Finland's Fortum is nearing a bid for German utility E.ON's 47 percent stake in nuclear and fossil energy

Buffett calls pessimists about US

Uncertainty about how the United States will cope with growing tumult in the world has not dampened Warren

Nintendo rallies on Switch hopes

Tokyo shares ended little changed Wednesday after hitting a more than two-year high, but Nintendo surged on hopes

Hindu students demand temple at RUET

Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology (RUET), even after 14 years of establishment, is yet to establish a

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