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Nov 30 2020 ‘পৃথিবীর নিঃসঙ্গতম হাতি’ ক্যাম্বোডিয়ায় পেলো নতুন জীবন

পাকিস্তানের একটি চিড়িয়াখানায় দু:সহ জীবন কাটানো অতিরিক্ত ওজনের এই হাতিটি ছিলো বিশ্বের সবচেয়ে নি:সঙ্গতম হাতিটি। [Read More]

Source: BBCBangla.com | মূল পাতা


Nov 30 2020 Facebook, Google ‘Zones Without Human Rights’ in Vietnam, Amnesty Says

Facebook and Google are becoming “zones without human rights” in Vietnam, Amnesty International warned Tuesday, accusing the tech giants of helping to censor peaceful opposition and political freedom in the country. 
Amnesty warned that although they were “once the great hope for the rise of freedom of expression in the country, social media platforms are rapidly [...]


Nov 30 2020 Photo of Texas Doctor Comforting Elderly COVID-19 Patient Goes Viral

Joseph Varon, a doctor treating coronavirus patients at a Texas hospital, was working his 252nd day in a row when he spotted a distraught elderly man in the COVID-19 intensive care unit. 
Varon’s comforting embrace of the white-haired man on Thanksgiving Day was captured by a photographer for Getty Images and has gone viral around the [...]


Nov 30 2020 China Gave COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate to N. Korea’s Kim, US Analyst Says

China has provided North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his family with an experimental coronavirus vaccine, a U.S. analyst said Tuesday, citing two unidentified Japanese intelligence sources. 
Harry Kazianis, a North Korea expert at the Center for the National Interest think tank in Washington, said the Kims and several senior North Korean officials had been [...]


Nov 30 2020 Turkmenistan Clamps Down on COVID-19 Criticism

At the opening of a new hospital in November, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow said no COVID-19 cases had been reported in Turkmenistan thanks to preventative actions. 
But social media users and news websites who counter that view are swiftly dealt with, say journalists and observers of the former Soviet republic in Central Asia.
Rachel Denber, deputy director of [...]


Nov 30 2020 Amnesty International Urges UN to Renew South Sudan Arms Embargo

Amnesty International is urging the United Nations Security Council to renew its arms embargo on South Sudan, saying violence, atrocities and war crimes against civilians have quadrupled this year despite a cease-fire and formation of a unity government in February. 
The Security Council first imposed an arms embargo on South Sudan in May 2018, which it [...]


Nov 30 2020 WHO Raises Alarm Over Virus Spread in Brazil, Mexico

The World Health Organization says it is very worried about the rapidly growing surge of coronavirus cases in Brazil and Mexico.
WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told reporters at his regular briefing in Geneva on Monday, “I think Brazil has to be very, very serious,” in combating the surge there. He echoed the same concern for [...]


Nov 30 2020 Arizona Certifies Narrow Biden Victory

Officials in Arizona on Monday certified President-elect Joe Biden’s narrow win over President Donald Trump in the southwestern state, continuing Biden’s string of victories in states where Trump has been unsuccessful in proving he lost because of voter fraud.
Biden won the state’s 11 electoral votes by more than 10,000 votes, the first time a Democratic [...]


Nov 30 2020 Mustafizur Rahman, Liton Das help Gazi Group Chattogram to third straight win

Fortune Barishal fall short of 152 target by 10 runs, while Beximco Dhaka lose their third match on the trot [Read More]

Source: Bangladesh news from Cricinfo


Nov 30 2020 US Urges End to Violence in Ethiopia’s Tigray Region

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday urged a stop to all fighting in Ethiopia, as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed lauded his troops for what he termed their victory in the Tigrayan capital of Mekelle.  
“I spoke with Ethiopian Prime Minister @AbiyAhmedAli today and urged a complete end to the fighting in Tigray, a [...]