Excavators flanked by Bangladesh riot police are at work demolishing illegal soot-belching brick kilns around the smog-choked capital Dhaka, forcing migrant labourers out of work and back to their villages.
Russia hit back at Britain in the spy poisoning row, demanding proof of its alleged involvement in a nerve agent attack, as international weapons experts arrived to take samples of the toxic substance.
US Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday urged Russia to ‘restrain’ itself and the government in Syria as fierce fighting there continues on the day he had hoped political transition could start.
Al Daayen Municipality conducted 11,652 inspections at food outlets over the last six months, the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) said Monday.
India’s central bank is widely expected to keep its policy interest rate unchanged at a five-year low of 6.50% today, while signalling the prospect of another cut later this year if monsoon rains dampen upward pressure on food prices.
An ordinary, albeit strikingly clear, headshot of the secretive Afghan Taliban’s newly appointed chieftain has triggered a flurry of speculation over the motive behind its release.
The Singapore Exchange (SGX) is in exclusive talks to buy London’s Baltic Exchange, which has been at the heart of the global shipping industry for centuries, the two companies said yesterday.