Bangladesh SC stays HC order on Zia's bail

On March 12, the High Court here granted the chairperson of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) a four-month interim bail.
However, today a full bench of the Appellate Division led by Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain passed the order to stay until May 8 the high court order which granted bail to Zia in the graft case.

China's next economic czar: Harvard-trained Xi Jinping adviser

Liu He's rise comes as the ruling Communist Party faces mounting pressure to make its cooling, state-dominated economy more productive. That will require politically fraught changes to open industries wider to private and foreign competition.

North Korea 'in talks to free US detainees' as diplomacy escalates

The release of the three Korean-Americans — all held in the North after being separately charged with unspecified "hostile acts" against the regime — is under discussion through multiple channels almost two weeks after President Donald Trump agreed to meet the North's Kim Jong Un, reports said.

Mark Zuckerberg comes under fire from UK, US lawmakers

A British lawmaker accused Facebook on Sunday of misleading officials by downplaying the risk of users' data being shared without their consent.