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    IDWF-GFBTU ink MoU to protect Bahrain’s domestic workers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:05am on June 16, 2019

    The International Domestic Workers Federation on Saturday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the General Federation of Bahrain Trade Unions to protect...

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    Air chief leaves for France

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:02am on June 16, 2019

    Chief of air staff Air Chief Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat along with his spouse and three entourages left Dhaka for France on Saturday. It was an...

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    Border killings ‘unfortunate deaths’: BSF

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 06:48pm on June 15, 2019

    The Indian border guard’s new director general Rajni Kant Mishra called the killings along the Bangladesh-India border as ‘unfortunate deaths’ inside India during ‘skirmishes’ between...

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    Teesta, Rohingya feature Momen’s maiden talks with Jaishankar

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 05:23pm on June 15, 2019

    Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen has asked his new Indian counterpart S Jaishankar to expedite initiatives to resolve the Teesta issue and sought active support...

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    If not resolved, Rohingya crisis may destabilise region

    United News of Bangladesh . Dushanbe, Tajikstan | Updated at 01:49pm on June 15, 2019

    Stressing the importance of a peaceful solution to Rohingya crisis, president Abdul Hamid on Saturday said the crisis could destabilise the entire region if it...

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    B’desh elected ECOSOC member

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:45am on June 15, 2019

    Bangladesh was elected a member of the prestigious Economic and Social Council of the United Nations for the term 2020-2022 from the Asia-Pacific region by...

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    Malaysian govt urged to cancel proposal for deducting migrant workers’ wages

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:29am on June 15, 2019

    Malaysia-based migrant rights organisations Freedom United and Tenaganita have called on Malaysia’s Minister of Human Resources M Kulasegaran to cancel a dangerous proposal that put...

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    President seeks Tajikistan’s support to end Rohingya crisis

    Agencies | Updated at 01:13am on June 15, 2019

    President Abdul Hamid has sought cooperation from Tajikistan in resolving the Rohingya crisis. The president came up with the call when he met Tajikistan President...

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    President leaves for Tajikistan

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:30am on June 14, 2019

    President Abdul Hamid left Dhaka for Tajikistan on a seven-day official visit on Thursday.He will attend the 5th Summit of Conference on Interaction and Confidence...

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    India to promote river-based development: Riva Ganguly

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:27am on June 14, 2019

    Indian high commissioner Riva Ganguly Das on Thursday said the Indian government plans to promote connectivity and economic development through river-centric communications among people in...

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