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    BSF shoots 2 Bangladeshis to death

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:42pm on January 09, 2020

    Two Bangladeshi youths were reportedly killed and two others, including an Indian national, injured as the Indian Border Security Force shot them at Wahedpur border...

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    Bangladesh seeks support from Cambodia for Rohingya repatriation

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 03:30pm on January 09, 2020

    Bangladesh has sought support from Cambodia, an important member country of ASEAN, for early, safe and sustainable repatriation of Rohingya people to their place of...

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    Malaysia hints at zero cost recruitment from Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:14am on January 09, 2020

    Malaysian human resources minister M Kula Segaran on Tuesday indicated that Malaysia was aiming to reach a ‘zero-cost recruitment’ agreement for migrant workers from Bangladesh...

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    Bangladesh asks Myanmar to suspend mobile networks 

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:55am on January 09, 2020

    The government has asked the Myanmar authorities to suspend its mobile network along its border with Bangladesh on security ground. The foreign ministry made the...

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    Saudi Arabia deports more 132 Bangladeshis

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 03:54pm on January 08, 2020

    Saudi Arabia has deported another 132 Bangladeshi workers, including five women, on Tuesday night. Two flights of Saudi Airlines — SV 804 and SV 802...

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    9 West Asia envoys asked to join 

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 01:12am on January 08, 2020

    The government is set to advise Bangladesh ambassadors in West Asian countries to extensively engage in their respective duty areas to promote the national interests....

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    Negotiation on to realise Bangladeshis’ dues

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 01:05am on January 08, 2020

    The Bangladesh High Commission in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday held a meeting with the representatives of liquidated WRP Asia regarding realization of dues of Bangladeshi...

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    Saudi Arabia deports 137 more Bangladeshi workers

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:55am on January 07, 2020

    One hundred and thirty seven more Bangladeshi workers, including eight women, were deported from Saudi Arabia on Sunday night. Two flights of Saudi Airlines —...

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    Bangladesh offers condolences to Australia for loss of lives in bushfires

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:43am on January 07, 2020

    The government on Monday sent condolences to the government and people of Australia for the loss of lives in the raging bushfires across that country....

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    1,300 workers from Bangladesh become jobless in Malaysia

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:31am on January 07, 2020

    Nearly 1,300 Bangladeshi workers of  glove manufacturer WRP Asia became jobless as bankruptcy force it to stop its operations in Malaysia. The affected Bangladeshi workers...