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    Bangladesh keen to play role for lasting global peace: FM

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:25am on July 18, 2020

    Foreign minister A K Abdul Momen said Bangladesh would like to play a leading role in establishing sustainable global peace in the days to come....

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    Human rights situation no better: UK

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:51am on July 17, 2020

    The British authorities on Thursday said that there was no improvement in the overall human rights situation in Bangladesh in 2019. The ruling Awami League...

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    Pathao co-founder Fahim murdered in New York

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 09:53am on July 15, 2020

    Bangladeshi app-based ridesharing service Pathao co-founder Fahim Saleh was brutally murdered in his New York apartment. He was 33. The New York police recovered his...

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    Maldives to send back 20,000 workers, mostly Bangladeshis

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:48am on July 15, 2020

    The Maldivian government would send back at least 20,000 undocumented foreign workers to their countries, most of whom are Bangladeshis, a Maldivian diplomat said on...

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    Bangladesh, France have bright future: envoy

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:46am on July 14, 2020

    French ambassador to Dhaka Jean-Marin Schuh said that Bangladesh and France had a bright future together despite the difficult times they were going through right...

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    Ashikuzzaman made ambassador to Kuwait

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 02:03pm on July 13, 2020

    The government has appointed Major General Md Ashikuzzaman the new Ambassador of Bangladesh to the State of Kuwait. He would replace incumbent ambassador SM Abul Kalam...

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    Hanoi seeks Dhaka’s support to catch traffickers

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:53am on July 13, 2020

    The Vietnamese government has sought cooperation of the Bangladesh government in arresting a gang of traffickers, including at least six Bangladeshis. The Government of Vietnam...

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    Doraiswami likely next Indian envoy to Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh.Dhaka | Updated at 11:30am on July 12, 2020

    Vikram Doraiswami, additional secretary in charge of International Organisations and Summits at the Indian ministry of foreign affairs, is likely to be the next Indian...

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    India moves to impose CVD on Bangladesh jute goods contrary to WTO rules

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 12:37am on July 12, 2020

    India’s plan to initiate an anti-subsidy investigation to impose countervailing duty on imports of jute products from Bangladesh has no legal merit and lacks evidence,...

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    Kuwait arrests army general for taking bribe from Bangladesh MP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:34am on July 12, 2020

    The Assistant Under-Secretary of Kuwait’s interior ministry, Major General Sheikh Mazen Al Jarrah was detained on Friday on charges of bribery, Gulf News reported quoting...