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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...

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    Case filed against Juba League leader Alamgir, nine relatives

    Our Correspondent . Cumilla | Updated at 11:37pm on July 11, 2020

    A case was lodged with Cumilla Sadar Dakhkhin police station accusing Cumilla City Corporation’s ward 23 councillor and the city Juba League senior joint convener...

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    Protection of Bangladeshi migrants in Malaysia demanded

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 11:36pm on July 11, 2020

    Twenty-one civil society organisations on Saturday urged the Bangladesh and Malaysian governments to ensure protection of a Bangladeshi migrant worker who was facing manhunt for...

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    China puts ban on US-Bangla flights for a week

    New Age . Online Desk | Updated at 01:09pm on July 11, 2020

    A flight of US-Bangla Airlines heading to Guangzhou of China on Saturday has been suspended by the Civil Aviation Administration of China after five passengers...

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    377 return after Italy denies entry

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:04am on July 11, 2020

    A total 377 people returned to Bangladesh on early Friday after Italy denied them entry. Airport duty doctor Shamima Akhter said that the flight arrived...

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    82 Bangladeshi Tablighis get bail in India

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:29am on July 11, 2020

    A Delhi court on Friday granted bail to 82 Bangladeshis who were accused of violating visa rules by taking part in Tablighi Jamaat congregations during...

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    Border killing on rise again

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury and Iqbal Mahmud | Updated at 11:31pm on July 10, 2020

    The Indian Border Security Force has increased killing of Bangladeshi citizens over the last six months as the force was going without impunity and lack...

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    BGB finds report in Indian newspaper malicious

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 09:29pm on July 10, 2020

    The Border Guard Bangladesh said on Friday that a report published in the Anandabazar Patrika, a Bangla newspaper published from Kolkata in India, on July...

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    Myanmar should pay reparations to countries hosting Rohingyas: discussion 

    Diplomatic Correspondent  | Updated at 01:34am on July 10, 2020

    International community should ensure Myanmar pay appropriate reparations to the countries that are adversely affected by refugee flows, speakers said at a discussion on Thursday....

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    Disaster management skills help Bangladesh to tackle COVID-19

    New Age . Online Desk | Updated at 01:59pm on July 09, 2020

    As a climate vulnerable country with recurring disasters, Bangladesh had learnt the importance of disaster management, community engagement and institutional capacity building which helped the...