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    BAF replaces contingent in Mali

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:30am on January 06, 2020

    Bangladesh Air Force had replaced its contingent at United Nations Peacekeeping Mission in Republic of Mali. About 110 BAF members left Dhaka for Mali by...

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    Border crimes in focus

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:23am on January 06, 2020

    A five-day top-level border security conference between Bangladesh and Myanmar began in Dhaka on Sunday with a focus on tackling drugs and arms trading and...

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    176 more workers deported from Saudi Arabia

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:10am on January 06, 2020

    Some 176 more Bangladeshi workers have been sent back to the country from Saudi Arabia. Two flights of Saudi Airlines — SV-804 and SV-802 —...

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    Bangladeshis in Iraq asked to move cautiously

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:16am on January 05, 2020

    The government has asked the Bangladeshis living in Iraq to move cautiously as tensions were high across West Asia, including Iran, after the killing of...

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    Ishraque alleges intimidation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:20am on January 04, 2020

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party mayoral candidate for Dhaka South city Ishraque Hossain on Friday alleged that BNP candidates were being intimidated so that they would quit...

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    Bangladesh keeps eye on Iraq situation

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:13am on January 04, 2020

    The government has been observing situation in Iraq keeping in consideration the likelihood of evacuating the Bangladeshis living in the country if required, according to...

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    CAA, NRC not India’s internal matter: HRW

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:09am on January 03, 2020

    Human Rights Watch on Thursday said that the Citizenship Amendment Act and the National Register of Citizens is not an internal matter of India. ‘It...

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    President for exploring trade, investment potentials in Bhutan

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:59pm on January 02, 2020

    President M Abdul Hamid on Thursday asked newly appointed Bangladesh ambassador to Bhutan AKM Shahidul Karim to explore trade and investment potentials in Bhutan as...

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    Malaysian amnesty ends

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 11:36pm on January 02, 2020

    Over 50,000 undocumented Bangladeshi workers came back from Malaysia under the Back for Good (B4G) amnesty that expired on Tuesday, according to Bangladesh High Commission...

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    Myanmar’s non-cooperation behind failure to stop Yaba smuggling: minister

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 05:05pm on January 02, 2020

    Home minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Thursday said the smuggling of dangerous drug Yaba could not be stopped as neighbouring Myanmar had failed to live up...