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    US statement breach diplomatic protocols: Chinese embassy

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 10:30am on October 25, 2020

    The Chinese embassy in Bangladesh on Saturday said that a statement of the United States deputy secretary of state Stephen E Biegun involving Rohingya issues,...

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    Bangladesh FM mourns death of Brunei Darussalam prince

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 08:01pm on October 24, 2020

    Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen expressed deep shock at the death of prince of Brunei Darussalam Abdul Azim. In a message written to foreign minister...

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    Qatar FM promises to issue special permit for Bangladeshi workers

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:17am on October 24, 2020

    Yousuf Mohamed Al Othman, foreign affairs minister of Qatar, assured of issuing exceptional entry permits for stranded expatriate Bangladeshis in a short time...

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    KL to play role as influential middle power: envoy

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:33am on October 24, 2020

    Malaysian acting high commissioner to Bangladesh Amir Farid Abu Hasan said that Malaysia would be able to play its role as an influential ‘middle power’...

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    PM seeks UN’s robust role to resolve Rohingya crisis

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:49pm on October 23, 2020

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina urged the United Nations to play more decisive and robust role in resolving existing global challenges, including the Rohingya crisis. ‘There...

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    India announces guidelines for Bangladeshi passengers

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:36pm on October 23, 2020

    India has enforced guidelines for all air and water route passengers from Bangladesh with effect from Thursday. All Bangladeshis and their dependents can apply for all...

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    Dhaka places amended claims to continental shelf at UN

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:07pm on October 23, 2020

    Bangladesh on Thursday lodged to the United Nations an amended submission on claims to the limits of its outer continental shelf in the Bay of...

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    Tripartite talks over Rohingya repatriation ‘in Beijing’ after Myanmar’s polls

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 11:21am on October 23, 2020

    Bangladesh, Myanmar, and China were planning to hold foreign minister-level tripartite talks after Myanmar’s national election in November to begin the repatriation of Rohingyas without...

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    $597m raised for Rohingya refugees at aid conference

    Agence France-Presse. Geneva | Updated at 09:52am on October 23, 2020

    International donors on Thursday stumped up an additional $597 million in humanitarian aid for Rohingya refugees languishing in camps in Bangladesh after they fled ethnic...

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    Delhi asked for one-month notice   

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:14am on October 23, 2020

    Commerce minister Tipu Munshi on Thursday said that he had asked Indian authorities to give one-month notice before imposition of ban on onion export. He...