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    I don’t understand why India enacted CAA, PM tells Gulf News

    New Age Desk | Updated at 04:42pm on January 19, 2020

    Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said she did not understand the purpose of the Citizenship Amendment Act passed in India that aims to offer citizenship...

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    Youth exchange MoU to be signed with Qatar: Russel

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:17am on January 19, 2020

    A youth exchange programme with Qatar would start through the signing of a memorandum of understanding on youth and sports, state minister for youth and...

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    Malaysia seeks ASEAN’s role to resolve Rohingya crisis

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 04:21pm on January 18, 2020

    Malaysia has urged ASEAN to address the civil war in Myanmar’s Rakhine state to find a long-term solution to the Rohingya crisis that affects Bangladesh...

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    Dhaka-Delhi relations very deep: Aninda

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Chattogram | Updated at 01:52am on January 18, 2020

    Assistant high commissioner of India in Chattogram Aninda Banerjee on Friday said the relations between Bangladesh and India was deeply interwoven, terming Bangladesh as a...

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    Myanmar urged to restore citizenship of Rohingyas

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:57am on January 17, 2020

    The government of Myanmar should take steps to urgently restore full citizenship rights to Rohingyas, said Fortify Rights on Thursday. New evidence collected by Fortify...

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    BRAC, Germany set up climate fund

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:18am on January 16, 2020

    BRAC and the German government on Wednesday jointly launched a trust fund called Climate Bridge Fund to operate in Bangladesh with an initial amount of...

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    Four bodies to reach from Turkey Friday

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

    Bodies of four Bangladesh citizens, who were killed in a boat capsize in a lake in eastern Turkey, are likely to reach Dhaka airport on...

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    ICJ to rule next week on urgent measures

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 01:56pm on January 15, 2020

    The UN’s top court said Wednesday it will deliver its decision next week on whether emergency measures should be imposed on Myanmar over alleged genocide...

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    US seeks power sector transparency

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 02:04am on January 15, 2020

    The United States has started engaging the Bangladesh authorities on ensuring good governance and transparency in the energy sector in general and power sector in...

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    PM asks envoys to reinforce ties with Muslim nations

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Abu Dhabi | Updated at 01:51am on January 15, 2020

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has asked Bangladesh ambassadors in the Middle East to strengthen ties with Muslim countries, exploring new markets for Bangladesh products there...