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    PM urges int’l community to work for ensuring rights of Rohingyas

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on December 10, 2017

    Reaffirming Bangladesh’s full support to and cooperation with all UN human rights mechanisms, prime minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the international community to work for...

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    Bangladesh draws global attention to Rohingya issue

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 11:45am on December 09, 2017

    Bangladesh has reiterated its support to the Rome Statute as it urges the world to bring an end to the culture of impunity and to...

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    Bangladesh Bank, NY Fed discuss suing Manila bank for heist damages

    Reuters | Updated at 09:35am on December 08, 2017

    Bangladesh's central bank has asked the Federal Reserve Bank of New York to join a lawsuit it plans to file against a Philippines bank for...

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    US recognition to Jerusalem unacceptable: PM

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:34am on December 08, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said that no one would accept the US president Donald Trump’s decision on recognising Jerusalem as the capital of...

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    Dhaka concerned over US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 07:21pm on December 07, 2017

    Bangladesh has expressed deep concern at the recent announcement by the United States recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Bangladesh stressed on preserving the...

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    Girl’s body found in suitcase in Gazipur

    United News of Bangladesh . Gazipur | Updated at 12:42am on December 07, 2017

    Police on Wednesday recovered the body of an unidentified girl from a suitcase at a bus stand at Chandna intersection on the Dhaka-Mymensingh Highway of...

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    Turkish PM due on Dec 19

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:41am on December 07, 2017

    Turkish prime minister Binali Yildirim would arrive in Dhaka on a two-day official visit on December 19. He is likely to visit forcibly displaced Myanmar...

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    Hasina, Macron meeting next week in Paris

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:39am on December 07, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina is likely to hold a meeting with French president Emmanuel Macron during her visit to Paris next week. The meeting is...

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    UNHRC seeks comprehensive solution in three years

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:20am on December 07, 2017

    The UN Human Rights Council has sought a comprehensive solution to Rohingya crisis within three years as recent exodus from Rakhine State of Myanmar continues...

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    Former diplomat goes missing

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:24am on December 06, 2017

    Former ambassador to Qatar and Vietnam Maroof Zaman went missing after he went out of his residence at Dhanmondi in the capital Monday evening....