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    Bangladesh PM receives two international awards for hosting Rohingyas

    United News of Bangladesh . New York | Updated at 12:05am on September 29, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has received two international awards — the IPS International Achievement Award and the 2018 Special Distinction Award for Leadership — for...

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    PM proposes three actions to advance women empowerment

    United News of Bangladesh . New York | Updated at 11:14am on September 28, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has emphasised the need for three actions, including working for overcoming gender stereotypes regarding women's ability, to advance women empowerment. The...

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    PM for effective implementation of UN deal with Myanmar

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . New York | Updated at 12:05am on September 29, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday insisted immediate and effective implementation of a UN agreement with Myanmar over the Rohingya crisis accusing the country of...

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    Find out reason behind repression of Muslims, PM urges OIC

    United News of Bangladesh . New York | Updated at 12:16am on September 28, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday urged the OIC member states to find out why Muslims across the world were being subjected to repression, torture...

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    Yunus made co-convenor UN financial commission on slavery

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on September 28, 2018

    Nobel laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus said on Monday that financial sector leaders needed to build supporting financial system for the new entrepreneurs coming from bottom-most...

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    Bangladesh needs sustained support for Rohingya: WB VP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:10am on September 28, 2018

    Visiting World Bank vice-president for South Asia region Hartwig Schafer on Thursday said that the world needed to provide sustained support to Bangladesh to meet...

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    Our patience wearing thin

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 02:56am on September 27, 2018

    Bangladesh’s leader accused neighbouring Myanmar of finding new excuses to delay the return of more than 7 lakh Rohingyas who were forced across the border...

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    PM invited to WEF annual meeting

    United News of Bangladesh . New York | Updated at 12:53am on September 27, 2018

    World Economic Forum president Borge Brende has invited Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina to the next WEF annual meeting to be held in Davos, Switzerland...

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    157 deported Bangladeshi workers return from Libya

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:10am on September 27, 2018

    At least 157 Bangladeshi migrant workers who went to Libya with tourist visas have been deported by the Libyan authorities....

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    Myanmar's delaying tactics blocking Rohingya return : PM

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 02:38pm on September 26, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina accused neighbouring Myanmar of finding new excuses to delay the return of more than 700,000 Rohingya who were forced across the...

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