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    Suu Kyi stripped of AI's highest honour

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:57am on November 13, 2018

    The Amnesty International in an open letter to the Myanmar state counsellor, Aung San Suu Kyi, stated on Monday that they would publicly announce the...

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    Govt to send first batch Thursday

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 13, 2018

    Bangladesh authorities have expedited preparations for sending the first batch of the forcibly displaced Myanmar nationals on November 15 as the country on Monday conveyed...

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    Rohingya repatriation should be voluntary, dignified: US

    United News of Bangladesh . Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 01:42am on November 12, 2018

    United States deputy assistant secretary for the bureau of population, refugees and migration in Africa and Asia Richard Albright on Sunday said the repatriation of...

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    DB identifies suspects, none arrested

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:31am on November 12, 2018

    The Detective Branch of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police has identified suspects in the attack on immediate past US ambassador Marcia Bernicat at Mohammadpur in Dhaka...

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    Beijing enquires about Dhaka’s position on US-led IPS

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:24am on November 12, 2018

    China’s enquiry about Bangladesh’s position on Indo-Pacific Strategy proposed mainly by the United States, in which India is also a major partner, prompts Bangladesh to...

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    12 trafficking victims return home from Iran

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:17am on November 12, 2018

    At least 12 Bangladeshi young people, who were trafficked and stranded in Iran, returned home on Sunday, said officials in Dhaka....

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    New US ambassador Miller due Nov 18

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:16am on November 11, 2018

    Newly appointed United States ambassador to Bangladesh Earl R Miller is scheduled to arrive in Dhaka on November 18 to begin his Bangladesh assignment, said...

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    Myanmar denies border shooting as Rohingya repatriation date nears

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:11am on November 11, 2018

    Myanmar on Saturday denied allegations of a cross-border shooting that raised tensions with Bangladesh ahead of a scheduled start date for the repatriation of Rohingya...

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    Speaker Shirin Sharmin calls on British PM Theresa May

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:09am on November 11, 2018

    Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury met British prime minister Theresa May at the latter’s office at 10 Downing Street in London during her visit to the...

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    US embassy to remain closed Nov 11

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:59am on November 10, 2018

    The American embassy, including its consular section and the American centre with the Archer K Blood American centre library, will remain closed on Sunday in...