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    Dhaka condemns attempt of terrorist attack in Makkah

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:40am on June 25, 2017

    Bangladesh has condemned the terrorist plot by suicide bombers at the vicinity of the Grand Mosque in Makkah...

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    '3 Bangladeshi extremists traced in Philippines'

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:29am on June 25, 2017

    Three among 89 foreign extremists, fighting in the Philippines, were identified as Bangladeshis, Philippines-based news portal reported on Saturday...

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    Bangladeshi UN official released on bail

    Reuters | Updated at 12:10am on June 22, 2017

    US prosecutors have accused a United Nations employee in New York of committing visa fraud by bringing into the country a domestic worker from Bangladesh...

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    Many prefer jails due to torture, excessive work

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:39am on June 20, 2017

    In the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, many Bangladeshi housemaids run to police stations and prefer jails than employers’ homes where excessive work and torture exhaust...

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    PM returns home

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 11:40am on June 17, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina returned home on Saturday morning concluding her three-day bilateral visit to Sweden...

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    Japan mourns deaths from landslides

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:06am on June 17, 2017

    Japan has condoled the loss of lives and overall destruction triggered by the deadliest spate of landslides in living memory, and most certainly in independent...

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    ISIS chief recruiter In India named ‘Global Terrorist’

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:05am on June 17, 2017

    Mohammed Shafi Armar, the fugitive chief recruiter for the ISIS in the Indian subcontinent, has been named a ‘Specially Designated Global Terrorist’ by the US...

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    Putin shocked at loss of lives in BD landslides

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:16am on June 16, 2017

    Russian president Vladimir Putin has expressed deep shock over huge casualties and large-scale devastations caused by landslides in five southeastern hill districts of Bangladesh...

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    Dhaka, Stockholm agree for transition to a broader relation

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Stockholm | Updated at 12:05am on June 16, 2017

    Dhaka and Stockholm on Thursday agreed to work together for transition of the relation to a broader level in the areas of economic cooperation and...

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    Bangladesh diplomat released on bail in NY

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:49am on June 15, 2017

    Bangladesh diplomat deputy consul general in New York was released on bail on Tuesday, a day after he was indicted on charges of labour trafficking,...