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    Speaker urges UN chief to solve Rohingya crisis

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 03:28pm on October 18, 2017

    Jatiya Sangsad speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury urged United Nations and international community to take necessary measures to...

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    No relevance of Rohingya crisis for SAARC: FM

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on October 19, 2017

    The protracted Rohingya crisis with continuing exodus of forcibly displaced Myanmar citizens to Bangladesh have no relevance for the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation,...

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    Chinese-funded project cost escalates by Tk 712cr

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:38am on October 18, 2017

    The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council on Tuesday approved a Chinese funded project with an escalated cost of Tk 712.25 crore...

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    Dhaka clears ‘misconceptions’ of Moscow over Rohingya issue

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 04:51pm on October 17, 2017

    Bangladesh has briefed the Russian side about the Rohingya crisis and cleared misconceptions developed due to ‘false propaganda’ by...

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    Dhaka seeks effective int’l role over Rohingya issue 

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 04:16pm on October 17, 2017

    Some 582,000 Rohingya refugees have now fled Myanmar for Bangladesh since late August, the United Nations said Tuesday, warning that...

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    Five of a Bangladeshi family killed in Kuwait fire

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 11:54am on October 17, 2017

    Five members of a Bangladeshi family were killed in a fire erupted from explosion of a compressor of an air-conditioner at a residential building in...

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    IPU assembly includes Rohingya issue as ‘emergency item’

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 07:44pm on October 16, 2017

    The Inter-Parliamentary Union overnight included as the top ‘emergency item’ the Rohingya issue as proposed by Bangladesh while its 137th assembly is underway in Russia's...

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    Thousands of new Rohingya refugees flee violence, hunger in Myanmar to Bangladesh

    Reuters | Updated at 12:12pm on October 16, 2017

    Hungry, destitute and scared, thousands of new Rohingya refugees crossed the border into Bangladesh from Myanmar early on Monday, Reuters witnesses said, fleeing...

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    Back from S’pore, 2 ‘extremists’ arrested

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on October 16, 2017

    Rapid Action Battalion members on Sunday said they arrested two suspected members of banned extremist outfit Jammatul Mujahedeen Bangladesh at Purba Rajarbagh under Sabujbagh in...

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    5 bus workers chargesheeted

    Our Correspondent . Tangail | Updated at 12:05am on October 16, 2017

    The police submitted a charge sheet against five transport workers for the rape and murder of law student Rupa on a running bus in Tangail...