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    ICJ asks Myanmar to take necessary steps against Rakhine genocide

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague, Netherlands | Updated at 04:30pm on January 23, 2020

    The United Nation’s top court told Myanmar on Thursday to take urgent steps to prevent the alleged genocide of the Buddhist nation’s minority Rohingya Muslims...

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    UN rapporteur seeks int’l tribunal on Rohingya genocide

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 03:00pm on January 23, 2020

    United Nations special rapporteur Yanghee Lee on Thursday said that an international ad-hoc tribunal should be constituted for ensuring accountability of people found involved in...

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    Bangladesh says migrants dev partners, not slaves

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan from Quito, Ecuador | Updated at 01:19am on January 23, 2020

    Bangladesh government has called upon the global leaders to protect the rights of migrant workers at the host countries and also asked them consider migrants...

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    Brunei seeks Bangladesh support for agriculture expansion

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:36pm on January 22, 2020

    Brunei Darussalam has sought cooperation from Bangladesh in expanding its agricultural sector, especially hatchery. The newly-appointed high commissioner of Brunei Darussalam Haji Haris bin Othman...

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    Bangladesh earns reputation protecting Congo’s ‘battlefield’

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 03:24pm on January 21, 2020

    Torching of houses and killing of people in broad daylight are the everyday affairs there. Even 20 years into the launch of the UN Peacekeeping...

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    Migration summit begins at Quito today

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan from Quito, Ecuador | Updated at 01:19am on January 21, 2020

    The 12th summit of the Global Forum on Migration and Development begins in Quito, the capital city of Ecuador, today. The summit with the theme...

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    Gopalganj university teachers call 3-day work abstention

    BSMRSTU Correspondent . Gopalganj | Updated at 01:04am on January 21, 2020

    Teachers of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Science and Technology university in Gopalganj called a three-day work abstention from January 20 to January 22 protesting at...

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    US hopeful of credible Dhaka city elections

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:58am on January 21, 2020

    US ambassador to Bangladesh Earl Robert Miller on Monday expressed his hope that the elections to two cities of Dhaka would be ‘festive, free, credible...

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    UNICEF delegation calls on UGC chairman

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:44am on January 20, 2020

    A three-member delegation from UNICEF called on the University Grants Commission of Bangladesh chairman Kazi Shahidullah at the latter’s office in Dhaka on Sunday. UNICEF,...

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    Saudi Arabia deports another 224 Bangladeshi workers

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:40am on January 20, 2020

    Another 224 Bangladeshi workers were deported by Saudi Arabia on Saturday, although many of them claimed to have legal documents. A Saudi Airlines flight carrying...

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