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    US ambassador visits northern districts

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:49am on June 27, 2019

    US ambassador to Bangladesh Earl R Miller visited Bogura, Rangpur, Lalmonirhat, and Dinajpur on June 23-25 promoting cultural understanding and economic ties between the United...

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    Foreign ministry hands over 7 Rohingyas to police

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:52am on June 27, 2019

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday handed over seven Rohingya people of Myanmar, including five minor children, of a family to the police in...

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    ICC forms pre-trial chamber

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:38pm on June 26, 2019

    The International Criminal Court has constituted a pre-trial chamber demonstrating further progress over ongoing process to look into the atrocities committed against Rohingyas in Rakhine...

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    Myanmar never kept words over drug smuggling: home minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:17am on June 26, 2019

    Home minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Tuesday again blamed Myanmar authorities for their poor initiative against smuggling of Yaba pills from their country into Bangladesh and...

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    President seeks Thailand, Brunei’s support for Rohingya repatriation

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:18am on June 26, 2019

    President Abdul Hamid on Tuesday sought a significant role from Thailand and Brunei Darusalam in repatriating Rohingyas from Bangladesh peacefully. The president sought their role...

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    B’desh denounces Houthi attack on Saudi airport

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:15am on June 26, 2019

    Bangladesh has strongly condemned the attack on Abha International Airport of the Saudi Arabia by Houthis, leaving one dead and injuring several others. ‘We’re concerned...

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    Convince Myanmar to take Rohingyas back: PM to China

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:10am on June 26, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday urged China to persuade Myanmar so that they take back their over one million Rohingya nationals from Bangladesh. The...

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    Yunus addresses Mexican development conference

    Staff Correpondent | Updated at 08:32pm on June 25, 2019

    Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus addressed a national conference in Mexico City recently at the invitation of the Mexican president to share his experience in poverty...

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    UN expert fears for civilians after internet shutdown in Myanmar

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:12am on June 25, 2019

    The Myanmar government’s shutdown of mobile data networks in nine townships could have serious implications for human rights and humanitarian monitoring in the conflict areas...

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    FM blames UNSC for not making strong move

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:03am on June 25, 2019

    Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen on Monday blamed lack of consensus among the permanent members of the United Nation Security Council for not making any...