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    Bangladesh calls on int’l community to put pressure on Myanmar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:28pm on November 24, 2016

    The minister for foreign affairs, AH Mahmood Ali, on Thursday said Bangladesh has urged the international community to put pressure on Myanmar government to stop...

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    Rohingya influx: Myanmar envoy summoned

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 04:00pm on November 23, 2016

    The Bangladesh government on Wednesday summoned Myanmar ambassador Myo Myint Than and conveyed deep concern at the continued deteriorating situation in the Rakhine state that...

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    BGB, BGP sector commander meeting begins at Cox’s Bazar

    Our Correspondent | Updated at 11:42am on November 23, 2016

    A meeting of sector commander level started on Wednesday morning between Border Guards Bangladesh and Border Guard Police of...

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    ADB approves $167m loan for gas infrastructure

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:39am on November 21, 2016

    The Asian Development Bank has approved a $167 million loan to promote sustainable economic growth and reduce poverty in Bangladesh by improving production efficiency at...

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    None will be allowed to trespass into Bangladesh, says home minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:22pm on November 20, 2016

    The minister for home affairs, Asaduzzman Khan, on Sunday said Bangladesh would not allow anyone to trespass into its territory in wake of...

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    Libyan police arrests Bangladeshi over human trafficking

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 02:31pm on November 19, 2016

    Libyan police arrested a Bangladesh national on Thursday on charge of trafficking 37 Bangladeshis to that country...

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    25 Bangladeshis return from Afghanistan

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 06:02pm on November 17, 2016

    Twenty-five Bangladeshis who had got stranded at Herat province in Afghanistan after going there illegally, returned home on Thursday...

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    Fight climate change together

    United News of Bangladesh . Marrakech, Morocco | Updated at 11:03am on November 16, 2016

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has urged global leaders to fight together the perilous threats of climate change and share the burdens equally for fulfilling the...

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    High-level segments of COP22 begin in Marrakech

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:45pm on November 15, 2016

    The high-level segments of the Conference of the Parties began in Marrakech, Morocco on Tuesday, aiming to address the growing climate change impacts jeopardising the...

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    PM arrives in Morocco

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Marrakech | Updated at 12:25am on November 15, 2016

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina was given red carpet reception as she arrived here on Monday afternoon on a three-day official visit to Morocco to attend...