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    Jaitley, Swaraj due in Dhaka

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:54am on September 30, 2017

    Indian finance minister Arun Jaitley and external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj are scheduled to arrive in Dhaka on separate bilateral visits in October...

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    Politicians blame members’ business interest

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on September 30, 2017

    The United Nations Security Council failed to play its role to protect Rohingyas against persecution resolving the crisis as its members prioritised business interests over...

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    Thailand urged to help Rohingya

    Reuters . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 12:39am on September 29, 2017

    Thailand faced mounting calls on Thursday to stop pushing migrants back out to sea amid fears an exodus of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar could spark...

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    US initiates talks with Bangladesh, Myanmar: Bernicat

    United News of Bangladesh . Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 12:37am on September 29, 2017

    US ambassador in Dhaka Marcia Bernicat on Thursday said the US has initiated talks with Bangladesh and Myanmar for resolving the crisis over Rohingyas who...

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    Dhaka seeks concrete steps thru’ UN for sending back Rohingyas

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 03:58pm on September 27, 2017

    He said the countries which are not members of the UNSC can also give their speeches in the open debate of the UNSC on...

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    Bangladesh protests Myanmar for fisherman killing

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 03:37pm on September 27, 2017

    Bangladesh on Tuesday protested Myanmar against its attack on a fishing boat and killing of a fisherman near Teknaf in Cox's Bazar...

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    Japan assures of support on Rohingya issue

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 09:42am on September 27, 2017

    Japan on Wednesday assured Bangladesh of its support to address the issue of Rohingya. State minister for foreign affairs M Shahriar Alam made the...

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    PM greets Anglea Merkel

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on September 27, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina felicitated newly elected chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany Angela Merkel for leading the formation of the new government...

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    4,80,000 Rohingyas entered Bangladesh since Aug 25

    Reuters | Updated at 06:35pm on September 26, 2017

    The number of refugees arriving in Bangladesh from Myanmar since August 25 has risen to 480,000, international aid bodies said on Tuesday, adding that the...

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    Illegal B’deshis nabbed in continuing crackdown

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 01:40am on September 26, 2017

    The Malaysian immigration authorities in continuing crackdown against undocumented foreigners mainly detained an unspecified number of Bangladeshis, Indonesians, Nepalese and citizens of Myanmar in recent...