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    3 Rohingya families rescued from slavery in India

    Reuters . Mumbai | Updated at 01:18am on December 19, 2017

    Three Rohingya families from Myanmar comprising 13 people were rescued in the northern Indian city of Agra at the weekend after being enslaved for a...

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    UN toughens warning of ‘genocide’ in Myanmar

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:44am on December 19, 2017

    The top UN human rights official has said he would not be surprised if a court one day ruled that acts of genocide had been...

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    Bangladesh-Myanmar talks today

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

    Myanmar foreign ministry’s permanent secretary Myint Thu reached Dhaka on Monday to join a foreign secretary-level meeting this morning for establishing a joint working group...

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    Turkish PM in city

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 12:05am on December 19, 2017

    Turkish prime minister Binali Yildirim arrived in Dhaka on Monday night on a two-day official visit at the invitation of his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina to...

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    33,000 migrant workers died in 13 years: report

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:31am on December 18, 2017

    At least 33,112 Bangladeshi migrant workers died abroad for different reasons over past 13 years, said Bangladesh Occupational Safety, Health and Environment Foundation...

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    Akayed was unwilling to return to US: investigators

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:05am on December 18, 2017

    Investigators said on Sunday that Bangladeshi-origin Akayed Ullah, charged with setting off a pipe bomb in Manhattan commuter hub in New York recently, was unwilling...

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    20 hurt as AL, BNP clash in districts on Victory Day

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:25pm on December 16, 2017

    At least 20 people, including cops and journalists, were injured as local leaders and activists of the ruling Awami League and opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party...

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    Dhaka fears ‘grave’ consequences

    United News of Bangladesh . New York | Updated at 12:54am on December 16, 2017

    Bangladesh has said the United States recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and transfer of US embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv may...

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    US announcement on Jerusalem a threat to int’l peace: BD

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 02:08pm on December 15, 2017

    Bangladesh has said the United States’ recent announcement to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to transfer of US Embassy to...

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    114 bodies, 32 individuals for protecting civilians in Rakhine

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:52am on December 15, 2017

    Some 114 renowned global organisations and 32 individuals on Thursday underscored the need for prioritising protection of the civilians in Rakhine and moving towards a...