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    BSF picks up BD national from Thakurgaon border

    United News of Bangladesh . Thakurgaon | Updated at 12:17am on February 01, 2018

    The Security Force of India picked up a Bangladeshi national from Rotnai border area in Baliadangi upazila of Thakurgaon early Wednesday....

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    Swiss president due Sunday

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:15am on February 01, 2018

    Swiss president Alain Berset will be in Bangladesh on a four-day official visit starting from Sunday. He will hold bilateral talks with prime minister Sheikh...

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    Bangladesh requires balanced foreign relations: US

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:29am on January 31, 2018

    A visiting senior US diplomat on Tuesday said Bangladesh ‘needs’ to maintain a balanced foreign relations while dealing with other countries with same set of...

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    Create conditions in Rakhine for voluntary return of Rohingyas: US 

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 07:47pm on January 30, 2018

    The United States has said it will continue to call upon the Myanmar government to create right conditions in Rakhine so that Rohingyas can voluntarily...

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    Japan -Bangladesh ink deal on recruitment of technical interns to Japan

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:37pm on January 29, 2018

    Bangladesh and Japan on Monday signed a memorandum of cooperation on recruitment of technical interns by Japan from Bangladesh, according...

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    EC appoints lawyers to move against HC stays

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on January 29, 2018

    Election Commission on Sunday appointed two lawyers to appeal against the High Court orders staying Dhaka North City Corporation by-poll and elections to 36 wards...

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    Students go on strike today protesting at BCL attack

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on January 29, 2018

    Progressive Students’ Alliance and Students against Repression, a platform of Dhaka University students opposing repression, corruption and mismanagement, stage strike in the country’s educational institutions...

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    Defence forces remain out of law enforcing agency definition

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 12:05am on January 29, 2018

    Election Commission is going to finalise a draft amendment of Representation of the People Order bypassing the demand of most of the stakeholders for incorporating...

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    Indonesia to stay beside Rohingyas

    United News of Bangladesh . Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 12:05am on January 29, 2018

    Visiting Indonesian president Joko Widodo on Sunday said Bangladesh has set an example of humanity by sheltering over a million displaced people from Rakhine State...

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    Dhaka, Jakarta sign five instruments to boost bilateral cooperation

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 12:03pm on January 28, 2018

    Bangladesh and Indonesia on Sunday signed five instruments, including two memorandums of understanding, aiming to enhance bilateral relations, trade and investment, and boosting cooperation in...