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    Beijing has no ‘personal interest’ in Rohingya issue: Envoy

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 04:18pm on March 21, 2018

    China has claimed that they have no 'personal interest' in the Rohingya issue rather they are making genuine efforts to help Bangladesh and Myanmar to...

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    Tofail reaches Delhi to join WTO meeting

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . New Delhi | Updated at 12:57am on March 20, 2018

    Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed reached New Delhi on Monday to join an informal WTO ministerial meeting of World Trade Organization which will begin today...

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    In coffins they would return

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:10am on March 19, 2018

    Most of them were travelling to Nepal on March 12 for making holidays, celebrating anniversary or on honeymoon while only a few were on official...

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    Indo-Bangla meeting on river transit in April

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 04:09pm on March 18, 2018

    Bangladesh and India have agreed on the extension of Protocol on Inland Water Transit and Trade which was signed in 1972. The proposed high-level meeting...

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    Malaysia warns Rohingya crisis could pose security risk

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 12:19am on March 18, 2018

    Malaysia’s prime minister Saturday warned his Southeast Asian neighbours that the Rohingya refugee crisis in Myanmar could become a serious security threat for the region...

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    US persuades Bangladesh to engage in Indo-Pacific Strategy

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:15am on March 18, 2018

    The United States continues to persuade Bangladesh authorities to engage in proposed Indo-Pacific Strategy, in which India is a major partner, as a part of...

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    Bangladesh has attained criteria of developing nation, says UN

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:07am on March 18, 2018

    The United Nations has announced that Bangladesh has attained the graduation criteria to be a developing nation from a least developed one where the country...

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    Mass arrests in Maldives as activists defy emergency

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:05am on March 18, 2018

    Maldivian authorities arrested more than 140 activists who defied a ban on rallies and demonstrated against a state of emergency imposed by president Abdulla Yameen,...

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    Rohingya returnees won’t be kept in camps forever: Myanmar

    Agence France-Presse . Maungdaw | Updated at 12:05am on March 18, 2018

    A Myanmar official in Rakhine state said Saturday that Rohingya refugees who return will not be held in newly-built camps ‘forever,’ as concerns mount over...

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    Bangladesh mission in Delhi celebrates Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birthday

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . New Delhi | Updated at 12:05am on March 18, 2018

    The 98th birth anniversary of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the National Children Day was celebrated today at Bangladesh high commission in New Delhi...