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    Dhaka keeps eye on Qatar diplomatic row

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on June 06, 2017

    The government is closely watching the developments on the cutting of diplomatic relations with Qatar by several countries including Saudi Arabia...

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    WB grants $100 million to help create 90,000 jobs

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 01:05pm on June 04, 2017

    The World Bank approved $100 million financing to help Bangladesh diversify exports in labour and skill intensive industries and create more...

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    UNHCR calls for urgent shelter for cyclone victims

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:47am on June 04, 2017

    United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has said urgent shelter is needed for those affected in Bangladesh and Myanmar by the cyclone Mora that swept...

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    PM seeks support from friendly countries for Rohiynga repatriation

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 12:27pm on May 31, 2017

    Irked by the very slow pace of repatriation of Myanmar nationals Rohiynga from Bangladesh, prime minister Sheikh Hasina has sought help...

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    PM returns home from Austria

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:45am on May 31, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina returned home Wednesday morning after wrapping up her two-day official visit to Austria to attend a conference of the International Atomic...

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    BNP leader barred from flying abroad

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:42am on May 31, 2017

    Immigration police at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Tuesday barred Bangladesh Nationalist Party special secretary Asaduzzaman Ripon from flying for Belgium...

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    Surveillance equipment to be installed along border

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:53am on May 30, 2017

    Border Guard Bangladesh is going to fortify its border along Myanmar by setting up a separate regional headquarter at Ramu in Cox’s Bazar and installing...

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    Govt to construct buildings for 9 Bangladesh schools in KSA

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:52am on May 30, 2017

    The government has decided to shift nine Bangladesh schools in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from rented houses to their own accommodations in different cities....

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    PM accorded red carpet reception in Vienna

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Vienna | Updated at 12:05am on May 30, 2017

    A red carpet was rolled out as prime minister Sheikh Hasina arrived in Vienna Monday afternoon on a two-day official visit to attend a conference...

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    2 US men stabbed to death trying to stop anti-Muslim rant

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:51am on May 29, 2017

    A man fatally stabbed two passengers aboard a Portland, Oregon, commuter train after they tried to stop him from harassing two young women who appeared...