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    PM joins Munich security conference

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Munich | Updated at 12:05am on February 18, 2017

    Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday joined the three-day Munich Security Conference, world’s most important independent forum for exchanging views by international security and...

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    Bangladeshi technician jailed, banned from driving in Singapore

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:10pm on February 16, 2017

    A court in Singapore on Thursday jailed a Bangladeshi installation technician for four weeks and banned him from driving for five years for...

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    PM leaves for Munich tonight

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 12:50pm on February 16, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina leaves Dhaka Thursday night on a three-day official visit to Germany to attend the 53rd Munich Security Conference begins...

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    HRW urges Bangladesh to stop persecuting garment workers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00pm on February 16, 2017

    New York-based rights organisation Human Rights Watch has said dozens of garment workers and labour leaders are facing unfair or apparently fabricated criminal cases in...

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    Dhaka asks Yangon to desist from aggression

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:21am on February 09, 2017

    The government on Wednesday protested at the incident of firing by Myanmar border police on unarmed Bangladeshi fishermen in the Naf River and asked Myanmar...

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    Muhith expects 800m loan from ADB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:28pm on February 08, 2017

    Finance minister AMA Muhith on Wednesday said that he would receive a loan worth more than 800 million US dollar from the Asian Development Bank...

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    Govt seeks int’l support for verification of Rohingyas, relocation to island-camps

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:15pm on February 05, 2017

    The government on Sunday requested the international community to take measures, including verification of nationality of Myanmar nationals, for their quick repatriation to their home...

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    Palestinian president leaves Dhaka

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 04:02pm on February 03, 2017

    Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas left Dhaka for home on Friday afternoon wrapping up his three-day official visit to Bangladesh...

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    Arrangement to shift Rohingyas to Hatiya temporary: Shahriar

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 05:42pm on February 01, 2017

    Bangladesh's decision to gradually relocate the documented and undocumented Rohingyas to Noakhali's Hatiya Island will be a 'temporary arrangement...

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    Palestinian president Abbas in city

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 05:26pm on February 01, 2017

    A red carpet was rolled out as Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas arrived here on Wednesday on a three-day official visit at the invitation of his...