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    PM leaves Dhaka for Vienna today

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:25am on May 29, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled for this morning to leave Dhaka for Vienna on a bilateral tour as well as to attend a conference...

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    Bangladesh takes pragmatic approach to POC mandate: Momen

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 09:20am on May 27, 2017

    Ambassador and permanent representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations Masud Bin Momen has said Bangladesh, as one of the leading troop contributing countries, takes...

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    Ex-parte hearing against Yunus, Ashraf ordered

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:48am on May 26, 2017

    The Third Labour Court in Dhaka on Thursday ordered an ex parte hearing on August 5 in a case filed against Grameen Telecom chairman Muhammad...

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    PM flies to Austria Monday

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:47am on May 26, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina leaves here for Vienna on Monday to attend a conference of International Atomic Energy Agency and hold a bilateral meeting with...

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    Tokyo still concerned about security

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:44am on May 25, 2017

    Tokyo is still concerned about extremism although it praised steps taken by Dhaka to ensure security for Japanese in Bangladesh. Visiting Japan International Cooperation Agency...

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    Delhi wants Dhaka to tap sea resources together: Shringla

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 04:35pm on May 24, 2017

    Indian wants to work very closely with Bangladesh to exploit sea resources in the best possible way for enormous economic benefits of the...

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    India to be party to resolving Rohingya crisis: Shringla

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:52am on May 24, 2017

    India would be a party to solution of Rohingya crisis in Rakhine State of Myanmar, Indian high commissioner Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Monday said in...

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    PM performs umrah

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 09:25am on May 23, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina, now on a four-day official visit to Saudi Arabia at the invitation of Saudi king Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, performed...

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    PM leaves Riyadh for Madinah

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 02:33pm on May 22, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina left Riyadh on Monday morning for two holy cities — Makkah and Madinah — for offering ziyarat at the...

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    Saudi alliance to keep 34,000 troops as reserve force

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on May 23, 2017

    Several Islamic countries on Sunday expressed their readiness to provide a reserve force of 34,000 troops for the Islamic Military Coalition led by Saudi Arabia...