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    BMET allows workers to go to crisis-ridden Somalia, Sudan

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:05am on January 21, 2018

    The Bureau of Manpower, Employment and Training has been giving clearance to the country’s workers to migrate to Somalia and the Sudan, though both the...

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    Indonesia, Bangladesh begin pre-trade talks

    New Age Desk | Updated at 01:13am on January 20, 2018

    Indonesia and Bangladesh have agreed to accelerate talks on the first round of the Indonesia-Bangladesh Preferential Trade Agreement in the first half of 2018, reports...

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    Dhaka wants peaceful solution to Rohingya crisis: PM

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 03:12pm on January 18, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said Bangladesh wants a peaceful solution to Rohingya crisis with its next door neighbour...

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    UN’s Lee arrives

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 02:20am on January 18, 2018

    United Nations special rapporteur on Myanmar Yanghee Lee arrived in Dhaka on Wednesday evening for visiting Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar as part of her...

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    Ensure peace, protect future generations: Pranab

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on January 16, 2018

    Former Indian president Pranab Mukherjee on Monday urged all writers, artists, poets, novelists and cultural activists to work for global peace and protect the future...

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    Two Bangladeshis dead as burning Iranian oil tanker sinks

    Reuters | Updated at 11:03am on January 15, 2018

    An Iranian oil tanker has sunk after burning for more than a week following a collision on January 6 in the East China Sea, Chinese...

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    Pranab Mukherjee in Dhaka

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 07:10pm on January 14, 2018

    Former president of India Pranab Mukherjee arrived Dhaka in the afternoon on a four-day private visit. Foreign minister AH Mahmood Ali received him at Hazrat...

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    Rohingya killed by compatriot at Ukhia camp

    Our Correspondent . Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 12:05am on January 14, 2018

    A Rohingya man was stabbed to death and his brother was injured in a knife attack by their compatriot at Kutupalang camp at Ukhia in...

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    50 Bangladeshis held in Malaysia

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 10:10pm on January 12, 2018

    The Immigration Department of Malaysia has busted another human smuggling syndicate, this time led by a Bangladesh national known as ‘Abang Bangla’, according to Malaysian...

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    US grand jury indicts Bangladeshi

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 01:12am on January 12, 2018

    The Bangladeshi man accused of attempting a suicide bombing in a busy New York City commuter hub in the name of Islamic State in December...