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    Two Bangladesh solar farms get $1 million UN grant

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 01:48pm on November 23, 2017

    Two Bangladeshi companies have got the $1 million 2017 UN energy grant from the United Nations in recognition of a novel project to spur...

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    Start Rohingya repatriation, PM urges Myanmar   

    United News of Bangladesh . Savar | Updated at 12:05am on November 24, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday renewed her call to Myanmar to immediately start the repatriation of their forcibly displaced Rohingya nationals from Bangladesh....

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    Bangladesh, Myanmar finally strike Rohingya repatriation ‘instrument’

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 10:19am on November 23, 2017

    Bangladesh and Myanmar finally signed a deal on Rohingya repatriation on Thursday with no ending deadline amid high hopes that the forcibly...

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    Pope to meet Rohingya refugees

    Reuters . Vatican City | Updated at 12:05am on November 23, 2017

    Pope Francis will meet the head of Myanmar’s army on a visit to the country and Rohingya refugees while he is in Bangladesh, both late...

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    Memo likely today

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:05am on November 23, 2017

    Bangladesh and Myanmar are likely to sign a memorandum of understanding today on the return of Rohingyas to Rakhine state in Myanmar from Bangladesh....

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    Chances look good, FM says on repatriation deal with Myanmar

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:56pm on November 21, 2017

    Foreign minister AH Mahmood Ali on Tuesday expressed optimism about striking a deal with Myanmar over Rohingya repatriation as Bangladesh and Myanmar begin bilateral talks...

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    Rohingya influx continues

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury with Mohammad Nurul Islam in Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 12:05am on November 20, 2017

    The international community on Sunday stressed the need for repatriation of ethnic minority Rohingyas to their home in Rakhine State of Myanmar from Bangladesh at...

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    US senators dub atrocities in Myanmar ‘war crime’

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 03:33pm on November 19, 2017

    Visiting US Senators on Sunday dubbed as ‘war crimes’ the atrocities inflicted on Rohingyas by Myanmar security forces as they called on...

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    Neighbours must have good ties, Myanmar to Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 12:24pm on November 19, 2017

    Myanmar union minister for information Pe Myint has said Myanmar is willing to cooperate with Bangladesh in all aspects and laid emphasis on...

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    Japanese foreign minister meets Mahmood Ali in city

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 10:52am on November 19, 2017

    Japanese foreign minister Taro Kono met his Bangladeshi counterpart AH Mahmood Ali at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Dhaka on Sunday morning...