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    Queen Rania to visit Rohingya camps Monday

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 06:26pm on October 21, 2017

    Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan will visit Rohingya camps in Cox's Bazar on Monday to underscore the urgent need for a dramatic increase in...

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    Sushma, Jaishankar due today

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on October 22, 2017

    Indian external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj would arrive here this morning to co-chair a meeting of foreign minister-level India-Bangladesh Joint Consultative Commission in the afternoon...

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    President off to London for medical checkup

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 11:50am on October 21, 2017

    President Abdul Hamid left Dhaka for London on Saturday for health checkup and treatment of eyes...

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    Birth of Bangladesh most significant event of public life, says Pranab

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 05:25pm on October 19, 2017

    Former Indian president Pranab Mukherjee has said the birth of an independent Bangladesh remains the ‘most significant’ event in his...

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    Momen urges UNSC to solve Rohingya crises

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 11:32am on October 19, 2017

    Ambassador and permanent representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations, Masud Bin Momen urged the United Nations Security Council to take combined and firm steps...

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    Speaker urges UN chief to solve Rohingya crisis

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 03:28pm on October 18, 2017

    Jatiya Sangsad speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury urged United Nations and international community to take necessary measures to...

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    No relevance of Rohingya crisis for SAARC: FM

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on October 19, 2017

    The protracted Rohingya crisis with continuing exodus of forcibly displaced Myanmar citizens to Bangladesh have no relevance for the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation,...

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    Chinese-funded project cost escalates by Tk 712cr

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:38am on October 18, 2017

    The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council on Tuesday approved a Chinese funded project with an escalated cost of Tk 712.25 crore...

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    Dhaka clears ‘misconceptions’ of Moscow over Rohingya issue

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 04:51pm on October 17, 2017

    Bangladesh has briefed the Russian side about the Rohingya crisis and cleared misconceptions developed due to ‘false propaganda’ by...

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    Dhaka seeks effective int’l role over Rohingya issue 

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 04:16pm on October 17, 2017

    Some 582,000 Rohingya refugees have now fled Myanmar for Bangladesh since late August, the United Nations said Tuesday, warning that...