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    Muhith expects WB to provide $500m more for Rohingyas

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on July 02, 2018

    Finance minister AMA Muhith on Sunday said that he expected the World Bank to run a development programme with aid of up to $500 million...

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    UK calls for more int’l support for Rohingyas in Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 11:45pm on July 01, 2018

    UK minister of state for Asia and the Pacific Mark Field and special envoy for gender equality Joanna Roper have called for greater humanitarian assistance...

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    It’s a global responsibility: UNSG

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 03:10am on July 02, 2018

    United Nations secretary general Antonio Guterres on Sunday said in Dhaka that the response to the crisis involving forcibly displaced Rohingya people from Myanmar was...

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    Thousands of street loiterers arrested in Philippines

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:05am on June 30, 2018

    Police have arrested more than 10,000 people for loitering in the streets in the last two weeks, after president Rodrigo Duterte issued a directive to...

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    No headway in Rohingya return

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 01:10am on June 30, 2018

    Formal and informal efforts involving sections of international community produced no breakthrough till Friday for the sustainable return of Rohingya people to their home in...

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    WB to provide $480mln aid to Rohingyas

    Reuters | Updated at 12:04pm on June 29, 2018

    The World Bank said on Thursday it would provide up to $480 million in grant-based support to Bangladesh to address the needs of Rohingya refugees...

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    British minister of state Mark Field in city

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 12:05am on June 30, 2018

    Minister of State for Asia and the Pacific at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Mark Field arrived in Dhaka on early Friday on a three-day...

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    UN chief's visit to highlight need of more global support for Rohingyas

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 10:20am on June 29, 2018

    UN secretary general Antonio Guterres arrives Dhaka on July 1 on a joint visit with World Bank Group president Jim Yong Kim to see Rohingya...

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    US stresses for resolving problems before nat’l polls

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:14pm on June 28, 2018

    The United States on Thursday stressed the need for resolving core problems to hold a credible and participatory national election by the end of the...

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    Ayman, Zaiba receive Queen’s Young Leaders Award

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 12:46pm on June 28, 2018

    Two Bangladeshis-- Ayman Sadiq and Zaiba Tahyya-were conferred with the prestigious ‘Queen’s Young Leaders Award’ at a special ceremony at...