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    Dhaka, Colombo to weigh possibility of signing several deals

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:51am on July 03, 2017

    Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are likely to discuss the possibility signing a number of agreements and memorandums of understanding when foreign secretaries of the two...

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    Japan considers detaining some asylum seekers

    Reuters . Tokyo | Updated at 01:05am on July 02, 2017

    Japan is considering detaining some asylum seekers once their visas expire in an attempt to curb what it calls an abuse of its refugee system,...

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    Malaysia starts eviction drive against illegal foreign workers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:36am on July 01, 2017

    Illegal foreign workers, including those from Bangladesh, are in grave threat of being arrested and charged in Malaysia as the country’s immigration police are set...

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    Sheikh Hasina featured among world leaders in US book

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 11:13am on June 30, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has been featured distinctively in a book unveiled in the USA on Tuesday as one of the 18 current women national...

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    Three Eid holidaymakers found dead, three still missing

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:00am on June 30, 2017

    Three people were found dead and three others remained missing on Thursday after they had gone to swim during Eid holidays at the river Padma,...

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    Sushma Swaraj likely to visit Dhaka in Sept

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:58am on June 30, 2017

    Indian external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj is likely to visit Dhaka in the first half of September to co-chair India-Bangladesh Joint Consultative Commission (JCC) meeting...

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    Myanmar security adviser due in Dhaka

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:51am on June 29, 2017

    Myanmar is set to dispatch its national security advisor to Dhaka next week when the two sides are expected to exchange views on thorny issues...

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    Dhaka condemns attempt of terrorist attack in Makkah

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:40am on June 25, 2017

    Bangladesh has condemned the terrorist plot by suicide bombers at the vicinity of the Grand Mosque in Makkah...

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    '3 Bangladeshi extremists traced in Philippines'

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:29am on June 25, 2017

    Three among 89 foreign extremists, fighting in the Philippines, were identified as Bangladeshis, Philippines-based news portal Philstar.com reported on Saturday...

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    Bangladeshi UN official released on bail

    Reuters | Updated at 12:10am on June 22, 2017

    US prosecutors have accused a United Nations employee in New York of committing visa fraud by bringing into the country a domestic worker from Bangladesh...

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