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    Illegal B’deshis nabbed in continuing crackdown

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 01:40am on September 26, 2017

    The Malaysian immigration authorities in continuing crackdown against undocumented foreigners mainly detained an unspecified number of Bangladeshis, Indonesians, Nepalese and citizens of Myanmar in recent...

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    UN agencies declare Rohingya crisis highest-level humanitarian emergency

    Mohiuddin Alamgir | Updated at 01:08am on September 26, 2017

    At least three UN agencies have declared Rohingya crisis as a highest-level humanitarian emergency for them as about half a million ethnic minority people who...

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    Erdogan accuses Myanmar of ‘Buddhist terror’ against Rohingya

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 12:39am on September 26, 2017

    Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday accused the security forces in Myanmar of waging a ‘Buddhist terror’ against the Rohingya Muslim minority in the...

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    Bangladesh showed restraint to Myanmar’s instigation: BGB DG

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:11pm on September 25, 2017

      The Border Guard Bangladesh director general Major General Abul Hossain on Monday said Bangladesh showed restraint against instigation of Myanmar security forces so that...

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    Rohingyas ‘intruders’, still awaiting refugee status: Maya

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 06:47pm on September 25, 2017

    The minister for disaster management and relief, Mofazzel Hossain Chowdhury Maya, on Monday said the Rohingyas who have fled to Bangladesh amid persecution in Myanmar...

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    UNHCR for immediate end to violence

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on September 26, 2017

    UN Refugee Agency chief Filippo Grandi on Monday said Rohingya situation demanded an immediate end to violence in Rakhine, fulfilment of urgent humanitarian supports on...

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    Experts suggest multipronged approach to resolve Rohingya crisis

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:05am on September 25, 2017

    Security and foreign affairs experts on Sunday stressed the need for multidimensional approach, including taking steps for deployment of UN peacekeeping mission in Rakhine and...

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    3 Bangladeshi UN peacekeepers killed in Mali

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on September 25, 2017

    Three United Nations peacekeepers from Bangladesh were killed and four others were injured on Sunday in explosion of a powerful improvised explosive device planted in...

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    Bangladesh won’t respond to Myanmar’s provocation: Quader

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 05:14pm on September 23, 2017

    Road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader has said Bangladesh will not respond to any provocation of Myanmar despite repeated violation of its airspace by...

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    PM seeks urgent steps to end Rohingya crisis

    United News of Bangladesh . New York | Updated at 01:35am on September 23, 2017

    Calling upon the United Nations and the international community to take immediate and effective measures for a permanent solution to the protracted Rohingya crisis, prime...