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    EU envoy pays farewell call on president

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:55am on August 23, 2017

    President Abdul Hamid on Tuesday sought Bangladesh’s expanded trade and investment ties with European Union as its outgoing ambassador and head of delegation Pierre Mayaudon...

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    Bangladeshi killed in Malaysia

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:59am on August 21, 2017

    A Bangladeshi man was killed in a clash at Jalan Imbi area in Malaysia on Sunday. The detailed identity of the deceased Bangladeshi national could...

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    Coast Guard send back 31 Rohingas

    Our Correspondent | Updated at 06:02pm on August 19, 2017

      More than 100 Rohingyas entered Bangladesh and taken shelter at makeshift camps at Kutupalong and Balukahli in Ukhiya and Ledha in Teknaf upazila of...

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    Dhaka condemns Barcelona van attack

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 03:08pm on August 18, 2017

    Bangladesh has condemned the attack in Spain where a van rammed into a crowd in Barcelona, killing at least 13 people...

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    ‘Govt discriminates against religious minorities in Bangladesh’

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 05:52pm on August 16, 2017

    The government ‘continued to discriminate’ against religious minority groups in property disputes and ‘did not adequately protect’ them...

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    Mujib’s achievements, role recalled in New Delhi

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:10am on August 16, 2017

    The assassination of Bangabandhu on the dark night of August 15 in 1975 had left a void of strong and visionary leadership not only in...

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    Five robbers held with firearms

    Our Correspondent | Updated at 04:38pm on August 13, 2017

    Police arrested five suspected robbers along with firearms from Shahartali area in Kushtia on Saturday night. The arrested were identified as...

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    PM seeks Noor’s extradition from Canada

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on August 14, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday asked the Canadian government to extradite Noor Chowdhury, one of the self-proclaimed killers of the country’s founding president Sheikh...

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    Shringla hands over Modi’s letter to Hasina

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 05:51pm on August 10, 2017

    Indian high commissioner to Dhaka Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Thursday handed over a letter of Indian prime minister Narendra Modi to...

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    Four mission chiefs likely to be changed

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:09am on August 10, 2017

    The government is set to bring changes at the level of Bangladesh mission chiefs in countries including Australia, Myanmar and France. The government has already...