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    Memo likely today

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:05am on November 23, 2017

    Bangladesh and Myanmar are likely to sign a memorandum of understanding today on the return of Rohingyas to Rakhine state in Myanmar from Bangladesh....

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    Chances look good, FM says on repatriation deal with Myanmar

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:56pm on November 21, 2017

    Foreign minister AH Mahmood Ali on Tuesday expressed optimism about striking a deal with Myanmar over Rohingya repatriation as Bangladesh and Myanmar begin bilateral talks...

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    Rohingya influx continues

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury with Mohammad Nurul Islam in Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 12:05am on November 20, 2017

    The international community on Sunday stressed the need for repatriation of ethnic minority Rohingyas to their home in Rakhine State of Myanmar from Bangladesh at...

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    US senators dub atrocities in Myanmar ‘war crime’

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 03:33pm on November 19, 2017

    Visiting US Senators on Sunday dubbed as ‘war crimes’ the atrocities inflicted on Rohingyas by Myanmar security forces as they called on...

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    Neighbours must have good ties, Myanmar to Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 12:24pm on November 19, 2017

    Myanmar union minister for information Pe Myint has said Myanmar is willing to cooperate with Bangladesh in all aspects and laid emphasis on...

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    Japanese foreign minister meets Mahmood Ali in city

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 10:52am on November 19, 2017

    Japanese foreign minister Taro Kono met his Bangladeshi counterpart AH Mahmood Ali at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Dhaka on Sunday morning...

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    Mintoo’s offshore co in spotlight

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:39am on November 19, 2017

    International Consortium of Investigative Journalists has revealed the presence of NFM Energy Limited, owned by businessman-turned-politician Abdul Awal Mintoo and his spouse and three sons,...

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    China wants bilateral talks

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

    Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi on Saturday said his country might facilitate bilateral talks between Bangladesh and Myanmar if the two countries engaged for sustainable...

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    Asia, Europe FMs to see Rohingya plight

    Agence France-Presse . Dhaka | Updated at 01:48am on November 18, 2017

    A host of foreign ministers from Asia and Europe descend on Bangladesh Saturday for talks on the Rohingya refugee crisis that has left the impoverished...

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    KSA recruited B’desh’s over 67pc female migrant workers in 2017

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:23am on November 18, 2017

    The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia recruited over 67 per cent of the migrant workers from Bangladesh during the first 10 months of the current year....