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    UNHCR chief, 2 others due tomorrow

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:06am on April 23, 2019

    A team of three top United Nations officials would visit Bangladesh for three days from tomorrow [Wednesday] to beef up support for the humanitarian needs...

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    Bangladesh PM proposes new regional forum

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Bandar Seri Begwan, Brunei | Updated at 12:00am on April 23, 2019

    Bangladesh on Monday proposed formation of a regional economic forum involving five Organisation of Islamic Cooperation member states of South and Southeast Asian region...

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    PM leaves for Brunei

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 09:43am on April 21, 2019

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has left Dhaka for Brunei Darussalam on a three-day official visit at the invitation of the kingdom’s Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah....

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    Relation with India, China important for prosperous Bangladesh: Gowher

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:50am on April 21, 2019

    International affairs adviser to the prime minister Gowher Rizvi on Saturday said that Bangladesh’s relation with India and China was really important for making the...

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    US envoy visits Ctg to promote trade, investment

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:13am on April 20, 2019

    United States ambassador to Bangladesh Earl R Miller met Chittagong Port Authority chairman Zulfiqur Aziz and inspected the seaport facility through which over 90 per...

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    Experts call for emphasis on labour migration issues

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:58am on April 20, 2019

    In Brunei, a large number of workers from Bangladesh are facing problems including non-availability of their jobs after arrival with employment visas, according to Bangladesh...

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    FM acknowledges Ferdous in the wrong, but Indian reaction ‘too strong’

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:15am on April 19, 2019

    Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen has termed the participation of Bangladeshi actor Ferdous Ahmed as a ‘star campaigner’ for the Trinamool Congress in the Lok...

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    Dhaka ready to evacuate Bangladeshis from Tripoli

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:59am on April 18, 2019

    The government has started taking preparations to evacuate Bangladesh nationals from trouble-torn Libyan capital of Tripoli for their safety, according to top diplomats.Over 300 Bangladesh...

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    Bangladesh mourns damage of Notre-Dame Cathedral

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:18pm on April 17, 2019

    Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen expressed his heartfelt condolences over the massive damage caused to the Notre-Dame Cathedral from a devastating fire on April 15....

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    Govt, FAO to work together to develop fishermen’s life, fisheries sector

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:34am on April 17, 2019

    The government and UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) agreed on implementing two projects to help fishing communities adapt to climate change impacts and better...