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    US official in city to discuss cooperation

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 10:40am on August 29, 2017

    Acting assistant secretary of US Department of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells arrived here on a two-day visit early Tuesday. Alice...

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    Pope due in Myanmar, Bangladesh in November

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:23am on August 29, 2017

    Pope Francis would arrive in Bangladesh on November 30 on a three-day state visit at joint invitations from president Abdul Hamid and Catholic Bishops Conference...

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    Dhaka for joint anti-militant operations along Myanmar border

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 29, 2017

    Bangladesh on Monday formally proposed Myanmar for conducting joint operations by security forces along borders of the two countries for containing alleged militant activities in...

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    Pope Francis arrives in Dhaka on Nov 30

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:10pm on August 28, 2017

    Pope Francis will arrive in Dhaka on November 30 on a three-day state visit. Archbishop House in Dhaka announced the schedule at...

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    Qatar road accident leaves two Bangladeshis dead

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 12:17pm on August 28, 2017

    Two Bangladeshi expatriates were killed in a road accident at Umm Salal Ali town in Qatar on Saturday midnight (Qatar local time)...

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    Bangladeshi workers’ job scope shrinks in S Korea

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:05am on August 28, 2017

    Job opportunities for Bangladeshi workers began to shrink in South Korea, Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment Ministry officials told New Age....

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    71 Rohingyas sent back

    Our Correspondent | Updated at 02:00pm on August 27, 2017

    Border Guard Bangladesh said on Sunday they foiled attempts of trespass on the country being tried by ethnic minority Rohingyas through...

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    Minister flies to Makkah leaving pilgrims in uncertainty

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 01:36am on August 27, 2017

    The religious affairs minister, Motiur Rahman, his wife and entourage left Dhaka for Saudi Arabian city Jeddah on Saturday evening to perform hajj this year,...

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    Myanmar envoy summoned to foreign office, Dhaka protests fresh entry of Rohingyas

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 06:55pm on August 26, 2017

      The foreign ministry on Saturday summoned Myanmar envoy in Dhaka and lodged a strong protest over the recent happenings, including the fresh entry of...

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    Myanmar envoy summoned

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 27, 2017

    The government on Saturday summoned Myanmar chargé d’affaires to the foreign ministry and expressed ‘serious concern’ about the possibility of influx of Myanmar nationals, comprising...