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    PM greets new British premier

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:17am on July 26, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday extended her heartiest congratulations to Boris Johnson on his assumption of office as the prime minister of the United...

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    Myanmar’s friends India, China, Japan should play role: Foreign minister

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:41am on July 26, 2019

    Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen on Thursday said the countries friendly to Myanmar should play their due roles for starting repatriation of Rohingya people in...

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    Beijing sees rapid progress in military cooperation

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:44pm on July 25, 2019

    Defence Attaché of China in Bangladesh Senior Colonel Liu Fangjian on Thursday highlighted the ‘steady and rapid progress’ in Bangladesh-China military cooperation in recent years....

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    30 Bangladeshis return from Indian jails

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 11:42pm on July 25, 2019

    Thirty Bangladeshis were returned through the Jakiganj border in Sylhet on Thursday after serving jail terms in India for different periods on charge of crossing...

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    China to help repatriate Rohingyas

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:30am on July 25, 2019

    China will extend all possible cooperation to Bangladesh for the safe and dignified repatriation of Rohingyas to their homeland in Myanmar, said its outgoing ambassador...

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    €1.5 m emergency aid for flood-hit people in Bangladesh, India

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 04:09pm on July 24, 2019

    The European Commission has mobilised a new humanitarian funding package worth €8.5 million to help the most affected communities in South and South East Asia...

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    WFP to provide aid to flood-hit people of Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 09:47am on July 24, 2019

    The World Food Programme is working with the government of Bangladesh to help more...

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    Miller explains US position on Preo Bala statement

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:17am on July 24, 2019

    The United States ambassador, Earl Miller, on Tuesday explained the position of the US government over the controversial statement of Preo Bala Biswas claiming that...

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    Myanmar not ready to take Rohingyas: UN envoy

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on July 24, 2019

    A top envoy of the United Nations on Myanmar on Tuesday said Myanmar was not ready for taking back Rohingya people of the country from...

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    Dhaka seeks NAM, ASEAN member states’ role

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:07am on July 23, 2019

    Permanent representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York ambassador Masud Bin Momen has urged the NAM member states including the ASEAN neighbours...