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    US embassy to remain closed on Nov 11

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:51am on November 09, 2018

    The American embassy, including the consular section and the American Centre with the Archer K Blood American Centre Library and the Education USA Student Advising...

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    Eight envoys present their credentials to president

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:07am on November 08, 2018

    Ambassadors of six countries and high commissioners of two countries to Bangladesh separately presented their respective credentials to president M Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban in...

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    Border firing to disturb Rohingya return

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 08, 2018

    The government on Wednesday said recent border firing at Bangladesh territory by the Border Guard Police of Myanmar was a provocation that bears the elements...

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    Too soon to send Rohingyas back to Myanmar: UN rights envoy

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 11:30am on November 07, 2018

    The United Nations' human rights investigator on Myanmar urged Bangladesh on Tuesday to drop plans to start repatriating hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees to...

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    Dhaka to seek China support

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:21am on November 07, 2018

    The government would seek effective Chinese support in a series of bilateral talks in Beijing tomorrow for sending back forcibly displaced Myanmar nationals to their...

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    Working to ensure better life for people, PM tells EU team

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:35am on November 06, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said the aim of her government was to ensure a peaceful situation in the country where they could live...

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    Bangladeshis migrate to 165 countries for jobs

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 11:51pm on November 05, 2018

    Though Bangladeshi workers migrate to 165 countries for jobs, Bangladesh signed bilateral agreements with only two countries, MOU with 11 and MOC with one. Absence...

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    Long, arduous road ahead, says Singapore FM

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on November 06, 2018

    Singaporean foreign minister Vivian Balakrishnan said though Bangladesh and Myanmar were having detailed discussions on the commencement of repatriation, the road ahead was long and...

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    London court finds BNP leader guilty of vandalising Bangladesh mission

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 02:48am on November 05, 2018

    A London court convicted the United Kingdom unit president of the Swecchasebok Dal for vandalising the Bangladesh high commission office, the founder president’s portrait and...

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    Kuwait issues orders to nab 2,900 expatriates for visa forgery

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 02:40am on November 05, 2018

    The Kuwaiti interior ministry has issued orders to arrest about 2,900 expatriates who were abandoned by three fictitious companies after bringing them to work on...