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    PM’s Sweden tour to expand ties, boost image: FM

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 01:17pm on June 11, 2017

    Foreign minister AH Mahmood Ali on Sunday said the prime minister’s upcoming Sweden visit will help expand cooperation between the two countries...

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    Rushanara, Tulip, Rupa shine again

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 12:05am on June 10, 2017

    Three Bangladeshi-origin female politicians dubbed as ‘tin kanya’ or ‘three daughters’ have shined again the UK general elections with their re-election in Thursday’s polls...

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    Japanese man hands back stuffed tiger head to Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 04:51pm on June 08, 2017

    The stuffed tiger head, gifted by country’s founding president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to Takashi Hayakawa back in 1973, has been handed over to...

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    US pull-out disappoints Bangladesh

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on June 07, 2017

    Bangladesh on Tuesday expressed its disappointment at the United States’ decision of withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement. ‘It would be unfortunate to lose a...

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    Lankan president due in July

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:52am on June 06, 2017

    Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena is scheduled for a four-day bilateral visit to Dhaka from July 13 to 16 at the invitation of prime minister...

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    Bangladesh conducts study on 50 new labour markets

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 01:16pm on June 05, 2017

    Bangladesh has conducted a study on 50 new labour markets, including the ones in 20 new countries, aiming to boost the manpower export...

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    Dhaka keeps eye on Qatar diplomatic row

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on June 06, 2017

    The government is closely watching the developments on the cutting of diplomatic relations with Qatar by several countries including Saudi Arabia...

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    WB grants $100 million to help create 90,000 jobs

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 01:05pm on June 04, 2017

    The World Bank approved $100 million financing to help Bangladesh diversify exports in labour and skill intensive industries and create more...

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    UNHCR calls for urgent shelter for cyclone victims

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:47am on June 04, 2017

    United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has said urgent shelter is needed for those affected in Bangladesh and Myanmar by the cyclone Mora that swept...

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    PM seeks support from friendly countries for Rohiynga repatriation

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 12:27pm on May 31, 2017

    Irked by the very slow pace of repatriation of Myanmar nationals Rohiynga from Bangladesh, prime minister Sheikh Hasina has sought help...