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    Five of a Bangladeshi family killed in Kuwait fire

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 11:54am on October 17, 2017

    Five members of a Bangladeshi family were killed in a fire erupted from explosion of a compressor of an air-conditioner at a residential building in...

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    IPU assembly includes Rohingya issue as ‘emergency item’

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 07:44pm on October 16, 2017

    The Inter-Parliamentary Union overnight included as the top ‘emergency item’ the Rohingya issue as proposed by Bangladesh while its 137th assembly is underway in Russia's...

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    Thousands of new Rohingya refugees flee violence, hunger in Myanmar to Bangladesh

    Reuters | Updated at 12:12pm on October 16, 2017

    Hungry, destitute and scared, thousands of new Rohingya refugees crossed the border into Bangladesh from Myanmar early on Monday, Reuters witnesses said, fleeing...

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    Back from S’pore, 2 ‘extremists’ arrested

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on October 16, 2017

    Rapid Action Battalion members on Sunday said they arrested two suspected members of banned extremist outfit Jammatul Mujahedeen Bangladesh at Purba Rajarbagh under Sabujbagh in...

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    5 bus workers chargesheeted

    Our Correspondent . Tangail | Updated at 12:05am on October 16, 2017

    The police submitted a charge sheet against five transport workers for the rape and murder of law student Rupa on a running bus in Tangail...

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    Dhaka-Beijing to cement ties: envoy

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on October 16, 2017

    Chinese ambassador in Dhaka Ma Mingqiang said the relations between Bangladesh and China reached such a height which will help expedite development efforts benefiting people...

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    Myanmar to be urged repeatedly to take back Rohingyas: Home Minister

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 04:53pm on October 15, 2017

    Home minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Sunday said during his ensuing visit to Myanmar he will repeatedly urge the authorities there to take...

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    IOM DG Swing in city

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 02:42pm on October 15, 2017

    Director general of International Organisation for Migration William Lacy Swing arrives in Dhaka on Sunday afternoon to see Rohingya situations...

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    KL supports Dhaka’s proposal to involve UN

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on October 16, 2017

    Malaysia on Sunday expressed intent for engaging with Bangladesh in resolving the current crisis involving forcibly displaced Myanmar nationals as influx from Rakhine state continued...

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    Malaysian deputy PM due today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:45am on October 15, 2017

    Malaysian deputy prime minister Ahmad Zahid Hamid, who is also the home minister of the country, is scheduled to reach Bangladesh today, said officials in...