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    Bangladesh hands over 91 detained fishermen to Myanmar

    Staff correspondent | Updated at 01:44pm on December 06, 2016

    The Bangladesh government handed over ninety one fishermen captured in Bangladesh territorial water in December 2015 as friendly gesture...

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    Rohingya child’s image resembling Aylan’s body goes viral

    Staff correspondent | Updated at 12:39pm on December 06, 2016

    A haunting picture of a dead Rohingya child from Myanmar gone viral on social media. It shows a 10-month-old boy lying dead in mud on...

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    Bangladesh to share probe findings with Philippines

    Reuters | Updated at 05:50pm on December 05, 2016

    Bangladesh will share findings from its investigation into how unidentified hackers pulled off one of the world’s biggest cyber bank heists to...

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    9967 Bangladeshis in jails abroad, minister tells JS

    staff correspondent | Updated at 04:56pm on December 05, 2016

    Foreign minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali on Monday told parliament that about 9,967 Bangladeshis have been languishing in jails abroad for committing crimes...

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    Two idols vandalised in Pabna

    Our Correspondent | Updated at 02:45pm on December 04, 2016

    Unidentified people have vandalised two idols out of three at a Kalimandir at Sharifpur of Bera in Pabna. Locals on Sunday morning became...

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    Philippines urges Bangladesh to share heist probe results

    Reuters | Updated at 02:31pm on December 04, 2016

    The Philippine government wants Bangladesh to share the findings of its investigation into how unknown hackers pulled off one of the...

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    BGB finds it tough to restrict Rohingyas

    Emran Hossain and Nurul Islam, from Teknaf | Updated at 11:57pm on December 03, 2016

    About 20,000 Rohingya Muslims have entered Bangladesh fleeing military crackdown on the religious minority community in Rakhine state in Myanmar since October 9, claimed refugee...

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    Govt should file case against NY Fed: Muhith

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:45pm on December 01, 2016

    Finance minister AMA Muhith on Wednesday said the government should file a case against the New York Federal Reserve to get back the heist reserve...

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    PM leaves Budapest for home

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 04:50pm on November 30, 2016

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina left Budapest on Wednesday morning for home wrapping up her four-day official visit to Hungary where...

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    BGB sends back five boats of Rohingyas

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 04:07pm on November 30, 2016

    Members of Border Guard Bangladesh sent back five boats fully packed with Rohingyas to Myanmar following their attempt to intrude into...