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    Bangladesh role model in climate change adaptation: Ban Ki-moon

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:34am on October 18, 2018

    Former UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon has said Bangladesh is a role model in showing the world that even a developing country could roll out...

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    None will be able to stop Bangladesh’s pace of uplift: PM

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Riyadh | Updated at 01:14am on October 18, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said Bangladesh started its journey towards development asserting that none will be able to stop this pace....

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    Rohingya refugee girls sold into forced labour: UN

    Reuters . Phnom Penh | Updated at 12:12am on October 18, 2018

    Rohingya refugee girls are being sold into forced labour to raise money for desperate families in overcrowded camps in Bangladesh, according to the United Nations’...

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    Dhaka, Riyadh sign 5 memos as PM calls on Saudi king

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Riyadh | Updated at 12:11am on October 18, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday had an audience with Saudi king and custodian of two holy mosques Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud at Royal...

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    PM arrives in Riyadh

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Saudi Arabia | Updated at 06:17pm on October 16, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina arrived in Riyadh on Tuesday evening on a four-day visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia at the invitation of Saudi...

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    Bangladeshis take third position among foreign workers in Malaysia

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:02am on October 16, 2018

    In terms of number, expatriate workers from Bangladesh took the 3rd position in Malaysia, after Indonesia and Nepal, according to a study report launched in...

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    31 Bangladeshis detained in Guwahati

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:00am on October 16, 2018

    Thirty-one people from Bangladesh who came to India illegally have been detained at Guwahati railway station, the police said Monday, reports NDTV.....

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    Dhaka supports Saudi move for joint probe

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 11:51pm on October 15, 2018

    Bangladesh extended support to a Saudi move for jointly investigating with Turkey the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi as prime minister Sheikh Hasina is...

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    Malaysia deports 63 more Bangladeshi workers

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:33am on October 15, 2018

    Malaysia on Saturday deported at least 63 Bangladeshi workers 40 hours after they had landed at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport carrying valid job visas....

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    Bangladesh becomes UNHRC member for next 3 years

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:57am on October 14, 2018

    Bangladesh was elected a member of the United Nations human rights council for the next three years in an election that took place in New...