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    Dhaka urges Pyongyang to refrain from missile tests

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:14am on September 17, 2017

    Bangladesh on Saturday expressed grave concern over the successive launching of 2nd ballistic missile over Japan by North Korea and urged it to refrain from...

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    Delhi attaches further stringent conditions

    Shakahwat Hossain | Updated at 12:54am on September 17, 2017

    India has tagged new conditions, including her mandatory approval for procurement of goods and services for the implementation of projects in Bangladesh with the proposed...

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    PM off to NY to join UNGA

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on September 17, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina left Dhaka for New York on Saturday afternoon to attend the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly....

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    UN agencies fear number of Rohingya refugees to reach one million

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:15pm on September 14, 2017

    Two UN agencies working on refugee and migration on Thursday said that the international communities have not yet come up with necessary humanitarian support to...

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    Myanmar must take back its nationals: PM

    United News of Bangladesh . Ukhia (Cox’s Bazar) | Updated at 01:25am on September 13, 2017

    Describing the atrocities unleashed by the Myanmar military as ‘acts against humanity and violation of human rights’, prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said Rohingya...

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    Int’l quarters move for UN push over Rohingya crisis

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on September 13, 2017

    Several countries would raise the Rohingya crisis in the annual UN General Assembly that began in New York on Tuesday, while Britain and Sweden requested...

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    Bangladesh for immediate cessation of conflict in Myanmar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:03pm on September 11, 2017

    Bangladesh on Monday stressed the need for immediate cessation of conflict in Rakhine State for stopping arrival of Rohingyas...

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    Genocide on in Rakhine, says FM

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 01:20am on September 11, 2017

    Bangladesh on Sunday said genocide was going on in Rakhine State and presented an eight-point proposal for Myanmar and the international community for sustainable resolution...

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    Bangladesh proposes UN-run ‘safe zone’ for Myanmar refugees

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 04:46pm on September 10, 2017

    President M Abdul Hamid on Sunday proposed creation of a ‘safe zone’ for displaced Myanmar nationals under UN initiatives and supports...

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    President in Astana to attend OIC summit

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:55am on September 10, 2017

    President Abdul Hamid arrived in Astana on Saturday evening to attend the First Summit of OIC on Science and Technology to be held in the...