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    European court says Hungary detained migrants unlawfully

    Reuters . Budapest | Updated at 01:02am on March 31, 2017

    Hungary unlawfully kept two migrants in a transit zone on its frontier with Serbia, the European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday, in a...

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    European rights court condemns Greece over migrant ‘forced labour’

    Reuters . Athens | Updated at 12:56am on March 31, 2017

    Europe’s top human rights court accused Greece on Thursday of failing to protect migrant workers who had been subject to ‘forced labour’ and shot at...

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    Comilla polls fully free, fair: CEC

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:47am on March 31, 2017

    The mayoral election in Comilla City was free and fair except for some stray incidents, chief election commissioner KM Nurul Huda said Thursday. The Election...

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    JCD central leader’s bullet-hit body found

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 12:42am on March 31, 2017

    The police recovered bullet-hit body of a central leader of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal from Raojan upazila in Chittagong on noon, few hours after he was...

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    Melania Trump helps present courage awards to 13 women

    Associated Press . Washington | Updated at 12:05am on March 31, 2017

    Melania Trump helped present State Department awards Wednesday to 13 women from around the globe who were recognised for demonstrating courage and leadership in the...

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    WHO to continue help Bangladesh combat three major diseases

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 02:55pm on March 29, 2017

    The World Health Organisation on Wednesday assured of continuing its assistance in Bangladesh to eliminate three major diseases — HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria — from...

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    HC rejects tanners’ petition seeking time until Eid-ul-Azha

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:12pm on March 29, 2017

    The High Court on Wednesday rejected a petition of tannery owners to allow them to run their factories at Hazaribagh in Dhaka until the...

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    Islamabad withdraws from Dhaka IPU Assembly

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 01:33pm on March 29, 2017

    Pakistan has withdrawn from the 136th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union to be hosted by Bangladesh on April 1-5. A Foreign Ministry official in...

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    Trump, Pranab, Modi greet Bangladeshis on Independence Day

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:58pm on March 26, 2017

    US president Donald J Trump and Indian president Pranab Mukherjee and prime minister Narendra Modi have greeted and felicitated to the government and people of...

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    Teesta agreement at its final stage: Mahmud

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 06:18pm on March 22, 2017

    Water resources minister Anisul Islam Mahmud on Wednesday said the much expected Teesta agreement was finalized to be inked ‘any time’ but declined to...