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    Bangladesh requests Kuwait to release attackers on its embassy in Kuwait

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:23am on January 23, 2019

    Bangladesh government has requested Kuwaiti authorities concerned to release the Bangladeshi workers who were arrested for attack and vandalizing the embassy on January 17,A Bangladesh...

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    Bangladesh’s 500 domestic workers await deportation by KSA

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:39am on January 23, 2019

    Around 500 Bangladeshi domestic workers, most of whom fled work due to abuse and torture by employers await deportation from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.They...

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    BSF kills Bangladeshi along Thakurgaon border

    United News of Bangladesh . Thakurgaon | Updated at 04:11pm on January 22, 2019

    A Bangladeshi youth was shot dead by the members of Indian Border Security Force along the border in Haripur in Thakugaon on Tuesday, four days...

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    EU promotes cultural cooperation with partner countries

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:34am on January 22, 2019

    The Delegation of the European Union to Bangladesh organised a solo musical performance of noted Nazrul Giti singer Shushmita Anis in the capital on Sunday....

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    UNHCR for India to host Rohingya people

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 22, 2019

    The UNHCR on Monday said it has asked the Indian authorities for hosting the displaced Rohingya people of Myanmar....

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    China to give RMB 500m to Bangladesh; deal signed

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on January 21, 2019

    China will provide grant assistance of RMB 500 million or approximately $72.57 million to Bangladesh under an agreement on economic and technical cooperation between Bangladesh...

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    Bangladesh foreign minister for expediting Rohingya repatriation

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 06:30pm on January 20, 2019

    The government has asked the visiting UN special rapporteur on human rights Yanghee Lee to engage with several countries that maintain good bilateral relations with...

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    Erdogan greets Hasina   

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 06:21pm on January 20, 2019

    Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has congratulated prime minister Sheikh Hasina on her re-appointment as the prime minister of Bangladesh. In his message, the Turkish...

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    Myanmar too slow: UN chief

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 12:17am on January 20, 2019

    UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres on Friday criticised as ‘too slow’ Myanmar’s efforts to allow the return of Rohingya Muslim refugees, describing the lack of progress...

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    Bangladeshi workers nabbed in Kuwait for vandalising Bangladesh embassy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:10am on January 20, 2019

    Tension gripped the Bangladesh community in Kuwait since Thursday when at least 300 Bangladeshi workers vandalized the Bangladesh Embassy in Kuwait....