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    British PM’s trade envoy Rushanara due tomorrow

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on July 20, 2018

    British prime minister’s trade envoy to Bangladesh Rushanara Ali, MP arrives here on Saturday night to discuss on how trade and investment ties between the...

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    Govt expresses disappointment over diplomats’ statements

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 02:00am on July 20, 2018

    The government on Thursday expressed its disappointment at the statements issued by some diplomatic corps in Dhaka on incidents involving movement for reform of quota...

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    Bangladeshi woman’s body cut into six found in Kuala Lumpur

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:10am on July 20, 2018

    The body of a Bangladeshi woman, which was cut into six pieces, was found in two suitcases near Ipoh Road Bridge across the River Gombak...

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    EU wants free, fair, credible polls in Bangladesh

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 11:40pm on July 19, 2018

    The European Union on Thursday stressed the need for holding elections in Bangladesh in a free, fair and credible manner. ‘We are looking forward to...

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    Rohingyas face triple threat, need urgent funding: IOM

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:40pm on July 18, 2018

    Head of the UN migration agency William Lacy Swing has said almost a million Rohingyas living in Bangladesh face a triple threat of extreme weather,...

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    IOM to help BD repatriate Rohingyas

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 12:05am on July 17, 2018

    Visiting director general of the International Organization for Migration William Lacy Swing on Monday reaffirmed prime minister Sheikh Hasina that his organisation would extend all...

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    Chinese delegation meets DU VC

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on July 16, 2018

    A three-member delegation led by Li Jinyuan, chairman of Chinese multinational company Tiens Group, called on Dhaka University vice-chancellor Professor Md Akhtaruzzaman on Saturday at...

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    Myanmar in dialogue, not in action on Rohingya issues: PM

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 04:56pm on July 15, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Haisna on Sunday said her government is in dialogue with Myanmar over the Rohingya issues, but the Myanmar government still remains in...

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    Bangladesh seeks more Indian support for police, BGB

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 11:20pm on July 15, 2018

    Bangladesh, in the home minister-level meeting ended in Dhaka on Sunday, sought more cooperation from India for training and capacity building of police, border guard,...

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    Rajnath Singh pays tribute to Sheikh Mujib

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 10:52am on July 15, 2018

    Indian home minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday visited Bangabandhu Memorial Museum and paid tributes to the founding president of Bangladesh Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. ‘Deeply moved...