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    Overseas job opportunities shrink for B’deshis

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:13am on April 08, 2018

    Job opportunities for Bangladeshi workers shrank abroad since February, according to the Bureau of Manpower, Employment and Training....

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    Visit Bangladesh, see Rohingyas’ plight, PM urges UN chief 

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 10:41am on April 07, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday invited UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres to visit Bangladesh to see for himself the plight of Rohingyas who have taken...

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    Bangladeshi jailed in Malaysia

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:21am on April 07, 2018

    A Bangladeshi construction worker was sentenced to three months jail by the magistrate\court in Petaling Jaya city on Friday after he pleaded guilty to hurting...

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    Dhaka seeks efforts to find comprehensive solution to Palestine issue

    United News of Bangladesh . Baku | Updated at 12:08am on April 07, 2018

    Bangladesh has urged all key actors to remain seized with their efforts to pursue a comprehensive solution to the Palestine issue....

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    ‘No crimes in CFZ along Bangladesh-India border’

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 12:50pm on April 06, 2018

    Nilotpal Pandey, commandant of India’s Border Security Force 64 Battalion, has said no crimes have taken place in the newly-launched crime free zone along...

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    Saudi King invites PM to join Gulf Shield-1 ceremony

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:35am on April 06, 2018

    Saudi King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz has invited prime minister Sheikh Hasina to attend the closing ceremony of joint military exercise ‘Gulf Shield-1’ to be...

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    Duterte cites ‘genocide’ in Myanmar, says will take refugees

    Reuter . Manila | Updated at 12:20am on April 06, 2018

    Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte said on Thursday ‘genocide’ was taking place in Myanmar and he was willing to accept Rohingya Muslim refugees fleeing from it,...

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    Myanmar minister hopes to visit Rohingyas at refugee camps

    Associated Press | Updated at 06:31pm on April 05, 2018

    The Myanmar state minister overseeing the planned repatriation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims from overcrowded refugee camps in Bangladesh said Thursday he hopes...

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    No virtual progress in repatriating Rohingyas: PM

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 01:47pm on April 05, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said although Bangladesh and Myanmar have been making various efforts, including the signing...

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    North Korean envoy calls on DU VC

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:09am on April 05, 2018

    North Korean ambassador to Bangladesh Ri Song Hyon called on Dhaka University vice-chancellor Md Akhtaruzzaman at the latter’s office here on Wednesday...