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    Dhaka-Washington deep partnership expanding: Bernicat

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 02:02pm on July 11, 2018

    US ambassador to Bangladesh Marcia Bernicat on Wednesday said the ‘deep partnership’ between Bangladesh and the USA is expanding with the growing friendship. ‘We've a...

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    US expresses solidarity with peaceful student movement in Bangladesh

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on July 10, 2018

    The United States on Monday criticised attacks on peaceful demonstrations of university students and observed that such attacks was against founding principles of Bangladesh....

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    Rohingyas unlikely to go Rakhine soon, UN rapporteur

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on July 09, 2018

    International community required to unite to establish an accountability mechanism for atrocities across Myanmar as systematic violence targeting the remaining Rohingya people continued in Rakhine...

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    Verification process to help find solutions for Rohingyas: UN

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:26pm on July 07, 2018

    The United Nations has said the verification process of Rohingyas in Bangladesh will help to find solutions for the roughly 900,000 Rohingyas who have fled...

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    ADB approves $100m grants for Rohingyas in Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 01:18pm on July 06, 2018

    The Asian Development Bank Board of Directors has approved grant assistance of $100million - the first of an envisaged package totaling $200million to help Bangladesh...

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    Diversify trade basket to boost exports to Switzerland, beyond: Envoy

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 10:16am on July 05, 2018

    Switzerland ambassador to Bangladesh Rene Holenstein has said Bangladesh should diversify its trade basket and place focus on new sectors - leather, ceramic, IT -...

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    US celebrates 242nd anniversary of independence

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

    US ambassador in Dhaka Marcia Bernicat on Wednesday said America’s independence day is a reminder of the enduring truth that a people can design their...

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    Heavy rain compounding Rohingya suffering: UNFPA

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

    Executive director of UNFPA Natalia Kanem has said the heavy rains in Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar district and their impact are already compounding the...

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    World fails to protect Rohingyas: UNSG

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on July 03, 2018

    United Nations secretary general Antonio Guterres on Monday stressed the need for unity of the international communities, including the Security Council, for ensuring Rohingya people’s...

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    Muhith expects WB to provide $500m more for Rohingyas

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on July 02, 2018

    Finance minister AMA Muhith on Sunday said that he expected the World Bank to run a development programme with aid of up to $500 million...

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