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    Border firing to disturb Rohingya return

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 08, 2018

    The government on Wednesday said recent border firing at Bangladesh territory by the Border Guard Police of Myanmar was a provocation that bears the elements...

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    Too soon to send Rohingyas back to Myanmar: UN rights envoy

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 11:30am on November 07, 2018

    The United Nations' human rights investigator on Myanmar urged Bangladesh on Tuesday to drop plans to start repatriating hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees to...

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    Dhaka to seek China support

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:21am on November 07, 2018

    The government would seek effective Chinese support in a series of bilateral talks in Beijing tomorrow for sending back forcibly displaced Myanmar nationals to their...

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    Working to ensure better life for people, PM tells EU team

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:35am on November 06, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said the aim of her government was to ensure a peaceful situation in the country where they could live...

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    Bangladeshis migrate to 165 countries for jobs

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 11:51pm on November 05, 2018

    Though Bangladeshi workers migrate to 165 countries for jobs, Bangladesh signed bilateral agreements with only two countries, MOU with 11 and MOC with one. Absence...

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    Long, arduous road ahead, says Singapore FM

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on November 06, 2018

    Singaporean foreign minister Vivian Balakrishnan said though Bangladesh and Myanmar were having detailed discussions on the commencement of repatriation, the road ahead was long and...

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    London court finds BNP leader guilty of vandalising Bangladesh mission

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 02:48am on November 05, 2018

    A London court convicted the United Kingdom unit president of the Swecchasebok Dal for vandalising the Bangladesh high commission office, the founder president’s portrait and...

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    Kuwait issues orders to nab 2,900 expatriates for visa forgery

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 02:40am on November 05, 2018

    The Kuwaiti interior ministry has issued orders to arrest about 2,900 expatriates who were abandoned by three fictitious companies after bringing them to work on...

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    Myanmar must create conducive environment: UNHCR

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 02:25am on November 05, 2018

    The UN Refugee Agency on Sunday categorically said that the Myanmar government must take full responsibility to create an environment conducive to the sustainable repatriation of...

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    Rohingya teen injured in BGP firing at border

    Agence France-Presse . Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 12:48am on November 05, 2018

    A Rohingya refugee boy was shot and injured on the Bangladesh-Myanmar border as multiple rounds were fired from a Myanmar border security post, an official...