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    Yanghee Lee visits Bhashan Char

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:01am on January 25, 2019

    UN special rapporteur on human rights situation in Myanmar Yanghee Lee on Thursday visited Bhashan Char of Noakhali to see the progress of development works...

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    Aid curbs in Myanmar’s Rakhine impact 50,000 people: UN

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:49am on January 25, 2019

    New government curbs on aid activities in Myanmar’s western Rakhine State ‘are affecting at least 50,000 people’, the United Nations has said in an internal...

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    Dhaka urges global leaders to mount pressure on Myanmar 

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 09:14pm on January 24, 2019

    Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen on Thursday urged the global leaders to create pressure on Myanmar for the repatriation of Rohingyas to their homeland.Emphasising the...

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    Internal situation in Myanmar aggravating Rohingya crisis: FS

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:20am on January 24, 2019

    Foreign secretary M Shahidul Haque said that the recent internal situation in Northern Rakhine of Myanmar was aggravating the prolonged Rohingya problem and sought support...

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    Over 145,000 Rohingya children return to school in Bangladesh: UNICEF

    United News of Bangladesh . Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 12:18am on January 24, 2019

    More than 145,000 Rohingya children living in Bangladesh camps were now attending the UNICEFsupported learning centres as a new school year began....

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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....