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    Dhaka, Phnom Penh sign 10 instruments

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 10:15am on December 04, 2017

    Bangladesh and Cambodia on Monday signed 10 instruments, including one agreement and nine memorandums of understanding, aiming to enhance cooperation in various fields, including tourism,...

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    Bangladeshis abroad show little interest

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:58am on December 04, 2017

    The government’s ongoing efforts to get Bangladeshis abroad registered drew almost a blank, officials told New Age...

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    Govt looks to Turkey, S Korea for addl foreign funds

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:53am on December 04, 2017

    The government is looking for new foreign funds in addition to the traditional sources for reducing the burden of local debt servicing.

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    PM accorded red carpet reception in Cambodia

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Phnom Penh | Updated at 12:05am on December 04, 2017

    Cambodia on Sunday rolled out a red carpet as Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina arrived in Phnom Penh in the afternoon on a three-day official...

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    Pope calls for avoiding gossip, terms it form of terrorism

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:03pm on December 02, 2017

    Pope Francis on Saturday called for avoiding gossip, calling it a form of ‘terrorism,’ a comparison he has made often in the past while visiting...

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    Pope leaves Dhaka after seeking Rohingya forgiveness

    Reuters | Updated at 03:02pm on December 02, 2017

    Pope Francis on Saturday called for avoiding gossip, calling it a form of ‘terrorism,’ a comparison he has made often in the past while visiting...

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    PM flies to Cambodia Sunday

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 12:45pm on December 02, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina leaves Dhaka for Phnom Penh Sunday morning on a three-day official visit to Cambodia...

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    Sri Lanka sees emerging tensions between Buddhists, Muslims

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:05am on December 02, 2017

    Across Asia, religious fundamentalism is posing a growing threat to liberal society. Even Sri Lanka, a country that has only recently emerged from a bloody...

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    Pope calls for int’l support to resolve Rohingya crisis

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on December 01, 2017

    Pope Francis said in Dhaka on Thursday that the international community must take decisive measures to address the Rohingya crisis taking into account the gravity...

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    Derailment snaps Sylhet’s rail link with Dhaka, Chittagong

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 11:00am on November 30, 2017

    Train communications of Sylhet with Dhaka and Chittagong remained suspended following the derailment of an intercity train at Kulaura in Moulvibazar...

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