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    Chinese students invited to explore Bangladesh beauty

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:38pm on August 16, 2018

    Bangladesh embassy in Beijing on Thursday held a reach-out event and briefed Chinese students about Bangladesh and its relations with China in line with embassy’s...

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    Rushanara, Rupa, rights groups express concern over Shahidul’s arrest

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:33pm on August 15, 2018

    Two Bangladeshi-born female members of House of Commons of the United Kingdom ¬– Rushanara Ali and Rupa Huq – and different international rights groups expressed...

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    Int’l rights bodies urge govt to stop arbitrary arrests, prosecute attackers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:01pm on August 15, 2018

    International rights organizations on Wednesday urged Bangladesh government to halt ‘arbitrary arrests’, prosecute violent attackers on student protesters and immediately and unconditionally release those thrown...

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    Govt expects to bring back Rashed from US

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 11:59pm on August 14, 2018

    The government is expecting a ‘good outcome’ in its diplomatic and legal efforts for bringing back MA Rashed Chowdhury, one of the six condemned fugitive...

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    Dhaka stands 2nd, next to Syria’s Damascus

    Mohiuddin Alamgir | Updated at 11:45pm on August 14, 2018

    Dhaka is the second least liveable city of the world, only one notch ahead the war-ravaged Syria’s Damascus, in terms of infrastructure as most of...

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    Marxist thinker Samir Amin dies

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:35am on August 14, 2018

    World acclaimed Egyptian economist and thinker, Samir Amin, has died on Sunday in Paris. He was 86, reports ahramonline an Egyptian daily newspaper....

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    US embassy doing its job as dev partner: Bernicat

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:03am on August 14, 2018

    The outgoing US ambassador Marcia Bernicat has reiterated her country’s stance on Bangladesh political situation saying that the US embassy has been doing its job...

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    Myanmar needs to earn trust of Rohingyas: FS

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 11:45pm on August 13, 2018

    Myanmar would need to take adequate measures for building confidence among the forcibly displaced minority Rohingya community so that they would want to go back...

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    Dhaka-Delhi relationship now at its best: PM

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 05:07pm on August 13, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said the relation between Bangladesh and India now reached a newer height as both the countries duly...

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    Bus driver demands Muslim woman to remove her niqab in UK

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:37am on August 13, 2018

    A niqab-wearing Muslim woman in the UK was treated like a ‘terrorist’ after a bus driver demanded that she should remove her face cover over...