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    Vietnam wants direct air connectivity with Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 12:15pm on April 27, 2018

    Vietnam has expressed its keen interest to establish direct air connectivity with Bangladesh. Vietnam vice president Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh expressed her...

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    Keep up pressure on Myanmar: PM 

    United News of Bangladesh . Sydney | Updated at 11:25pm on April 27, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday stressed the need for keeping up pressure on Myanmar from different levels in various ways for resolving the Rohingya...

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    No Bangladeshi killed by Indian border force this year, says BSF DG

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 07:33pm on April 26, 2018

    Director general of Indian Border Security Force KK Sharma on Thursday said no Bangladeshi national was killed this year along Bangladesh-India border till to date...

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    India gifts 1971 war memorabilia to Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 03:49pm on April 25, 2018

    Indian high commissioner to Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Wednesday handed over some of the memorabilia, including two PT 76 tanks and one Mi-04 Helicopter,...

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    Hasina to hold meeting with Australian PM Saturday

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:15am on April 25, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina would be in Australia on a three-day official visit starting from Thursday. She would attend Global Summit on Women in Sydney...

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    Rana Plaza was a man-made disaster: Rushanara Ali

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:15am on April 25, 2018

    Five years after the Rana Plaza disaster, Bangladesh-born British member of parliament Rushanara Ali has described what happened as not an accident but a man-made...

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    Hasina on Time’s list of 100 most influential people

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:10am on April 20, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has been included on the list of Time magazine’s 100 world’s most influential people for 2018...

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    Hasina, Modi discuss Rohingya issue

    United News of Bangladesh . London | Updated at 02:02am on April 20, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday had a meeting with her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi and discussed matters of bilateral interests, including the Rohingya issue....

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    Trudeau hails PM for dealing with Rohingya crisis

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . London | Updated at 12:29am on April 20, 2018

    Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau in London on Thursday highly appreciated Bangladesh premier Sheikh Hasina for her outstanding leadership in handling the protracted Rohingya crisis....

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    6 Bangladeshis killed in Saudi cylinder blast

    United News of Bangladesh . Comilla | Updated at 12:05am on April 20, 2018

    Six Bangladeshis, including two siblings, were killed in a gas cylinder explosion at their room at Ha’il of Saudi Arabia early Wednesday....