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    Attacks on minorities increased after election: BHBCOP

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:46am on May 11, 2019

    Bangladesh Hindu-Buddhist-Christian Oikya Parishad (BHBCOP) on Friday expressed deep concern over the increased violence and oppression of minorities in the last four months after the...

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    UN wants Myanmar to grant humanitarian access

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:42am on May 11, 2019

    The UN human rights body has called on the government of Myanmar to immediately grant humanitarian access to all conflict zones, including northern Rakhine State...

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    High-level visit to Malaysia begins today

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:27am on May 11, 2019

    The government is sending today a high-level team to Malaysia in an effort to regain access for Bangladeshi workers to the job market in that...

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    Bangladesh pushes for comprehensive training for UN peacekeepers

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:07am on May 10, 2019

    Bangladesh’s permanent representative to the UN ambassador Masud Bin Momen has called for a strong collaboration among UN secretariat, member states, and troops and police...

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    EU wants engagement at political level

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 11:57pm on May 09, 2019

    The European Union has proposed to overhaul its relations with Bangladesh for widening their engagements at political levels instead of keeping them limited to development...

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    WB to fund project to improve services to Rohingyas in Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:06am on May 09, 2019

    The World Bank on Wednesday signed an agreement with the government for financing a project for building disaster shelter centres and other infrastructure aimed at...

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    China hopes India would be part of BCIM corridor

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:41am on May 09, 2019

    Chinese ambassador Zhang Zuo on Wednesday said his country hoped that India would be a part of a connectivity corridor under the four country regional...

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    Palestinian president phones PM, wishes on Ramadan

    United News of Bangladesh . London | Updated at 01:16am on May 08, 2019

    Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas has called prime minister Sheikh Hasina and extended the greetings of Ramadan to her.The Palestinian president phoned the prime minister around...

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    Govt’s belated moves underway to renew worker recruitment deal with Maldives

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 01:08am on May 08, 2019

    The government has taken a belated move to renew its worker recruitment deal with the Maldives.Officials told New Age that the government was keen to...

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    Australia urges tolerance, love as Ramadan begins

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:56am on May 08, 2019

    Australian prime minister Scott Morrison has said Ramadan, with its focus on compassion, restraint and charity, is a fitting moment to affirm these eternal values.‘I...