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    Continue pressure on Myanmar to take back Rohingyas: PM 

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 03:46pm on March 28, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday reiterated her call to the international community to continue pressure on the Myanmar government to take back its nationals...

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    Russia, UK woo Bangladesh over spy poisoning row

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 11:31pm on March 27, 2018

    Russian Federation and the United Kingdom have separately appraised Bangladesh about the alleged poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia Skripal.....

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    Ajit Doval in city

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on March 28, 2018

    Indian national security adviser Ajit Doval arrived in Dhaka Tuesday afternoon on a three-day official visit to attend the BIMSTEC national security chiefs’ meeting and...

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    Trump recognises Bangladesh’s steady economic progress

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:28pm on March 25, 2018

    US president Donald Trump on has congratulated Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina on the occasion of Independence Day...

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    Indian security adviser, foreign secretary to visit Dhaka

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:38am on March 25, 2018

    Indian national security adviser Ajit Doval and foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale are likely to arrive in Dhaka on two official visits, diplomatic sources said...

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    Create decent conditions in Rakhine State

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:26am on March 24, 2018

    UNHCR goodwill ambassador and actor Cate Blanchett has urged Myanmar to create decent conditions in Rakhine State for the safe return of Rohingyas saying the...

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    Pak HC celebrates Pakistan National Day

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:04am on March 24, 2018

    The Pakistan High Commission in Dhaka celebrated the 78th National Day of Pakistan here on Friday...

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    British Queen recognises Bangladeshi volunteer

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:53am on March 23, 2018

    Queen Elizabeth II has recognised Arefin Rahman Himel of Bangladesh as the 37th Commonwealth Point of Light in recognition of his exceptional service raising awareness...

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    US Mission in BD to remain closed Mar 26

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:44am on March 23, 2018

    The American embassy in Dhaka, including its consular section, will remain closed on Monday to celebrate the Independence Day, a Bangladesh national holiday...

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    Actress Cate Blanchett calls for increased int’l support

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:35am on March 22, 2018

    Academy Award-winning actress and UNHCR goodwill ambassador Cate Blanchett said more international support for Rohingya people and host communities is urgently needed ahead of monsoon...