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    British minister of state Mark Field in city

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 12:05am on June 30, 2018

    Minister of State for Asia and the Pacific at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Mark Field arrived in Dhaka on early Friday on a three-day...

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    UN chief's visit to highlight need of more global support for Rohingyas

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 10:20am on June 29, 2018

    UN secretary general Antonio Guterres arrives Dhaka on July 1 on a joint visit with World Bank Group president Jim Yong Kim to see Rohingya...

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    US stresses for resolving problems before nat’l polls

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:14pm on June 28, 2018

    The United States on Thursday stressed the need for resolving core problems to hold a credible and participatory national election by the end of the...

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    Ayman, Zaiba receive Queen’s Young Leaders Award

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 12:46pm on June 28, 2018

    Two Bangladeshis-- Ayman Sadiq and Zaiba Tahyya-were conferred with the prestigious ‘Queen’s Young Leaders Award’ at a special ceremony at...

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    Myanmar rejects citizenship reform

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:05am on June 28, 2018

    A senior Myanmar official has told Western diplomats that a proposal to review a citizenship law that effectively renders most Rohingya Muslims stateless could not...

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    US backs actions taken by Canada, EU on Myanmar

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 03:26am on June 27, 2018

    The United States on Tuesday said that they strongly supported the actions taken by Canada and European Union partners to continue the promotion of accountability...

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    BIMSTEC summit in Aug 30-31 in Nepal

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:10am on June 27, 2018

    Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Techinal and Economic Cooperation would hold a summit of heads of governments of the seven member countries on August...

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    UN under-secy-gen Lacroix in city to thank Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 05:47pm on June 24, 2018

    UN under-secretary-general for peacekeeping operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix arrived Dhaka on Sunday on a visit to thank Bangladesh for...

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    PM pushes for connectivity to boost regional cooperation

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on June 25, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said connectivity is very much important to establish regional communication and boost cooperation among the neighbouring countries....

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    Indian Navy chief in city

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 02:01pm on June 24, 2018

    Chief of Naval Staff of Indian Navy Admiral Sunil Lanba arrived in Dhaka on Sunday on an invitation from the chief of Naval Staff of...