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    One lakh Rohingyas to be shifted to Bhasanchar soon: PM    

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 03:24pm on May 23, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said that one lakh of the displaced Rohingya people, now living in Bangladesh, will be shifted to Bhasanchar island...

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    Dhaka-bound Saudia plane makes emergency landing in Jeddah

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 11:38am on May 22, 2018

    A Dhaka-bound Saudi Arabian Airlines flight made an emergency landing at King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah following a malfunction of hydraulic system and subsequent...

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    World needs to care about Rohingya plight: Priyanka Chopra

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:05am on May 22, 2018

    Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra arrived in Bangladesh on a three-day visit on Monday to see for herself the plight of Rohingya children as part of...

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    Dhaka for G7 push to resolve Rohingya crisis

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on May 21, 2018

    The government would seek support from the Group of Seven, also known as G7, member countries for sustainable solutions to protracted Rohingya crisis with Myanmar....

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    Myanmar unwilling to take back Rohingyas to original places

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 11:34pm on May 19, 2018

    Myanmar authorities are disinclined to take Rohingya returnees back to the original places from where they were forcibly displaced in military operations in Rakhine State....

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    Three killed in road accident

    Our Correspondent | Updated at 02:39pm on May 19, 2018

    Three people were killed in a road accident at Malihata in Sarail on Dhaka-Sylhet highway on Saturday. The deceased were identified as...

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    Myanmar border police force Rohingyas to leave no-man’s land

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 02:35pm on May 19, 2018

    Myanmar’s border police on Saturday started asking Rohingya people, staying on no-man’s land along the Tombru border point in Banbarban, to...

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    UNHRC adopts draft report on Bangladesh’s HR review

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on May 19, 2018

    The United Nation’s Human Rights Council has adopted the draft report on human rights situation of Bangladesh with a number of recommendations like ensuring fair...

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    Myanmar wants repatriation of only 1101 verified Rohingyas

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 01:16pm on May 18, 2018

    Myanmar has urged Bangladeshi to start the repatriation of 1101 verified Rohingyas out of 8,032 persons received from Bangladesh amid a very...

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    Dhaka wants Myanmar to take early steps

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:30am on May 18, 2018

    The Bangladesh government on Thursday stressed that the Myanmar authorities must create environment conducive to return of Rohingyas taking certain specific measures, including ensuring rights...