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    UN expert Lee discusses Rohingya issue with FM

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 06:30pm on January 20, 2019

    UN special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar Yanghee Lee on Sunday met foreign minister AK Abdul Momen and discussed issues related...

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    Erdogan greets Hasina   

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 06:21pm on January 20, 2019

    Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has congratulated prime minister Sheikh Hasina on her re-appointment as the prime minister of Bangladesh. In his message, the Turkish...

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    Myanmar too slow: UN chief

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 12:17am on January 20, 2019

    UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres on Friday criticised as ‘too slow’ Myanmar’s efforts to allow the return of Rohingya Muslim refugees, describing the lack of progress...

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    Bangladeshi workers nabbed in Kuwait for vandalising Bangladesh embassy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:10am on January 20, 2019

    Tension gripped the Bangladesh community in Kuwait since Thursday when at least 300 Bangladeshi workers vandalized the Bangladesh Embassy in Kuwait....

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    The best-selling brand today is fear: UN chief

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on January 20, 2019

    Warning against the dangers of widespread fear and mistrust in the planet, the United Nations secretary general Antonio Guterres on Friday said that he wanted...

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    Bangladesh for importing Hydropower from Nepal

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:58am on January 19, 2019

    Bangladesh has emphasized Hydropower import from Nepal establishing connectivity and increasing economic and trade relations between the two countries.The issue came up for discussion when...

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    UN HR expert Lee due Saturday to discuss Rohingya issues

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:36am on January 19, 2019

    The UN special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, arrives here on Saturday to see the Rohingya situation in Cox’s...

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    Bangladeshi migrant workers attack embassy in Kuwait

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:36am on January 19, 2019

    Several hundred Bangladeshi workers attacked and vandalised the Bangladesh embassy in Kuwait on Thursday over salary arrears and job permit renewal. Several hundred Bangladeshi migrant...

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    Bangladeshi killed by BSF along border

    Our Correspondent . Thakurgaon | Updated at 12:06pm on January 18, 2019

    A Bangladeshi youth was shot dead by the members of Indian Border Security Force along Dharmagar border at Ranishankoil upazila in the country’s northern Thakurgaon...

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    Int’l community assures Bangladesh of continued support 

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:45pm on January 17, 2019

    Bangladesh foreign minister AK Abdul Momen will brief diplomats stationed in Dhaka at state guest house Padma at around 4:00pm on Thursday. State minister for...

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