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    Five Bangladeshis arrested over drug links in Dhaka

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:23pm on January 29, 2019

    The Rapid Action Battalion said on Monday that it arrested five Bangladeshi youths for their alleged involvement in an international syndicate over transporting drugs from...

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    China to play ‘constructive role’ in Rohingya repatriation: envoy

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:57am on January 28, 2019

    Chinese ambassador Zhang Zuo on Sunday said his country would play a constructive role in repatriation of the displaced people of Myanmar from Bangladesh.‘China is...

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    Setting Rohingya return timeline a necessity: experts

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 28, 2019

    Local and foreign researchers on Sunday stressed the need for setting a timeline for the repatriation of Rohingya people to Myanmar as the crisis raised...

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    Nepalese envoy calls for exploring prospects in bilateral trade

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Rangpur | Updated at 12:26am on January 27, 2019

    Acting Nepalese ambassador to Bangladesh Dhan Bahadur Oli on Saturday called upon the business leaders of Bangladesh and Nepal to explore enormous prospects in bilateral...

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    PM greets Pranab Mukherjee on being conferred Bharat Ratna

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on January 27, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday extended her heartfelt congratulations to former Indian president Pranab Mukherjee on being conferred the Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian...

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    British foreign secretary Jeremy hails FM Momen

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on January 27, 2019

    British foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt has said the United Kingdom and Bangladesh have an important relationship and he looks forward to working closely with the...

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    400 migrants from Bangladesh detained on Mexico-US border

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:38am on January 26, 2019

    Nearly 400 Bangladeshi migrants are currently in jails on the cross-border areas of the United States of America and Mexico after they were detained by...

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    Ad-hoc court on Myanmar by UN an option: Lee

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 26, 2019

    UN special rapporteur on human rights situation in Myanmar Yanghee Lee on Friday said the UN member countries could consider for establishing an ad-hoc court...

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    US for strong democratic institutions in Bangladesh

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:16am on January 25, 2019

    USAID administrator Mark Green stressed the need for strong democratic institutions and respect for human rights in Bangladesh in order to create a conducive environment...

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    Yanghee Lee visits Bhashan Char

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:01am on January 25, 2019

    UN special rapporteur on human rights situation in Myanmar Yanghee Lee on Thursday visited Bhashan Char of Noakhali to see the progress of development works...