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    PM arrives in Zurich to attend WEF meeting

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 02:22pm on January 16, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday arrived Zurikh on a five-day official visit to Switzerland to join the 47th Annual Meeting of the...

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    15 Dhaka schools submit enrolment docs to ACC

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:51am on January 13, 2017

    The capital’s 15 much known primary and secondary schools on Thursday submitted their enrolment documents to the Anti-Corruption Commission as sought by the corruption watchdog...

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    Trump lashes out over ‘phony’ Russia dossier claims

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:47am on January 13, 2017

    Donald Trump attacked US intelligence agencies and the media Wednesday as he denied explosive allegations about his ties to Russia, despite admitting for the first...

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    Dhaka wants Yangon to take back Rohingyas immediately

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 02:45pm on January 13, 2017

    Myanmar should take a holistic approach for developing a comprehensive mechanism for sustainable repatriation of its nationals to their home in Rakhine State at the...

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    Myanmar’s special envoy in city to discuss Rohingya, other issues

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 07:15pm on January 10, 2017

    Myanmar’s special envoy and minister of state for foreign affairs U Kyaw Tin arrived in Dhaka on Tuesday evening to discuss bilateral issues with special...

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    Indian cooperation can help to end border killing: BGB DG

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 11:22am on January 10, 2017

    Director general of Border Guard Bangladesh major general Abul Hossain has said border killing can be reduced to the zero level if...

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    Bangladesh becomes permanent observer of OAS

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 01:47pm on January 09, 2017

    Bangladesh has attained the status of permanent observer of the Organisation of American States, the oldest multilateral regional organisation...

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    Reopening of Malaysian labour market depends on its government: minister

    Staff correspondent | Updated at 02:45pm on January 08, 2017

    Expatriates welfare and overseas employment minister Nurul Islam on Sunday said that the reopening of Malaysian labour market for...

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    Chinese FM makes brief stopover at Dhaka airport

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:35am on January 07, 2017

    Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi had an hour-long stopover at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka early Saturday on his way to Africa...

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    Bangladeshi peacekeeper killed in CAR: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Bangui | Updated at 03:15pm on January 07, 2017

    Gunmen killed a Bangladeshi peacekeeper in the restive Central African Republic on the same day that two Moroccan soldiers died in a separate attack, the...