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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...

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    US for long-term solutions to Rohingya crisis

    Diplomatic correspondent | Updated at 12:05pm on May 17, 2018

    The US authorities would continue to play role for long-term solutions of Rohingya crisis with safe, voluntary and dignified return of victims of...

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    60 Rohingya newborns per day cause concern

    Mohiuddin Alamgir | Updated at 12:05am on May 18, 2018

    Birth of around 60 Rohingya babies at camps in Cox’s Bazar per day became a cause of concern for Bangladesh, said officials, in the backdrop...

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    600 answer scripts of CU’s CSE dept burnt to ashes

    Sarwar Kamal . Chittagong | Updated at 01:31am on May 17, 2018

    Around 600 answer scripts of nine courses of the computer science and engineering department at the University of Chittagong were mysteriously burnt on Tuesday night....

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    US unhappy over KCC polls irregularities

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:30am on May 17, 2018

    The United States has expressed disappointment over reported irregularities and intimidation in Tuesday’s Khulna City Corporation elections but congratulated all the parties on making the...

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    Rohingya Muslims face difficult Ramadan in refugee camps

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 12:01pm on May 16, 2018

    The 12-year-old Rohingya refugee dreamed of Ramadan back in his own village -- fish to break the day's fast, gifts from his family and relaxing...