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    MPs call for all-party JS panel

    United News of Bangladesh . Sangsad Bhaban | Updated at 12:48am on February 07, 2019

    Four senior members of parliament on Wednesday proposed forming an all-party parliamentary committee to find a solution to the Rohingya crisis and send Myanmar’s displaced...

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    Bangladeshis being killed 20km inside India, says BGB chief

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:45am on February 07, 2019

    Border Guard Bangladesh director general major general Md Shafeenul Islam on Wednesday said Bangladeshi people were being killed 20 kilometres inside India and he condemned...

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    Nearly 200 ‘Bangladeshis’ crammed into Indonesia shophouse

    Agence France-Presse . Medan, Indonesia | Updated at 12:35am on February 07, 2019

    Almost 200 men identified by police as Bangladeshi have been found crammed into a shophouse in Indonesia, authorities said Wednesday.Police in the city of Medan...

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    160 Myanmar nationals enter Bangladesh through Bandarban border

    United News of Bangladesh . Bandarban | Updated at 09:07pm on February 06, 2019

    Some 160 Myanmar nationals of 35 families, who were displaced due to fighting between the Myanmar military and Arakan Army in Chin State, have entered...

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    Myanmar border almost sealed off: FM

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 05:53pm on February 06, 2019

    Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen said on Wednesday that the government has ‘almost sealed off’ the border with Myanmar to stop fresh influx of ethnic...

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    Bangladesh innovation shines in Singapore, Malaysia

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:53am on February 06, 2019

    Two Bangladeshi innovators Md Azizul Alam and Sunbeam Rahman have recently won the Geographic Information System Impact Awards organised by geospatial solutions leader Esri South...

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    Dhaka to seek more Delhi support on Rohingya crisis

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:38am on February 06, 2019

    Bangladesh will seek more Indian support to resolve the Rohingya crisis as foreign minister AK Abdul Momen is set to reach New Delhi tonight in...

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    Dhaka fears fresh influx from Rakhine

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:12am on February 06, 2019

    The government is in fear of fresh exodus from Rakhine of Myanmar amid lack of improvement in security situation as now non-Muslim population like Buddhist,...

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    Canada for productive Rohingya talks

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:50am on February 06, 2019

    Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau’s special envoy on Myanmar Bob Rae on Tuesday stressed the need for productive initiative to resolve the Rohingya crisis as...

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    Angelina Jolie urges Myanmar to show genuine commitment

    United News of Bangladesh . Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 05:29pm on February 05, 2019

    UNHCR special envoy and famous Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie on Tuesday urged the Myanmar authorities to show the genuine commitment to end the cycle of...