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    Rohingyas observe strike at camps

    Mohammad Nurul Islam . Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 04:45pm on November 26, 2018

    Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar began a three-day strike on Monday.They demanded that Bangladesh should mention their ethnicity as Rohingya in the smart card given...

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    Yunus addresses Olympic 2024 strategic committee in Paris

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:23am on November 26, 2018

    Nobel laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus was in Paris and Lille, France from November 19-21 to be part of the Yunus and you campus tour in...

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    Korea to provide $4.6m to combat natural disasters

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:24am on November 26, 2018

    South Korea will provide $4.6 million to support operations of the World Food Programme in Bangladesh to make households and communities more resilient in the...

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    Bangladesh is capable of holding fair polls: EU

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on November 26, 2018

    The visiting European parliamentary delegation on Sunday said the Bangladesh government was capable of holding the next general election in a free and fair way....

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    Bangladesh should avail Horizon 2020 funds: EU ambassador

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 26, 2018

    The European Union would support Bangladesh in the fields of research to help it face challenges involving food, health, energy and water in the most...

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    European parliamentary team meets PM

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:09am on November 25, 2018

    A European parliamentary delegation paid a courtesy call on prime minister Sheikh Hasina at her official Ganobhaban residence in Dhaka on Saturday evening.Briefing reporters after...

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    Fears of boat exodus as smugglers prey on Rohingya desperation

    Agence France-Presse . Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 12:56am on November 24, 2018

    As desperation swells in the squalid camps that are home to a million Rohingya refugees, long-dormant - and often deadly - trafficking networks are being...

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    Govt seeks appearance of 2 Canadian cops, FBI agent

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:17am on November 23, 2018

    The government on Thursday urged the Dhaka Special Judge’s Court 9 to allow appearance of two Canadian cops and an FBI agent in NIKO graft...

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    No Rohingya returns in one year of signing deal

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:18am on November 23, 2018

    No forcibly displaced people of Rakhine returned to their home within one year of signing an agreement between Bangladesh and Myanmar, putting question mark on...

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    Bangladesh citizens can avail conditional visa at ports: Chinese embassy

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:30pm on November 22, 2018

    The Chinese embassy in Dhaka said that the facilities of visa on arrival for foreigners would be applicable for Bangladesh citizens subject to fulfilling requirements...