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    Dhaka stands 2nd, next to Syria’s Damascus

    Mohiuddin Alamgir | Updated at 11:45pm on August 14, 2018

    Dhaka is the second least liveable city of the world, only one notch ahead the war-ravaged Syria’s Damascus, in terms of infrastructure as most of...

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    Marxist thinker Samir Amin dies

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:35am on August 14, 2018

    World acclaimed Egyptian economist and thinker, Samir Amin, has died on Sunday in Paris. He was 86, reports ahramonline an Egyptian daily newspaper....

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    US embassy doing its job as dev partner: Bernicat

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:03am on August 14, 2018

    The outgoing US ambassador Marcia Bernicat has reiterated her country’s stance on Bangladesh political situation saying that the US embassy has been doing its job...

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    Myanmar needs to earn trust of Rohingyas: FS

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 11:45pm on August 13, 2018

    Myanmar would need to take adequate measures for building confidence among the forcibly displaced minority Rohingya community so that they would want to go back...

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    Dhaka-Delhi relationship now at its best: PM

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 05:07pm on August 13, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said the relation between Bangladesh and India now reached a newer height as both the countries duly...

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    Bus driver demands Muslim woman to remove her niqab in UK

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:37am on August 13, 2018

    A niqab-wearing Muslim woman in the UK was treated like a ‘terrorist’ after a bus driver demanded that she should remove her face cover over...

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    Indian cyclists rally in Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh . Benapole | Updated at 12:03am on August 13, 2018

    A group of eight Indian cyclists reached here on Saturday night on a solidarity journey to Bangladesh to spread the message of Asia’s first Nobel...

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    270 workers from Bangladesh in Malaysia cheated by rehiring agent

    Staff correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 13, 2018

    At least 270 Bangladeshi workers, who paid over Malaysian Ringgit 1.8 million to an agent for securing valid working permits as part of the Immigration Department’s...

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    Japan hopeful of resolving Rohingya crisis peacefully

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 03:57pm on August 12, 2018

    Japanese ambassador in Dhaka Hiroyasu Izumi on Sunday hoped that the Rohingya issue will be resolved as soon as possible in a peaceful...

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    Rebuild villages for returnees, create atmosphere: Bangladesh

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 11:55pm on August 11, 2018

    Bangladesh emphasised the need for accelerating efforts by the Myanmar government for creating conducive environment in the northern Rakhine State and rebuilding houses and villages...