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    Concentrate on your obligations, commitments: Bangladesh to Myanmar

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 06:06pm on August 25, 2019

    Bangladesh has urged Myanmar to fully concentrate on implementation of its obligations and commitments necessary for a durable solution to the Rohingya problem. ‘The government...

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    Rohingyas mark two years of crisis with big rally in Bangladesh camp

    Our Correspondent. Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 02:22pm on August 25, 2019

    Thousands of Rohingya refugees held a rally at Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar on Sunday, marking the second anniversary of the start of the...

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    Myanmar should be pressured for safe Rohingya repatriation: US

    United news of Bangladesh . Kurigram | Updated at 01:49am on August 25, 2019

    US ambassador to Bangladesh Earl R Miller on Saturday said they will continue to put pressure on Myanmar to create conditions on the ground for...

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    UN panel for trial of Myanmar military

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:42am on August 25, 2019

    The Bangladesh government and the UNHCR would continue to determine voluntariness of Rohingya families for sending them back to Rakhine, when UN experts are stressing...

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    Rohingyas offer special prayers to go home

    Agence France-Presse . Kutupalong | Updated at 12:42am on August 24, 2019

    Rohingya imams offered special prayers Friday for a safe return to their homeland ahead of the second anniversary of hundreds of thousands of the minority...

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    Garment workers want cases against organisers withdrawn

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:04am on August 24, 2019

    National Garment Workers Federation on Friday staged a demonstration in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka demanding withdrawal of cases filed against garment...

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    Bangladesh, Argentina agree to increase trade

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on August 24, 2019

    Commerce minister Tipu Munshi said Bangladesh government is interested to sign Free Trade Agreement to import more goods in Argentina.

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    Bangladesh FM for amicable solution to deep sea dispute with India

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 24, 2019

    Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen on Friday said Bangladesh and India agreed to withdraw their objections lodged with the United Nations on the disputes involving...

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    Rohingyas warned to be wary with human trafficking rising

    Reuters . Kutupalong | Updated at 12:00am on August 24, 2019

    When Nazmin Nahar, a Rohingya refugee in Bangladesh, was offered a job in a garment factory by a distant cousin, she thought she had found...

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    US vows to promote religious freedom

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on August 24, 2019

    The United States on Friday said it joins the international community in welcoming the United Nations’ decision to designate August 22 as the International Day...