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    Donors to be asked to align aid with FYP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 28, 2020

    The government will propose to the donor community for aligning their aid programmes with the country’s next five-year plan that starts from July, said Economic...

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    Bangladesh closely monitors developments: minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:03am on January 27, 2020

    Bangladesh is closely monitoring the developments in India following the enactment of the Citizen Amendment Act and the National Register of Citizens, home minister Asaduzzaman...

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    Dhaka wants air service deal with Tokyo revised

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:36am on January 27, 2020

    A high-level delegation is set to visit Japan end of this month to seek a revision of the existing bilateral air service agreement between Tokyo...

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    China, Russia require revising Rohingya strategy

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:32am on January 26, 2020

    The claim of jurisdiction by UN apex court International Court of Justice in Rohingya genocide case would require concerned countries, especially Russia and China, to...

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    UAE new chair of GFMD, next summit in Dubai

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan from Quito, Ecuador | Updated at 01:20am on January 26, 2020

    The 12th summit of the Global Forum on Migration and Development ended on Friday in Quito of Ecuador with a call to foster partnership among...

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    Dhaka contacts Beijing for emergency support

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:06am on January 26, 2020

    The Bangladesh authorities are in touch with the Chinese government for extending emergency support and safety to Bangladesh citizens staying in the country amid Coronavirus...

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    Myanmar govt rejects ICJ ruling

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:26am on January 25, 2020

    Myanmar responded defiantly to a ruling by the UN’s top court ordering measures to prevent the genocide of Rohingya Muslims, reports BBC online. The country’s...

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    Bangladesh should engage with Myanmar's friends after ICJ ruling

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:23am on January 25, 2020

    Giving an impression that one cannot proceed with business as usual, foreign affairs experts have felt the importance of engaging more deeply with Myanmar’s friends...

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    Brexit won’t harm EU relations with Bangladesh: envoy

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 01:45am on January 24, 2020

    European Union ambassador to Bangladesh Rensje Teerink on Thursday said that the relationships between the EU and Bangladesh would remain unchanged even after the exit...

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    Bangladesh asks Myanmar to fully follow ICJ measures

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:50am on January 24, 2020

    The Bangladesh government on Thursday requested the Myanmar authorities to fully implement the interim measures declared by the International Court of Justice. The measures were...