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    1,461 Bangladeshi workers came back from Qatar from Jan to June

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:20am on September 22, 2019

    After losing jobs, getting undocumented and facing other problems, 1,461 Bangladeshi workers came back from Qatar in the first six months of this year, said...

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    Indian naval chief places 3-point proposal

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:00am on September 22, 2019

    Visiting Indian Navy Admiral Karambir Singh on Saturday at a high profile gathering in Dhaka urged Bangladesh to further enhance cooperation in the field of...

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    Impose global arms embargo on Myanmar: EU Parliament

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 03:52pm on September 21, 2019

    The European Parliament has reiterated its call on the UN Security Council to impose a ‘global comprehensive arms embargo’ on Myanmar. It also called for...

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    PM reaches Abu Dhabi en route to New York

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Abu Dhabi | Updated at 12:13am on September 21, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina arrived in Abu Dhabi on Friday afternoon en route to New York on an eight-day official visit to the USA to...

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    Next five yrs important for Bangladesh dev: JICA

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:02am on September 21, 2019

    The Japan International Cooperation Agency sees its relations with Bangladesh in the next five years ‘extremely important’ as it is helping Bangladesh reach the next...

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    KSA continues to deport Bangladeshi workers

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:01am on September 21, 2019

    The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia continues to detain and deport Bangladeshi male and female workers despite having valid work permits, said officials and rights activists...

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    PM off to New York to attend 74th UNGA

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 05:16pm on September 20, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina left Dhaka for New York via Abu Dhabi Friday afternoon on an eight-day official visit to the USA to attend the...

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    Rohingya kids may become a ‘lost generation’: AI

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:03am on September 20, 2019

    Some half a million Rohingya refugee children living in the camps of Bangladesh risk becoming a ‘lost generation’ if they continue to be denied an...

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    LPG distribution launched by UN partners in Cox’s Bazar

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:01am on September 20, 2019

    United Nations agencies have expanded distributions of gas stoves and LPG in the host community of Cox’s Bazar, jointly targeting the most vulnerable people in...

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    Court asks Trudeau govt to review info disclosure

    Diplomatic Correspondent   | Updated at 12:50am on September 20, 2019

    The Federal Court of Canada ordered its government to reconsider the decision of not disclosing information to Bangladesh about the immigration status of Noor Chowdhury,...

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