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    Turkish 1st Lady finds genocide in Rakhine State

    United News of Bangladesh . Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 12:08am on September 08, 2017

    Visiting Turkish first lady Emine Erdogan has said that what is happening in Myanmar’s Rakhine State is tantamount to genocide and solution to Rohingya crisis...

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    Myanmar tries to protect all citizens: Suu Kyi

    Reuters . Yangon/ Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 12:05am on September 08, 2017

    Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Thursday her government was doing its best to protect everyone in the strife-torn state of Rakhine, as...

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    Fleeing Rohingyas in dire straits

    Mohiuddin Alamgir with Mohammad Nurul Islam in Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 12:05am on September 08, 2017

    Thousands of Rohingyas fleeing violence in Myanmar to Bangladesh, some in makeshift camps and countless others spilling across the bordering areas, are in a dire...

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    Rising trade strengthens relations between Bangladesh, Nepal: envoy

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Rangpur | Updated at 12:05am on September 08, 2017

    Nepalese ambassador to Bangladesh professor Chop Lal Bhusal has said diplomatic relations between Bangladesh and Nepal are gradually being strengthened with a rising volume of...

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    Rakhine situation gets prominence during Modi’s Myanmar visit

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on September 08, 2017

    The situation in the Rakhine State featured prominently in the discussions of Indian prime minister Narendra Modi with Myanmar leaders during his visit to Myanmar...

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    Suu Kyi says Myanmar trying to protect all citizens in strife-torn state

    Reuters | Updated at 02:29pm on September 07, 2017

    Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Thursday her government was doing its best to protect everyone in the strife-torn state of Rakhine, as...

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    EU urges urgent de-escalation of tensions in Myanmar

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 01:41pm on September 07, 2017

    The European Union has said there is an urgent need for a de-escalation of tensions in Rakhine State of Myanmar, on all sides, and for...

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    India’s army chief says China ‘testing limits’ after stand-off

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 12:25pm on September 07, 2017

    India’s army chief has said his country must be prepared for war and accused China of ‘testing our limits’, days after the nuclear-armed neighbours ended...

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    Thousands hit by malaria, dengue in S Asia

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 01:09am on September 07, 2017

    Thousands of people are suffering from an outbreak of diarrhoea, malaria and dengue in Bangladesh and Nepal as the waters from the worst floods in...

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    India shares Myanmar’s concern about ‘extremist violence’: Modi

    Reuters . Naypyitaw | Updated at 12:21am on September 07, 2017

    Indian prime minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday that India shared Myanmar’s concern about ‘extremist violence’ in its Rakhine state, where a security force operation...

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