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    Rakhine HR violations investigation remain absent: UN

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:02am on March 21, 2019

    United Nations high commissioner for human rights Michelle Bachelet has said that investigations into allegations of grave human rights violations in Myanmar’s Rakhine state remain...

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    Mayawati won’t contest election

    New Age Desk | Updated at 01:28am on March 21, 2019

    The Ministry of Public Administration on Wednesday issued a notice on the 37th Bangladesh Civil Service examinations, appointing a total of One of India’s best-known...

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    India, Pakistan maritime dialogue cancelled

    New Age Desk | Updated at 01:23am on March 21, 2019

    The annual India Pakistan maritime dialogue has been cancelled due to recent tensions between the two countries, reports The Hindu....

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    Priyanka lambasts Modi on home turf

    Agence France-Presse . Varanasi | Updated at 12:00am on March 21, 2019

    The newest star in India’s Nehru-Gandhi dynasty wrapped up a pre-election boat tour along the Ganges river on Wednesday, disembarking in Narendra Modi’s home constituency...

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    Custody death in Kashmir sparks protests

    Reuters . Srinagar | Updated at 12:00am on March 20, 2019

    Protests flared in parts of Indian Kashmir on Tuesday after police said a man being questioned in connection with a security investigation had died in...

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    Myanmar army to probe Rohingya atrocity allegations

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:37am on March 19, 2019

    Myanmar’s army said on Monday it had set up a military court to investigate its conduct during a crackdown on the Rohingya Muslim minority in...

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    Pakistan to award 'courage' of citizen killed in Christchurch

    Agence France-Presse. Islamabad | Updated at 07:48pm on March 17, 2019

    A Pakistani victim of the Christchurch attack who apparently tried to tackle the gunman before being shot dead will be awarded posthumously in his home...

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    India says five nationals killed in NZ mosque massacre

    Agence France-Presse. New Delhi | Updated at 07:00pm on March 17, 2019

    Five Indian nationals were among the 50 worshippers killed in the Christchurch mosque attacks, with at least two others reported to be injured, officials said...

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    Four killed in bomb targeting Balochistan train

    Agence France-Presse . Quetta | Updated at 04:54pm on March 17, 2019

    At least four people were killed and seven injured when a remote-controlled bomb exploded on a railway line in southwest Pakistan as a passenger train...

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    India, Pakistan threats to unleash missiles at each other

    Reuters . New Delhi/Islamabad/Washington | Updated at 11:27am on March 17, 2019

    The sparring between India and Pakistan last month threatened to spiral out of control and only interventions by US officials, including national security advisor John...