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    Housewife killed for dowry in Lalmonirhat

    Our Correspondent . Lalmonirhat. | Updated at 12:31am on October 19, 2017

    A man allegedly strangled his wife to death for dowry at village Sarpukur of Aditmari upazila in Lalmonirhat on Tuesday night...

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    China, Russia’s role important in resolving Rohingya crisis: EU

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:22am on October 19, 2017

    European Union ambassador in Dhaka Rensje Teerink on Wednesday said the role of China and Russia is very important in finding a solution to Rohingya...

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    World MPs condemn ethnic cleansing of Rohingyas

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:05pm on October 18, 2017

    The global parliamentary community has condemned today the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya minority in the Northern Rakhine state of Myanmar. MPs have called upon...

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    Amnesty says hundreds killed in campaign against Rohingyas

    Associated Press . Bangkok | Updated at 12:05am on October 19, 2017

    Myanmar security forces killed hundreds of men, women and children during a systematic campaign to expel Rohingya Muslims, Amnesty International said in a new report...

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    Suicide bombers, gunmen kill 71 in attacks on Afghan security forces

    Agence France-Presse . Gardez | Updated at 12:05am on October 18, 2017

    Two separate suicide and gun attacks on police and soldiers in Afghanistan left at least 71 dead and nearly 170 wounded Tuesday in the latest...

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    Canadians want Suu Kyi’s honorary citizenship revoked: NGO

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on October 18, 2017

    A Canadian non-governmental organisation said on Tuesday that the a number of Canadian parliamentarians and community leaders continued to ask the Canadian government to revoke...

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    New satellite image shows mass destruction in Rakhine

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 01:31pm on October 17, 2017

    Newly released satellite images revealed that at least 288 villages were destroyed by fire in northern Rakhine State in Myanmar since...

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    Taliban attacks kill at least 61 across Afghanistan

    Reuters | Updated at 01:14pm on October 17, 2017

    Taliban suicide car bombers and gunmen attacked a provincial Afghan police headquarters on Tuesday, killing at least 33 people, including the...

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    World community’s united role urged

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on October 16, 2017

    Deputy speaker Mohammad Fazley Rabbi Mia has urged the world community to play a united role in repatriation of several lakhs Rohingya people, who had...

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    Pledging conf in Geneva Oct 23

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:52am on October 15, 2017

    A ministerial-level pledging conference on Rohingya crisis will be held in Geneva on October 23....