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    Dhaka for G7 push to resolve Rohingya crisis

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on May 21, 2018

    The government would seek support from the Group of Seven, also known as G7, member countries for sustainable solutions to protracted Rohingya crisis with Myanmar....

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    US concerned over ongoing arrest of opposition leaders

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 11:15pm on May 17, 2018

    The United States on Thursday expressed concern over the ‘ongoing arrest’ and extrajudicial harassment of the opposition leaders in Bangladesh....

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    Dhaka wants Myanmar to take early steps

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:30am on May 18, 2018

    The Bangladesh government on Thursday stressed that the Myanmar authorities must create environment conducive to return of Rohingyas taking certain specific measures, including ensuring rights...

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    US for long-term solutions to Rohingya crisis

    Diplomatic correspondent | Updated at 12:05pm on May 17, 2018

    The US authorities would continue to play role for long-term solutions of Rohingya crisis with safe, voluntary and dignified return of victims of...

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    Dhaka calls for Washington role

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on May 17, 2018

    The government on Wednesday requested the United States to extensively engage in Myanmar to expedite repatriation of forcibly displaced Rohingyas to Rakhine state from Bangladesh....

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    Not a single Rohingya taken back

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on May 13, 2018

    Myanmar has taken back not a single of its forcibly displaced Rohingyas nationals about six months after signing agreement with Bangladesh for their repatriation to...

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    Govt likely to lower membership threshold to 20pc in BLA

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:39am on May 11, 2018

    The government is likely to incorporate provisions in the Bangladesh Labour Act 2006 lowering the membership requirement threshold for trade union registration to 20 per...

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    Dhaka to seek Tokyo’s help

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on May 10, 2018

    The government would seek support from Japan for peaceful resolution of protracted Rohingya crisis with Myanmar.  Foreign minister AH Mahmood Ali would seek the support...

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    Hasina-Modi meeting in West Bengal on May 25

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 11:19pm on May 08, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina would be in India on a two-day official visit on May 25-26 for opening Bangladesh Building at Visva-Bharati in West Bengal...

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    Govt trashes Pakistan’s claim on OIC declaration

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 06:02pm on May 07, 2018

    The government on Monday refuted claim of Pakistan that the Dhaka Declaration adopted at the conclusion of the meeting of the council of foreign ministers...