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    Rouhani refuses talks with US following intensified sanctions

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations, United States | Updated at 03:11pm on September 26, 2019

    Iran’s president on Wednesday closed the door on meeting Donald Trump despite last-minute European efforts to ease tensions as the United States again ramped up...

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    US allocates $127m more for Rohingyas, hosts

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 26, 2019

    The United States on Wednesday announced an allocation of over $127 million in additional humanitarian assistance for Rohingya refugees and host communities in Cox’s Bazar...

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    Trump criticises China over Hong Kong, Uighur issues

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations, United States | Updated at 03:16pm on September 25, 2019

    The United States ramped up pressure on China at the Unites Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, rallying countries against Beijing’s treatment of Uighur Muslims and...

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    Democrats launch formal Trump impeachment inquiry

    Agence-France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:38pm on September 25, 2019

    Top US democrat Nancy Pelosi Tuesday announced the opening of a formal impeachment inquiry into president Donald Trump, saying he betrayed his oath of office...

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    United States asks Myanmar to facilitate Rohingya repatriation

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:06pm on September 25, 2019

    The United States has urged Myanmar to create the conditions that would allow ‘voluntary, safe, dignified, and sustainable’ returns, based on the informed consent of...

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    Trump denies allegation of pressurising Ukraine

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 03:29pm on September 24, 2019

    United States president Donald Trump on Monday swatted away mounting pressure from Democrats demanding his impeachment, rejecting accusations he had offered aid to Ukraine only...

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    Grameen America opens two new branches

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:01am on September 24, 2019

    Microcredit programme is expanding in the United States as Grameen America has opened two new branches in California taking the tally to 23 in 11...

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    Taliban meets Chinese government in Beijing

    Reuters . Kabul | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2019

    A Taliban delegation met China’s special representative for Afghanistan in Beijing on Sunday to discuss the group’s peace talks with the United States, a spokesman...

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    Iran accuses foreign forces of raising Gulf ‘insecurity’

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 08:15pm on September 22, 2019

    President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday denounced the presence of foreign forces in the Gulf and said Iran will put forward a peace plan, after arch-foe...

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    PM leaves Dubai for United States

    United News of Bangladesh . Abu Dhabi | Updated at 02:45pm on September 22, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina left Abu Dhabi on Sunday for New York to attend the 74th UN General Assembly after making a stopover in the...