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    Bangladesh seeks US support for Rohingya return

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:22pm on October 15, 2020

    The government on Thursday sought support from the United States for immediate repatriation of the displaced Rohingya people from Bangladesh and their rehabilitation in Myanmar....

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    Donor conference on Rohingya crisis on October 22

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:36am on October 15, 2020

    The United States, the United Kingdom, the European Union, and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees will co-host a donor conference on October 22...

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    Rohingyas fear deportation after Saudi request to Bangladesh

    Online Desk | Updated at 10:35am on October 15, 2020

    Rohingya living in Saudi Arabia are worried that Riyadh will deport them, after the kingdom threatened Bangladesh with a migration ban unless Dhaka gave Bangladeshi...

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    Bangladesh seeks preferential advantage in export to US

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 10:27am on October 15, 2020

    The government on Wednesday requested the United States for providing preferential advantage on exports to the country, state minister for foreign affairs M Shahriar Alam...

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    US deputy secretary due today

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:44am on October 14, 2020

    Bangladesh and the United States of America are set to hold talks today evening in Dhaka on bilateral issues, including trade and strategic affairs. US...

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    Govt for resolving Teesta, other rivers’ water-sharing issues simultaneously: FS

    Diplomatic Correspondent     | Updated at 12:44am on October 14, 2020

    The government would try to resolve the disputes with India on the sharing of water of several rivers, including the Teesta, simultaneously, foreign secretary Masud...

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    Italy adds Bangladesh in ‘seasonal, non-seasonal workers’ list

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:09am on October 13, 2020

    Italy has finally included Bangladesh in their ‘seasonal and non-seasonal workers programme’ responding to a request from Dhaka. ‘The Italian government earlier withdrew this privilege...

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    Bangladesh Foreign Minister appointed chair of CMG on Guyana

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:59am on October 13, 2020

    Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen gets unanimously appointed as the chair of the Commonwealth Ministerial Group on Guyana. He reaffirmed country's founding president Sheikh Mujibur...

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    Government unwilling to engage in int’l rivalries: FM

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:38am on October 13, 2020

    The Bangladesh government is unwilling to engage in rivalries among powerful countries at both international and regional levels, foreign minister AK Abdul Momen said on...

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    7 Bangladeshi girls acted as envoys of 8 countries for a day

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 11:38pm on October 11, 2020

    Seven adolescent girls from across Bangladesh on Sunday served as ambassadors and high commissioners of eight foreign countries for a day in a virtual event...