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    UK urges world backing in Rohingya justice

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 11:46pm on October 20, 2020

    The United Kingdom on Tuesday urged the international community to support the initiatives for justice and accountability for crimes committed against Rohingya people of Myanmar....

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    UNHCR for int’l support for hosts, Rohingyas

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 05:47pm on October 20, 2020

    UNHCR on Tuesday called for stronger international support and a doubling of efforts to find solutions for the displaced Rohingya people of Myanmar amid an...

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    Bangladesh students asked to apply for youth programme in USA

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:06pm on October 20, 2020

    The United States embassy in Dhaka announced its call for applications for the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study 2021-2022 programme, said a press release issued by...

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    Bangladesh Biman flight on Dhaka-Rome route from Oct 28

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:39pm on October 20, 2020

    Biman Bangladesh Airlines has decided to operate a flight from Dhaka to Rome from October 28. The decision had been made as Italy had withdrawn...

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    India to join donor conference scheduled for October 22

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:04pm on October 20, 2020

    India has reiterated its commitment to sustainable repatriation of Rohingyas saying that they had received an invitation to join the donor conference to be held...

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    Border killing by India's security force deplorable: Bangladesh FM

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:07am on October 19, 2020

    Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen on Sunday described the killing along the border by Indian Border Security Force as ‘small incidents’ and said that the...

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    Bangladesh under pressure not to relocate Rohingyas in island: FM

    United News of Bangladesh .Dhaka | Updated at 06:41pm on October 18, 2020

    Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen on Sunday said there is a pressure on the government by the international NGOs, including UNHCR, against Bhasan Char relocation...

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    Modi invited to March 26 prog

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 05:17pm on October 18, 2020

    Bangladesh has invited Indian prime minister Narendra Modi to visit Bangladesh on March 26 in person to jointly celebrate the Independence Day of Bangladesh. ‘We’ve...

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    Bangladesh seeks Philippines’ help to recover stolen money 

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:11pm on October 18, 2020

    Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen on Sunday hoped that the Philippines government would help Bangladesh recover remaining $66million stolen money of Bangladesh Bank. Momen expressed...

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    Bangladesh, India to resume flight operation from Oct 28

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:24am on October 18, 2020

    Bangladesh is going to resume its air connectivity with India from October 28 under ‘air bubble’ arrangement, after nearly eight months of flight suspension for...