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    Washington asks Dhaka to respect rights issues

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 10:44am on February 24, 2021

    The US secretary of state Antony Blinken on Wednesday in a telephone conversation made an appeal to his Bangladeshi counterpart AK Abdul Momen in Washington...

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    1,018 Bangladeshi workers die in Qatar in 10 years

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:02am on February 24, 2021

    Some 1,018 Bangladeshi workers died in Qatar in the past 10 years, said a report on Tuesday. Migration experts demanded that the government should carry...

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    Rohingya return likely to be focused in Bangladesh, US FMs’ meet

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:38am on February 23, 2021

    Bangladesh and the United States would hold a foreign minister-level meeting in Washington Wednesday morning. Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen would join the meeting with...

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    UN seeks $600m a year to make Bangla official language

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 07:57pm on February 21, 2021

    The United Nations has sought $600 million a year for making Bangla one of its official languages as the global body faces shortage of funds,...

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    Bodies of 3 Bangladeshi students to be brought back home

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 07:36pm on February 20, 2021

    The bodies of three Bangladeshi students who died in a road accident in Canada would be sent to Bangladesh as their families have already started...

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    3 Bangladeshi students die in Canada road accident

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 09:48am on February 19, 2021

    Three Bangladeshi students died after two vehicles crashed head-on along Highway 7, about seven kilometres south of Arborg, in Canada on Thursday morning. The deceased...

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    US launches Bangla site at ShareAmerica platform

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 02:31am on February 19, 2021

    The United States on Thursday launched the Bangla version of the website of ShareAmerica run by the Department of State of the country. US ambassador...

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    Government asks embassies abroad to stay alert against propaganda

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:48am on February 18, 2021

    The government on Wednesday instructed Bangladesh missions abroad to remain alert about propaganda involving the country. Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen issued an instruction in...

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    UK for political commitment to improve business environment

    Diplomatic Correspondent    | Updated at 12:37am on February 18, 2021

    BRITISH high commissioner Robert Chatterton Dickson on Wednesday emphasised improving business environment backed by political commitment for attracting foreign investors to Bangladesh and...

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    UK to continue GSP facilities till 2027 for Bangladesh

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 05:51pm on February 17, 2021

    British high commissioner Robert Chatterton Dickson on Wednesday said that Bangladesh would continue to enjoy the generalised system of preferences on trade until 2027. The...