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    AI finds evidence of Myanmar military atrocities

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:06am on July 09, 2020

    Amnesty International on Wednesday claimed that it had collected new evidence showing that indiscriminate airstrikes by the Myanmar military had killed civilians, including children, amid...

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    India for speedy Rohingya repatriation

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 05:45pm on July 08, 2020

    Indian external affairs minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar said on Wednesday said that his country felt, as a neighbour of Bangladesh and Myanmar, the need for speedy...

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    UK visa centres to reopen on July 12

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 05:04pm on July 08, 2020

    The United Kingdom is set to reopen visa application centres in Bangladesh in phases from July 12, the British high commission in Dhaka said in...

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    Vietnam a new transit point for traffickers

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 07:23pm on July 06, 2020

    Traffickers have started using Vietnam as a new transit point for sending people illegally to Australia, New Zealand and some rich South East Asian countries,...

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    Internal conflicts in Myanmar harm Rohingya return efforts: FS

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:47am on July 06, 2020

    Foreign secretary Masud Bin Momen on Sunday said that conflicts between the Myanmar military and Arakan Army in Rakhine are not helpful for building confidence...

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    Tareq made Bangladesh High Commissioner to Sri Lanka

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 05:53pm on July 05, 2020

    The government has appointed Tareq Md Ariful Islam, a career diplomat, as the next high commissioner of Bangladesh to Sri Lanka. He is currently serving...

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    Myanmar convictions fake: HRW

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:23pm on July 04, 2020

    Myanmar’s conviction of three soldiers for abuses against Rohingya people is the government’s latest round of faux accountability, rights group Human Rights Watch said on...

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    Bangladesh urges UN to work with Myanmar

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:55am on July 03, 2020

    The Bangladesh government on Thursday said the United Nations organisations should constructively engage with Myanmar to bring stability in Ralkhine and create an environment conducive...

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    Bangladeshi becomes victim of custodial death in India

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:16am on July 02, 2020

    A Bangladesh citizen died in jail custody at Dhubri of Assam in India on Wednesday, Bangladesh officials said. The deceased was Bakul Mian, 50, a...

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    UN, ASEAN should work together

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:52am on July 01, 2020

    The UN and ASEAN should work together on establishing a civilian oversight mechanism in Rakhine of Myanmar to address the root causes of the Rohingya...