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    UK announces new funding of $63m for Rohingya refugees

    Agence France-Presse . United Kingdom | Updated at 01:34pm on October 22, 2020

    Britain on Thursday announced new funding for Rohingya refugees languishing in camps in Bangladesh after they fled ethnic violence in Myanmar, and urged other donors...

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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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    British PM plans to resign as salary ‘insufficient’

    Online Desk | Updated at 04:09pm on October 20, 2020

    British prime minister Boris Johnson ​is reportedly panning to resign next spring as he finds his current salary of  £150,402 insufficient in comparison to his...

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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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    UK expats asked to register birth with Bangladesh HC

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:22am on October 11, 2020

    Bangladesh high commissioner to the United Kingdom Saida Muna Tasneem had urged Bangladeshi expatriates, especially the young generation, living in the United Kingdom to complete...

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    Mahbub Ali inaugurates Biman flight on Sylhet-London route

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:22am on October 04, 2020

    Biman Bangladesh Airlines’ flight on the Sylhet-London-Sylhet route was inaugurated on Sunday morning by state minister for civil aviation and tourism Md Mahbub Ali...

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    EU tells UK to stop games on Brexit

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 10:49pm on September 22, 2020

    Senior EU and British officials will hold urgent talks next week on the Brexit withdrawal agreement, which has been threatened by London’s attempt to override...

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    Migration / Migrants find UK a last-ditch

    Agence France-Presse . Lille | Updated at 10:24am on September 17, 2020

    Migrants who head to the United Kingdom often see it less as a panacea than a last-ditch means-to-an-end, says Matthieu Tardis, an expert in migration...

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    Vaccine still possible this year, despite trial pause: AstraZeneca

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:45am on September 11, 2020

    Drugs giant AstraZeneca on Thursday said a COVID-19 vaccine could still be available by as early as the year end, despite a randomised clinical trial...

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    UK supports research on vaccine access in Bangladesh

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha. Dhaka | Updated at 10:34am on September 08, 2020

     The United Kingdom has announced that it would fund one British and two Bangladesh universities for conducting a research project to increase vaccine access in...