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    177 more British nationals leave Bangladesh

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 05:27pm on April 23, 2020

    A total of 177 more British citizens left Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on a special flight of British Airways facilitated by the British...

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    418 British, Turkish leave Dhaka

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 02:49pm on April 21, 2020

    A total of 418 British and Turkish nationals left Dhaka on special flights while 259 Bangladeshis arrived at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport from Maldives, India,...

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    UK to provide £21 million to Bangladesh to fight COVID-19

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 03:07pm on April 06, 2020

    The United Kingdom would provide £21 million to support priorities for fighting COVID-19 in Bangladesh, the British High Commission in Dhaka said in an announcement...

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    Child aged five among new UK COVID-19 victims

    Agence France-Presse. London | Updated at 11:47am on April 05, 2020

    Britain on Saturday reported a record 708 daily deaths from COVID-19, including a five-year-old child, who was thought to be the country’s youngest victim. The...

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    UK reports 381 COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours

    Agence France-Presse. London | Updated at 11:27am on April 01, 2020

    Britain reported a record daily coronavirus death toll of 381 on Tuesday— more than double the number of nationwide deaths posted in previous 24 hours....

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    UK returnee dies in isolation at Sylhet hospital

    United News of Bangladesh . Sylhet | Updated at 01:47pm on March 22, 2020

    The Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research will collect the blood and saliva samples of a UK returnee woman, who died at a hospital...

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    Bangladesh origin British man dies of Covid-19 in UK

    New Age . Online Desk | Updated at 05:58pm on March 10, 2020

    A Bangladeshi-British man died of coronavirus on Sunday while undergoing treatment at a hospital in the United Kingdom, reports the BBC...

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    China virus death toll surges past 2,000

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:12am on February 19, 2020

    The death toll from China’s new coronavirus epidemic jumped past 2,000 on Wednesday after 136 more people died, with the number of new cases falling...

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    Shamima not to get Bangladesh citizenship  

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:53am on February 09, 2020

    Bangladesh has nothing to do to help ISIS member’s British wife Shamima Begum as she has no parental connections to claim Bangladesh citizenship, foreign minister...

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    Huawei 5G troubles to test Nordic competitors’ bandwidth

    Agence France-Presse . Helsinki | Updated at 11:28pm on February 02, 2020

    Tougher United Kingdom and European Union rules restricting 5G network supplier Huawei should be a golden opportunity for competitors Nokia and Ericsson, but the companies...