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    UN expert welcomes UK court's decision in Shamima case

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 11:38am on July 17, 2020

    A UN human rights expert has welcomed ruling by the UK Court of Appeal that Shamima Begum, who left the United Kingdom for Syria as...

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    Shamima wins right to return to UK to fight for citizenship

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 04:10pm on July 16, 2020

    A woman who had her UK citizenship revoked after travelling to Syria to join the Islamic State group should be allowed to return home to...

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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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    UK govt, Indian firm rescue satellite operator Oneweb

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:46pm on July 03, 2020

    The United Kingdom government and Indian telecoms giant Bharti are to take control of collapsed satellite firm Oneweb, they said on Friday, as Britain seeks...

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    Bangladeshi youth honoured with Diana Award

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 07:58pm on July 02, 2020

    Rafiul Haque, 23, from Bangladesh was recognised with the highest award a young person can achieve for social action or humanitarian efforts– the Diana Award,...

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    Women bear the brunt of virus fallout in workplace

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:23am on June 21, 2020

    The reverberating economic shock of the coronavirus crisis has delivered a massive setback for women because so many work in the badly exposed services sector,...

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    UK fears protests over statue row

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 08:53pm on June 12, 2020

    Prime minister Boris Johnson on Friday said a wave of anti-racism protests across Britain had been ‘hijacked by extremists’, as fears mounted about clashes between...

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    UK energy firm Centrica axes 5,000 jobs on virus impact

    Agence France-Presse. London | Updated at 03:08pm on June 11, 2020

    British domestic energy provider Centrica said Thursday it will axe 5,000 jobs, or almost one fifth of its workforce, as it responds to both the...

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    Global deaths near 4 lakh

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:36am on June 06, 2020

    The novel coronavirus has killed at least 395,977 people since the outbreak first emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources...

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    Global vaccine programme gets $ 8.8b

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 04:25pm on June 05, 2020

    Governments around the world on Thursday pledged $8.8 billion for global vaccines alliance Gavi to help immunisation programmes disrupted by coronavirus, prompting calls for global...