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    Humanitarian ship brings 255 migrants to Sicily

    Agence France-Presse .Rome | Updated at 11:13am on November 15, 2020

    The humanitarian ship Open Arms reached the coast of the Italian island of Sicily on Saturday and transferred 255 migrants to the Italian authorities, the...

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    Second Libya shipwreck raises toll to 100

    Agence France-Presse . Tripoli | Updated at 11:02am on November 13, 2020

    A shipwreck off the Libyan coast has killed 20 people, Doctors Without Borders said, just hours after news of a separate incident in which at...

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    Saudi Arabia to ease restrictions on foreign workers

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 06:56pm on November 04, 2020

    Saudi Arabia said Wednesday it will ease key restrictions on millions of foreign workers, as part of plans to reform its long-criticised labour policy. Human...

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    Malaysia mulls temporary work permits for undocumented migrants

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:32am on October 31, 2020

    The Malaysian government is considering issuing temporary work permits to illegal foreign workers in the country to overcome the shortage of foreign workers in the...

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    Bangladesh Biman flight on Dhaka-Rome route from Oct 28

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:39pm on October 20, 2020

    Biman Bangladesh Airlines has decided to operate a flight from Dhaka to Rome from October 28. The decision had been made as Italy had withdrawn...

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    2 lakh migrant workers return to Bangladesh amid pandemic

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:17am on October 20, 2020

    Daily, over 2,200 Bangladeshi migrant workers returned home jobless from different countries on an average last week as the pandemic continues to weaken the global...

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    Italy withdraws flight embargo on residence permit holders

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 07:24pm on October 15, 2020

    Italy has withdrawn restrictions on airlines on carrying Bangladeshi passengers who have valid Italian residence permits, said foreign minister AK Abdul Momen on Thursday. ‘Flight...

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    Italy adds Bangladesh in ‘seasonal, non-seasonal workers’ list

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:09am on October 13, 2020

    Italy has finally included Bangladesh in their ‘seasonal and non-seasonal workers programme’ responding to a request from Dhaka. ‘The Italian government earlier withdrew this privilege...

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    Migrant workers form human chain seeking return to Italy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:01pm on October 11, 2020

    Dozens of stranded Bangladeshi migrant workers on Sunday formed a human chain in front of the Italian embassy at Gulshan in Dhaka demanding their return...

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    KSA extends visa for Bangladeshi expatriates until Oct 30

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 07:40pm on October 07, 2020

    The Saudi Arabian government has extended visa for Bangladeshi expatriate workers until October 30. Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen confirmed it on Wednesday. The Bangladeshi...