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Wednesday, 30 November 2016
Myanmar\'s Rohingya may be victims of crimes against humanity, the UN\'s rights agency said yesterday, as former UN chief Kofi Annan arrived in the country for a visit that will include a trip to northern Rakhine. The army has carried out a bloody crackdown in Rakhine,...
Wednesday, 30 November 2016
The 20-party alliance partners on Tuesday night extended their full support to BNP mayoral candidate Advocate Sakhawat Hossain Khan in the Narayanganj City Corporation (NCC) polls. They gave their support at a meeting with BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia at her Gulshan of...
Thursday, 01 December 2016
At least 10,000 Rohingyas have entered Bangladesh recently to flee violence in Myanmar, the United Nations said yesterday. “Based on reports by various humanitarian agencies, we estimate that there could be 10,000 new arrivals in recent weeks,” Vivian Tan, ...
Friday, 02 December 2016
The United Nations (UN) has sought 850 troops from Bangladesh for a peacekeeping mission in Sudan. United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) in a letter to the Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the UN recently urged the government to contribute with ...
Saturday, 03 December 2016
Sand brought by water flowing in from India has covered about 3,500 acres of fertile land, resulting in damage to the ecology and destruction of livelihoods of thousands of families in Sunamganj. The affected villages are Chanpur, Rojoni Line, Maram, Burungamara and Ra...