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Rogers Park street sign brings Bangladesh political feud to Chicago

By John Byrne Chicago Tribune The request to put up a pair of familiar brown street signs on North Clark Street in Rogers Park sailed through the Chicago City Council, joining the 1,500 other honorary roadways aldermen have approved for 50 years. This one, however, didn’t end up a feel-good move, like bestowing the sobriquet […]

Dan Mozena Over three years have passed, but it seems like yesterday when the plane landed at Shahjalal Airport, bringing my wife Grace and me to Dhaka to take up my assignment as America’s Ambassador to Bangladesh. Having traveled halfway around the world, we were so tired … Grace got off first … and I […]

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At 5 am, a thick dark fog hung about, as we heading south into the Sundarbans from the Chandpai forest station in southern Bangladesh. A few kilometres on, visibility beyond the prow fell to near zero, forcing us to dock mid-river. Voices rang out from somewhere in the thick blur: fishermen singing to signal their […]

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Botswana has sought Bangladesh’s support for develop its society and economy. Its visiting State Minister for the President’s Office and Public Administration Dikgang Phillip Makgalemele conveyed this message to Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali on Sunday. The foreign ministry said he was “surprised” to see Bangladesh’s agricultural and economic progresses and showed interest in […]

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