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The US Has High Stakes for a Peaceful Outcome in Myanmar

This Article was published in Huffington Post on September 22, 2017 and is Co-Authored by US Ambassador Osman Siddique & Samier Mansur As world leaders converged upon New York City for this week’s UN General Assembly, over 420,000 Rohingya refugees traversed the monsoon rains and bloodied fields of Myanmar into Bangladesh’s make-shift and overcrowded refugee […]

Two Rohingya men carry a patient to home after treatment in a health centre at Kutupalang refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar on Saturday. — Sourav Lasker The influx of Rohingyas into Bangladesh fleeing persecution in Myanmar continued on Saturday as there was no let-up in violence, what the United Nations termed a textbook example of […]

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Untreated chemical effluents continue to be directly channelled into rivers causing severe water pollution when World River Day is going to be observed today. The photo was taken at the River Sitalakhya in Narayanganj on Saturday. — Sony Ramany Most of the government directives and a High Court order to save the country’s important rivers […]

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Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Saturday said the ruling Awami League would not forge any unity with BNP which was a true nationalist party. Addressing a discussion, Fakhrul said the biggest failure of the government was that it yet could not create a national unity to face the challenge of current […]

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