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Trump’s aide Lisa Curtis arrives

Visits Cox’s Bazar to see Rohingyas Lisa Curtis, deputy assistant to US President Donald Trump, arrived here yesterday morning on a three-day official visit to discuss bilateral issues, including security and the Rohingya crisis. Lisa, senior director for South and Central Asia of the National Security Council in the White House, later travelled to Cox’s […]

Myanmar’s BGP shows excuse of ‘internal security’ Bangladesh once again protested Myanmar’s military build-up along the Tombru border when the two countries held a flag meeting at Ghumdhum of Bandarban yesterday. The meeting began around 3:30pm at Ghumdhum Border Observation Post of Naikhyangchhari where Bangladesh side questioned Myanmar’s troop deployment defying international border laws. The […]

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Rescheduled once, Tk 57cr interest waived; Sonali Bank could not recover Tk 190cr from the airlines despite years of legal battle Towards the northern end of the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport lies the broken down, dusty fuselages of GMG Airlines’ aircraft, rusting and rotting. But not only has the airlines been down for six years […]

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Deal allows Indian companies to be involved in the project Bangladesh, India and Russia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation on implementing the Rooppur nuclear power plant. The deal was signed in Moscow between Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation (Rosatom), science and technology ministry of Bangladesh and the Department of Atomic Energy of […]

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Special envoy to the prime minister and Chairman of Jatiya Party (JaPa) HM Ershad has declared that he, along with three other Jatiya Party ministers, will resign from the Cabinet very soon. The JaPa chief made the announcement at a press briefing held at the Rangpur circuit house on Friday morning. Echoing Leader of the […]

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Sono Wara, a Rohingya in her village in Myanmar a day after the death of her newborn twins. Credit Nicholas Kristof/The New York Times I Saw a Genocide in Slow Motion Myanmar continues to kill its Rohingya, now bydenying them health care and sometimes foodinstead of by wielding machetes and firing bullets. Nicholas Kristof MARCH […]

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