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Maintain pressure on Myanmar PM urges OIC over Rohingya repatriation; opens council of foreign ministers Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina poses for a picture with the delegates of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation member states at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre where the 45th session of the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers began yesterday. Photo: PID Staff […]

A resurgent Bangladesh Rear Admiral (Retired) Kazi Sarwar Our people are competent / MAHMUD HOSSAIN OPU Bangladesh can take care of itself. A recent visit of the delegation of the ruling party of Bangladesh to India came under severe scrutiny and disproportionate limelight for a whole range of diverse reasons. While the purpose of the visit […]

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The Bangladesh Cricket Board is set to miss another timeline for forming much-talked about regional cricket bodies as no progress has been recorded in this regard in the past two weeks. After the third meeting of the BCB’s Board of Directors on April 18, BCB president Nazmul Hasan said they had asked the divisional sports […]

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  Lawyers for BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia say she has asked them to convey the news of her illness to court during hearings on her bail. Five lawyers – Zainul Abedin, Khandaker Mahbub Hossain, AJ Mohammad Ali, Abdur Rezak Khan, and Mahbub Uddin Khokon – met the former prime minister in the old jailhouse on […]

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ESSAYMay/June 2018 IssueBurma & MyanmarPolitical Development   Foreign Affairs Magazine Where Myanmar Went Wrong From Democratic Awakening to Ethnic Cleansing By Zoltan Barany Late last year, when news broke that Myanmar’s military had been systematically killing members of the country’s Muslim Rohingya minority, much of the world was shocked. In recent years, Myanmar (also known as Burma) had […]

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  Muslim Rohingyas and Buddhist Myanmar Is the Despotic and Dictatorial Hasina in Bangladesh hopelessly Abandoned by Her “Too Friendly, But More Unfriendly” Immediate Neighbors? By: Jalal Uddin Khan, Ph.D. (Canada)    5/5/2018   Heigh-ho! sing, heigh-ho! unto the green holly:  Most friendship is feigning, most loving mere folly:     Then, heigh-ho, the holly!       […]

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Bangladesh Bets on Connectivity for Its Next Economic Leap By Charu Sudan Kasturi • MAY 04 2018 Why you should care Because Bangladesh aims to be the connectivity link between South and East Asia. Bangladesh 164,669,751Population BengaliSpoken Language $4,207GDP Per Capita DhakaCapital City Firecrackers lit the March sky over Dhaka as Bangladesh savored the U.N. […]

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