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US accuses Myanmar military of ‘planned and coordinated’ Rohingya atrocities

A Rohingya refugee girl carries a baby while walking in a camp in Cox’s Bazar, October 10, 2017. — Reuters photo A US government investigation has found that Myanmar’s military waged a ‘well-planned and coordinated’ campaign of mass killings, gang rapes and other atrocities against the Southeast Asian nation’s Rohingya Muslim minority. The US State […]

The ruling Awami League has already threatened to counter a countrywide demonstration planned for Saturday by BNP, the main opposition on the streets, with both parties expecting their rank and file supporters to turn out in huge numbers. The political landscape of Bangladesh is heating up ahead of December’s parliamentary election with the two main […]

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Curb your curiosity for your own sake Aasha Mehreen Amin Many indivi-duals who come to this country for the first time are enamoured by the overabundance of genuine hospitality that they receive from the local people. So much so that they are willing to overlook all the jarring notes—the sickening traffic, the nauseating garbage, the […]

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Rescue efforts are on on the runway of Shah Amanat International Airport in Chittagong after a US-Bangla Airlines plane made an emergency landing there on Wednesday.— New Age photo A Cox’s Bazar-bound flight of US-Bangla Airlines with 164 passengers, including 11 children, and seven crew members made a crash landing at Shah Amanat International Airport […]

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ADB Bangladesh Country Director Manmohan Prakash speaking at a press briefing at its Bangladesh Resident Mission conference room on Wednesday; September 26, 2018 UNB Inflation increased to 5.8% from 5.4% Bangladesh posted a GDP growth rate of 7.9% in FY18, and is expected to achieve 7.5% GDP growth in FY19, according to a report by […]

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Photo: ACC Bangladesh live to fight another day after Mustafizur Rahman’s four-wicket haul following a brilliant 99 by Mushfiqur Rahim propelled them into the Asia Cup final with a 37-run victory over Pakistan. Defending a below-par 239, the Tigers, unfazed by the absence of key opener Tamim Iqbal, restricted Pakistan to 202 for nine in […]

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