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Sri Lanka urged to implement FTA signed with Bangladesh

Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal, now in Vietnam to attend a conference, on Monday urged Sri Lanka to expedite implementation of the free trade agreement...

Facebook bans Myanmar army chief, military’s TV network 

It removes many pages, accounts for right abuse, pushing military messages

Facebook on Monday banned Myanmar’s army chief and removed dozens of other pages, which, the social media platform said, have covertly pushed the messages of the Myanmar...

CAAB also trashes Nepalese media report on US-Bangla aircraft crash 

The report ran by a Nepalese newspaper over the investigation findings on the US-Bangla plane crash led by their government is ‘false’ and ‘baseless’, said Captain Salahuddin M Rahmatullah, head...

Myanmar generals should face 'genocide' case: UN

Arms embargo on Myanmar sought

UN human rights investigators on Monday said Myanmar’s top military leaders should be prosecuted for "genocide" against Rohingyas.

Take action on HR violations in Rakhine: Australia to Myanmar 

'Perpetrators must be held to account'

Australia has urged Myanmar to take action on human rights violations and welcomed the establishment of Myanmar’s Commission of Enquiry, which needs to be provided with authority to respond...

Senator McCain was strong voice for global humanity: FM 

He mourns McCain's death 

Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali has expressed deep shock at demise of United States Senator John Sidney McCain.

Rohingya crisis: US to continue to hold responsible people accountable 

'Military must respect HR for Myanmar's democracy to succeed'

The United States has said they will continue to hold accountable those responsible for atrocities against Rohingyas what the US described as the "abhorrent ethnic cleansing" of Rohingya Muslims in...

Recruitment of BD workers by Malaysia not halted, says BMET DG

Rejecting media reports that Malaysia has halted the recruitment of Bangladeshi workers, Director General of the Bureau of Manpower, Employment and Training (BMET) Selim Reza on Sunday said they suspended...

Deforestation due to Rohingyas eats up land worth Tk 741.31cr: ICCB

Rohingya influx a pressure on BD economy, security, it says 

Bangladesh faces the worst manmade disaster from Myanmar without any war or any conflict and the total value of 6,000 acres of deforested land in  Rohingya camps is equivalent to Tk...

Hasina congratulates Australia’s new PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has congratulated Australia’s newly elected Prime Minister Scott Morrison on his assumption of office.