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AL factional clash

Two people were killed and 10 others injured in a clash between two factions of Awami League at Bakhoil village in Sadar upazila of Kushtia on Thursday afternoon, reports UNB. The deceased are Billal and Enamul, 35, both are AL activists. Ratan Sheikh, officer-in-charge of Kushtia Islamic University police station, …

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BNP slams India

BNP on Thursday expressed surprise over India’s support to Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi’s repressive policy on Rohingya issue, reports UNB. “India claims to be one of the world’s leading democratic countries, but they’ve extended their support to Aung San Suu Kyi’s policy. We’re surprised and shocked by it,” said …

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Quader rather concerned over drugs

Road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader has said that the government is concerned about the stream of Rohingyas entering Bangladesh, fleeing from oppression in Myanmar’s Rakhine state. Ruling Bangladesh Awami League general secretary Quader was, however, even more concerned whether drugs and arms were entering the country along with …

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Road crashes kill 9

At least nine people were killed and two others injured in two road accidents in Basail and Madhupur upazilas of Tangail on Thursday, reports UNB. In Basail, a Dhaka-bound microbus collided head-on with a truck at Basail Link road intersection around 3:00pm, leaving its seven passengers dead and two others …

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Turkish first lady thanks Bangladesh

Visiting Turkish first lady Emine Erdogan on Thursday said what is happening in Myanmar’s Rakhine State is “tantamount to genocide” and solution to Rohingya crisis lies in Myanmar only. She also affirmed that the government of Turkey will stand beside the Rohingyas who have fled to Bangladesh in the face …

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