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  • ‘Asia ignores Rohingyas over business interests’

    ‘Asia ignores Rohingyas over business interests’

    “The persecution of the Rohingya community in Myanmar is a well documented violation of basic human rights of a whole community, with elements of ethnic cleansing and genocide,” Aegile Fernandez, co-director of Malaysia-based human rights group, Tenaganita, said in a statement. “It is a crisis that has lasted over half a century with no end

  • ‘We will fight until the last drop of blood’

    ‘We will fight until the last drop of blood’

    The now-in-hiding Harakah al-Yaqin (HaY) fighters are practising extreme caution these days when speaking with any outsider. Getting in touch with them took a lot of effort and perseverance – this correspondent spoke with four contact persons to gain their approval for a meeting. On the day of the meeting, the most recent contact person met

  • Fakirapool seal second tier football crown

    Fakirapool seal second tier football crown

    Fakirapool Young Men’s Club emerged as the champion in the Marcel Bangladesh Championship League 2015-16 season after beating Chittagong Mohammedan 2-1 in the last match of the second-tier football league at Bangabandhu National Stadium on Monday

  • Iran mourns ‘sheikh of moderation’ Rafsanjani

    Iran mourns ‘sheikh of moderation’ Rafsanjani

    Iran’s political and religious leadership attended a memorial service at Hussainiya Jamaran, a religious hall in northern Tehran run by the family of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the founder of the Islamic republic

  • Dhaka traffic advisory ahead of Jan 10 AL rally

    Dhaka traffic advisory ahead of Jan 10 AL rally

    Ruling Awami League and its associate organisations have set up various day-long events to commemorate the homecoming of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman – on January 10 Tuesday.

  • Bangladesh begin Hockey World League preparation Tuesday

    Bangladesh begin Hockey World League preparation Tuesday

    Five players from the national under-18 team have been called up to the senior men’s squad for the first time as Bangladesh Hockey Federation on Monday announced a 28-man preliminary squad for the upcoming Hockey World League Round 2

  • UN rights envoy visits Myanmar amid border violence, report of abuse

    UN rights envoy visits Myanmar amid border violence, report of abuse

    Residents and refugees accuse the military of killing, raping and arbitrarily detaining civilians while burning villages in northwestern Rakhine State

  • Fakhrul: ‘Why worried if BNP is so weak?’

    Fakhrul: ‘Why worried if BNP is so weak?’

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has asked the Awami League leaders why they are giving so much importance to BNP if they think the party has become so feeble.

  • Bangladesh eye change of fortunes in Tests

    Bangladesh eye change of fortunes in Tests

    Bangladesh’s focus now shifts to Test match cricket after being whitewashed by host New Zealand in both the ODI and Twenty20 international series

  • Blogger Rajeeb murder verdict any day

    Blogger Rajeeb murder verdict any day

    Rajeeb, known as Thaba Baba to the blogging community, was hacked to death on February 15, 2013 near his Pallabi residence,

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