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Covid-19 claims 13 lives within 24 hours; lowest in eight months

Government planning to organise 'Amar Ekushey Book Fair' in April-May

42,000 workers are being trained in vaccine application

Aircraft to be made in Lalmonirhat: PM Hasina

Small entrepreneurs will get a loan of Tk 10,000 crore at low interest

Bangladesh gives another list of 2,30,000 Rohingya refugees to Myanmar

Dhaka, January 13: The Bangladesh government has provided a list of 2,30,000 Rohingya refugees to Myanmar as part of the repatriation process. The list was handed over to the Myanmar ambassador in Dhaka on Monday, said Delwar Hossain, director general of the Myanmar wing of the foreign ministry.

Netherlands, Sweden to keep up pressure on Myanmar to repatriate Rohingya refugees

Dhaka, December 9: The Netherlands and Sweden will continue to pressure Myanmar to repatriate the forcibly displaced Rohingya to their homeland Rakhine. This was stated by the ambassadors of the two countries.

OIC: Concerns Over Rohingya, Islamophobia and Palestine mark end of conference

Dhaka, November 30: The 57-nation Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) foreign ministers' meeting ended with calls for a united fight against Islamophobia and terrorism, and for reaffirming support for Arab states' policy of a two-state solution to the Palestinian issue.

OIC foreign ministers meeting today; Forum to discuss Rohingya issue

Dhaka, November 27: The meeting of the foreign ministers of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) countries is starting today (Friday). The International Court of Justice (ICJ) case on the Rohingya genocide is expected to be on the agenda at the meeting.

UN adopts resolution to resolve Rohingya crisis

Dhaka, November 19: A resolution was adopted for the fourth time by a large majority in the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly with the aim of resolving the Rohingya crisis urgently.

Japan to contact Myanmar for speedy repatriation of Rohingya

Dhaka, November 17: Naoki Ito, Japan's ambassador to Bangladesh, said Tokyo would work with Myanmar to expedite the repatriation of the forcibly displaced Rohingya to Bangladesh.

UK urges world not to turn its back on the plight of Rohingya community

Dhaka, October 23: Britain's Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Minister Dominic Raab has called on the world community not to "turn a blind eye" to the plight of the Rohingya, saying the UK was committed to helping save the lives of the Rohingya.

China making little contribution to Rohingya crisis, says US

Dhaka, October 22: The United States has described Beijing's role in resolving the Rohingya crisis in Bangladesh as 'insignificant' compared to what was expected.

UN human rights office calls for compassion following Rohingya deaths at sea

New York: The UN human rights office (OHCHR), is calling for compassion for people desperately seeking shelter, after 30 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar died on a boat in the Bay of Bengal that had spent nearly two months at sea.

Xi Jinping visiting Myanmar, real face of China unveiled

নিজস্ব প্রতিনিধি, ঢাকা, জানুয়ারি ১৯ : দুই দিনের সফরে শুক্রবার মিয়ানমার গেছেন চীনের প্রেসিডেন্ট শি জিনপিং।

Aung San Suu Kyi defends Myanmar from accusations of genocide, at top UN court

New York: Myanmar will have “no tolerance” for human rights abuses committed in Rakhine state and will prosecute the military, if war crimes have been committed there, Aung San Suu Kyi told the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the UN’s main judicial body, on Wednesday.

ICJ: Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi rejects genocide claims

The Hague: Myanmar's leader and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi appeared in the International Court of Justice and defended her country against allegations of genocide.

Genocide hearing: First day ends

আন্তর্জাতিক ডেস্ক, ঢাকা, জানুয়ারি ১১ : সংখ্যালঘু রোহিঙ্গা মুসলিম গণহত্যার দায়ে আন্তর্জাতিক বিচার আদালতে (আইসিজে) মিয়ানমারের বিচার শুরু হয়েছে। মঙ্গলবার বাংলাদেশ সময় বিকেল ৩টার দিকে এই মামলার শুনানি শুরু হয়ে চলে ৬টা ১০ মিনিট পর্যন্ত।

ICC gives greenlight for probe into violent crimes against Rohingya

New York: Judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Thursday authorized an investigation into alleged crimes against humanity, namely deportation, which have forced between 600,000 and one million Rohingya refugees out of Myanmar, into neighboring Bangladesh since 2016.

Two years after exodus, Myanmar’s ‘desperate’ Rohingya youth need education, skills: UNICEF

New York, Aug 17: The daily struggle to survive for Myanmar’s Rohingya people in one of the world’s largest refugee settlements, has caused “overwhelming” despair and jeopardized the hopes of an entire generation, the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Henrietta Fore, said on Friday.