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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.

Commonwealth to form large pool of lawyers to fight Rohingya genocide case

Dhaka, December 5: Patricia Scotland, secretary general of the Commonwealth, said her organization was looking for ways to help Gambia in the legal battle over the Rohingya genocide and that the Commonwealth would stand by Bangladesh, because, they have sheltered the largest number of forcibly displaced people in the world.

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.

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.

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.

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.

UN agency envoy Cate Blanchett warns of ‘race against time’ as Rohingya refugee camps brace for monsoon rains

New York, Mar 22: As heavy rains and potential cyclones threaten more than one hundred thousand Rohingya refugees living in congested settlements in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar, United Nations refugee agency envoy Cate Blanchett is urging increased international support to protect them from the worst impacts of the upcoming monsoon season.