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2 hrs ago | Reuters

Fitch Teleconf: Bangladesh Assigned Inaugural International Rating by Fitch

HONG KONG/SINGAPORE, August 31 Fitch Ratings has for the first time assigned international ratings to the Bangladesh sovereign and invites market participants to join a teleconference on Bangladesh's rating outlook at 4pm HK/Singapore on Wednesday, 3 September 2014.

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2 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Judges' impeachment move - not in people's interest': Dr Kamal

In this file photo taken on August 31 last year, eminent jurist Dr Kamal Hossain speaks at a meeting at Bangladesh Institute of Law and International Affairs auditorium in Dhaka.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Asia News Network

DHAKA: Migration keeps poverty at bay, says study

International migration plays a significant role in poverty reduction, a recent study by the Refugee and Migratory Movement Research Unit found.

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The Daily Star

So battered with potholes

A pool of water accumulated on the potholed and muddy road from Postogola, Dhaka, to Pagla, Naryanganj.

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The Daily Star

Floods affect over 20 lakh

Flood affected people of Rohodoha area in Sariakandi upazila, Bogra are moving whatever they can from their inundated houses.

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The Daily Star

Bangladesh to seek time frame from Myanmar

Dhaka will seek a specific time frame from Nay Pyi Taw for repatriation of over 30,000 Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh living in two refugee camps in Cox's Bazar during a foreign secretary level meeting in Dhaka today.

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The Daily Star

Chaos at BCL rally venue

Two factions of Bangladesh Chhatra League threw chairs to each other following an altercation over seating arrangement just before its rally began at Suhrawardi Uddyan in Dhaka this afternoon.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Islamists' strike hits Bangladesh over gruesome murder

Transport services in Bangladesh ground to a halt on Sunday as Islamists enforced a nationwide strike to protest at the murder of a television star who presented popular Islamic shows.

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The Daily Star

Alim's body handed over to family after autopsy

The body of convicted war criminal Abdul Alim, who died of cancer yesterday, was handed over to his family members after his autopsy this afternoon.

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Post-gazette.com

In Bangladesh's garment factories, workers face an uphill battle for better safety

Labor organizer Tuhin Chowdury got a call from a woman he knew only as "Lovely" in April 2013.

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The Daily Star

Pickets halt train for 1hr in Chandpur

Office going people wait for vehicles on Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue in capital's Farmgate area, which used to be a busy neighbourhood in working days, during eight-hour shutdown called by Islami Chhatra Sena on Sunday.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Times of Oman

Jailed former Bangladesh minister dies

Dhaka: An elderly former Bangladesh minister who was sentenced to life in prison for war crimes during the 1971 independence struggle died on Saturday after a prolonged illness, an official said.

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MYREPUBLICA.com

SAARC body proposes reducing regional centers to five

A two-day South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation Programming Committee meeting that concluded in Kathmandu Saturday has proposed keeping only five of the total 11 Regional Centers.

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The Daily Star

Watch out for risks to economy

Bangladesh Bank Governor Atiur Rahman poses with other central bankers of different countries at the 29th SEANZA Governors' Symposium held at Radisson Hotel in Dhaka yesterday.

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The Telegraph

Hideouts, Chetia on Indo-Bangla agenda

New Delhi, Aug. 29 : The presence of Indian insurgents in 10 Bangladesh districts and the return of Ulfa leader Anup Chetia will be the focus of the home secretary-level talks between India and Bangladesh in Dhaka from Tuesday.

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Hindustan Times

Saradha links with Bangladeshs JamaateIslami probed

This is the second time that the consortium's overseas money trail has come under the ED's scanner.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

New Media Journal

The Muslim Rape of Christian Nuns

Despite how unsavory and barbaric Islamic groups and persons around the world have been acting--whether Nigeria's Boko Haram, Mesopotamia's Islamic State, Somalia's Shabaab--perhaps few things are as disgusting and cowardly as the Muslim rape of nuns: defenseless Christian women who sacrifice much of their lives to help sick and needy Muslims.

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The Daily Star

Safe roads or highway to death

MOST roads in Bangladesh have evolved rather than designed and purpose-built; consequently hazards are mounting.

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CPJ Press Freedom Online

TV presenter for religious programs murdered in Bangladesh

The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on Bangladeshi authorities to investigate the murder this week of a TV host, and to identify the motive and bring the perpetrators to justice.

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The Daily Star

Floods rage thru' north

Inundated houses in Rohodoha of Shariakandi upazila of Bogra after the Jamuna washed away 300 metres of a dyke.

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