Category: Local News

Bangladesh appears poised to repatriate members of the Muslim minority who fled the campaign of violence against them. They would be at grave risk Bangladeshi soldiers, police and paramilitaries have already moved into the camps at Cox’s Bazar where some 700,000 Rohingya refugees fled last year. Repatriations to Myanmar are due to begin on Thursday.…

US Vice President Mike Pence told Myanmars civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi Wednesday that the treatment of her countrys stateless Rohingya Muslim population was inexcusable. The violence and persecution by military and vigilantes which resulted in driving 700,000 Rohingya into Bangladesh is without excuse, Pence told Suu Kyi on the sidelines of the Association…

A delegation of Jatiya Oikyafront, led by Dr Kamal Hossain, started a meeting with the Election Commission at 3:30 pm today (Wednesday), seeking deferment of the national election by a month. Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda and other Commissioners are presents at the meeting being held at Nirbachan Bhaban. Apart from Kamal Hossain, BNP…