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Bergman pays fine for contempt of BD court

Dhaka-based British journalist David Bergman today paid Tk 5,000 fine as per the verdict delivered by International Crimes Tibunal-2 for his contempt of court. Bergman paid the fine through the Supreme Court branch of Sonali Bank and informed the ICT ...

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14 Rohingyas pushed back to Myanmar

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) today pushed 14 Rohingya citizens back to their country Myanmar after providing them with necessary treatment and humanitarian aid. BGB arrested them, who illegally intruded into Bangladesh, through Tumbru and Ghumdhum border areas under ...

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Merkel condemns Russia ‘interfering’

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has accused Russia of interfering in the affairs of Eastern European countries seeking closer ties with the EU. In an interview in Die Welt am Sonntag newspaper (in German), Mrs Merkel said Russia was “creating problems” ...

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UK Egypt embassy suspends services

The British Embassy in Cairo has suspended public services for security reasons, the Foreign Office has confirmed. A spokeswoman would not confirm the nature of the security issue, but said staff were working with Egyptian officials to enable work to ...

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Ex-Bangladesh minister Latif denied bail

A court here today rejected a bail petition of former minister Abdul Latif Siddique, in connection with a case filed against him for hurting religious sentiment by criticising Haj and Tablig Jamaat in the USA on September 28. Court officials ...

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