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Expatriate workers must not be harassed

The expatriate workers who came to the country to spend holidays at the beginning of the year, got stranded here following the COVID-19 outbreak. According to the foreign affairs ministry, there are ...

Expatriate workers must not be harassed

‘Don’t be complacent’ about robust inflow of remittance: Economists

The record inflow of remittance in the last two months should not give any sense of complacence for Bangladesh as the situation in overseas labour market remains fluid and the migrant workers are ...

‘Don’t be complacent’ about robust inflow of remittance: Economists

Over nine years of conflict in Syria

Syria’s war since 2011 has involved a host of regional and international players, forced millions of people from their homes and left more than 380,000 people dead

An internally displaced Syrian child from Idlib, stands outside a tent in Azaz, Syria on 22 February.

Iran re-emerges as hardest-hit Mideast country by COVID-19

Iran has re-emerged as the hardest-hit country by the COVID-19 pandemic in the Middle East region, as the country is witnessing a respike of the pandemic with its confirmed cases going beyond 173,000

Couple wear protective face masks, amid fear of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), as they walk at Enghelab square, in Tehran, Iran.

28,849 Bangladeshi expats to return home: Momen

The government on Wednesday said 28,849 expatriates, mostly from the Middle East (ME), will return home within the next couple of weeks, reports UNB.

Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen in a meeting

COVID-19 in Bangladeshi diaspora

Stories of shattered dreams

“He was an immigrant and a father. He drove a yellow cab to get his kids the best education our country can offer. He did everything right to achieve the American dream.”

The Queens borough of New York City, US

'26 Bangladeshis died of COVID-19 in Middle East'

A total of 26 Bangladeshis have died of coronavirus and around 1,200 others infected with the disease in Middle Eastern countries, diplomatic sources confirmed.

'26 Bangladeshis died of COVID-19 in Middle East'

'Middle Eastern countries gave no information about massive job cuts'

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Wednesday said the Middle Eastern countries so far gave Dhaka no information about massive job cuts as the COVID-19 hit hard their job markets for foreign ...

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Yemen war: Five years on, rebels stronger than ever

Five years after Saudi Arabia intervened in Yemen's civil war, leading a military coalition to prop up the government which had been driven out of its capital, the Huthi rebels are only stronger, ...

Yemen war: Five years on, rebels stronger than ever

Gunmen storm Sikh-Hindu temple in Kabul

Gunmen stormed a Sikh-Hindu temple in central Kabul on Wednesday and were locked in an ongoing battle with security forces, an official said, in the latest assault on the Afghan capital

Gunmen storm Sikh-Hindu temple in Kabul
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