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Rohingya repatriation

All talk, no action in three years since agreement

According to the repatriation agreement signed with Myanmar in 2017, the repatriation process should have finished within two years

Rohingya exodus from their homeland, making their way to Bangladesh

Russia plans to raise wheat export tax from 1 March

Traders say Russia’s move will drive up the cost of wheat in importing countries when the pandemic has already reduced incomes, making the world’s poorest especially vulnerable to food poverty

A combine harvests wheat in a field near the village of Kamennobrodskaya in Stavropol region, Russia on 4 July 2019

Bangladesh not displeased with countries abstained from voting in UN resolution on Rohingyas

The foreign minister said Dhaka has no displeasure against the countries which abstained from voting in the UN resolution as well as voted against it saying it is a “strategic” decision

Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh

Myanmar loses support of 9 countries on Rohingya issue

Myanmar has lost the support of nine countries of Africa and the Pacific on the issue of human rights of Rohingya and other minorities in the South Asian nation

Rohingya exodus from their homeland, making their way to Bangladesh

Navalny says he pranked secret agent, learns of underwear murder plot

Navalny declared his poisoning case solved earlier this month when a joint media inquiry said it had identified a team of assassins from Russia's FSB security service

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny delivers a speech in Moscow, Russia, 29 September 2019

US publishes list of Chinese and Russian firms with military ties

The Trump administration on Monday published a list of Chinese and Russian companies with alleged military ties that restrict them from buying a wide range of US goods and technology

US publishes list of Chinese and Russian firms with military ties

Russia successfully launches rocket with 36 satellites

This was the first launch of OneWeb satellites from the Vostochny spaceport and the first purely commercial launch from this space centre, TASS News Agency reported

A Soyuz-2.1b rocket booster carrying the satellites of British firm OneWeb blasts off from a launch pad at the Vostochny Cosmodrome in Amur Region, Russia on 18 December 2020

Russia-backed hackers targeting US govt agencies: Report

A Russia-based hacker group backed by the government is behind data breaches at the Treasury and Commerce departments and other US government agencies, The Washington Post reported

Hacking the hackers: Russian group hijacked Iranian spying operation. Photo: Reuters

Bracing for Biden - New hope or false dawn

There are quite a few challenges that the Biden administration will have to navigate in the next four years in its bid at hegemonic power projection in a pandemic ravaged clime

Joe Biden speaks about election results in Wilmington, Delaware, US, on 6 November 2020

Russian scholarships: Foreign students to apply by 10 Dec

Selected candidates will be awarded with the scholarship and they can study in any universities in Russia. The tuition fees will be paid by the Russian government

Russian scholarships: Foreign students to apply by 10 Dec
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