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Fire guts hundreds of shanties in Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh

Dhaka, May 25 (UNI) A devastating fire swept through a camp of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh's southeastern Cox's Bazar district Friday, destroying hundreds of shanties and leaving thousands of people homeless.

Shafiqul Islam, station officer at local Ukhiya Fire Service and Civil Defence, told reporters that the fire started at refugee camp No. 13 and spread quickly to surrounding areas.
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Jaishankar to visit Colombo this month: Sri Lankan Foreign Minister

Jaishankar to visit Colombo this month: Sri Lankan Foreign Minister

15 Jun 2024 | 6:25 PM

Colombo, June 15 (UNI) External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar will visit Sri Lanka this month to prepare the ground for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s likely visit in August, the island nation’s Foreign Minister said, according to media reports.

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Bangladesh MP murdered in Kolkata to ensure party ticket for rival: Report

Bangladesh MP murdered in Kolkata to ensure party ticket for rival: Report

15 Jun 2024 | 6:05 PM

Dhaka, June 15 (UNI) Bangladesh’s ruling Awami League (AL) MP Anwarul Azim Anar was murdered in Kolkata last month to clear the way for a party rival to contest from his seat in the by-election, one of the accused has confessed in court.

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Armenia committed to Bolstering cooperation with UK - Prime Minister

15 Jun 2024 | 5:27 PM

Moscow, June 15 (UNI) Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan congratulated UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Saturday on the occasion of the public holiday and reiterated the commitment to enhancing cooperation between the two counties.

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Russian aircraft allegedly violates Sweden's airspace - Reports

15 Jun 2024 | 5:18 PM

Moscow, June 15 (UNI) The Swedish armed forces said that a Russian military aircraft allegedly violated Swedish airspace, Swedish newspaper Expressen reported on Saturday.

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Chinese premier arrives in Australia for official visit

15 Jun 2024 | 1:49 PM

Canberra, June 15 (UNI) Chinese Premier Li Qiang arrived in Adelaide on Saturday for an official visit to Australia, the second leg of his three-nation tour.

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