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Bangladesh PM Announces General Elections in January 2024

Voa News 09 Dec 2022
Bangladesh’s next general election will be held ... “With the Bangladesh government in recent weeks beginning to crack down on dissidents as they did during the runup to the 2018 national elections, it is difficult to believe that the next national elections would be fair,” he said.
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White House calls on Bangladesh to investigate reports of pre-election violence

Reuters 09 Dec 2022
Local media in Bangladesh this week reported police killed one person and wounded more than 60 people on Wednesday in Dhaka when they fired upon activists and members of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), the country's largest opposition party ... "We call on all parties in Bangladesh to respect the rule of law, to refrain from violence.
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First group of Rohingya leaves Bangladesh for resettlement in US

Arab News 09 Dec 2022
The first group of Rohingya refugees left Bangladesh for the US on Thursday, in a move seen as paving the way for further resettlement of members of the persecuted community to third countries. Although Bangladesh is not a signatory to the 1951 UN ... Bangladesh’s Foreign Minister A.
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Myanmar rescues 154 Rohingya from boat in distress

Beaumont Enterprise 09 Dec 2022
It was not clear whether the vessel was the same boat carrying Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh that had been reported to be in trouble earlier this week in the waters of neighboring Thailand ... Groups of Rohingya have attempted to leave the camps in Bangladesh by sea to seek a better life in other Muslim-majority countries in the region.
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Two Bangladeshi opposition leaders arrested in crackdown on government opponents

The Guardian 09 Dec 2022
Over recent weeks, Sheikh Hasina’s government has launched a repressive campaign against the ...
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Myanmar vessel rescues 154 Rohingya refugees from sinking boat off country's coast

India TV 09 Dec 2022
However, it was not clear whether the boat carrying Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh was the same one that had been reported to be in distress earlier this week in the waters of neighbouring Thailand.
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Bangladesh police arrest two top Opposition leadersThe BNP is in a row with the government ...

Deccan Herald 09 Dec 2022
Police in Bangladesh on Friday arrested two top leaders of the main Opposition party BNP, a day before its planned grand rally in the capital to call for Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's resignation ... Ahead of the planned Dhaka rally, the BNP staged several peaceful public meetings in major cities across Bangladesh in the past weeks ... Bangladesh.
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White House says Biden administration aware of long delays in visa appointments in India

The Telegraph India 09 Dec 2022
During its meeting this week, the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders, made a set of recommendations to the White House to reduce the growing delay in visa appointment times in US embassies globally, especially in India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, and other countries.
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US govt aware of long delays in visa appointments in India, says White house

Financial Express 09 Dec 2022
... commission recommended that Biden should consider issuing a memo to the State Department to reduce the visa appointment wait times to 2-4 weeks maximum for countries with significant backlogs, including India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and other countries in similar situations.
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US govt aware of long delays in visa appointments in India: White House

The Siasat Daily 09 Dec 2022
During its meeting this week, the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders, made a set of recommendations to the White House to reduce the growing delay in visa appointment times in US embassies globally, especially in India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, and other countries.
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US Visa appointments: White House says govt aware of long delays in India, as wait time reaches 1000 days

Live Mint 09 Dec 2022
Visa processing is recovering faster than projected, and this year we expect to reach pre-pandemic processing levels,” she further added.Early this week, a presidential commission recommended President Joe Biden to consider issuing a memo to the State Department to reduce the ...
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'No way they can deny him chance of playing for India A at least': Karthik's ...

Hindustan Times 09 Dec 2022
Team India faced an ODI series defeat against Bangladesh earlier this week when the side faced a close five-run loss in the second game in Dhaka ... Both, Gill and Samson were part of India's squad for their previous ODI series against New Zealand; however, with the return of first-team stars, they failed to break into the team for the Bangladesh ODIs.
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Vietnam vessel saves 154 Rohingya from sinking boat, transfers to Myanmar navy

FX Empire 09 Dec 2022
Their exodus from Myanmar and from the squalor of refugee camps in neighbouring Bangladesh, has ... refugee agency (UNHCR) last week said there had been a “dramatic increase” in the number of people attempting to cross the Andaman Sea between Myanmar and Bangladesh this year.
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Key players make comeback as Bangladesh announces squad for test series against India

Beijing News 08 Dec 2022
Yasir and Taskin were injured while Mushfiqur had skipped Bangladesh's previous Test series in the West Indies to attend the Haj. The 24-year-old Zakir was selected for the 17-person team after scoring 173 runs for Bangladesh A in the opening four-day match against India A in Cox's Bazar last week ... He played a good knock against India-A last week.

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