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BRICS seize chance to counter US with expansion, common currency

Financial Express 01 Jun 2023
Lula’s protege and the bank’s president, Dilma Rousseff, said this week that the lender was looking to widen its membership further. Bangladesh and the UAE joined in 2021, while Egypt became a member in February ... South Africa said this week it will provide diplomatic immunity to ...

Fresh cut in food aid puts Rohingyas in danger of starvation

La Prensa Latina 31 May 2023
Dhaka, May 31 (EFE).- The World Food Programme has announced a further cut in food aid effective Thursday, putting Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh at risk of starvation. The UN food agency last week announced the cut in food vouchers for each Rohingya in Cox’s Bazar to $8 from $10 a month from June.

The Spin | Ireland’s Lorcan Tucker: ‘We’re learning Test cricket on the job’

The Guardian 31 May 2023
Their game against Bangladesh that month started fully 1,348 days after the end of their previous Test, also at Lord’s ( in that time England played 49 Tests, India 36 and Australia 33).

EU may announce ‘new visa policy’ for Bangladesh soon

Blitz 30 May 2023
Following issuance of new visa policy for Bangladesh by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on May 25, 2023, the European Union (EU) too is now considering similar actions within the next few weeks ... bill in the US Congress on the above matter within the next few weeks.
photo: AP / Domenico Stinellis
Pope Francis attends his weekly general audience in the Paul VI Hall at The Vatican, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022

Pope urges access for Cyclone Mocha relief ​

Manila Bulletin 29 May 2023
VATICAN CITY, Holy See - Pope Francis on Sunday appealed for humanitarian organisations to be given access to areas hit by a deadly cyclone which tore through parts of Myanmar and Bangladesh two weeks ago.


Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide 28 May 2023
... across the sub-continent markets remained steady for another week.

Rohingyas protest at sub-jail in Jammu and Kashmir seeking release

Hindustan Times 27 May 2023
“A week ago, the inmates went on a protest and had refused to take their food ... A week ago, ... On April 6 last year, the J&K and Ladakh high court had directs the home secretary to identify all illegal immigrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh in Jammu and Kashmir within six weeks.

Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh to Face More Hardships as Food Aid Shortage Looms - WFP

Urdu Point 26 May 2023
Weeks after losing their homes to the devastating Cyclone Mocha, Rohingya refugees are on the brink of new challenges, as the UN World Food Programme (WFP) faces a shortage of food vouchers in Bangladesh, WFP said on Friday. MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 26th May, 2023) Weeks ...

What explains the US visa \u2018threat\u2019 to Dhaka?

Indian Express 26 May 2023
A new visa policy announced on May 24 by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken \u201cto support Bangladesh\u2019s goal of holding free, fair and peaceful national elections\u201d is a surprising new turn in the country\u2019s relations with the United States ... It could also have an impact on India\u2019s diplomacy with Bangladesh.

Rohingya protest at \u2018holding centre\u2019 in J&K seeking release

Indian Express 26 May 2023
... for about two weeks, demanding immediate release ... The Jammu and Kashmir High Court had in April 2022 granted six weeks time to the government to identify immigrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh who were staying in the Union Territory.

A closer look at South African citrus for 2023

Fresh Plaza 26 May 2023
Lemon packing began in week 4 and over 9 million cartons have already left South African shores since then ... As of week 18, grapefruit packing is already 30 percent complete with 3.7 million cartons packed so far ... The first Turkey Valencias are set to start in week 22, with the bulk volume becoming available from week 24 onwards.

US announces Bangladesh-specific visa policy to promote democratic elections

Indian Express 25 May 2023
Blinken's announcement comes a week after a senior visiting state department official said Washington was not concerned about participation of any particular party in Bangladesh's next elections, but wanted the polls to be fair and held in a congenial environment ... last week.

Those who interfere in the election process of Bangladesh will not get entry in America

Blitz 25 May 2023
Elections are proposed in Bangladesh in January 2024 ... Blinken’s announcement came a week after a senior State Department official said the US was not concerned about the participation of any particular party in Bangladesh’s next elections, but wanted the elections to be free and fair.

Unveiling the Machinations of BNP: Hunter Biden and the United States Ensnared in a Web ...

The Eastern Herald 25 May 2023
We were fully aware that this corrupt scion of the US president would resort to unscrupulous tactics against Bangladesh ... Remarkably, this proclamation arrived merely five weeks after the Bangladesh Nationalist Party’s formalization of its lobbyist arrangement with Hunter Biden.

McKenzie upbeat despite falling short of century

Jamaica Observer 25 May 2023
The 22-year-old Jamaican top-scored with 91 on Wednesday's second day of the second four-day "Test" against Bangladesh A, following on his 86 in last week's drawn first encounter ... In the Headley Weekes Tri-Series in Antigua last month he lashed a superb 221 for West Indies Academy against Team Weekes.

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