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By Tajuddin
In Local News
Aug 6th, 2015
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Geneva ( UN + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The United Nations humanitarian chief today allocated $70 million to help provide a lifeline to millions of men, women and children forced from their homes by violence and instability. The money comes from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF), which has provided ...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
May 29th, 2015
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Bangkok ( NYTIMES + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Myanmar government forcefully rejected on Friday assertions by the United Nations that the root cause of Southeast Asia’s migration crisis is Myanmar’s treatment of the Rohingya, a stateless and persecuted Muslim minority. At a meeting here called to addre...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
May 20th, 2015
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Jakarta , Indonesia ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least 2,000 desperate migrants, including women and children, are at risk of violence and food shortages after more than 40 days trapped on boats off Myanmar, the UN refugee agency says. The group has been “stranded on at least five boats...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
May 17th, 2015
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Kuala Lumpur ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Malaysia prodded Myanmar on Sunday to halt the exodus from its shores as concern grew for uncounted migrants adrift in rickety boats around the Andaman Sea. The United Nations has called on Southeast Asian nations not to push back the boatloads of Rohingy...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
May 16th, 2015
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Ghulam Masseh, the Bangladeshi ambassador to Saudi Arabia, said the first batch of domestic help is expected to arrive in the Kingdom within one month. Speaking to Al-Madinah daily, he said the Bangladeshi embassy has been receiving as many as 17...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Feb 6th, 2015
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Dhaka ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Bangladesh has expelled a Pakistani diplomat posted at the high commission in Dhaka for allegedly running an operation to smuggle fake currency across the border to undermine India’s financial system and fund terrorist groups. The arrest has uncovered an ...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Feb 1st, 2015
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Geneva, Switzerland ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The International Organization for Migration is condemning growing violence against foreign nationals and their businesses in several Johannesburg townships. IOM is calling on the South African government to take urgent action to protect the migrants from xe...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 31st, 2015
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Dhaka, Bangladesh ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least 13 people are dead and many workers still missing Saturday evening after a fire broke out inside a factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh — the latest such deadly blaze in the south Asian nation. Mohammad Salimuzzaman, the officer in charge of ...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Sep 29th, 2014
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Rome ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Nordic American Tankers Limited says that one of its vessels was involved in the rescue of 150 migrants in distress after their wooden boat began experiencing engine trouble in the Mediterranean Sea. NAT says that its crude oil tanker MT Nordic Passat was in an ...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Sep 15th, 2014
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WASHINGTON, D.C. (DIPLOMAT.SO) – The United States has announced $4.8 million to fund projects in over half a dozen countries, including Ethiopia , to end child and forced marriages. Other countries include Nepal, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, India , Tanzania and Yemen. “We know the fight against ...