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Pope refers to 'Rohingya' for first time on Asia tour
Dhaka, Dec 1 (IANS) Pope Francis on Friday met a group of Muslim Rohingya refugees here and referred to Myanmar's persecuted minority by name for the first time on his Asia tour.

Friday, December 01, 2017 8:28:03 PM

Pope Francis ordains 16 priests for Bangladesh Church
Dhaka, Dec 1 (IANS) Pope Francis held a mass attended by tens of thousands of worshippers here during which he ordained 16 new priests for the small church of the country which has less than 400 priests.

Friday, December 01, 2017 1:52:04 PM

Pope urges world to take decisive measures to address Rohingya crisis
Dhaka, Nov 30 (IANS) In his first public speech in Bangladesh delivered on Thursday, Pope Francis considered that no one could ignore the gravity of the Muslim minority Rohingyas' situation and urged the international community to take decisive measures to address this grave crisis.

Thursday, November 30, 2017 7:30:06 PM

Pope Francis arrives in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Nov 30 (IANS) Pope Francis arrived in Bangladesh on Thursday, the second and last stop of his six-day two-nation South Asia tour. He became the first Catholic leader to visit Dhaka since 1986.

Thursday, November 30, 2017 4:16:05 PM

Bangladesh police continues search for missing Catholic priest
Dhaka, Nov 30 (IANS) Bangladeshi police on Thursday continued investigations into the disappearance of a Catholic priest who went missing this week in Natore district, where a Christian businessman was murdered last year.

Thursday, November 30, 2017 4:08:04 PM

Work to start on Bangladesh n-project aided by Russia
Dhaka, Nov 29 (IANS) Work will start on Thursday on constructing the first nuclear power plant in Bangladesh at Rooppur with Russian collaboration, according to an announcement from Russia's atomic energy corporation Rosatom.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 3:50:03 PM

Two militants killed in Bangladesh raid
Dhaka, Nov 28 (IANS) Two militants were killed on Tuesday in a security raid in Bangladesh's Chapainawabganj district, a police official said.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 12:58:04 PM

Bangladesh upholds death sentence for 139 over 2009 mutiny
Dhaka, Nov 27 (IANS) A Bangladesh court on Monday upheld the death sentences of 139 people for their involvement in the 2009 mutiny at the border guards headquarters here which left 74 people dead.

Monday, November 27, 2017 5:34:04 PM

Myanmar to send Rohingyas to temporary shelters post repatriation
Dhaka, Nov 25 (IANS) Following repatriation from Bangladesh, Myanmar will send Rohingya refugees to temporary shelters before moving them back to their original villages or new neighbourhoods of their choice, an official said on Saturday.

Saturday, November 25, 2017 5:32:07 PM

Mahmud likely to take over as interim Bangladesh head coach
Dhaka, Nov 21 (IANS) Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan has hinted that former skipper Khaled Mahmud may step in as the new head coach on an interim basis if the board fails to hire a foreign coach till the ODI tri-series at home in January.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 5:08:04 PM

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