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AMA Muhith, the finance minister of the Awami League government which has cleared 10 private banks in as many years in power, thinks Bangladesh’s banking sector has become

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Air strikes kill at least 16 civilians in Yemen’s Hodeidah

At least 16 people were killed on Wednesday in an air strike that hit a factory for vegetable packaging in Yemen is Hodeidah province, medical workers and residents said. A

Prepare for united movement to restore democracy

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Bangladesh launches campaign to break the ‘rule of halves’ in diabetes

The diabetic association, an insulin maker and private sector players have jointly launched a campaign to break the ‘rule of halves’ of diabetes in Bangladesh as elsewhere in

Hasina says her rivals will be tackled ‘politically’ as election looms

Awami League chief Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said her political rivals will be dealt with politically as an anti-government coalition formed ahead of the general elections

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