Bangladesh
| 21 Aug 2019 | 16:32

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - Despite Myanmar’s repeated assurances,  it is clear from all independent accounts that the ground conditions are not yet ripe for repatriation.

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Politics, Regional
Bangladesh
| 21 Aug 2019 | 16:31

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - The amount also exceeded the month’s target by US$60.86 million.

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Business, Economy
Bangladesh
| 21 Aug 2019 | 16:31

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - The UN Refugee Agency interviewed the 3,450 Rohingyas cleared for return by the Myanmar government.

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Politics, Regional
Bangladesh
| 21 Aug 2019 | 16:30

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - Visiting Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar hands over India PM’s invitation letter to Bangladesh PM. 

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Politics, Regional
Bangladesh
| 21 Aug 2019 | 16:30

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - Despite high profile victims, including Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, then opposition leader, the High Court is still to start hearing on appeals of the accused.  

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Politics
South Korea
| 21 Aug 2019 | 16:29

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha told her Chinese and Japanese counterparts that cooperation among the three nations should not be shaken by bilateral relations amid heightened tension between Seoul and Tokyo.

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Politics, Regional
Nepal
| 21 Aug 2019 | 16:29

KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) - Dressed in emblematic saffron of Hindutva, rightwing stormy petrel Pragya Singh Thakur said that the killer of Mahatma Gandhi ‘was, is and will remain a patriot’ before being elected to Parliament. 

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Politics, Regional
Nepal
| 21 Aug 2019 | 16:28

KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) -  Nepal registered a note of dissent at the party secretariat and demanded strict implementation of the ‘one person, one responsibility’ principle in the party, bringing the once widely debated issue back to life.

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Politics
South Korea
| 21 Aug 2019 | 16:28

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - The government will spend US$3.89 billion next year to support the development of future industries as part of its effort to revitalise the nation’s sluggish economy.

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Business, Finance, Economy
South Korea
| 21 Aug 2019 | 15:46

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - North Korea continued and further developed its nuclear program last year at a 5-megawatt reactor in Yongbyon, the International Atomic Energy Agency said in its annual report.

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General, Regional