Chittagong, Bangladesh: The Bangladeshi government has disallowed a US 33-million dollar UN project aimed at reducing poverty in Cox's Bazaar District after it alleged that the plan mainly targeted the rehabilitation of Rohingya refugees in the country, said Saiful Islam quoting the officials of Dhaka.
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Maungdaw, Arakan State: Aung Zaw Win, the Upper House parliament member (MP) from Maungdaw Township, accompanied by three other State level MPs of Maundaw Township, visited Maungdaw on April 25 after the parliamentary meetings at Nay Pyi Taw and Sittwe, the capital of Arakan State, said a participant of the meeting who asked not to be named.
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Maungdaw, Arakan State: Villagers of Kamaung Seik (Fokira Bazaar) Village Tract of Maungdaw North, Arakan State, Burma, have been fleeing to Bangladesh on a daily basis for fear of arrest, torture, and rape to women and girls since February of last week, said a local from the said village.
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Chittagong, Bangladesh: The newly elected democratic government of Myanmar is keen to rapidly improve bilateral relations and mutual cooperation with Bangladesh, according to the United News of Bangladesh, or UNB, Dhaka.
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