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In surrendering, pirates find peace, lose perks from old life

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UNB Report
Bagerhat: It is difficult to believe that not all that long ago, Mostafa Sheikh, nondescript proprietor of a small motorcycle garage in the Shahartali area of Bagerhat town, had entire towns and localities, and even the rank-and-file in agencies of law enforcement, quaking in their boots at the mere mention of his name.
No, not Mostafa Sheikh. That would hardly move anyone. But Mostafa Sheikh had another name, his nom de guerre during years spent as a pirate in the Sundarbans as...
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Hasina woos global support at UNGA over Rohingya issue

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UNB Report
New York: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina had talks with a number of dignitaries attending the UNGA, includ-ing US President Donald Trump, here when they assured her that they are with Bangladesh over the Rohingya issue.
The US President has said the USA is with Bangladesh on Rohingya...
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Suu Kyi ‘burying her head in sand’ over Rakhine horrors: AI

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Staff Reporter
Reacting to Myanmar de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi's address to the nation, Amnesty International has said Suu Kyi demonstrated that she and her government are still burying their heads in the sand over the horrors unfolding in Rakhine State.
At times, her speech amounted to...
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Terrorist held with shutter gun in Munshiganj

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A Correspondent
Munshiganj: Police arrested an alleged terrorist along with a shutter gun from Malipathor area of Sadar upazila Monday morning.
The arrestee was identified as Arif, alias Baba Arif, 35, son of Julhas Bepari at Mireswarai village.
Saiful Islam, officer-in-charge of Munshiganj Sadar...
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No Fanush Utsab this yr protesting Rohingya persecution

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Staff Reporter
Protesting persecution on Rohingya in Myanmar, the Buddhist community in Bangladesh will not fly fanush during their Probarona festival, the second largest religious festival, to be held on October 5.
The fund collected for the lantern festival will be donated for relief goods for...
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