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US embassy shares Bangabandhu video on FB page


MNA Exclusive Desk: US Embassy in Dhaka on Wednesday shared a video on Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on its verified Facebook page marking the National Mourning Day. The video post said, “Today marks the National Mourning Day, the 43rd anniversary of assassination of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. U.S. Embassy Dhaka is proud to say that Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is a State Department alumnus – he’s one of the very first International Visitor Program (IVP) participants from #Bangladesh.” Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman- the architect of the country’s independence — was assassinated along ...

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Trump denies US embassy move to Jerusalem


MNA International Desk: President Donald Trump denied on Wednesday that the planned relocation of the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem would take place within a year, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he expected the controversial move to happen by then. Reversing decades of US policy, Trump in early December recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and set in motion the process of moving the embassy from Tel Aviv, imperiling Middle East peace efforts and upsetting the Arab world and Western allies alike. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said last month the embassy move was ‘probably no earlier than ...

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Blast near Kabul US embassy killed 1

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MNA International Desk: An explosion occurred on a busy shopping street near the heavily-fortified US embassy in central Kabul Tuesday, officials said, killing at least one and injuring eight. “An explosion has happened near Massoud Square in Kabul. We have no more details yet,” Najib Danish, a spokesman for Afghanistan’s interior ministry, told to news agency. An official in the ministry added that the blast happened outside a bank at a time when many security forces personnel were expected to be collecting their salaries ahead of this week’s Eid holiday. The blast occurred around 10:00 am (0530 GMT) on a ...

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Bangladesh Bank heist was state-sponsored: FBI


MNA National Desk: The heist of $81 million from the Bangladesh central bank’s account at the New York Federal Reserve last year was ‘state-sponsored,’ an FBI officer in the Philippines, who has been involved in the investigations, said on Wednesday. Lamont Siller, the legal attache at the US embassy, did not elaborate but his comments in a speech in Manila are a strong signal that authorities in the United States are close to naming who carried out one of the world’s biggest cyber heists. Last week, officials in Washington, speaking on condition of anonymity, blamed North Korea. “We all know ...

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