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US sanctions 5 individuals in Turkey over links to Al-Qaeda – Treasury

Washington, Sep 16 (UNI/Sputnik) The US Treasury on Thursday added five individuals to its Specially Designated Nationals list for their alleged links to Al-Qaeda (banned in Russia).
Among the individuals designated, two are nationals of Egypt and three of Turkey, according to a Treasury press release.
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PM Hasina instructs stern action against people involved in communal attacks

20 Oct 2021 | 12:24 AM

Dhaka, Oct 19 (UNI) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has instructed Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan to take immediate action against the people involved in vandalising of Puja mandap and attacking the houses of the Hindu community.

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Elements that opposed Bangladesh's independence trying to undermine secular credentials, says foreign ministry

19 Oct 2021 | 10:39 PM

Dhaka, Oct 19 (UNI) The Bangladesh government has said “certain” quarters with vested interests are carrying out pre-meditated attacks on the minority Hindu community in the country to gain some “dubious political mileage”.

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India, EU discuss next steps on FTA negotiations at Brussels review meet

India, EU discuss next steps on FTA negotiations at Brussels review meet

19 Oct 2021 | 10:31 PM

Brussels/New Delhi, Oct 19 (UNI) India and the EU on Tuesday discussed the next steps to operationalise the decision of Indian and EU Leaders to resume negotiations for a balanced, ambitious, comprehensive and mutually beneficial trade agreement, and launch negotiations on a stand-alone investment protection agreement and on a separate agreement on geographical indications.

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Refrain from religious excesses, Bangladesh a country of secular spirit: Hasina tells people

Refrain from religious excesses, Bangladesh a country of secular spirit: Hasina tells people

19 Oct 2021 | 9:48 PM

Dhaka, Oct 19 (UNI) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday asked people to refrain from engaging in religious excesses as the government wants to ensure peaceful coexistence of people from all religions.

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Turkey summons 10 foreign ambassadors over call for activist's release

Turkey summons 10 foreign ambassadors over call for activist's release

19 Oct 2021 | 9:16 PM

Ankara, Oct 19 (UNI/Xinhua) Turkey's Foreign Ministry on Tuesday summoned the ambassadors of 10 countries, including the United States, over a joint statement calling for the release of jailed activist and businessman Osman Kavala.

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