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Trump's Saudi speech to urge unity against radical Islam -AP

WASHINGTON, May 20 (Reuters) US President Donald Trump will call for unity in the fight against radicalism in the Islamic world when he speaks in Saudi Arabia tomorrow, characterizing the effort as a "battle between good and evil," the Associated Press reported, citing a draft of his speech.
Trump will avoid the tough anti-Muslim language from his presidential campaign as well as mentions of democracy and human rights, according to the draft speech, which remains subject to revision, the AP reported yesterday .
“We are not here to lecture — to tell other peoples how to live, what to do or who to be. We are here instead to offer partnership in building a better future for us all,” the draft address reads, according to AP.
It also urges Arab and Muslim leaders to “drive out the terrorists from your places of worship,” the AP reported.
There was no immediate response from the White House to a request for a copy of the speech, which is expected to be delivered in Riyadh, the initial stop on Trump's first international trip since taking office in January.
Trump is also scheduled to meet with leaders of the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council and have lunch with leaders of more than 50 Muslim countries.
He is also scheduled to travel to Israel, the Vatican, Belgium and Italy.
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Mosquitoes attack, delay Malaysian Airlines flight at Dhaka airport

23 Feb 2018 | 11:15 PM

Dhaka, Feb 23 ( UNI)A Malaysian Airlines flight was delayed by more than two hours due to a disturbing situation caused by mosquitoes at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka.

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Chargesheet against two journos in Bangladesh

23 Feb 2018 | 10:48 PM

Dhaka, Feb 23 (UNI) Police have submitted chargesheet against two journalists and three others over an alleged plot to abduct and kill Sajeeb Wazed Joy, son of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

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Hamid seeks Singapore support for Rohingya repatriation

23 Feb 2018 | 9:43 PM

By Mir Afroz Zaman
Dhaka, Feb 23 (UNI) President Abdul Hamid on Friday sought support and cooperation from Singapore over the issue of repatriation of forcefully displaced Rohingyas of Myanmar who took shelter in Bangladesh.

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11 foreigners detained in Cox’s Bazar

23 Feb 2018 | 8:40 PM

Dhaka, Feb 23 ( UNI) Bangladesh detained 11 foreign nationals on Friday in Ukhia of Cox's Bazar district on their way to Rohingya camps.

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Pakistan put on terror financing watch list: Reports

23 Feb 2018 | 7:54 PM

Paris/Islamabad, Feb 23 (UNI) The inter-governmental organisation responsible for combating money laundering and financing of terrorism has added Pakistan to its terror-financing watch list that could cripple the country's economy, media reports said.

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