Monthly Archives: June 2016

Record 65.3 million people displaced, often face barriers – UNHCR

GENEVA | BY STEPHANIE NEBEHAY l Reuters A record 65.3 million people were uprooted worldwide last year, many of them fleeing wars only to face walls, tougher laws and xenophobia as they reach borders, the United Nations refugee agency said on Monday. The figure, which jumped from 59.5 million in 2014 and by 50 percent in five years, means that 1 in every 113 people on the planet is now a refugee, asylum-seeker or internally displaced in a home country.

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50,000 Bangladeshis freed from foreign jails in 5yrs

Staff Correspondent, The Daily Star Around 50,000 Bangladeshi nationals were freed from foreign jails over the last five years, Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali told the parliament yesterday. As per the statistics placed in parliament, the minister said a total of 49,503 Bangladeshis were released in 20 countries between 2012 and May, 2016. The highest 18,721 Bangladeshis were released from Malaysian jails during the period, while 17,335 prisoners

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১৫ বিলিয়ন ডলার রেমিটেন্সের ২২ শতাংশই আসে হুণ্ডিতে

বাংলানিউজটোয়েন্টিফোর.কম ঢাকা: বর্তমানে প্রায় ৮৬ লাখ বাংলাদেশি বিদেশে কর্মরত আছেন। এছাড়া দেশের জনশক্তিতে প্রতি বছর অতিরিক্ত ২ লাখ যুবশক্তি যোগ হচ্ছে। এর উল্লেখযোগ্য অংশ

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