Monthly Archives: November 2014

DHAKA URGES THE WORLD TO SOLVE PALESTINE CRISIS

DHAKA URGES THE WORLD TO SOLVE PALESTINE CRISIS Bangladesh has urged the international community to work in unison to find a legitimate and sustainable solution to the Palestinian crisis and thus eliminate one of the longstanding and grievous threats to … Continue reading

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GSSD EXPO 2014 : BUILDING A NEW COLLABORATIVE GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

GSSD EXPO 2014 : BUILDING A NEW COLLABORATIVE GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT 17 November 2014, Washington, DC: The seventh annual week-long United Nations South-South Development Expo got off to strong start with more than 500 delegates from 150 countries … Continue reading

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FIGHTING POVERTY THROUGH SOUTH-SOUTH AND TRIANGULAR COOPERATION

FIGHTING POVERTY THROUGH SOUTH-SOUTH AND TRIANGULAR COOPERATION By Livia Pontes, Communications Consultant, FAO-Washington, DC Last week, delegates from around the world gathered in Washington, DC to attend the annual Global South-South Development Expo (GSSD) and share experiences on “Scaling up … Continue reading

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‘SOUTH – SOUTH COOPERATION MUST FOR DEVELOPMENT’

‘SOUTH – SOUTH COOPERATION MUST FOR DEVELOPMENT’ Senior Correspondent,  bdnews24.com Bangladesh’s Permanent Representative to the UN AK Abdul Momen has said that South-South cooperation is “not an option, but a must” to enhance international cooperation for development in the present … Continue reading

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JOY ACCEPTS “VISIONARY AWARD” ON BEHALF OF HIS MOTHER

JOY ACCEPTS “VISIONARY AWARD” ON BEHALF OF HIS MOTHER New York Correspondent,  bdnews24.com Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s son and her ICT affairs adviser Sajeeb Ahmed Wazed Joy has received the ‘South South Cooperation Visionary’ award on behalf of his mother. … Continue reading

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PRIME MINISTER SHEIKH HASINA ACHIEVES “SOUTH-SOUTH COOPERATION VISIONARY AWARD”

PRIME MINISTER SHEIKH HASINA ACHIEVES “SOUTH-SOUTH COOPERATION VISIONARY AWARD” Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has got “South-South Cooperation Visionary Award” of the United Nations for her extraordinary role in advancing Bangladesh towards digital system and the expansion of education through revolutionary … Continue reading

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PM CALLS FOR UNITY OF MUSLIM STATES FOR PALESTINE

PM CALLS FOR UNITY OF MUSLIM STATES FOR PALESTINE Thereport24.com Desk, Dhaka: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday called for strong unity of Muslim countries against the backdrop of current crisis in Palestine to protect their rights. Sheikh Hasina made … Continue reading

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HOW CAN THE GLOBAL CONSCIENCE STILL REMAIN QUIET : HASINA

HOW CAN THE GLOBAL CONSCIENCE STILL REMAIN QUIET : HASINA No matter what complaints one may have against the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, in terms of humanity, she has come through. Premier, Sheikh Hasina is disgusted about the carnage in … Continue reading

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DHAKA REAFFIRMS SUPPORT FOR INDEPENDENT PALESTINE

DHAKA REAFFIRMS SUPPORT FOR INDEPENDENT PALESTINE DIPLOMATIC CORRESPONDENT Prime minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday reiterated Bangladesh’s unwavering stance on an independent state for Palestinian people with East Jerusalem as its capital. “Bangladesh joins the international community in reaffirming its unwavering commitment … Continue reading

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MUSLIMS UNITE !

MUSLIMS UNITE ! Mahathir Mohamad The whole world is looking at us. Certainly 1.3 billion Muslims, one-sixth of the world’s population are placing their hopes in us, even though they may be cynical about our will and capacity to even … Continue reading

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SHIA AND SUNNI PEOPLE ARE THE SAME : IMAM KHOMEINI (RA)

SHIA AND SUNNI PEOPLE ARE THE SAME : IMAM KHOMEINI (RA) “From the viewpoint of the late Imam Khomeini (RA), Shai and Sunni people are the same,” said Friday prayer leader in Sistan and Baluchestan. “The late Imam Khomeini (RA) … Continue reading

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ISLAM CONDEMNS SECTARIANISM

ISLAM CONDEMNS SECTARIANISM Professor Maqsood Jafri I feel shocked when somebody asks me; what is your sect? I simply say; I am a Muslim. The fact of the matter is that when you say that you are a Muslim, the … Continue reading

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WHAT IS BEHIND SUNNI – SHIA DIVIDE ?

WHAT IS BEHIND SUNNI – SHIA DIVIDE ? AIJAZ ZAKA SYED What is the world coming to? It is as if the red tide of blood has engulfed the whole world. It is killings, bloodshed and chaos everywhere. And Muslims … Continue reading

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ISIS IS NOT A “A SUNNI OUTFIT” AS BEING REPORTED..

WHY IT MATTERS THAT ISIS IS NOT A “A SUNNI OUTFIT” AS BEING REPORTED.. Irfan Al-Alawi IT SEEMS the Western media remains confused about who ISIS are. They are still being labeled a ‘Sunni’ outfit, but it is certain they … Continue reading

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SHIA SUNNI UNITY, THE NEED OF OUR TIME

SHIA SUNNI UNITY, THE NEED OF OUR TIME Here the emerging need to discuss this topic “Is my religion Islam?” is because when we look around us in the muslim world it is at an unrest state. Seems we don’t … Continue reading

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THE BATTLE FOR ISLAM

THE BATTLE FOR ISLAM Soumaya Ghannoushi With over 1.6 billion followers, one third of them living as minorities, Islam is a major force in the world today. An active factor in international relations, its influence is far from local or … Continue reading

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SUNNI OR SHIA? SIMPLY MUSLIM

SUNNI OR SHIA? SIMPLY MUSLIM, THANK GOD João Silva Jordão Blogger, Muslim convert and PHD student João Silva Jordão argues that entrenched sectarian identities only weaken the Ummah and assist the enemies of Islam. Quran 3:103 – And hold firmly … Continue reading

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POVERTY FREE BANGLADESH IN FOUR YEARS: MUHITH

POVERTY FREE BANGLADESH IN FOUR YEARS : MUHITH Bangladesh will be freed from poverty within the next four years, Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith has said. “Some might call me crazy for saying this, but this country will be … Continue reading

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NAWAZ SHARIF PRAISES BANGLADESH

NAWAZ SHARIF PRAISES BANGLADESH Sumon Mahbub from Kathmandu,  bdnews24.com Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has highly praised successful actions taken by Bangladesh to fight terrorism. He expressed his appreciation at a meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday afternoon … Continue reading

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PHILIPPINES KEEN TO IMPORT RICE FROM BANGLADESH

PHILIPPINES KEEN TO IMPORT RICE FROM BANGLADESH Abdur Rahman Harmachi, Chief Economics Correspondent The Philippines is interested to import rice and potato from Bangladesh. Governor of the Southeast Asian country’s central bank Amando M Tetangco expressed Manila’s interest during a … Continue reading

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