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Eight arrested on murder charges over Bangladesh factory fire
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Eight arrested on murder charges over Bangladesh factory fire

Jul 11th 2021, 8:20 AM 9,627 Views 7 Comments

At least 52 people died in the blaze, many of whom were trapped inside by an illegally locked door.

Eight dead as boat carrying dozens of Rohingya breaks down at sea, UN says
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Eight dead as boat carrying dozens of Rohingya breaks down at sea, UN says

Feb 22nd 2021, 8:15 PM 10,605 Views 3 Comments

The vessel is believed to have departed Bangladesh on 11 February with 90 people on board.

1,500 Rohingya refugees sent to isolated island off Bangladesh
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1,500 Rohingya refugees sent to isolated island off Bangladesh

Dec 4th 2020, 1:35 PM 17,863 Views 13 Comments

The never before inhabited island has been designed to take up to 100,000 refugees.

Bangladesh court sentences seven militants to death for 2016 café attack
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Bangladesh court sentences seven militants to death for 2016 café attack

Nov 27th 2019, 7:33 AM 6,714 Views 2 Comments

Twenty hostages were killed, including 17 from Japan, Italy and India.

Fourteen people killed and others missing as Cyclone Bulbul hits India and Bangladesh
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Fourteen people killed and others missing as Cyclone Bulbul hits India and Bangladesh

Nov 10th 2019, 2:08 PM 7,268 Views 0 Comments

In Bangladesh, six people were killed – five by falling trees – and at least 20 people were injured.

Sixteen people sentenced to death after 19-year-old woman burned to death in Bangladesh
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Sixteen people sentenced to death after 19-year-old woman burned to death in Bangladesh

Oct 24th 2019, 7:35 AM 39,091 Views 22 Comments

A 19-year-old woman was burnt alive in April after making a sexual harassment complaint against a teacher.

'This piece of cloth is bathed in my blood, sweat and dignity': The fight to improve the lives of garment workers
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'This piece of cloth is bathed in my blood, sweat and dignity': The fight to improve the lives of garment workers

Jun 11th 2019, 6:20 AM 13,244 Views 10 Comments

The majority of Irish people care about the conditions of the factories where their clothes are made.

Bangladesh police to charge 16 people after 19-year-old woman burned to death
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Bangladesh police to charge 16 people after 19-year-old woman burned to death

May 29th 2019, 10:33 AM 89,762 Views 96 Comments

The killing of Nusrat Jahan Rafi last month sparked outrage in the country.

At least 19 people die after huge fire rips through building in Bangladesh
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At least 19 people die after huge fire rips through building in Bangladesh

Updated Mar 28th 2019, 9:50 PM 19,915 Views 7 Comments

Many people jumped to their deaths to escape the inferno.

At least 70 people killed in major apartment fire in Bangladesh
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At least 70 people killed in major apartment fire in Bangladesh

Feb 21st 2019, 6:59 AM 5,566 Views 3 Comments

The blaze broke out in a historic part of the Bangladesh capital of Dhaka.

Bangladesh prime minister re-elected amid violent clashes in which at least 17 people were killed
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Bangladesh prime minister re-elected amid violent clashes in which at least 17 people were killed

Dec 31st 2018, 10:28 AM 6,196 Views 3 Comments

Opposition politicians have condemned the election as “farcical”, claiming vote-rigging took place.

Tear gas fired at Bangladesh protesters during huge protest over teen deaths
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Tear gas fired at Bangladesh protesters during huge protest over teen deaths

Aug 5th 2018, 7:00 PM 6,733 Views 1 Comment

There has been over a week of unrest following the deaths of the teens, who were killed by a speeding bus.

Oxfam calls on UN to resolve Rohingya crisis before situation worsens in 2018
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Oxfam calls on UN to resolve Rohingya crisis before situation worsens in 2018

Dec 26th 2017, 3:59 PM 6,088 Views 0 Comments

More than 620,000 Rohingya people have poured into Bangladesh since August.

'People with weapons are coming into camp' - The unseen, stateless Rohingya children
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'People with weapons are coming into camp' - The unseen, stateless Rohingya children

Dec 21st 2017, 9:26 PM 8,036 Views 22 Comments

More than 600,000 Rohingya people have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar.

New York subway bomber suspect charged with terror offences
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New York subway bomber suspect charged with terror offences

Dec 12th 2017, 2:23 PM 7,767 Views 0 Comments

Akayed Ullah’s wife has been questioned in Bangladesh.

'I wept... they wept too': Pope Francis asks Rohingya for forgiveness at emotional meeting
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'I wept... they wept too': Pope Francis asks Rohingya for forgiveness at emotional meeting

Dec 3rd 2017, 10:50 AM 14,186 Views 25 Comments

“In the name of all those who have persecuted you, who have harmed you, in the face of the world’s indifference, I ask for your forgiveness.”

'We want him to help us': Pope to meet with group of Rohingya refugees
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'We want him to help us': Pope to meet with group of Rohingya refugees

Dec 1st 2017, 10:23 AM 4,969 Views 39 Comments

The 16 refugees, including two children and one woman, are among more than 600,000 who have fled an army-led crackdown in their home state

Pope Francis arrives in Myanmar amid tense Rohingya crisis
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Pope Francis arrives in Myanmar amid tense Rohingya crisis

Nov 28th 2017, 7:49 AM 5,843 Views 10 Comments

Ethnic hatred has driven huge numbers of Muslim Rohingya from the country.

Myanmar and Bangladesh to sign deal to return thousands of Rohingya refugees
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Myanmar and Bangladesh to sign deal to return thousands of Rohingya refugees

Nov 23rd 2017, 10:59 AM 6,297 Views 25 Comments

More than 620,000 people have poured into Bangladesh since August.

Rohingya crisis: 'We would be better in prison because at least we would have food'
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Rohingya crisis: 'We would be better in prison because at least we would have food'

Nov 21st 2017, 8:58 AM 5,692 Views 13 Comments

A new Amnesty International report has said Rohingya treatment amounts to apartheid.

More than half the victims are children as 23 Rohingya die after boat capsizes
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More than half the victims are children as 23 Rohingya die after boat capsizes

Oct 10th 2017, 7:03 AM 4,878 Views 16 Comments

The boat was carrying up to 100 people, many of whom are still missing.

10,000 Rohingya on Bangladesh border as exodus reaches half a million
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10,000 Rohingya on Bangladesh border as exodus reaches half a million

Oct 3rd 2017, 1:07 PM 7,028 Views 12 Comments

Over 500,000 Rohingya have streamed into Bangladesh in just the past five weeks.

Explainer: Who are the Rohingya, and why are hundreds of thousands fleeing Myanmar?
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Explainer: Who are the Rohingya, and why are hundreds of thousands fleeing Myanmar?

Sep 8th 2017, 3:03 PM 17,905 Views 72 Comments

According to the UN, 270,000 Rohingya have arrived in Bangladesh in the past two weeks.

Survivors of Myanmar violence say children were beheaded and men burnt alive
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Survivors of Myanmar violence say children were beheaded and men burnt alive

Sep 2nd 2017, 2:10 PM 34,004 Views 54 Comments

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused Myanmar of “genocide” against the Rohingya Muslim minority.

Death toll in worst monsoon season in decades tops 1,200
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Death toll in worst monsoon season in decades tops 1,200

Aug 30th 2017, 10:50 PM 13,885 Views 14 Comments

At least five people, including two children, have been killed in Mumbai since yesterday.

Bangladesh beat Ireland by eight wickets at Malahide
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Bangladesh beat Ireland by eight wickets at Malahide

May 19th 2017, 5:14 PM 2,740 Views 5 Comments

Bangladesh eased to their target with 22.5 overs to spare.

First female to suffer from 'tree man syndrome' undergoes successful surgery
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First female to suffer from 'tree man syndrome' undergoes successful surgery

Feb 12th 2017, 11:30 AM 55,011 Views 12 Comments

10-year-old Bangladeshi Sahana Khatun has undergone surgery to remove bark-like growths from her chin, ear and nose.

Bangladesh railway worker killed by train after saving mother and daughter from being run over
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Bangladesh railway worker killed by train after saving mother and daughter from being run over

Jan 28th 2017, 12:50 PM 12,473 Views 11 Comments

The father of eight was only a few months away from his retirement.

Modern Slavery: How children in Dhaka are trying to escape from 12-hour workdays
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Modern Slavery: How children in Dhaka are trying to escape from 12-hour workdays

Dec 27th 2016, 7:15 AM 13,787 Views 16 Comments

Children in Dhaka can be expected to work long hours for little money to help support their families.

UN accuses Buddhist Myanmar of 'ethnically cleansing' its Muslim Rohingya minority
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UN accuses Buddhist Myanmar of 'ethnically cleansing' its Muslim Rohingya minority

Nov 25th 2016, 8:44 AM 12,197 Views 14 Comments

The head of the UNHCR says Burmese troops are slaughtering children, raping women and burning houses.

Firefighters struggle to contain blaze after factory explosion kills at least 25 people
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Firefighters struggle to contain blaze after factory explosion kills at least 25 people

Sep 10th 2016, 2:03 PM 6,305 Views 4 Comments

Some 70 others were injured in the incident in Bangladesh, many critically.

Elephant that travelled 1,700km from India to Bangladesh dies despite efforts to save him
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Elephant that travelled 1,700km from India to Bangladesh dies despite efforts to save him

Aug 16th 2016, 4:28 PM 19,411 Views 9 Comments

The distressed animal was tranquillised three times in bids to transport him to a safari park.

Elephant who walked 1,000km after becoming separated from its herd rescued
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Elephant who walked 1,000km after becoming separated from its herd rescued

Aug 11th 2016, 9:15 PM 15,884 Views 16 Comments

The distressed female ran amok after it was hit by a tranquilliser dart and charged into a pond.

Four-year-old boy being treated for mysterious ageing disease
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Four-year-old boy being treated for mysterious ageing disease

Aug 9th 2016, 8:52 AM 24,979 Views 13 Comments

Bayezid Shikdar’s illness makes him look like an old man, in addition to various other health problems.

Bangladeshi rich kids are defying the jihadist stereotype
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Bangladeshi rich kids are defying the jihadist stereotype

Jul 10th 2016, 10:00 AM 23,876 Views 35 Comments

Attacks recently hit Dhaka (pictured), Joining Islamic State has “become a fashion”, a Bangladeshi minister said.

Attack targets school as 250,000 prayed nearby to mark end of Ramadan
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Attack targets school as 250,000 prayed nearby to mark end of Ramadan

Jul 7th 2016, 7:12 AM 14,710 Views 23 Comments

It is believed to have been carried out by Islamists.

20 hostages killed in Bangladesh, many "brutally hacked to death"
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20 hostages killed in Bangladesh, many "brutally hacked to death"

Jul 2nd 2016, 8:56 AM 36,036 Views 163 Comments

Around 20 people of different nationalities are being held hostage.

Elderly Buddhist monk hacked to death in Bangladesh
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Elderly Buddhist monk hacked to death in Bangladesh

May 14th 2016, 3:30 PM 20,711 Views 106 Comments

It’s the latest in a spate of murders of religious minorities and secular activists.

Anti-Islamist blogger "hacked with a machete" before being shot dead
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Anti-Islamist blogger "hacked with a machete" before being shot dead

Apr 7th 2016, 10:33 AM 19,825 Views 87 Comments

The killing of Nazimuddin Samad is the sixth such murder of a secular activist in Bangladesh in the last 15 months.

Death sentence for woman who killed boyfriend and cut out his heart
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Death sentence for woman who killed boyfriend and cut out his heart

Mar 29th 2016, 10:38 AM 19,896 Views 26 Comments

She had discovered he kept footage of him having sex with her and other women on his laptop.

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