Student's rape triggers protests in Dhaka

The victim in Sunday's attack was travelling to a friend's home when she was gagged, taken to a remote area in Dhaka's outskirts and sexually assaulted

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Bangladesh court orders government to ban single-use plastics

Bangladesh was among the first countries in the world to pass a landmark bill in 2002 to ban single-use plastics such as polythene bags.

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We have requested India to provide a list of illegal Bangladeshis: Foreign Minister Abdul Momen

The minister said that his country would be willing to take them back after such a list is provided.

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Bangladesh liberation war: The story of India's victory, Pakistan's surrender and the birth of a new Nation

The 1971 India-Pakistan war was a military confrontation which led to the birth of a new country in South Asia, Bangladesh.

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Cyclone Bulbul lashes Bangladesh, killing fisherman and homemaker

No major damage was reported in camps in southeast Bangladesh where hundreds of thousands of refugees from neighbouring Myanmar are living.

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Thousands protest against Bangladesh police after deadly shootings

Some 20,000 Muslims called for the execution of a young Hindu man on Bhola island Sunday for writing Facebook messages that allegedly defamed the Prophet Mohammed, with police saying they opened…

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Bangladesh Uber drivers strike for commission cut

'Two driver unions called a 24-hour strike to protest against the 25 percent cut they give Uber, as well as other restrictions in the mobile-based ridesharing app,' union leader Kaiyum Ahmed Shuvo…

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Bangladesh students continue protests after death of undergraduate Abrar Fahad

Hundreds of students defied a heavy monsoon storm to stage a rally on the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) to demand justice for Abrar Fahad.

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Bangladesh issues arrest warrant for Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus over sacking of workers

A judge at a court in Dhaka issued the order as sacked workers from Grameen Communications (GC) lodged a complaint saying they were fired because they set up a trade union.

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Motorbike ridesharing services surge in popularity in Dhaka

Congestion in Dhaka, one of the world's most crowded cities, eats up 3.2 million working hours per day.

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Bangladesh struggles to contain dengue outbreak, death toll climbs to 75

Since January this year, as many as 85,288 people have been affected by dengue in the country.

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Bangladesh rural poor bear financial burden of climate change: Study

Bangladesh -- a densely populated and impoverished low-lying nation of 168 million people -- is among the most vulnerable to global warming with rising sea levels threatening coastal villages.

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Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina blames Myanmar for Rohingya repatriation failure

The comments from Sheikh Hasina came three weeks after a fresh push to return the Muslim minority to Myanmar's conflict-scarred Rakhine state that fell flat when no-one turned up.

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Bangladesh bans two aid agencies from Rohingya refugee camps

The move came amid growing impatience from Dhaka about the presence of the refugees in the country.

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Bangladesh bans mobile phone access in Rohingya camps

The move follows an outbreak of violence in recent weeks at the camps, most of whose residents fled into Bangladesh from Myanmar's Rakhine state two years ago following a military crackdown on the…

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