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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Around 3,931 patients undergoing treatment as dengue wreaks havoc in Bangladesh

According to the DGHS, of the 3,931 dengue patients, around 2,177 patients are taking treatment in Dhaka division while a total of 1,754 are hospitalized outside the capital, report said.

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Bangladesh signs deal with Reliance Power to buy electricity

The combined-cycle power plant will be fueled by gas and regasification liquefied natural gas and be fully owned by Reliance.

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Fourth Rohingya refugee shot dead over Bangladesh murder

The latest to die was 36-year-old Nur Mohammad, who officers allege was a Rohingya gang leader who arrived in Bangladesh in 1992 and was operating in the hills around the refugee camps.

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Bangladeshis speak up about 'rampant' rapes in Islamic schools

Child abuse in madrasas has long gone unreported in Bangladesh, a Muslim-majority nation where hardline Islamist groups draw their support from the tens of thousands of schools across the nation…

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'Virgin' to be removed from marriage certificates in Bangladesh

According to Bangladesh`s Muslim marriage and divorce laws, a bride currently needs to select from amongst three options on a marriage certificate which are `kumari` (means virgin), widow or…

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