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'I'm here 24/7': Rohingya youths share their stories on social media

The 19-year-old budding photographer, who fled to Bangladesh in August 2017 after a military crackdown in Myanmar, uses his mobile phone to record the daily lives of nearly one million stateless…

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Around 3,500 Rohingya cleared to return home to Myanmar starting this week: Source

'Everything is ready... the land transit point has been prepared,' Bangladesh refugee commissioner Mohammad Abul Kalam told reporters after a meeting with Myanmar officials in Cox's Bazar,…

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Bangladesh eyes new Rohingya repatriation attempt next week

Some 740,000 Rohingya fled to Bangladesh in August 2017 from a military offensive in Myanmar that the United Nations likened to ethnic cleansing, joining 200,000 already there.

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At least 10,000 homeless after fire razes Bangladesh slum

Authorities eventually got the blaze under control and no-one was killed, although several people had minor injuries, firefighters said.

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Myanmar, Bangladesh agree to start Rohingya repatriation next week

A senior Bangladeshi official said that the new effort was a 'small-scale' repatriation plan, adding that nobody will be forced to return.

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At least 40 dead in Bangladesh's worst-ever dengue outbreak

More than 44,000 people have been admitted to hospitals with the illness since January, including some 2,100 on Monday alone, said health ministry official Ayesha Akhter.

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Separated Bangladeshi twins stable: Doctors

Three-year-old Rabeya and Rukaya who were joined at the head suffered from a rare embryological disorder affecting an estimated one in every five to six million births.

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Bangladesh must investigate rife torture: United Nations rights body

It was the first time that the independent experts examined the record of Bangladesh, which ratified an international ban on torture in 1999 but had failed to submit any compliance reports until…

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Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina to visit India in October to discuss bilateral issues

The dates will be finalised during External Affairs Minister S Jaishanka's two-day visit to Dhaka on August 20-21, Bangladesh state media has reported.

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Bangladesh faces worst ever Dengue fever outbreak

The mosquito-borne viral infection has spread across the country with 61 out of 64 districts reporting dengue cases by late Tuesday

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Bangladesh 'extremely worried' over low male tiger population

The standard ratio should be one male for every female, but as per the survey, there are only two males against 19 female tigers.

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Bangladesh flood death toll surpasses 100

Most victims have drowned but some have been killed by landslides, snake bites and lightning strikes.

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Human rights group accuses Bangladesh of torture; government says report 'baseless'

The information it received revealed that 'Extreme forms of physical violence" had been used on detainees, the organisation said, citing instances such as shooting in the legs or knees, the…

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Myanmar delegation holds repatriation talks with Rohingya in Bangladesh

The two countries signed a repatriation deal in November 2017 but so far virtually no Rohingya have volunteered to go back to Myanmar, where the group has faced decades of repression.

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At least 114 dead in Bangladesh floods triggered by incessant rains

According to the control room data, 14,781 people have fallen ill due to flooding, water-borne diseases and other natural disasters between July 10 and July 26.

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