Bangladesh ships Rohingya refugees to remote island despite protests

The south Asian nation says it is only moving refugees who are willing to go and that this will ease chronic overcrowding in camps that are home to more than 1 million Rohingya, members of a…

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Bangladesh begins transfer of Rohingya to controversial island

Almost a million Rohingya -- most of whom fled a military offensive in neighbouring Myanmar in 2017 -- live in a vast network of squalid camps in south-east Bangladesh.

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Bangladeshi teenager awarded Children's Peace Prize for fighting cybercrime

'I decided that teenagers needed help and that we should take action to try to avoid other children facing the same tragedy,' Rahman said

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Bangladeshi star's comeback after Islamist death threats

Sufi Islam is considered deviant by conservative Muslim groups who oppose its mystical interpretation of the Koran

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Protests in Bangladesh over persecution of Uyghurs in China

The event was observed as a token of support to Uyghur Muslims to mark the occasion of Independence Day of ‘the Islamic Republic of East Turkistan’ which is observed worldwide on November 12.

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Hindu households vandalised in Bangladesh

The incident took place at the Korbanpur village under Muradnagar upazila of Comilla on Sunday afternoon.

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Man lynched for desecration of Quran in Bangladesh

Two men were accused of stepping on the Muslim holy book in the main mosque of the town of Burimari, near the frontier with India.

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Sexual violence in Bangladesh increases despite death penalty; #EndRapeInBangladesh trends

The experts and activists, however, feel the death penalty will have little or no impact on the rising cases due to the flawed justice system of the country

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China’s loss may become Bangladesh’s gain: Dhaka to simplify FDI policy to lure global manufacturers

In an attempt to lure companies seeking to move their manufacturing base from China, Bangladesh is looking at simplifying its foreign direct investment (FDI) policy as well as the corporate…

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Bangladesh: Hundreds begin two-day march to protest against increase in rape cases

The protestors are demanding exemplary punishment of the sexual violence attackers

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4 killed, 20 injured in violence at Bangladesh's Cox’s Bazar Rohingya camp

Bangladesh is currently hosting more than 1.1 million Rohingyas in the coastal district. Factional clashes now occur more frequently at the camps.

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Twin crisis for Bangladesh as Covid-19 affected economy takes a serious hit

At a time when the world is struggling to combat the deadly coronavirus pandemic. Bangladesh faced its worst flood in a decade with persistently heavy monsoon rains that began in June.

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Sheikh Hasina stresses 'better cooperation' with neighbours as outgoing Indian envoy calls on

"We always think that better cooperation with the neighbouring countries is firstly needed for the development of the people of the region," Hasina's press secretary Ihsanul Karim quoted her as…

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Bangladesh's Beximco signs COVID-19 vaccine deal with India's Serum Institute

Bangladesh has also approved a late-stage trial of a potential coronavirus vaccine developed by China`s Sinovac Biotech Ltd

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Bangladesh to restore internet in Rohingya refugee settlement

Bangladesh had received flak for continuing to suspend internet services even amid coronavirus pandemic. Human Rights groups had warned that such move may give rise to unnecessary rumours

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