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#Bangladesh

# bangladesh - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

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

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

# bangladesh - Thursday 21 December, 2017

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

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

# bangladesh - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

New York subway bomber suspect charged with terror offences

Akayed Ullah’s wife has been questioned in Bangladesh.

# bangladesh - Sunday 3 December, 2017

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

“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.”

# bangladesh - Friday 1 December, 2017

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

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

# bangladesh - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Pope Francis arrives in Myanmar amid tense Rohingya crisis

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

# bangladesh - Thursday 23 November, 2017

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

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

# bangladesh - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

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

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

# bangladesh - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

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

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

# bangladesh - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

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

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

# bangladesh - Friday 8 September, 2017

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

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

# bangladesh - Saturday 2 September, 2017

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

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

# bangladesh - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

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

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

# bangladesh - Friday 19 May, 2017

From The42 Bangladesh beat Ireland by eight wickets at Malahide Tri-series

Bangladesh beat Ireland by eight wickets at Malahide

Bangladesh eased to their target with 22.5 overs to spare.

# bangladesh - Sunday 12 February, 2017

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

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

# bangladesh - Saturday 28 January, 2017

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

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

# bangladesh - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

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

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

# bangladesh - Friday 25 November, 2016

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

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

# bangladesh - Saturday 10 September, 2016

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

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

# bangladesh - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

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

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

# bangladesh - Thursday 11 August, 2016

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

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

# bangladesh - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

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

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

# bangladesh - Sunday 10 July, 2016

Bangladeshi rich kids are defying the jihadist stereotype

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

# bangladesh - Thursday 7 July, 2016

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

It is believed to have been carried out by Islamists.

# bangladesh - Saturday 2 July, 2016

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

Around 20 people of different nationalities are being held hostage.

# bangladesh - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Elderly Buddhist monk hacked to death in Bangladesh

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

# bangladesh - Thursday 7 April, 2016

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

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

# bangladesh - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

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

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

# bangladesh - Sunday 8 November, 2015

Death sentence for men who filmed themselves beating boy (13) to death

Four people have been sentenced to death for their part in the brutal assault.

# bangladesh - Saturday 17 October, 2015

# bangladesh - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Protests planned after 13-year-old boy beaten to death by mob

Five people have been arrested over the murder of the boy.

# bangladesh - Monday 13 July, 2015

Fury as 'merciless' fatal beating of teenager is posted online

The boy was tied to a stake and beaten to death.

# bangladesh - Monday 1 June, 2015

Factory owners charged with murder over collapse that killed 1,100

Some 41 people are facing the death penalty over the 2013 Rana Plaza disaster.

# bangladesh - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

'Between 100 and 200' killed in carnage aboard abandoned migrant boat

“From the upper deck they were spraying hot water, pepper water at us, anyone who went up was hacked at with a cleaver.”

# bangladesh - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Benetton on Dublin's Stephen's Green is being occupied this evening...

By people protesting the clothing giant’s failure to pay reparations for the 2013 Rana Plaza building disaster in Bangladesh.

# bangladesh - Monday 30 March, 2015

Second blogger ‘brutally hacked to death’ in Bangladesh

He had criticised fundamentalist Islamic views.

# bangladesh - Monday 9 March, 2015

From The42 Dubliner Eoin Morgan 'gutted' as England crash out of Cricket World Cup Pool A

Dubliner Eoin Morgan 'gutted' as England crash out of Cricket World Cup

Bangladesh progress to the quarter-finals after winning by 15 runs in Adelaide.

# bangladesh - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Hardline Muslim preacher arrested over murder of popular TV host

Sheikh Nurul Islam Faruqi, cleric and host of television shows on Islamic issues, was found tied to a chair with his throat slit at his home in August.

# bangladesh - Thursday 24 April, 2014

One Year On: Bangladesh's miracle seamstress is building a new life

Reshma Akhter married her boyfriend and has a job in a local hotel.

"Pay up!" ... Clothing companies under pressure over compensation for Rana Plaza victims

Nearly 1,150 people died in the Bangladesh factory collapse one year ago today. Many international retailers still aren’t contributing to the victim fund, according to Human Rights Watch.

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