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#Bangladesh

# bangladesh - Sunday 5 June, 2022

At least 49 people dead after chemical explosion in Bangladesh
# Chittagong
# Chittagong

At least 49 people dead after chemical explosion in Bangladesh

Jun 5th 2022, 11:49 AM 12,489 Views 5 Comments

The toll was expected to rise, with some of the more than 300 people injured in serious condition.

# bangladesh - Monday 23 May, 2022

Deluges of rain flood parts of India and Bangladesh
# Flooding
# Flooding

Deluges of rain flood parts of India and Bangladesh

May 23rd 2022, 1:33 PM 4,449 Views 0 Comments

At least 24 people have been killed due to the floods in recent weeks.

# bangladesh - Saturday 21 May, 2022

Two million stranded as worst floods in decades hit Bangladesh's northeast
# Bangladesh Flooding
# Bangladesh Flooding

Two million stranded as worst floods in decades hit Bangladesh's northeast

May 21st 2022, 2:33 PM 10,553 Views 1 Comment

At least 10 people have been killed this week.

# bangladesh - Friday 24 December, 2021

Ferry fire kills at least 39 and leaves 72 injured in Bangladesh
# Barguna
# Barguna

Ferry fire kills at least 39 and leaves 72 injured in Bangladesh

Updated Dec 24th 2021, 4:33 PM 14,681 Views 1 Comment

The ferry was carrying 800 passengers from Dhaka, the capital, to Barguna, nearly 155 miles to the south.

# bangladesh - Sunday 11 July, 2021

Eight arrested on murder charges over Bangladesh factory fire
# Arrests
# Arrests

Eight arrested on murder charges over Bangladesh factory fire

Jul 11th 2021, 8:20 AM 9,669 Views 7 Comments

At least 52 people died in the blaze, many of whom were trapped inside by an illegally locked door.

# bangladesh - Monday 22 February, 2021

Eight dead as boat carrying dozens of Rohingya breaks down at sea, UN says
# Bangladesh
# Bangladesh

Eight dead as boat carrying dozens of Rohingya breaks down at sea, UN says

Feb 22nd 2021, 8:15 PM 10,615 Views 3 Comments

The vessel is believed to have departed Bangladesh on 11 February with 90 people on board.

# bangladesh - Friday 4 December, 2020

1,500 Rohingya refugees sent to isolated island off Bangladesh
# Rohingya
# Rohingya

1,500 Rohingya refugees sent to isolated island off Bangladesh

Dec 4th 2020, 1:35 PM 17,890 Views 13 Comments

The never before inhabited island has been designed to take up to 100,000 refugees.

# bangladesh - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Bangladesh court sentences seven militants to death for 2016 café attack
# Holey Artisan Bakery
# Holey Artisan Bakery

Bangladesh court sentences seven militants to death for 2016 café attack

Nov 27th 2019, 7:33 AM 6,736 Views 2 Comments

Twenty hostages were killed, including 17 from Japan, Italy and India.

# bangladesh - Sunday 10 November, 2019

Fourteen people killed and others missing as Cyclone Bulbul hits India and Bangladesh
# India
# India

Fourteen people killed and others missing as Cyclone Bulbul hits India and Bangladesh

Nov 10th 2019, 2:08 PM 7,277 Views 0 Comments

In Bangladesh, six people were killed – five by falling trees – and at least 20 people were injured.

# bangladesh - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Sixteen people sentenced to death after 19-year-old woman burned to death in Bangladesh
# Nusrat Jahan Rafi
# Nusrat Jahan Rafi

Sixteen people sentenced to death after 19-year-old woman burned to death in Bangladesh

Oct 24th 2019, 7:35 AM 39,121 Views 22 Comments

A 19-year-old woman was burnt alive in April after making a sexual harassment complaint against a teacher.

# bangladesh - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

'This piece of cloth is bathed in my blood, sweat and dignity': The fight to improve the lives of garment workers
# Bangladesh
# Bangladesh

'This piece of cloth is bathed in my blood, sweat and dignity': The fight to improve the lives of garment workers

Jun 11th 2019, 6:20 AM 13,292 Views 10 Comments

The majority of Irish people care about the conditions of the factories where their clothes are made.

# bangladesh - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

Bangladesh police to charge 16 people after 19-year-old woman burned to death
# Murder
# Murder

Bangladesh police to charge 16 people after 19-year-old woman burned to death

May 29th 2019, 10:33 AM 89,790 Views 95 Comments

The killing of Nusrat Jahan Rafi last month sparked outrage in the country.

# bangladesh - Thursday 28 March, 2019

At least 19 people die after huge fire rips through building in Bangladesh
# Dhaka
# Dhaka

At least 19 people die after huge fire rips through building in Bangladesh

Updated Mar 28th 2019, 9:50 PM 19,928 Views 7 Comments

Many people jumped to their deaths to escape the inferno.

# bangladesh - Thursday 21 February, 2019

At least 70 people killed in major apartment fire in Bangladesh
# Dhaka
# Dhaka

At least 70 people killed in major apartment fire in Bangladesh

Feb 21st 2019, 6:59 AM 5,576 Views 3 Comments

The blaze broke out in a historic part of the Bangladesh capital of Dhaka.

# bangladesh - Monday 31 December, 2018

Bangladesh prime minister re-elected amid violent clashes in which at least 17 people were killed
# Landslide
# Landslide

Bangladesh prime minister re-elected amid violent clashes in which at least 17 people were killed

Dec 31st 2018, 10:28 AM 6,213 Views 3 Comments

Opposition politicians have condemned the election as “farcical”, claiming vote-rigging took place.

# bangladesh - Sunday 5 August, 2018

Tear gas fired at Bangladesh protesters during huge protest over teen deaths
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Tear gas fired at Bangladesh protesters during huge protest over teen deaths

Aug 5th 2018, 7:00 PM 6,745 Views 1 Comment

There has been over a week of unrest following the deaths of the teens, who were killed by a speeding bus.

# bangladesh - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

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

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

Dec 26th 2017, 3:59 PM 6,098 Views 0 Comments

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
# Fleeing Myanmar
# Fleeing Myanmar

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

Dec 21st 2017, 9:26 PM 8,045 Views 22 Comments

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
# New York Bomber
# New York Bomber

New York subway bomber suspect charged with terror offences

Dec 12th 2017, 2:23 PM 7,777 Views 0 Comments

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
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

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

Dec 3rd 2017, 10:50 AM 14,201 Views 25 Comments

“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
# Bangladesh
# Bangladesh

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

Dec 1st 2017, 10:23 AM 4,981 Views 39 Comments

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
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

Pope Francis arrives in Myanmar amid tense Rohingya crisis

Nov 28th 2017, 7:49 AM 5,860 Views 9 Comments

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
# Rohingya
# Rohingya

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

Nov 23rd 2017, 10:59 AM 6,311 Views 25 Comments

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'
# Amnesty International
# Amnesty International

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

Nov 21st 2017, 8:58 AM 5,709 Views 13 Comments

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
# Fleeing Myanmar
# Fleeing Myanmar

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

Oct 10th 2017, 7:03 AM 4,894 Views 16 Comments

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
# Rohingya
# Rohingya

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

Oct 3rd 2017, 1:07 PM 7,040 Views 12 Comments

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?
# Rohingya
# Rohingya

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

Sep 8th 2017, 3:03 PM 18,009 Views 72 Comments

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
# Rohingya
# Rohingya

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

Sep 2nd 2017, 2:10 PM 34,046 Views 54 Comments

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
# South Asia
# South Asia

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

Aug 30th 2017, 10:50 PM 13,902 Views 14 Comments

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

# bangladesh - Friday 19 May, 2017

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

Bangladesh beat Ireland by eight wickets at Malahide

May 19th 2017, 5:14 PM 2,760 Views 5 Comments

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
# Bangladesh
# Bangladesh

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

Feb 12th 2017, 11:30 AM 56,042 Views 12 Comments

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
# Dhaka
# Dhaka

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

Jan 28th 2017, 12:50 PM 12,489 Views 11 Comments

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
# Child Workers
# Child Workers

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

Dec 27th 2016, 7:15 AM 13,861 Views 16 Comments

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
# UNHCR
# UNHCR

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

Nov 25th 2016, 8:44 AM 12,206 Views 14 Comments

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
# Bangladesh
# Bangladesh

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

Sep 10th 2016, 2:03 PM 6,320 Views 4 Comments

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
# Floods
# Floods

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

Aug 16th 2016, 4:28 PM 19,428 Views 9 Comments

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
# Whoa Nelly
# Whoa Nelly

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

Aug 11th 2016, 9:15 PM 15,902 Views 16 Comments

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
# Bangladesh
# Bangladesh

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

Aug 9th 2016, 8:52 AM 25,000 Views 13 Comments

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
# Rise In Extremism
# Rise In Extremism

Bangladeshi rich kids are defying the jihadist stereotype

Jul 10th 2016, 10:00 AM 23,919 Views 35 Comments

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
# Bangladesh
# Bangladesh

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

Jul 7th 2016, 7:12 AM 14,720 Views 23 Comments

It is believed to have been carried out by Islamists.

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