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24 Oct 2019
Sixteen people were sentenced to death Thursday for burning alive a Bangladeshi teenager who refused to withdraw sexual assault charges against her headteacher.
21 Oct 2019
Thousands protested against police across Bangladesh on Monday, a day after at least four people died when officers fired on a crowd in one of the country's deadliest religious riots to date.
8 Oct 2019
Some spice processors in Bangladesh use an industrial lead chromate pigment to imbue turmeric with a bright yellow colour prized for curries and other traditional dishes, elevating blood lead levels in Bangladeshis.
17 Sep 2019
UN human rights experts have raised new concerns about the treatment of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh following a deadly backlash over the killing of a ruling party official.
4 Sep 2019
As fresh US tariffs on Chinese imports kick in, Illinois-based phone accessories manufacturer Ben Buttolph has been urgently moving production to other Asian countries despite the cost, inconvenience and deep uncertainty.
13 Aug 2019
At least 40 people have died in Bangladesh's worst-ever outbreak of dengue, officials said Tuesday, as overburdened hospitals struggled to treat thousands of patients.
8 Aug 2019
Five-year-old Mohammad Ahnaf lies in a makeshift bed in the balcony of a major hospital in Bangladesh's capital Dhaka, fighting for his life as dengue fever ravages his little body. But his mother Shimul Akhter knows he is one of the lucky ones as Bangladesh grapples with its worst-ever outbreak of the viral fever --…
26 Jul 2019
The death toll from monsoon storms in Bangladesh rose above 100 Friday with flood levels still rising in many parts of the country, officials said.
15 Jul 2019
At least 10 people were killed in a northwestern Bangladesh town after a train hit a wedding party van at an unmanned crossing, officials said Monday.
rape
15 Apr 2019
A Bangladeshi teenager Nusrat Jahan Rafi was burned to death by her colleagues and teacher for refusing to withdraw attempted rape allegation against the head teacher of her school. The 18-year-old victim was set on fire on April 6 on the roof of her school in Dhaka, Bangladesh when she was going for her Arabic…
15 Mar 2019
The ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy otherwise known as #CWCTrophyTour driven by Nissan recently concluded a two-day tour of Abuja and Lagos.   The trophy which arrived in Nigeria on 11th through 13th February 2019 was in furtherance of an extensive expedition around the globe, which began Monday 27 August 2018 at the International Cricket…
11 Mar 2019
The people responsible for the atrocities that forced hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims to flee from Myanmar's Rakhine state will be held to account, an International Criminal Court official said on Monday. Following a visit to Bangladesh refugee camps, the ICC's Phakiso Mochochoko said the fact that Myanmar is not a signatory to the…

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