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'Super worried' about the planet - in Spain, Kenya, Bangladesh

Friday, March 15th 2019, 0:25
related countries: Kenya Kenya, Spain Spain

Young people around the world on their fears about the effects of pollution and climate change.
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Shamima Begum: Father apologises to Britain for daughter 'doing wrong'

Saturday, March 9th 2019, 16:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ahmed Ali spoke to the BBC in a village in Bangladesh - in an interview recorded before he found out Ms Begum's baby son had died.
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Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh will no longer take in Myanmar refugees

Friday, March 1st 2019, 10:41

More than 740,000 Rohingya Muslims live in Bangladesh after fleeing Myanmar's military crackdowns.
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Bangladesh plane 'hijacker' shot dead by special forces

Sunday, February 24th 2019, 16:14

A man suspected of trying to take over a flight to Dubai is killed by special forces, local media report.
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Bangladesh fire: Blaze kills dozens in Dhaka historic district

Thursday, February 21st 2019, 11:36

The fire spread quickly in the tightly-packed, centuries-old area of the Bangladeshi capital.
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Bangladesh fire: Blaze kills dozens in Dhaka historic district

Thursday, February 21st 2019, 4:07
related places: Dhaka

Dozens have been killed by a blaze which spread through an ancient district of the capital.
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How Sesame Street charmed US then the world

Monday, February 4th 2019, 0:12
related countries: United States United States
related places: Bronx

From the Bronx to Bangladesh, half a century on, the impact of the playful puppets has spread far and wide.
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US citizen arrested for war crimes in Bangladesh 'was only 13'

Friday, January 18th 2019, 16:58
related countries: United States United States

Mohamed Jubair Monir's family say he is innocent and maintain that he was only 13 during the 1971 war.
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Bangladesh election: 'Gang rape' suspects detained

Sunday, January 6th 2019, 16:13

The Bangladeshi woman says she was raped because she voted for the opposition in last week's elections.
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Farmers in Bangladesh survive the monsoon by building floating farms

Tuesday, January 1st 2019, 0:33

Villagers in flood-prone Bangladesh are learning to survive by building floating farms.
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Bangladesh clothing factories: Are they safe now?

Monday, December 31st 2018, 0:55

Are garment factories in Bangladesh safe five years after the Rana Plaza disaster?
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How climate change could be causing miscarriages in Bangladesh

Monday, November 26th 2018, 0:36

Researchers say an unexpected rise in miscarriages on the Bangladesh coast is 'climate change in action'.
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Sheikh Hasina: Lawsuit threat over Bangladesh PM 'tail' error

Sunday, November 18th 2018, 14:06

A supporter of the Bangladeshi PM threatened to sue a cinema over a "humiliating" spelling error.
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Rohingya return to Myanmar: Confusion and fear in refugee camps

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 14:43

Refugees in crowded Bangladesh camps are refusing to return to Myanmar, from where they fled violence.
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Rohingya girls in danger: Teenage bride, missing daughter, sex worker

Friday, August 24th 2018, 23:12
related places: Cox's Bazar

The stories of three young women from a Rohingya refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh.
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Shahidul Alam: Jailed journalist's powerful photos of Bangladesh

Wednesday, August 15th 2018, 21:19

Bangladesh has detained photographer Shahidul Alam, who has chronicled the country's troubled history.
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Bangladesh protests: How a traffic accident stopped a city of 18 million

Monday, August 6th 2018, 12:28

Two children were killed by a speeding bus, prompting mass student-led protests in Bangladesh.
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Bangladesh students attacked during Dhaka protest

Saturday, August 4th 2018, 18:14
related places: Dhaka

About 25 students were injured as a protest over road safety ended in violence, reports say.
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Bangladesh students continue road safety protests

Thursday, August 2nd 2018, 23:52

Thousands of Bangladeshi students protest for a fifth day after two teenagers were killed by a speeding bus.
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Bangladesh teenagers demanding road safety paralyse Dhaka

Thursday, August 2nd 2018, 21:08
related places: Dhaka

The protesters are demanding improved road safety after a boy and a girl were killed by a bus.
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Bangladesh cafe siege: Briton Hasnat Karim freed without charge

Tuesday, July 24th 2018, 3:29

A Briton held for two years in Bangladesh following a deadly cafe siege is freed without charge.
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The unique makeup of Rohingya Muslim girls and women in Bangladesh

Wednesday, July 18th 2018, 23:31

Girls and women in the refugee camps of southern Bangladesh use traditional makeup for sun protection.
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Five boys drown in Bangladesh river after football match

Sunday, July 15th 2018, 12:37

The school students were swept away by strong currents while bathing after a football match.
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Why Bengalis are split over their food

Thursday, July 12th 2018, 23:29
related countries: India India

Columnist Rajyasree Sen traces the culinary clash between Bangladesh and India's West Bengal.
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World Cup 2018: Farmer sews 'longest' German flag

Wednesday, June 6th 2018, 17:58
related countries: Germany Germany

The man in Bangladesh sold land to buy fabric for the flag, which is now almost 5.5km long.
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Myanmar Rohingya refugees brace for monsoon deluge in Bangladesh camps

Saturday, May 5th 2018, 23:10

Desperate efforts are under way to make 900,000 refugees ready for the rain, writes Justin Rowlatt.
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Why are elephants wrecking a Rohingya refugee camp?

Thursday, May 3rd 2018, 23:12

Twelve Rohingya people have been killed by the animals in the camp in Bangladesh.
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Bangladesh's disappearing ear cleaners

Saturday, April 28th 2018, 9:01

They do in Bangladesh, but the once lucrative trade is dying out.
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Bangladesh rejects Myanmar claim that Rohingya family was repatriated

Monday, April 16th 2018, 11:32

Myanmar said a family of five Rohingya had been "repatriated" but Bangladesh has rejected the claim.
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Myanmar's Rohingya stuck in Bangladesh's 'no man's land'

Friday, March 30th 2018, 0:32

Thousands of Rohingya Muslims are living on a small strip of land between Myanmar and Bangladesh.
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Actor Shakib Khan sued by Bangladesh rickshaw driver over phone error

Wednesday, November 1st 2017, 16:02

The driver's phone number was read out in a Shakib Khan film, causing him to be bombarded by fans.
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Fleeing persecution

Wednesday, October 25th 2017, 11:28

Photographer Salman Saeed met some of the 600,000 Rohingya fleeing Myanmar for camps in Bangladesh.
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Myanmar Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh plea over 'untenable' exodus

Monday, October 23rd 2017, 17:05

Donors hear a plea for help for nearly 1m who have fled Myanmar, as the crisis continues unabated.
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Rohingya crisis: Refugees tell of 'house by house' killings

Wednesday, October 18th 2017, 21:32

Refugees continue to pour into Bangladesh, adding to the world's fastest-growing humanitarian crisis.
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Myanmar Rohingya crisis: UN 'on full alert' for new exodus

Tuesday, October 10th 2017, 13:05

Many of the 11,000 new arrivals on Monday walked for days to reach safety in Bangladesh, the UN says.
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Rohingya crisis: Children die as boat capsizes off Bangladesh

Monday, October 9th 2017, 4:18

At least 10 children drowned in the incident in the Naf river on the Myanmar-Bangladesh border.
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