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VIDEO: Migrants find refuge in Aceh shelter

Friday, May 29th 2015, 8:45
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia
related places: More

More than 1,800 Muslim migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh are sheltered in the Indonesian province of Aceh.
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Bangladeshi boat migrants doomed from the start

Thursday, May 28th 2015, 19:00
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Migrants knowingly boarding ships to Thai prison camps
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VIDEO: Why brave treacherous Bay of Bengal?

Thursday, May 28th 2015, 17:37
related places: Teknaf

The BBC's Justin Rowlatt travelled to Teknaf on the southern coast of Bangladesh, from where hundreds of migrants begin the perilous journey across the Bay of Bengal.
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Bangladesh bans ABT Islamist group

Monday, May 25th 2015, 22:58

Bangladesh bans an Islamist militant group accused of attacking and killing three secular bloggers, the interior ministry says.
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Migrants taint Bangladesh image - PM

Sunday, May 24th 2015, 16:44

Migrants trying to leave Bangladesh illegally are tainting the country's image and should be punished, PM Sheikh Hasina says.
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VIDEO: Inside an Asian boat migrants' camp

Tuesday, May 19th 2015, 14:54
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia, Malaysia Malaysia

Martin Patience visits an Indonesian camp for migrants and meets Bangladeshi men hoping to reach Malaysia and Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar.
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Third Bangladesh blogger murdered

Tuesday, May 12th 2015, 15:42

A secular blogger is hacked to death by suspected Islamists in Bangladesh, the third such deadly attack this year.
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VIDEO: Can Thailand solve migrant problem?

Tuesday, May 12th 2015, 15:37
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Jonathan Head considers Thailand's options for dealing with a surge in migrants from Bangladesh and Myanmar.
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VIDEO: Friend of murdered blogger tells of fear

Tuesday, May 12th 2015, 11:43

A friend of blogger Ananta Bijoy Das, who was hacked to death in Bangladesh, says he and fellow bloggers are worried for their own safety.
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Indonesia turned away migrant boat

Tuesday, May 12th 2015, 7:40
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Indonesia says it turned away a boat carrying hundreds of migrants believed to be from Myanmar and Bangladesh.
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'Thousands' stranded off Thailand

Monday, May 11th 2015, 13:54
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia, Malaysia Malaysia
related places: More

Thousands of refugees from Bangladesh and Myanmar are stranded at sea close to Thailand, unable to come ashore, according to the IOM migration agency.
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Pakistan claim Bangladesh series win

Saturday, May 9th 2015, 11:06
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Mirpur

Pakistan crush Bangladesh by 328 runs to win the second Test in Mirpur and claim the series 1-0.
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India agrees Bangladesh land swap

Friday, May 8th 2015, 6:01
related countries: India India

India's parliament's approves a deal with Bangladesh which will enable them to exchange control of areas of land on each others' territory.
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VIDEO: DNA from Rana Plaza still not found

Friday, April 24th 2015, 3:49

Bangladesh says it has still not found the DNA of 135 people believed to have died in the Rana Plaza clothing factory collapse two years ago.
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VIDEO: Union activists intimidated in Dhaka

Wednesday, April 22nd 2015, 23:03
related places: Dhaka

Two years ago in Bangladesh a garment factory collapsed killing more than 1,000 people working inside.
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Bangladesh seal Pakistan whitewash

Wednesday, April 22nd 2015, 18:19
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Bangladesh thrash Pakistan by eight wickets to complete a 3-0 one-day international series whitewash.
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Bangladesh hangs Islamist politician

Saturday, April 11th 2015, 16:35
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Dhaka

An Islamist politician convicted of war crimes during Bangladesh's 1971 war of independence from Pakistan is hanged at a prison in Dhaka.
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Bangladesh enforces swimming lessons

Thursday, April 9th 2015, 18:12

Bangladesh makes swimming lessons compulsory in school to reduce the number of children who drown in its many waterways.
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VIDEO: Bangladesh lashed by storms

Tuesday, April 7th 2015, 16:33

Many are feared dead and scores of others injured after thunderstorms devastated parts of Bangladesh. Chris Fawkes reports.
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Bangladesh war criminal loses appeal

Monday, April 6th 2015, 7:01

Bangladesh's Supreme Court rejects a final appeal against the death sentence given to senior Islamist leader Mohammad Kamaruzzaman.
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VIDEO: Bangladesh former PM granted bail

Monday, April 6th 2015, 0:49

An anti-corruption court in Bangladesh has granted bail to the main opposition leader, Khaleda Zia.
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Bangladesh's Khaleda Zia given bail

Sunday, April 5th 2015, 9:35

Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia is granted bail by an anti-corruption court after leaving her office compound for the first time in three months.
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Knife attack kills Bangladesh blogger

Monday, March 30th 2015, 14:19
related places: Dhaka

A blogger has been hacked to death in the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, weeks after a prominent atheist writer was killed in a similar attack.
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VIDEO: Bangladesh's ongoing political unrest

Monday, March 30th 2015, 1:52

At least 100 people have died in political unrest in Bangladesh since the beginning of the year, and hundreds more have been injured, as Akbar Hossain reports
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Bangladesh pilgrims die in stampede

Friday, March 27th 2015, 10:03
related places: Narayanganj

At least 10 Hindu pilgrims are killed in a stampede during a bathing ritual at a holy site in Narayanganj, Bangladesh, police say.
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Bangladeshi workers freed in Libya

Wednesday, March 25th 2015, 9:11
related countries: Libya Libya

Two Bangladeshi workers kidnapped by gunmen in Libya have been freed and are in good health, officials say.
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Rohit stars as India reach last four

Thursday, March 19th 2015, 11:30
related countries: India India

Defending champions India coast into the World Cup semi-finals with a 109-run victory over Bangladesh in Melbourne.
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New Zealand win sixth game in a row

Friday, March 13th 2015, 9:54
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Martin Guptill scores 105 as New Zealand beat Bangladesh to record their sixth successive win at the 2015 World Cup.
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Eight killed in Bangladesh collapse

Thursday, March 12th 2015, 16:44

A cement warehouse partially collapses in Bangladesh, with at least eight people killed, according to police.
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VIDEO: Race to find Bangladesh survivors

Thursday, March 12th 2015, 16:33

At least five people have died and dozens more are missing after a cement warehouse partially collapsed in Bangladesh.
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Blogger's widow 'won't be silenced'

Tuesday, March 10th 2015, 22:10
related countries: United States United States

The widow of murdered US-Bangladeshi blogger Avijit Roy says she will continue to speak out on the causes of secularism and science.
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Bangladesh expels North Korea envoy

Tuesday, March 10th 2015, 3:03
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Bangladesh asks North Korea to remove one of its envoys after he was caught trying to smuggle 27kg (59lb) of gold into the country.
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Moores 'will stay' as England coach

Monday, March 9th 2015, 20:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Peter Moores will stay as England coach despite his side's World Cup exit at the hands of Bangladesh, England's cricket chief says.
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VIDEO: Bangladesh cricket fans' joy at win

Monday, March 9th 2015, 17:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Cricket fans in Bangladesh are delighted with their side's performance in knocking England out of the Cricket World Cup.
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Beaten England out of World Cup

Monday, March 9th 2015, 12:07

England are knocked out of the World Cup in dismal fashion as Bangladesh win by 15 runs to reach the quarter-finals.
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