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Deadly floods hit South Asian states

Added: 16.08.2017 13:17 | 8 views | 0 comments

The death toll from torrential rain in Northeast India, Nepal and Bangladesh continues to rise.


Floods in India, Nepal, and Bangladesh leave 250 dead

Added: 16.08.2017 12:31 | 8 views | 0 comments

Millions of people have been affected by floods caused by heavy monsoon rains in the region.


Film-maker capturing Peckham estate says tower safety fears echo 'Third World disasters'

Added: 16.08.2017 9:32 | 11 views | 0 comments

A film-maker who covered the aftermath of a building collapse in Bangladesh has turned his camera on himself and his neighbours after their London tower blocks were declared unsafe.

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US report lists attacks on Hindus in Bangladesh, Pakistan

Added: 16.08.2017 7:54 | 23 views | 0 comments

New York, Aug 16 (IANS) A US government report on religious freedom lists attacks on Hindus in Bangladesh, Pakistan and elsewhere as well as restrictions on Sikhs in France and Denmark. The State Department's International Religious Freedom Report for 2016 (IRFR) released on Tuesday in Washington by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that mentioned growing attacks on minorities in India, some ascribed to cow-protection activists, also chronicled attacks against Hindus in several countries. It said that in Bangladesh "there were a significant number of attacks against religious minorities, particularly Hindus" and attributed some of them to the Islamic State (IS) and the Al Qaeda. In October,...

| Floods and devastation in India, Nepal and Bangladesh – in pictures

Added: 16.08.2017 7:00 | 11 views | 0 comments

Hundreds of people have been killed and millions displaced across the region as rescue missions set up shelters and strive to get food and water to victims
Nearly 250 people have died in the last few days as a result of flooding and landslides that have devastated parts of northern India, Nepal and Bangladesh.
Millions of people have been displaced across the region, and 245 people are recorded to have been killed by collapsed buildings or by drowning.

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Over 200 dead in India, Bangladesh and Nepal floods

Added: 15.08.2017 17:23 | 8 views | 0 comments

Rescuers scour submerged villages for the missing as seasonal floods claim a total of 221 lives in three countries.


South Asia monsoon flooding kills 245

Added: 15.08.2017 15:32 | 13 views | 0 comments

The death toll in flooding and landslides that devastated parts of northern India, southern Nepal and Bangladesh over the past few days has risen to 245, while millions of others have been displaced, officials say.


Haunted by unification: A Bangladeshi view of partition

Added: 15.08.2017 6:40 | 5 views | 0 comments

In Bangladesh, 1947 is a distant memory, erased by the bloody 1971 liberation war against Pakistan.


Millions affected as monsoon floods ravage Nepal, India

Added: 14.08.2017 11:54 | 6 views | 0 comments

Heavy monsoon rains unleash floods and landslides across Nepal, India and Bangladesh, killing at least 165 people.


At least 160 killed after heavy monsoons cause landslides and flooding in southern Asia

Added: 14.08.2017 9:40 | 8 views | 0 comments

Heavy monsoon rains have caused landslides and floods that have killed at least 160 people and displaced millions of others across northern India, southern Nepal and Bangladesh.

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