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Bangladesh, UNHCR to survey Rohingya regarding return to Myanmar

Added: 19.08.2019 15:16 | 11 views | 0 comments

Bangladesh will work with the United Nations refugee agency to determine if more than 3,000 Rohingya refugees will accept Myanmar's offer to return home, an official said on Monday, nearly a year after a major repatriation plan failed.


Millions of Muslims risk being stripped of citizenship in India and declared 'foreign migrants'

Added: 18.08.2019 12:43 | 23 views | 0 comments

More than 4 million people in India, mostly Muslims, are at risk of being declared foreign migrants as the government pushes a hardline Hindu nationalist agenda that has challenged the country’s pluralist traditions and aims to redefine what it means to be Indian. The hunt for migrants is unfolding in Assam, a poor, hilly state near the borders with Myanmar and Bangladesh. Many of the people whose citizenship is now being questioned were born in India and have enjoyed all the rights of citizens, such as voting in elections. We’ll tell you what’s true. You can form your own view. From 15p €0.18 $0.18 USD 0.27 a day, more exclusives, analysis and extras. Subscribe now State authorities are...

Bangladesh fire: Thousands of shacks destroyed in Dhaka slum

Added: 18.08.2019 12:01 | 3 views | 0 comments

At least 1,500 homes are destroyed after a blaze sweeps through a shanty town in the capital Dhaka.

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About 3,000 homeless as fire consumes Bangladesh slum

Added: 18.08.2019 11:16 | 10 views | 0 comments

About 3,000 people in Bangladesh were left homeless after a massive fire consumed several hundred shanties in a slum on the northern outskirts of the capital city of Dhaka, government officials said on Sunday.


Bangladesh fire: 15,000 homes destroyed in Dhaka slum

Added: 17.08.2019 16:16 | 5 views | 0 comments

About 15,000 homes are destroyed in a shanty town in Dhaka - but no deaths have been reported.

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How these bikers are helping women stay safe

Added: 16.08.2019 21:18 | 20 views | 0 comments

In Bangladesh specialist scooter taxis are helping women to get around the capital safely.

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Bangladesh eyes new Rohingya repatriation attempt next week

Added: 16.08.2019 14:02 | 21 views | 0 comments

Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya are housed in refugee camps like Kutupalong after fleeing a military offensive in Myanmar Bangladesh and Myanmar are considering a fresh attempt next week to repatriate a few of the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees who fled a military crackdown two years ago, Dhaka officials said Friday. Some 740,000 Rohingya fled to Bangladesh in August 2017 from a military offensive in Myanmar that the United Nations likened to ethnic cleansing,...

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Shannon nears senior call with 90-run knock

Added: 14.10.2017 2:30 | 0 views | 0 comments

James Shannon threw his hat in the ring for promotion to the senior team with a fine innings of 90 in Sylhet yesterday as well as giving the Ireland Wolves the sniff of a chance of pulling off what would be a remarkable victory against Bangladesh A.

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