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  • End Child Marriage In Florida

    End Child Marriage In Florida

    Florida. A hotspot for child marriage? Did you know children can legally marry in Florida? A bill was just introduced in state legislature which would end child marriage. Please email Flor…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • The Burmese Military is Committing Crimes Against Humanity

    The Burmese Military is Committing Crimes Against Humanity

    COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh – In Bangladesh’s overflowing and squalid camps for the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya fleeing the Burmese army’s campaign of ethnic cleansing, I met three remarkable women who told me their stories of horror and su…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Burma: Military Commits Crimes Against Humanity

    Burma: Military Commits Crimes Against Humanity

    Expand Rohingya refugees shortly after arrival in Bangladesh.  © 2017 Human Rights Watch (New York) – Burmese security forces are committing crim…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • ‘Safe Zones’ for Rohingya Refugees in Burma Could Be Dangerous

    ‘Safe Zones’ for Rohingya Refugees in Burma Could Be Dangerous

    When Bangladesh’s prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, spoke at the United Nations General Assembly this week, she focused on the humanitarian challenges of hosting 400,000 Rohingya Muslims from northern Rakhine State in Burma. They have arrived destitut…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Thailand Needs to Stop Inhumane Navy 'Push-Backs'

    Thailand Needs to Stop Inhumane Navy 'Push-Backs'

    Expand Smoke is seen on Myanmar's side of border as an old Rohingya refugee woman is carried after crossing the Bangladesh-Myanmar border by boat through the Bay of Bengal in Shah P…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Bangladesh Textile Mill Burns, Yet Again

    Bangladesh Textile Mill Burns, Yet Again

    Expand In September 2016, another factory burned in the same district. Here, firefighters stand at the site of a fire at a packaging factory outside Dhaka, Bangladesh, September 10,…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • 1971 All Over Again

    1971 All Over Again

    Expand Rohingya refugees wait for food to be distributed by local organisations in Teknaf, Bangladesh on September 13, 2017.  © 2017 Danish Siddiqui/Reuters…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Burma: Ensure Aid Reaches Rohingya

    Burma: Ensure Aid Reaches Rohingya

    Expand Rohingya refugees go about their day outside their temporary shelters along a road in Kutupalong, Bangladesh, September 9, 2017.   © 2017 Dan…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • India: Don’t Forcibly Return Rohingya Refugees

    India: Don’t Forcibly Return Rohingya Refugees

    Expand A Rohingya boy from Burma carries his brother as he leaves after offering the afternoon prayer during the holy month of Ramadan, at a camp in New Delhi, India, June 28, 2015…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • India Is an Overwhelming Presence in South Asia, and Must Do More to Build Trust

    India Is an Overwhelming Presence in South Asia, and Must Do More to Build Trust

    Expand India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks at the opening session of 18th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit in Kathmandu, November 26, 2014.…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

Huffington Post: Bangladesh

The Bangladesh Chronicle

  • Kibria murder: Babar, Hannan among 32 indicted

    Kibria murder: Babar, Hannan among 32 indicted

    A Sylhet court today framed 32 people in the murder case of Awami League leader and former finance minister SAMS Kibria. Ex-state minister Lutfozzaman Babar, former Sylhet mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury and Huji leader Mufti Hannan are among those indi…
    - 13 Sep 15, 11:40am -
  • NoVatOnEducation student movement is on the rise

    NoVatOnEducation student movement is on the rise

    Should there be value-added tax on education? This is the talk of the country in Bangladesh these days. On Thursday, September 10, 2015, agitating students of private universities staged rallies across the capital Dhaka, protesting the police action…
    - 13 Sep 15, 11:34am -
  • Bangladesh launches drive against pirated software of Microsoft

    Bangladesh launches drive against pirated software of Microsoft

    The law enforcement agencies in a recent drive have recovered 69 laptops installed with pirated software of Microsoft from Flora Telecom and nabbed two persons in this connection. Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Task Force and Copyright officials…
    - 13 Sep 15, 11:31am -
  • Bangladesh national dead in Friday’s Makkah Masjid Al-Haram crane mishap

    Bangladesh national dead in Friday’s Makkah Masjid Al-Haram crane mishap

    The Bangladesh Hajj office in Makkah has confirmed the death of a Bangladeshi pilgrim in the crane mishap in Masjid Al-Haram. Consul of Hajj Jahirul Islam said on Sunday Md Abul Kashem, 45, from Chittagong, was missing since Friday’s disaster. Dr F…
    - 13 Sep 15, 11:27am -
  • Libya boat capsize: 27 Bangladeshis may return on Sep 17

    Libya boat capsize: 27 Bangladeshis may return on Sep 17

    A total of 27 Bangladeshis, who survived after two boats capsized off Libyan coast on August 24, may return home on September 17. The rescued migrants may reach Dhaka from Libya by a Turkish Airline, ASM Ashraful Islam, counsellor (labour) at Banglad…
    - 13 Sep 15, 10:41am -
  • 10 children ‘rescued’ from a city flat

    10 children ‘rescued’ from a city flat

    Police “rescued” 10 children from a flat in the city’s Banashree area yesterday and arrested four people. The arrestees are Arifur Rahman, 24, Hasibul Hasan Sabuj, 19, Zakia Sultana, 22, and Feroz Alam Khan Shuvo, 21. The children are between n…
    - 12 Sep 15, 8:30pm -
  • Wage movement against govt attempt to send Khaleda to jail: discussion

    Wage movement against govt attempt to send Khaleda to jail: discussion

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party leaders and professionals on Saturday urged the BNP leaders and activists to wage a strong peaceful movement against government attempt to hold election sending the BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia to jail. At a discussion at…
    - 12 Sep 15, 8:14pm -
  • খোঁচাখুঁচি ; শরীক ‘নো’, প্রতিপক্ষ ‘ইয়েস’
    মহাজোটের শরীকদের নিয়ে খোঁচাখুঁচি না করার পরামর্শ দিয়েছেন আওয়ামী লীগের সভানেত্রী ও অবৈধ প্রধা…
    - 12 Sep 15, 8:12pm -
  • 80 killed in gas cylinder explosion in India

    80 killed in gas cylinder explosion in India

    Over 80 people were killed and 80 injured in a gas cylinder explosion at a restaurant near Jhabua of Indian state of Madhya Pradesh today. The two-storey building housing the restaurant collapsed due to the explosion. Officials suspect many people co…
    - 12 Sep 15, 9:32am -
  • US will take in 10,000 Syrian refugees over the next year: White House

    US will take in 10,000 Syrian refugees over the next year: White House

    President Barack Obama has directed his administration to prepare to take in at least 10,000 Syrian refugees over the next year, the White House saidon Thursday. It is the first specific commitment the United States has made toward increasing its acc…
    - 12 Sep 15, 9:30am -

The Economist: Bangladesh

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The Guardian: Bangladesh News

  • newDrone footage shows Rohingya refugees entering Bangladesh – video
    The United Nations high commissioner for refugees released aerial footage on Monday showing thousands of Rohingya Muslims after they crossed the Naf river into Bangladesh. They join at least 536,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled Myanmar since August…
    - 24 hours ago, 17 Oct 17, 5:47am -
  • Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh trampled to death by wild elephants
    Deaths of three children and a woman highlight environmental impacts of Rohingya refugees fleeing Myanmar into forested hills of BalukhaliWild elephants trampled sleeping Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh in the early hours of Saturday, killing three c…
    - 4 days ago, 14 Oct 17, 3:51pm -
  • Aung San Suu Kyi unveils relief plans for Rohingya Muslims
    Nobel laureate aims to restore reputation by setting up civilian-led agency in Myanmar to deliver aid and resettle refugeesMyanmar’s de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, has announced plans to set up a civilian-led agency, with foreign assistance, to…
    - 5 days ago, 13 Oct 17, 10:29am -
  • Mystery surrounds deaths of Hindu villagers in Myanmar mass graves
    Government accused of ‘dirty tricks’ as Hindus who fled to Bangladesh say army was behind massacre, only to blame Rohingya militants once back in MyanmarTwo weeks after the bodies of 45 men, women and children were unearthed in mass graves in Mya…
    - 6 days ago, 12 Oct 17, 8:41am -
  • More than 20,000 underage girls marry illegally each day, claims study
    Analysis reveals 7.5 million illegal child marriages take place globally each year, with one in three girls in developing world affected by the practiceEvery day, around the world, more than 20,000 children are getting married, underage and illegally…
    - 7 days ago, 11 Oct 17, 9:12am -
  • How DEC funds help fleeing Rohingya people | Letters
    DEC members and their partners are already providing food, water, shelter, sanitation and health support in Bangladesh, writes Monica BlagescuDr Joseph Mullen calls for a speedy response for displaced Rohingya people fleeing Myanmar and asks how fund…
    - 8 days ago, 10 Oct 17, 1:45pm -
  • Rohingya crisis: drone footage shows scale of refugee camp in Bangladesh – video
    Aerial video shows the sprawling spread of makeshift tents and shacks at the Balukhali refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. Released by the Disasters Emergency Committee, the video was shot across several days in October. The arrival of more tha…
    - 9 days ago, 9 Oct 17, 7:37am -
  • Speed is crucial in helping the Rohingya | Letters
    Former UN adviser to Burma Dr Joseph Mullen calls for more clarity on the aid programme for the Bangladesh campsThe appeal for the displaced Rohingya in Bangladeshi camps is commendable and deserves universal support (Report, 28 September). However,…
    - 10 days ago, 8 Oct 17, 1:58pm -
  • Friday's top photos: lotus seed picking and a festival of lights
    A selection of the best photographs from around the world, including a candlelit vigil in Las Vegas, a rally in Kenya and sunrise camel rides in Egypt Continue reading...
    - 12 days ago, 6 Oct 17, 8:23am -
  • Bangladesh to build one of world's largest refugee camps for 800,000 Rohingya
    Authorities say they will move Rohingya from 23 camps into new refugee zone near Cox’s Bazar close to Myanmar borderBangladesh on Thursday announced it would build one of the world’s biggest refugee camps to house all the 800,000-plus Rohingya Mu…
    - 12 days ago, 5 Oct 17, 7:43pm -
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