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Bangladesh child labourers toil 64 hours a week: survey

Dhaka - Bangladeshi child labourers who live in slums work for an average of 64 hours a week, many of them in textile factories making clothes for top world brands, a major study said Wednesday.

21,000 Rohingya flee to Bangladesh from Myanmar: IOM

Dhaka - Around 21,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh in recent weeks to escape violence in neighbouring Myanmar, an official of the International Organisation for Migration said on Tuesday.

21,000 Rohingya flee to Bangladesh from Myanmar: IOM

Dhaka - Around 21,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh in recent weeks to escape violence in neighbouring Myanmar, an official of the International Organisation for Migration said on Tuesday.

21,000 Rohingya flee to Bangladesh from Myanmar: IOM

Dhaka - Around 21,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh in recent weeks to escape violence in neighbouring Myanmar, an official of the International Organisation for Migration said on Tuesday.

Dozens of Rohingya missing as boat sinks near Bangladesh

Dhaka - Dozens are missing and feared drowned after a boat packed with Rohingya fleeing violence in Myanmar and trying to reach Bangladesh sank in a border river Monday, reports and a Bangladeshi fisherman said.

Dozens of Rohingya missing as boat sinks near Bangladesh

Dhaka - Dozens are missing and feared drowned after a boat packed with Rohingya fleeing violence in Myanmar and trying to reach Bangladesh sank in a border river Monday, reports and a Bangladeshi fisherman said.

Dozens of Rohingya missing as boat sinks near Bangladesh

Dhaka - Dozens are missing and feared drowned after a boat packed with Rohingya fleeing violence in Myanmar and trying to reach Bangladesh sank in a border river Monday, reports and a Bangladeshi fisherman said.

Bangladesh honours humble rail hero after daring rescue

Dhaka - A humble rail worker who shot to fame for pulling a suicidal man off train tracks was honoured by Bangladesh authorities Sunday, as footage of his heroism went viral.

At least 10,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh: UN

Dhaka - At least 10,000 Rohingya have arrived in Bangladesh in recent weeks after fleeing violence in neighbouring Myanmar, the United Nations said on Wednesday.

At least 10,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh: UN

Dhaka - At least 10,000 Rohingya have arrived in Bangladesh in recent weeks after fleeing violence in neighbouring Myanmar, the United Nations said on Wednesday.

At least 10,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh: UN

Dhaka - At least 10,000 Rohingya have arrived in Bangladesh in recent weeks after fleeing violence in neighbouring Myanmar, the United Nations said on Wednesday.

Myanmar Rohingya abuse may be 'crimes against humanity': UN

Yangon - Myanmar's Rohingya may be victims of crimes against humanity, the UN's rights agency said Tuesday, as former UN chief Kofi Annan arrived in the country for a visit that will include a trip to northern Rakhine.

Myanmar's Suu Kyi delays Indonesia trip amid Rohingya crisis

Yangon - Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday postponed a visit to Indonesia after protests there over her country's bloody crackdown on Rohingya Muslims and a thwarted plot to attack its Jakarta embassy.

Death of a baby as unwanted Rohingya hunt for a home

Cox's Bazar - Alam's short life ended on Saturday in a dark, tattered tent in Bangladesh, the Rohingya child's skeletal body succumbing to illness contracted while fleeing Myanmar where his stateless people are under attack.He was six-months-old.

Myanmar crisis sparks Muslim protests in Asian capitals

Dhaka - Angry Muslim protesters took to the streets from Jakarta to Dhaka on Friday to denounce Myanmar over allegations of indiscriminate killing and rape in a military crackdown on the country's Rohingya Muslim minority.

Critics round on Myanmar's Suu Kyi over Rohingya crisis

Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday stood accused of failing to protect Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims from what rights groups say is a systematic campaign of abuse by the army.

Bangladesh says Uber 'illegal', days after launch

Dhaka - Bangladesh said Friday the Uber ride-sharing service was operating "illegally", just days after it launched in the capital.

Myanmar pursuing 'ethnic cleansing' of Rohingya: UN official

Cox's Bazar - Myanmar is engaged in "ethnic cleansing" of Rohingya Muslims, a UN official has said, as reports emerged Friday of troops shooting at villagers as they tried to flee.

Thousands of Rohingya migrants flee Myanmar violence

Cox's Bazar - Horrifying stories of gang rape, torture and murder are emerging from among the thousands of desperate Rohingya migrants who have pushed into Bangladesh in the past few days to escape unfolding chaos in Myanmar.

Hundreds of Rohingya cross into Bangladesh, fleeing unrest

Dhaka - Hundreds of Rohingya have arrived in Bangladesh after fleeing violence in neighbouring Myanmar, community leaders said Tuesday, many with horrific tales of troops killing and burning villages.

Hundreds of Rohingya cross into Bangladesh, fleeing unrest

Dhaka - Hundreds of Rohingya have arrived in Bangladesh after fleeing violence in neighbouring Myanmar, community leaders said Tuesday, many with horrific tales of troops killing and burning villages.

Hundreds of Rohingya cross into Bangladesh, fleeing unrest

Dhaka - Hundreds of Rohingya have arrived in Bangladesh after fleeing violence in neighbouring Myanmar, community leaders said Tuesday, many with horrific tales of troops killing and burning villages.

More Rohingya villages razed in Myanmar's Rakhine: HRW

Yangon - More than 1,000 houses in Rohingya villages have been razed in northwestern Myanmar, according to analysis of satellite images from Human Rights Watch released Monday that fly in the face of government denials.

Bangladesh arrests five linked to deadly cafe siege

Dhaka - Five people linked to the Islamist extremist group behind July's Dhaka cafe siege that left 22 hostages, most of them foreigners, dead have been arrested, Bangladesh police said Thursday.

Dozens killed in weekend of fresh violence in Myanmar's Rakhine

Yangon - Myanmar's Rakhine state was hit by fresh waves of violence over the weekend with more than 30 insurgents killed over two-days of fighting, the military said, as fears soar for the strife-torn region.

Satellite images show Myanmar Rohingya villages torched

Cox's Bazar - Hundreds of buildings in Rohingya villages in western Myanmar have been torched, according to new satellite images released on Sunday as fresh fighting flared in the strife-torn region.

8 killed in surge of Rakhine violence: Myanmar army

Yangon - Myanmar's military said its troops killed six people and lost two soldiers in clashes with attackers in Rakhine state on Saturday, in the latest flare-up of violence in the crisis-hit region.

Bangladesh says head of group blamed for cafe siege dead

Dhaka - The head of a Bangladeshi Islamist group accused of staging a deadly siege at a cafe and the killing of several foreigners died while trying to evade arrest earlier this month, security officials said Friday.

Bangladesh says head of group blamed for cafe siege dead

Dhaka - The head of a Bangladeshi Islamist group accused of staging a deadly siege at a cafe and the killing of several foreigners died while trying to evade arrest earlier this month, security officials said Friday.

Bangladesh says head of group blamed for cafe siege dead

Dhaka - The head of a Bangladeshi Islamist group accused of staging a deadly siege at a cafe and the killing of several foreigners died while trying to evade arrest earlier this month, security officials said Friday.
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Child marriage in Bangladesh is wiping out a whole generation of young women.
Child marriage in Bangladesh is wiping out a whole generation of young women.
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An aerial view of the Adelaide  Australia  city center is seen  looking southeast.
An aerial view of the Adelaide, Australia, city center is seen, looking southeast.
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A Bangladeshi police official walks around the Tazreen factory  after the November 2012 fire.
A Bangladeshi police official walks around the Tazreen factory, after the November 2012 fire.
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NOTHING NEW: Workers protesting against a fire in a factory that killed over 70 people. Photo taken ...
NOTHING NEW: Workers protesting against a fire in a factory that killed over 70 people. Photo taken 2005.
Derek Blackadder
Garment workers take to the streets in Bangladesh.
Garment workers take to the streets in Bangladesh.
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A fire fighter extinguishes fire at a Bangladesh textile factory.
A fire fighter extinguishes fire at a Bangladesh textile factory.
Abir Abdullah
A 3-day long media workshop  organized by global environment forum Third Pole in Kathmandu  Nepal fr...
A 3-day long media workshop, organized by global environment forum Third Pole in Kathmandu, Nepal from 13-16 October brought together, for the first time, journalists from China, India and Bangladesh to deliberate upon the effects of climate change in Brahmaputra/Yurlung Zangbo river basin
The aftermath of a garment factory fire in Bangladesh.
The aftermath of a garment factory fire in Bangladesh.
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Thousands of marchers rallied in Bangladesh  with many of the world s animals a feature attraction b...
Thousands of marchers rallied in Bangladesh, with many of the world's animals a feature attraction bringing attention to the plight of many species.
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Mangrove swamp, partly underwater image showing the root system. Presumably in Bangladesh.
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Rajiv Ashrafi
Moheshkhali Buddhist Monastery. Cox s Bazar  Bangladesh prior to Muslim attacks. It is not clear as ...
Moheshkhali Buddhist Monastery. Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh prior to Muslim attacks. It is not clear as of posting if this structure is one of the temples destroyed by "offended" Muslims.
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The garment industry in Bangladesh is women-driven. Most can t even manage the calorie intake requir...
The garment industry in Bangladesh is women-driven. Most can't even manage the calorie intake required to work in such factories with the pittance they are given as wages.
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Bangladeshi relatives mourn the victims of a ferry that sank in the river Meghna in Munshiganj distr...
Bangladeshi relatives mourn the victims of a ferry that sank in the river Meghna in Munshiganj district, some 50 kilometres (30 miles) south of Dhaka, on May 16, 2014
Munir Uz Zaman, AFP
Where s the humanity in Dhaka  Bangladesh. Does it exist here ? Never.
Where's the humanity in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Does it exist here ? Never.
Taslima Akhter
A group of hijras in a protest in Pakistan
A group of hijras in a protest in Pakistan
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A woman belonging to Manipuri community is seen working with improvised machine  known as Charka. Th...
A woman belonging to Manipuri community is seen working with improvised machine, known as Charka. This device is an integral part of hand loom. Threads are being collected using charka and put into hand loom to weave cloths with exotic ethnic and traditional design. The photo was clicked in a village near Agartala, Tripura. Important to note that Tripura, a tiny North Eastern State of India and surrounded from three sides by Bangladesh, is a heaven for unique ethnic cultures of 19 ancient tribes
Bangladesh sex workers become social outcasts  shunned by the same families who often sell them to a...
Bangladesh sex workers become social outcasts, shunned by the same families who often sell them to a madam for less then a few hundred dollars.
Network Bangladesh
Heavy downpours break the heat in Bangladesh  but also bring deadly thunderstorms.
Heavy downpours break the heat in Bangladesh, but also bring deadly thunderstorms.
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Mirpur cricket ground in Bangladesh
Mirpur cricket ground in Bangladesh
Ranadipam Basu

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