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A Muslim devotee recites the Koran at the Star Mosque during Ramadan in Dhaka, Bangladesh, April 26,

Gas pipeline blast kills 17 worshipers in Bangladesh mosque

Authorities have launched an investigation into the incident.

By REUTERS
05/09/2020
earth

A less crowded planet - an expected population decline

True, we will reach a peak in about forty years’ time of 9.7 billion, but by century’s end we will be sliding down the other side of the population mountain quite fast.

By GWYNNE DYER
01/08/2020
One of the accused of Holey Artisan Bakery attack is led to the court in Dhaka, Bangladesh, November

Bangladesh court sentences seven to death for 2016 cafe attack

After the ruling, they shouted "Allahu Akbar" (God is Greatest) and "We did nothing wrong" from the dock to a packed courtroom, witnesses said.

By REUTERS
27/11/2019
Accused people are seen inside a prison van after they were given death sentences in a murder case i

Bangladesh sentences 16 to death for killing teenager in harassment case

The killers poured kerosene over Nusrat Jahan, 18, and set her on fire on the roof of her madrasa in April in the southeastern district of Feni.

By REUTERS
24/10/2019
Bangaladeshi Islamists Protest In Dhaka

Four killed in Bangladesh riot over facebook post about Prophet Mohammad

Police said the Facebook had actually been hacked and all the hackers had been detained.

21/10/2019
People wait to check their names on the draft list at the National Register of Citizens (NRC) centre

Four million Muslims expected to be deported from India

Now, residents stand in long lines to provide the papers that prove their link to the land, only that a quarter of the residents don't know how to read or write.

Villagers use a makeshift raft to cross a flooded area on the outskirts of Agartala, India July 15,

Massive floods in India, Nepal, Bangladesh cause millions to flee

Worst affected is the northern Indian state of Bihar, where some 1.9 million people have fled their homes due to rising waters, a state government release said.

By REUTERS
15/07/2019
Debapriya Roy, a scientist at India Meteorological Department Earth System Science Organisation

Powerful cyclone hits India, kills 12

Having hit land, tropical cyclone Fani had lost some of its power and was downgraded to a 'Deep Depression' by the Indian Meteorological Department.

By REUTERS
04/05/2019

Bangladesh student protest alarms gov't of opposition meddling

Tens of thousands of uniformed students have turned out to demand a crackdown on reckless bus drivers since Sunday, when a privately run bus hit the college students, provoking fury.

By REUTERS
05/08/2018
 A VENDOR sells pictures of Hindu goddess during Durga Puja in old Dhaka.

The Bangladeshi government’s hypocrisy on Trump’s Jerusalem declaration

Bangladesh’s prime minister condemns Trump for his Jerusalem declaration while denying the will of the people

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