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Bangladesh: Muslim school is bomb-making academy

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Brazil declares humanitarian emergency over arrival of illegal Haitian immigrants

Brazil declares humanitarian emergency over arrival of illegal Haitian immigrants

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Greece: anti-immigrant sentiment explodes

Greece: anti-immigrant sentiment explodes

In southern Greece, 28 Bangladeshi migrant workers were shot by farmers who had refused to pay six months' wages.

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Bangladesh: Islamists and army conspire against religious minorities

Bangladeshi Muslims ran amok in Chittagong, destroying 20 Buddhist pagodas and a Hindu temple. Dozens of homes were destroyed in the blaze, while as yet only a Buddhist has been arrested.

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Bangladesh: New general strike in Bangladesh against government's "unlawful" arrests

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) calls for the release of 33 of its leaders, taken into custody yesterday on arson charges that stem fast month's anti-government protests. For the BNP, the arrests are political, meant to hide the fact that the government is behind the disappearance of people.

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Bangladesh: Some 200 protesters injured in protests over disappearances

The opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party and Jamaat-e-Islami protest the disappearance of BNP leader Ilias Ali, missing since 17 April. Human rights groups slam the government for the rising numbers of people going missing (22 this year, 53 since 2010), a practice the government is said to use ...

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Bangladesh: First Santal bishop for the diocese of Dinajpur

Bishop Sebastian Tudu, 45, is the first ethnic Santal priest to become bishop. Education, justice and peace, the "essential needs" of the community, Christian and non-Christian. Appreciating young people, because they are "the future of Bangladesh." His ordination will take place on January 27.

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Bangladesh: Trying to stay polio-free

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Bangladesh: A hostel for young tribal Buddhists and Christians, for the development of Bangladesh

Founded in 2006, Hill Child Home is located in the Bandarban Hill Tract and welcomes orphaned, abandoned, poor and disabled boys and girls. The Moon-Light K.G. School founded nearby, open to hostel residents and external students. According to its founder Mong Yeo Marma, a Buddhist, "education is ...

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Bangladesh: The story of Sima, a girl her father disfigured with acid at age of ten months

The girl, who is now ten years old, is at peace with herself but will have to undergo operations throughout her life because the acid damaged her facial muscles and her skin is not growing as fast as her skeleton. After spending three months in prison, the father repudiated his wife and created a ...

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Bangladesh: Government shopping for farm land

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Bangladesh offers lessons on climate change and disaster risks - Ban

Climate change is the single most important challenge the world faces, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stressed today in Bangladesh, a country that is all too familiar with the impact of extreme weather events and which the United Nations chief hailed as a global leader in disaster risk reduction.

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Mass handwashing event in Bangladesh

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Bangladesh: Old, alone and without support

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