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World May 21Death and destruction after cyclone hits India, Bangladesh
Wide swathes of the coasts of India and Bangladesh were flooded and millions of people remained without power Thursday, after the most powerful cyclone to hit the region in more than decade left dozens dead and a trail of destruction.
Health May 15First COVID-19 case detected in Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh
Authorities have reported the first coronavirus case in the crowded camps for Rohingya refugees in southern Bangladesh. More than 1 million refugees from Myanmar are sheltered in the camps.
World Aug 22Rohingya repatriation to Myanmar unlikely to begin as scheduled
Rohingya eligible for repatriation have told the U.N. refugee agency and the Bangladesh government they don't want to return to Myanmar unless their citizenship and safety were ensured.
World May 19Indians vote in final phase of grueling national election
Indians voted Sunday in the seventh and final phase of a grueling national election that lasted more than five weeks, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party seeks to govern for another five years.
World May 04Cyclone Fani kills at least 15 as it moves to Bangladesh
A mammoth preparation exercise that included the evacuation of more than 1 million people appears to have spared India a devastating death toll from one of the biggest storms in decades, though the full extent of the damage was yet…
World Mar 28Bangladesh office building catches fire, 17 dead and about 70 injured
Fire officials said after battling the blaze for several hours, most people in the building had been rescued.
World Feb 24Hijacking foiled on commercial Bangladesh-Dubai flight, suspect killed
A flight bound for Dubai from Bangladesh’s capital, Dhaka, made an emergency landing Sunday in Chittagong, Bangladesh, after a man attempted to hijack the plane, officials said.
World Dec 3016 dead in election violence as Bangladesh goes to the polls
More than a dozen people reportedly died in election-related violence in Bangladesh on Sunday, as voters went to the polls to decide whether to give Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina a third consecutive term amid critics' claims that her leadership has…
World Nov 15Bangladesh scraps Rohingya return, says ‘no one wants to go’
The refugees "are not willing to go back now," Refugee Commissioner Abul Kalam told The Associated Press, adding that officials "can't force them to go" but will continue to try to "motivate them so it happens."…
World Aug 25A year after fleeing Myanmar, Rohingya demand justice
Thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees on Saturday marked the one-year anniversary of the attacks that sent them fleeing to safety in Bangladesh.