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Bangladesh

26 Oct
A cyclone roared into the Bangladesh coast, leaving nine people dead. Flooding has been reported in several cities, including the capital Dhaka.
21 Oct
A group of Rohingya attacked two Rohingya refugee camp leaders in Bangladesh, according to a police spokesman. Some sources indicated that a rebel group fighting in Myanmar might be connected to the killings.
2 Oct
Police are searching for missing after an overcrowded ferry carrying pilgrims flipped over in the Karotoa River. Hundreds die every year in Bangladesh in similar river accidents.
25 Aug
As yearly floods increase in severity, residents are increasingly struggling to rebuild their homes.
25 Aug
As yearly floods increase in severity, residents are increasingly struggling to rebuild their homes.
10 Aug
More than a million Rohingya refugees live in Bangladesh after having fled neighboring Myanmar.
24 Jun
Excessive and erratic rainfall has caused devastating flooding, hitting parts of Bangladesh hard. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said there will be no quick respite for the country.
12 Jun
A massive fire that ripped through a container depot in Sitakunda in Bangladesh has killed at least 38 people. The cause of the blaze remains unclear.
4 Jun
The ethnic minority Rohingya Muslims suffer severe persecution in Myanmar. Following a deadly crackdown by the Burmese army in 2017, some 740,000 Rohingya fled to neighbouring Bangladesh, where they were settled in the southern town of Cox’s Bazar. Five years on, the town is home to the world’s largest and most dangerous refugee camp, with frequent floods, fires and gang wars. In December 2020, the Bangladeshi government decided to relocate some of the Rohingya refugees to a remote island in the Bay of Bengal. Our reporters Alban Alvarez and Mathilde Cusin managed to gain access to it.
11 Feb
In Bangladesh headlines are dominated by violence: Secular bloggers murdered by extremists, opponents of the government disappear, the Hindu minority is under attack. Why is Bangladesh finding it harder and harder to reconcile democracy and religion?
3 Feb
More than 1,100 people were killed when the Rana Plaza textile factory collapsed in 2013. The tragedy drew attention to poor safety standards in Bangladesh's lucrative garment industry.
29 Dec 2021
International aid groups are once again drawing attention to the plight of Rohingya refugees relocated to the remote, flood-prone island of Bhasan Char in the Bay of Bengal. Earlier this month, dozens of people drowned as they tried to flee what some are calling a prison island.

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