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Agence France-Presse . Dhaka

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    Last Armenian in Bangladesh dies

    Agence France-Presse . Dhaka | Updated at 02:30pm on May 09, 2020

    Michael Joseph Martin, Bangladesh’s last Armenian, has died aged 89, bringing an end to the more than 300-year presence of the once thriving and powerful...

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    Bangladesh crab farmers feel pinch as coronavirus halts exports

    Agence France-Presse . Dhaka | Updated at 12:17am on February 17, 2020

    Thousands of tonnes of Bangladesh crabs earmarked for Chinese dining tables are being left to rot because the coronavirus has halted exports. The Bangladesh crab...

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    Yunus faces over 100 cases

    Agence France-Presse . Dhaka | Updated at 01:19am on February 07, 2020

    Bangladeshi Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus is facing more than 100 lawsuits from disgruntled employees at the telecoms unit of his poverty-busting microfinance Grameen Bank,  lawyers...

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    Bangladesh artists sorry for dog-collar feminist stunt

    Agence France-Presse . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on January 01, 2020

    Two Bangladeshi artists who feature in viral videos of a man being led in the street on a dog leash have apologised for offending the...

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    Racists must be ‘kicked out’ of stadiums

    Agence France-Presse . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on October 18, 2019

    Racists must be ‘kicked out’ of stadiums, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said Thursday, as he pressed for a worldwide ban on spectators who abuse black...

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    Army begins probe

    Agence France-Presse . Dhaka | Updated at 12:02am on October 04, 2019

    The Bangladesh military said Thursday it had ordered an investigation after a Rohingya family in a refugee camp accused army troops of raping a 12-year-old...

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    More than 400 Bangladeshis murdered in S Africa in 4 years

    Agence France-Presse . Dhaka | Updated at 01:24am on October 02, 2019

    More than 400 Bangladeshis have been murdered in South Africa over the past four years because of business and personal disputes within the community, government...

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    Alumni speak up about ‘rampant’ rapes in Bangladeshi madrassahs

    Agence France-Presse . Dhaka | Updated at 04:48pm on August 30, 2019

    Former Bangladeshi students are turning to social media to detail allegations of ‘rampant’ sex abuse at the hands of teachers and older pupils in Islamic...

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    Bangladesh eyes new Rohingya repatriation attempt next week

    Agence France-Presse . Dhaka | Updated at 12:38am on August 17, 2019

    Bangladesh and Myanmar are considering a fresh attempt next week to repatriate a few of the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees who fled a...

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    Bangladesh flood death toll surpasses 100

    Agence France-Presse . Dhaka | Updated at 04:37pm on July 26, 2019

    The death toll from monsoon storms in Bangladesh rose above 100 Friday with flood levels still rising in many parts of the country, officials said....

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