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    20 migrants dead after thrown into sea off Djibouti

    Agence France-Presse . Nairobi | Updated at 11:26am on March 05, 2021

    At least 20 people drowned after smugglers threw dozens of migrants overboard during a crossing between Djibouti and Yemen, the International Organisation for Migration said...

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    Libya arrests main suspect in killing of 26 Bangladeshi migrants

    Agence France-Presse . Tripoli | Updated at 10:06am on March 02, 2021

    One of the main suspects in the murder in Libya of 30 mostly Bangladeshi migrants last year was arrested on Monday, authorities in Tripoli said....

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    Bangladesh calls for legalisation of undocumented Bangladeshis in US

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:56pm on February 25, 2021

    Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen has called upon Congresswoman Grace Meng to make efforts to legalise undocumented Bangladeshi diaspora in the US by taking up...

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    At least 41 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 10:26am on February 25, 2021

    At least 41 migrants are feared dead following a weekend shipwreck on the Mediterranean Sea route from Libya to Italy, two United Nations agencies said...

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    148 workers, 7 bodies return from Libya

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:46pm on February 24, 2021

    A total of 148 stranded Bangladeshi migrant workers and seven bodies of migrants were bought back home from war-torn Libya on Wednesday in cooperation with...

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    Migrant workers representation in decision making needed

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 23, 2021

    MIGRANT workers, with little to no legal protection, contribute to the national economy making remittance as the second-largest source of foreign earnings for Bangladesh. It...

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    Saudi woman to die for Bangladeshi maid killing

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:34pm on February 15, 2021

    A criminal court in Saudi Arabia sentenced housewife Ayesha al-Jizani to death for killing her Bangladeshi domestic help Abiron Begum Ansar in 2019, Bangladesh authorities...

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    Six Bangladeshi workers die in KSA fire

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 06:00pm on February 11, 2021

    At least six Bangladeshi workers died in a fire in a sofa factory in an area near Medina in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on...

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    EU asks Bangladesh to bring home 700 people   

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 11:28pm on January 27, 2021

    The European Union has offered Bangladesh support for taking initiative to bring home about 700 Bangladeshis stranded in freezing temperatures without basic humane housing conditions...

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    Singapore actor convicted of assaulting Bangladeshi worker

    New Age Online | Updated at 12:45pm on January 25, 2021

    Retired actor-director Ng Aik Leong, better known as Huang Yiliang, has been convicted of assaulting his Bangladeshi worker in 2018, reports The Straits Times. The...