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Thursday 30 March 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Bangladesh

Last week
19th March 2023 - 25th March 2023
# too good
Hasan takes five as Bangladesh demolish Ireland for 101
Fellow pace bowler Ebadot Hossain took the rest with his 2-29 to condemn Heinrich Malan’s side to their lowest-ever score against Bangladesh.
# Update
Bangladesh-Ireland ODI washed out after record innings
Mushfiqur Rahim’s century was the fastest ODI ton by a Bangladeshi batsman.
Last year
# Chittagong
At least 49 people dead after chemical explosion in Bangladesh
The toll was expected to rise, with some of the more than 300 people injured in serious condition.
# Flooding
Deluges of rain flood parts of India and Bangladesh
At least 24 people have been killed due to the floods in recent weeks.
# Bangladesh flooding
Two million stranded as worst floods in decades hit Bangladesh's northeast
At least 10 people have been killed this week.
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# Barguna
Ferry fire kills at least 39 and leaves 72 injured in Bangladesh
The ferry was carrying 800 passengers from Dhaka, the capital, to Barguna, nearly 155 miles to the south.
# Arrests
Eight arrested on murder charges over Bangladesh factory fire
At least 52 people died in the blaze, many of whom were trapped inside by an illegally locked door.
# Bangladesh
Eight dead as boat carrying dozens of Rohingya breaks down at sea, UN says
The vessel is believed to have departed Bangladesh on 11 February with 90 people on board.
# rohingya
1,500 Rohingya refugees sent to isolated island off Bangladesh
The never before inhabited island has been designed to take up to 100,000 refugees.
# Holey Artisan Bakery
Bangladesh court sentences seven militants to death for 2016 café attack
Twenty hostages were killed, including 17 from Japan, Italy and India.
# India
Fourteen people killed and others missing as Cyclone Bulbul hits India and Bangladesh
In Bangladesh, six people were killed – five by falling trees – and at least 20 people were injured.
# Nusrat Jahan Rafi
Sixteen people sentenced to death after 19-year-old woman burned to death in Bangladesh
A 19-year-old woman was burnt alive in April after making a sexual harassment complaint against a teacher.
# Bangladesh
'This piece of cloth is bathed in my blood, sweat and dignity': The fight to improve the lives of garment workers
The majority of Irish people care about the conditions of the factories where their clothes are made.
# Murder
Bangladesh police to charge 16 people after 19-year-old woman burned to death
The killing of Nusrat Jahan Rafi last month sparked outrage in the country.
# Dhaka
At least 19 people die after huge fire rips through building in Bangladesh
Many people jumped to their deaths to escape the inferno.
# Dhaka
At least 70 people killed in major apartment fire in Bangladesh
The blaze broke out in a historic part of the Bangladesh capital of Dhaka.
# Landslide
Bangladesh prime minister re-elected amid violent clashes in which at least 17 people were killed
Opposition politicians have condemned the election as “farcical”, claiming vote-rigging took place.
# Road Safety
Tear gas fired at Bangladesh protesters during huge protest over teen deaths
There has been over a week of unrest following the deaths of the teens, who were killed by a speeding bus.
# Myanmar
Oxfam calls on UN to resolve Rohingya crisis before situation worsens in 2018
More than 620,000 Rohingya people have poured into Bangladesh since August.
# fleeing myanmar
'People with weapons are coming into camp' - The unseen, stateless Rohingya children
More than 600,000 Rohingya people have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar.
# new york bomber
New York subway bomber suspect charged with terror offences
Akayed Ullah’s wife has been questioned in Bangladesh.
# Myanmar
'I wept... they wept too': Pope Francis asks Rohingya for forgiveness at emotional meeting
“In the name of all those who have persecuted you, who have harmed you, in the face of the world’s indifference, I ask for your forgiveness.”
# Bangladesh
'We want him to help us': Pope to meet with group of Rohingya refugees
The 16 refugees, including two children and one woman, are among more than 600,000 who have fled an army-led crackdown in their home state
# Myanmar
Pope Francis arrives in Myanmar amid tense Rohingya crisis
Ethnic hatred has driven huge numbers of Muslim Rohingya from the country.
# rohingya
Myanmar and Bangladesh to sign deal to return thousands of Rohingya refugees
More than 620,000 people have poured into Bangladesh since August.
# Amnesty International
Rohingya crisis: 'We would be better in prison because at least we would have food'
A new Amnesty International report has said Rohingya treatment amounts to apartheid.
# fleeing myanmar
More than half the victims are children as 23 Rohingya die after boat capsizes
The boat was carrying up to 100 people, many of whom are still missing.
# rohingya
10,000 Rohingya on Bangladesh border as exodus reaches half a million
Over 500,000 Rohingya have streamed into Bangladesh in just the past five weeks.
# rohingya
Explainer: Who are the Rohingya, and why are hundreds of thousands fleeing Myanmar?
According to the UN, 270,000 Rohingya have arrived in Bangladesh in the past two weeks.
# rohingya
Survivors of Myanmar violence say children were beheaded and men burnt alive
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused Myanmar of “genocide” against the Rohingya Muslim minority.
# South Asia
Death toll in worst monsoon season in decades tops 1,200
At least five people, including two children, have been killed in Mumbai since yesterday.
# tri-series
Bangladesh beat Ireland by eight wickets at Malahide
Bangladesh eased to their target with 22.5 overs to spare.
# Bangladesh
First female to suffer from 'tree man syndrome' undergoes successful surgery
10-year-old Bangladeshi Sahana Khatun has undergone surgery to remove bark-like growths from her chin, ear and nose.
# Dhaka
Bangladesh railway worker killed by train after saving mother and daughter from being run over
The father of eight was only a few months away from his retirement.
# Child Workers
Modern Slavery: How children in Dhaka are trying to escape from 12-hour workdays
Children in Dhaka can be expected to work long hours for little money to help support their families.
UN accuses Buddhist Myanmar of 'ethnically cleansing' its Muslim Rohingya minority
The head of the UNHCR says Burmese troops are slaughtering children, raping women and burning houses.
# Bangladesh
Firefighters struggle to contain blaze after factory explosion kills at least 25 people
Some 70 others were injured in the incident in Bangladesh, many critically.
# Floods
Elephant that travelled 1,700km from India to Bangladesh dies despite efforts to save him
The distressed animal was tranquillised three times in bids to transport him to a safari park.
# whoa nelly
Elephant who walked 1,000km after becoming separated from its herd rescued
The distressed female ran amok after it was hit by a tranquilliser dart and charged into a pond.
# Bangladesh
Four-year-old boy being treated for mysterious ageing disease
Bayezid Shikdar’s illness makes him look like an old man, in addition to various other health problems.