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The Latest: Bangladesh enforces weeklong virus lockdown
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The Latest: Bangladesh enforces weeklong virus lockdown

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Bangladesh began enforcing a weeklong nationwide lockdown Monday, shutting shopping malls and transportation as authorities try to…
Bangladesh probes fire at Rohingya refugee camp that killed seven
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Bangladesh probes fire at Rohingya refugee camp that killed seven

DHAKA (Reuters) – Bangladeshi officials began investigating the cause of a massive fire that killed at least seven and displaced…
Bangladesh moves ahead with Rohingya refugee relocation
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Bangladesh moves ahead with Rohingya refugee relocation

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Authorities in Bangladesh on Friday started sending a first group of more than 1,500 Rohingya refugees…
South Asia counts losses from devastating monsoon floods
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South Asia counts losses from devastating monsoon floods

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — When the Dharala River burst its banks in early July, Kamal Hossain left his home with…
Monsoon floods, landslides kill at least 221 in South Asia
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Monsoon floods, landslides kill at least 221 in South Asia

NEW DELHI (AP) — Floods and landslides triggered by heavy monsoon rains have killed at least 221 people across South…
‘Catastrophic’: South Asia reels from virus surge
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‘Catastrophic’: South Asia reels from virus surge

Early optimism that South Asia might have dodged the worst ravages of the coronavirus pandemic has disappeared as soaring infection…
Twenty-two killed as ‘super cyclone’ ravages Bangladesh, India
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Twenty-two killed as ‘super cyclone’ ravages Bangladesh, India

At least 22 people died as the fiercest cyclone to hit parts of Bangladesh and eastern India this century sent…
First COVID-19 case detected in Rohingya camps in Bangladesh
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First COVID-19 case detected in Rohingya camps in Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — The first coronavirus case has been confirmed in the crowded camps for Rohingya refugees in southern…
Bangladesh garment factories reopen, defying virus lockdown
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Bangladesh garment factories reopen, defying virus lockdown

Hundreds of Bangladesh’s garment factories defied a nationwide coronavirus lockdown to reopen on Sunday, raising fears the industry’s vulnerable and…
Gulf’s migrant workers left stranded and struggling by coronavirus outbreak
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Gulf’s migrant workers left stranded and struggling by coronavirus outbreak

DUBAI (Reuters) — Charity workers are scouring the United Arab Emirates for empty buildings and Bahrain is repurposing closed schools…
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