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Ban on Bangladeshis marrying Rohingya: Justified or a human rights violation?

Shofika Begum, 18, on the day of her marriage Reuters. There is generally no bar against Bangladeshi citizens marrying people from other nationalities. Shoaib Hossain Jewel is a Bangladeshi citizen, aged about 25 years, a Hafiz-e-Quran, and a teacher at a madrasa in Dhaka’s Jatrabari area. Shoaib’s life took an eventful turn when he met Rafiza, […]

The key indicators did well in 2017 amid a seemingly stable political atmosphere throughout the year, but the economy took a hit on spiralling rice prices and a messy banking sector.  The Bangladesh economy grew by a record 7.28 percent in the 2016-17 fiscal, beating the 7 percent target, thanks to the increased revenue collection, […]

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The death toll from a bus accident in Peru has risen to 48, a police statement said on Tuesday, after the vehicle plunged off a cliff following a collision with a truck. The incident ‘left at least 48 victims’ dead, the statement posted on the Interior Ministry’s website said, revising earlier tolls of at least […]

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