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Bangladesh: Country in South Asia
Bangladesh, officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh, is a country in South Asia. It shares land borders with India and Myanmar. Bangladesh is the 92nd-largest sovereign state in the world, with an area of 147,570 square kilometres (56,980 sq mi). It is also the world's 8th-most populous country, as well as one of its most densely-populated. Dhaka is its capital and largest city, and is also the economic, political and the cultural center of Bangladesh, followed by Chittagong, which has the country's largest port. Bangladesh forms the largest and eastern part of the Bengal region. The country's geography is dominated by the Bengal delta, the largest delta in the world. The country has many rivers and 8,046 km (5,000 mi) of inland waterways. Highlands with evergreen forests are found in the northeastern and southeastern regions of the country. The country also has the longest sea beach and the largest mangrove forest in the world. The country's biodiversity includes a vast array of plants and wildlife, including the endangered Bengal tiger, the national animal.

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Bangladesh police kill three suspected Rohingya traffickers; rescue 15 refugees

Bangladesh police killed three people suspected of trying to smuggle 15 Rohingya Muslim refugees to Malaysia in a clash on Tuesday near the South Asian nation's main refugee camp, an official said, the..
Reuters - Published

Cricket World Cup: Shakib al Hasan takes five wickets for Bangladesh against Afghanistan

cricket world cup: shakib al hasan takes five wickets for bangladesh against afghanistan
Watch Shakib al Hasan bowl Bangladesh to a comfortable victory against Afghanistan with five wickets in their Cricket World Cup encounter.
BBC News - Published

Videos for Bangladesh

Fishing industry hit hard by ban in Bangladesh [Video]Fishing industry hit hard by ban in Bangladesh

Bangladesh has for the first time imposed a long-term ban running for 65 days that prevents all types of fishing in the Bay of Bengal, impacting the entire fishing supply chain.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:02Published

Desperate journeys: Migrants repatriated after 3 weeks stranded off Tunisia [Video]Desperate journeys: Migrants repatriated after 3 weeks stranded off Tunisia

Most of the migrants are from Bangladesh, and others come from Sudan and Libya, among other countries.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:15Published

England captain Eoin Morgan: Roy's runs are a 'luxury' [Video]England captain Eoin Morgan: Roy's runs are a 'luxury'

England captain Eoin Morgan hailed Jason Roy as "a luxury" following the riches of his brilliant 153 that helped demolish World Cup opponents Bangladesh.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:08Published

Morgan had no idea if he would captain England again after Bangladesh shock in 2015 World Cup [Video]Morgan had no idea if he would captain England again after Bangladesh shock in 2015 World Cup

Eoin Morgan admits he had no idea if he would ever captain England again after his last World Cup meeting with Bangladesh, who will test his leadership again this weekend.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:36Published

Trains overwhelmed as Bangladeshis go home for Eid [Video]Trains overwhelmed as Bangladeshis go home for Eid

Thousands of people scrambled to Dhaka's train stations on Tuesday (June 4) in hopes of returning home for Eid

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Watch: Bangladeshis crowd trains and ferries hoping to make it home for Eid [Video]Watch: Bangladeshis crowd trains and ferries hoping to make it home for Eid

Around 20 million people live in Dhaka for work, and leave the capital to celebrate holidays in their hometowns.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:20Published

Muslim prayers spill over into street on the last Friday of Ramadan [Video]Muslim prayers spill over into street on the last Friday of Ramadan

Tens of thousands of Muslims descended on the Old City of Jerusalem for the last Friday prayers of Ramadan, Islam's holiest month and Hundreds of Bangladeshi Muslims packed one of the mosques in Dhaka..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:50Published

Study: The Rivers Of The World Are Teeming With Antibiotics [Video]Study: The Rivers Of The World Are Teeming With Antibiotics

British researchers say the world's rivers are widely contaminated with antibiotics. According to CNN, samples from rivers in 72 countries and found that antibiotics were present in 65% of them...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published

Bangladesh's disappeared families demand release of detainees [Video]Bangladesh's disappeared families demand release of detainees

Human rights groups say more than 400 people have disappeared in the last nine years, some have been found dead

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:19Published

Bangladesh: Scores of Rohingya children expelled from schools [Video]Bangladesh: Scores of Rohingya children expelled from schools

Born and brought up in Bangladesh, why are children of Rohingya refugees being denied a formal education?

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:27Published

Nurses protest against rape in Bangladesh [Video]Nurses protest against rape in Bangladesh

The rape and murder of a nurse in Bangladesh just weeks after a female student was burned to death has sparked ongoing protests.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:48Published

Bangladesh: Micro-gardening helps Rohingya refugees improve diet [Video]Bangladesh: Micro-gardening helps Rohingya refugees improve diet

Micro-gardening kits are distributed to tackle malnutrition and improve the diet of Rohingya refugees in Cox's Bazar.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:04Published

Bangladesh: Bringing sanitation to largest Rohingya refugee camp [Video]Bangladesh: Bringing sanitation to largest Rohingya refugee camp

Changing lives, the new sewage treatment plant is making a difference for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:02Published

What To Do After Hotel Check In [Video]What To Do After Hotel Check In

Before you get comfortable there are a few precautions you should take. Here are some things to do after you check in at a hotel.

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:55Published

Reuters journalists freed in Myanmar after 511 days behind bars [Video]Reuters journalists freed in Myanmar after 511 days behind bars

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo walked free from a prison on the outskirts of Yangon on Tuesday after spending more than 500 days behind bars. Michelle Hennessy reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:54Published

Reuters' editor-in-chief calls freed reporters symbols of press freedom [Video]Reuters' editor-in-chief calls freed reporters symbols of press freedom

Reuters Editor-in-Chief Stephen Adler has called two freed journalists symbols of the "importance of press freedom." Rough cut - no reporter narration.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:16Published

Cyclone Fani kills dozens in India and Bangladesh [Video]Cyclone Fani kills dozens in India and Bangladesh

Nearly 30 people killed in the two South Asian countries as the strongest storm in years hits the Indian subcontinent.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:46Published

7 Killed By Tropical Cyclone Fani In India [Video]7 Killed By Tropical Cyclone Fani In India

CNN reports Tropical Cyclone Fani killed seven people in India when it made landfall on Friday. The strongest tropical cyclone to hit India in 20 years landed near the city of Puri, in Odisha state, as..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

Cyclone Fani mass evacuation averts catastrophe [Video]Cyclone Fani mass evacuation averts catastrophe

At least 12 people have been killed in India from cyclone Fani, which brought mass devastation when it made landfall on Friday. But the evacuation of at least 2.4 million people in India and Bangladesh..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:53Published

Cyclone Fani, the most powerful storm to hit India in 20 years [Video]Cyclone Fani, the most powerful storm to hit India in 20 years

The strong cyclone is expected to weaken as it moves to West Bengal and Meghalaya state and then on to Bangladesh.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:28Published

India Braces For Tropical Cyclone Fani [Video]India Braces For Tropical Cyclone Fani

India is preparing for what could be a significant tropical cyclone later this week. The storm could be the strongest to strike the country's coastline in almost five years. According to CNN, Tropical..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:45Published

 

Cricket World Cup: Mushfiqur Rahim reaches 50 with a six for Bangladesh

cricket world cup: mushfiqur rahim reaches 50 with a six for bangladesh
Mushfiqur Rahim strikes a big six down the ground for Bangladesh to reach 50 from 56 balls in their Cricket World Cup match against Afghanistan.
BBC News - Published

Bangladesh train derails over bridge; five people killed

A passenger train carrying at least 2,000 people derailed as it was crossing a bridge in Bangladesh on Monday killing five people and injuring more than 100, officials said.
Reuters - Published

Bangladesh train derailed killing at least five people

bangladesh train derailed killing at least five people
A passenger train derailed on a bridge in north-east Bangladesh, killing at least five people and injuring more than 100.
BBC News - Published

Cricket World Cup: Hashmatullah Shahidis catch for Afghanistan removes Bangladesh's Liton Das

cricket world cup: hashmatullah shahidis catch for afghanistan removes bangladesh's liton das
Afghanistan's Hashmatullah Shahidi takes a brilliant catch to remove Bangladesh's Liton Das for 16 in the Cricket World Cup.
BBC News - Published

Bangladesh train derailment over canal kills five, injures 100 - police

A passenger train derailed in Bangladesh on Monday, killing at least five people and injuring more than 100, and there could be more casualties inside two carriages that fell into a canal, a police..
Reuters - Published

Chinese worker killed in clashes at Bangladesh power plant

Clashes erupted between Bangladeshi and Chinese construction workers at a Chinese-funded power station in southern Bangladesh on Wednesday in which a Chinese worker was killed, the manager said.
Reuters - Published

After three weeks stranded off Tunisia, migrant group to be repatriated

Tunisia has allowed dozens of migrants, mostly from Bangladesh, to disembark after three weeks stranded in the Mediterranean, so that they can return to their home countries, the Red Crescent said on..
Reuters - Published

Shakib ton helps Bangladesh chase 322 to beat West Indies

shakib ton helps bangladesh chase 322 to beat west indies
Shakib Al Hasan hits a sublime unbeaten 124 as Bangladesh pull off the second highest chase in World Cup history to beat West Indies.
BBC News - Published

Bangladesh arrests policeman for sharing harassment complaint in burning case

Bangladeshi authorities arrested a senior policeman on Sunday accused of sharing on social media the recording of an official complaint of sexual harassment made by a teenage girl who was later..
Reuters - Published

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