Tag Archives: Bangladesh

04Sep/17

Growing pressure for Suu Kyi as Myanmar violence swells

Nearly 90,000 of Myanmar’s Muslim Rohingya have fled the country’s violence since August, as international criticism mounts on its Nobel Peace Prize laureate leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, to do more to protect the minority. Matthew Larotonda reports. Continue reading

15Mar/16
Bangladesh's central bank governor Atiur Rahman

Bank governor resigns after cyber heist

Bangladesh’s central bank governor Atiur Rahman has resigned after $81 million was stolen from the bank’s account at the New York Fed. As Sonia Legg reports, it was one of the largest cyber heists in history. Continue reading

01Oct/15

Migrants leave rocks on Italian-French border

Migrants who had taken to the rocks on the Italian-French border after their camp was dismantled by police have now left the area and many are now sheltering from bad weather at a nearby transit centre.

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18Jul/15

Muslims across Asia celebrate Eid

(REUTERS) – Across Asia, Muslims are travelling to be with their families to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end to the fasting month of Ramadan.
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15Jun/15

Calls grow for inquiry into alleged Australian people-smuggler payments

Calls grow for and inquiry into whether Australian officials paid people-smugglers thousands of dollars to turn the their boat back to Indonesia.

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24May/15

Mass graves of suspected trafficking victims found in Malaysia

Malaysian Home Minister Zahid Hamidi says mass graves and suspected human trafficking detention camps have been discovered in locations bordering with Thailand.

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05May/15

Pocket-sized fingerprint scanner could solve healthcare bottleneck

CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM / DHAKA, BANGLADESH / ANIMATION (REUTERS / SIMPRINTS) – A pocket-sized fingerprint scanner could improve healthcare access for those in the developing world.

So say the British students behind Simprints, which syncs the medical records of patients to health worker’s phones via an app.
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25Apr/15

Quake destroys buildings in Nepal, minister says hundreds dead

Nepalese government minister says hundreds have been killed in a powerful earthquake which hit the country and sent tremors through northern India.

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31Mar/15

Europe, U.S. division over China-led bank

(BVO) – A new clash between the U.S. and China in the bid for influence in fast growing Asia.

Beijing has taken the lead in jump-starting a new government-funded infrastructure bank – the AIIB – recently gaining the support of traditional U.S. ally Great Britain for the 50-billion dollar project.
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