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By Robert On Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Bangladesh health officials report chikungunya in Dhaka

The  Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) in Dhaka has reported the presence of chikungunya in the capital city of Dhaka, advising the public to be aware of the mosquito borne virus. According More...

By Robert On Friday, May 10th, 2013

Bangladesh: Workers rescue ‘Reshma’ out of the rubble of the collapsed garment factory 17 days later

In a miraculous story from Dhaka, a young woman has been found alive in the rubble of a collapsed garment factory, 17 days after the fact. Bangladesh rescueImage/Video Screen Shot Rescue workers were surprised to More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, February 11th, 2013

19 Children rescued from Islamic madrassa in Bangladesh

Nineteen Christian children who were to be sold to Islamic boarding schools (‘madrassas’) in Bangladesh have been rescued, a religious rights group said.   photo Imagens Evangélicas via Flickr BosNewsLife More...

By Robert On Monday, January 28th, 2013

Bangladesh: Death toll from Nipah virus now at eight people this year

With the announcement of two additional fatalities from the lethal zoonotic disease, Mahmudur Rahman, director of the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) said this brings the total More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 1st, 2012

Muslims in Bangladesh torch Buddhist temples in protest of ‘blasphemy’ to Muhammad

Thousands of Bangladeshi Muslims set fire to at least 10 Buddhist temples and 40 homes in anger over a Facebook photo of a burned Quran before authorities restored order. Bangladesh map/CIA The AP report detailed More...

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