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Inondations en Inde, Népal et Bangladesh: au moins 221 morts

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Inondations en Inde, Népal et Bangladesh: au moins 221 morts

- Au moins 221 personnes ont péri dans les inondations et glissements de terrain de ces derniers jours au Népal, en Inde et au Bangladesh, ont indiqué mardi les autorités de ces pays.Au Népal, pays le plus touché, les pluies torrentielles de la mousson annuelle ont détruit des milliers d'habitations, tué du bétail et provoqué d'importants déplacements de populations."Selon les dernières informations que nous avons reçues, 111 personnes ont été tuées, 35 sont toujours portées disparues", a déclaré mardi devant le Parlement népalais le ministre de l'Intérieur Janardan Sharma
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Militant belonging to banned Neo-JMB outfit killed in suicide blast in Bangladesh

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Militant belonging to banned Neo-JMB outfit killed in suicide blast in Bangladesh

- A 20-year-old militant of the banned Neo-JMB terror outfit responsible for carrying out Bangladesh’s worst terror attack was today killed after he detonated explosives in his hotel room to escape a police raid. The Neo-Jamayetul Mujahideen Bangladesh militant, who has not been identified, killed himself right before a raid by police counter-terrorism unit and SWAT on a hotel in Dhaka’sPanthapath, Inspector General of Police Shahidul Hoque was quoted as saying by Dhaka Tribune
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Inondations en Inde, au Népal et au Bangladesh : au moins 175 morts

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Inondations en Inde, au Népal et au Bangladesh : au moins 175 morts

- Au moins 175 personnes ont été tuées et des milliers ont fui leurs foyers ces trois derniers jours, en raison des inondations et glissements de terrain dus à la mousson en Inde, au Népal et au Bangladesh, ont annoncé lundi les autorités. Trois jours de pluies diluviennes incessantes ont provoqué des inondations soudaines et des glissements de terrain dans lesquels au moins 80 personnes ont perdu la vie au Népal, 73 dans le nord et l’est de l’Inde et 22 au Bangladesh
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27 killed in floods in Bangladesh; nearly 6 lakh affected

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27 killed in floods in Bangladesh; nearly 6 lakh affected

- Flash floods triggered by incessant rains have left at least 27 people dead and nearly six lakh others marooned in nearly two dozen districts in Bangladesh, officials said on Monday. The unrelenting flow of water from upstream regions coupled with monsoon rains has flooded as many as 20 districts with the flooding spreading to other parts, officials said. The Disaster Management Ministry said that 27 people have died in the floods as monsoon grasped 20 of the country’s 64 administrative districts
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13 killed in floods in Bangladesh

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13 killed in floods in Bangladesh

- Flash floods triggered by incessant rainfall has left at least 13 people dead and thousands of others marooned in nearly a dozen districts across Bangladesh, officials said today. The unrelenting onrush of water from upstream, even though rain has stopped, has flooded as many as 10 districts in northern Bangladesh, and the flooding is spreading to the central region of the country
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Bangladesh hopes to rekindle passion to save rare crocodiles

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Bangladesh hopes to rekindle passion to save rare crocodiles

- Dhaka (AFP) - Bangladeshi conservationists introduced two rare river-dwelling crocodiles to potential mates Sunday in a last-ditch attempt to save the critically-endangered species from extinction. A 36-year-old female gharial -- a fish-eating crocodile once native to rivers across the Indian subcontinent -- was brought from a zoo in northeast Bangladesh to the capital Dhaka, where it is hoped she will mate with an older male to repopulate the species
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Cricket - Hazlewood ready to lead Australia attack in Bangladesh

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Cricket - Hazlewood ready to lead Australia attack in Bangladesh

- (Reuters) - Josh Hazlewood is ready to lead Australia's pace attack during the two-test series in Bangladesh in the absence of injured fast bowling colleagues Mitchell Starc and James Pattinson. Left-armer Starc suffered a stress fracture in his foot on the tour of India and missed the third and fourth tests. He returned for June's Champions Trophy in England but later felt the injury had not healed properly
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Josh Hazlewood ready to lead Australia attack in Bangladesh

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Josh Hazlewood ready to lead Australia attack in Bangladesh

- Australia will be without the services of Mitchell Starc and James Pattinson in the two-Test series. Josh Hazlewood is ready to lead Australia's pace attack during the two-test series in Bangladesh in the absence of injured fast bowling colleagues Mitchell Starc and James Pattinson. Left-armer Starc suffered a stress fracture in his foot on the tour of India and missed the third and fourth tests
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India in talks with Myanmar, Bangladesh to deport 40,000 Rohingya

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India in talks with Myanmar, Bangladesh to deport 40,000 Rohingya

- NEW DELHI: India is in talks with Bangladesh and Myanmar about its plan to deport around 40,000 Rohingya Muslims it says are living in the country illegally, a government spokesman said on Friday, with state governments told to form task forces for the purpose. Tens of thousands of Rohingya have fled persecution in Buddhist-majority Myanmar to neighbouring Bangladesh since the early 1990s, with some of them then crossing over a porous border into Hindu-majority India
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Helicopter Carrying Wedding Party Lands In Prison In Bangladesh

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Helicopter Carrying Wedding Party Lands In Prison In Bangladesh

- Dhaka: A private helicopter carrying a wedding party landed by mistake inside a high security prison in Dhaka today, sparking massive security concerns amid reports that terrorists were planning an attack on the jail to free the militant inmates. According to the officials, the guards at Kashimpur Central Jail detained the five passengers, all members of an expatriate Bangladeshi family, for a brief period but the pilot, reportedly a retired air force officer, flew away with the plane after sensing his mistake
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Australia's reputation on the line in two test series against Bangladesh

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Australia's reputation on the line in two test series against Bangladesh

- Australia risk an embarrassing slide down the test cricket rankings if they're unable to conquer Bangladesh in the upcoming two-match series. Steve Smith's side landed in India earlier this year with a chance of reclaiming top spot on the International Cricket Council's charts. Now they will tumble to No 6 if Bangladesh win both games during the two-test series that starts on August 27
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Swepson called into Australia squad for Bangladesh tour

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Swepson called into Australia squad for Bangladesh tour

- SYDNEY: Queensland leg-spinner Mitchell Swepson has been added to Australia's test squad for their tour of Bangladesh as a replacement for injured fast bowler Mitchell Starc. It is the second overseas tour for the uncapped 23-year-old, who was selected for the tour of India earlier this year but did not play. "We are comfortable with the fast-bowling stocks we have in the squad so have opted to add an additional spinner given the conditions we are likely to face in Bangladesh," selector Trevor Hohns said in a statement on Saturday
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Bangladesh graft hotline gets 75,000 calls in first week

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Bangladesh graft hotline gets 75,000 calls in first week

- DHAKA: Bangladesh's new anti-graft hotline has been overwhelmed with tens of thousands of calls about acts of corruption in its first week, an official said on Thursday (Aug 3). Hotline number 106 was launched last Thursday by state authorities in an effort to crack down on graft in Bangladesh, which has been listed by a global watchdog as one of the world's most corrupt nations
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Bangladesh separates conjoined twins in rare surgery

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Bangladesh separates conjoined twins in rare surgery

- Ten-month-old Bangladeshi siamese twins were recovering in hospital Wednesday after what surgeons hailed as the country's "groundbreaking" first successful separation operation on conjoined siblings. Sisters Tofa and Tahura, who were born conjoined at the spine and rectum, underwent a gruelling nine hours in surgery under the care of two dozen doctors. "It is the first time we have successfully separated critically conjoined twins in Bangladesh," paediatric surgeon Abdul Hanif of Dhaka Medical College Hospital told AFP
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Bangladesh performs 'first' conjoined twin surgery

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Bangladesh performs 'first' conjoined twin surgery

- DHAKA: Surgeons in Bangladesh have performed what they are calling the country's first successful separation of conjoined twins in a "groundbreaking" and complex operation. Tofa and Tahura, ten-month-old sisters who were born conjoined at the spine and rectum, were separated by a team of two dozen doctors Tuesday at Bangladesh's largest hospital in the capital Dhaka. Paediatric surgeon Abdul Hanif said the twins were in a stable condition after the delicate nine-hour procedure
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Steve Smith hardens stance, says no Bangladesh tour without new pay deal

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Steve Smith hardens stance, says no Bangladesh tour without new pay deal

- Australia's Bangladesh tour in jeopardy Australian players will not travel to Bangladesh for a two-test tour starting this month until the pay dispute between them and the sport's national governing body is resolved, captain Steve Smith said on Tuesday. The Australian Cricketers' Association (ACA) and Cricket Australia's (CA) have failed to resolve a long-running pay dispute that has left around 230 players effectively unemployed after the previous five-year agreement expired in June
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Bangladesh sees fresh influx of Rohingya from Myanmar
Bangladesh sees fresh influx of Rohingya from Myanmar Hundreds of Rohingya Muslims have crossed into Bangladesh in recent days following a fresh military build-up in Myanmar's Rakhine state, community leaders said Wednesday. They said at least 500 Rohingya had made the difficult journey into Bangladesh, some claiming they had been abused by soldiers in Myanmar. The latest influx follows a months-long bloody military crackdown on the mainly Muslim minority in Myanmar last year that led tens of thousands to flee across the border   Read More ...
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Bangladesh sees fresh influx of Rohingya from Myanmar
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Floods in India, Nepal, and Bangladesh leave 250 dead
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Why Do Bangladeshis Seem Indifferent to Partition?
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Vice-captain David Warner right for Bangladesh tour despite injury scare: Lehmann
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Head Knock Won't Stop David Warner's Bangladesh Tour
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At least 221 dead in India, Bangladesh, Nepal floods
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Bangladesh remembers founding leader
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At least 220 dead in India, Bangladesh, Nepal floods
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Over 200 dead in India, Bangladesh and Nepal floods
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Bangladesh: JMB militant planning to attack Dhaka rally killed, says police
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Inondations en Inde, Népal et Bangladesh: au moins 221 morts
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Au Népal, en Inde et au Bangladesh, la mousson fait au moins 221 morts
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At least 221 dead in India, Bangladesh, Nepal floods
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Militant belonging to banned Neo-JMB outfit killed in suicide blast in Bangladesh
Militant belonging to banned Neo-JMB outfit killed in suicide blast in Bangladesh A 20-year-old militant of the banned Neo-JMB terror outfit responsible for carrying out Bangladesh’s worst terror attack was today killed after he detonated explosives in his hotel room to escape a police raid. The Neo-Jamayetul Mujahideen Bangladesh militant, who has not been identified, killed himself right before a raid by police counter-terrorism unit and SWAT on a hotel in Dhaka’sPanthapath, Inspector General of Police Shahidul Hoque was quoted as saying by Dhaka Tribune   Read More ...
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Inondations en Inde, Népal et Bangladesh: plus de 200 morts
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Militant killed in suicide blast in Bangladesh
A 20-year-old militant of the banned Neo-JMB terror outfit responsible for carrying out Bangladesh's worst terror attack was today killed after he detonated explosives in his hotel room to escape a police raid. The Neo-Jamayetul Mujahideen Bangladesh militant, who has not been identified, killed himself right before a raid by police counterterrorism unit and SWAT on a hotel in Dhaka's Panthapath, Inspector General of Police Shahidul Hoque was quoted as saying by Dhaka Tribune   Read More ...
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Suspected Islamist militant killed in Bangladesh raid
NEW DELHI (AP) — An official says a suspected Islamist militant has died in an explosion inside a hotel in Bangladesh's capital during a raid on an alleged hideout. Police chief A.K.M. Shahidul Hoque said that the man died in the explosion during the raid that began early Tuesday. Police identified the man as Saiful Islam, a college student. Details of his allegiance to any Islamist groups were not immediately clear   Read More ...
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Suspected Islamist militant killed in Bangladesh raid
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Bangladesh President, PM pay homage to Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on 42nd death anniversary
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Inondations en Inde, au Népal et au Bangladesh : au moins 175 morts
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Floods kill 175 in India, Nepal and Bangladesh
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Major flood likely in Bangladesh
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Les inondations font au moins 175 morts en Inde, au Népal et au Bangladesh
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Inondations au Népal, au Bangladesh et en Inde : le bilan s'alourdit à 175 morts
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En Inde, au Népal et au Bangladesh, le bilan des pluies torrentielles s’alourdit, des milliers de déplacés
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Floods kill 165 in India, Nepal and Bangladesh
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Bangladesh's 18 rivers flowing above danger mark due to
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27 killed in floods in Bangladesh; nearly 6 lakh affected
Flash floods triggered by incessant rains have left at least 27 people dead and nearly six lakh others marooned in nearly two dozen districts in Bangladesh, officials said today. The unrelenting flow of water from upstream regions coupled with monsoon rains has flooded as many as 20 districts with the flooding spreading to other parts, officials said. The Disaster Management Ministry said that 27 people have died in the floods as monsoon grasped 20 of the country's 64 administrative districts   Read More ...
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27 killed in floods in Bangladesh; nearly 6 lakh affected
27 killed in floods in Bangladesh; nearly 6 lakh affected Flash floods triggered by incessant rains have left at least 27 people dead and nearly six lakh others marooned in nearly two dozen districts in Bangladesh, officials said on Monday. The unrelenting flow of water from upstream regions coupled with monsoon rains has flooded as many as 20 districts with the flooding spreading to other parts, officials said. The Disaster Management Ministry said that 27 people have died in the floods as monsoon grasped 20 of the country’s 64 administrative districts   Read More ...
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Peter Handscomb happy to keep wicket in Bangladesh
Peter Handscomb happy to keep wicket in Bangladesh Peter Handscomb says he is happy to don the wicket-keeping gloves in Bangladesh if asked to do so, but maintains that batting is his first priority. The Victorian batsman was the standout on day one of Australia's intra-squad match in Darwin, which comes ahead of the two-Test series against the Tigers, beginning later this month. With the Test squad and several top-up players split into two XIs, Handscomb made 105 from 130 deliveries before falling victim to the part-time leg spin of captain Steve Smith   Read More ...
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Floods kill 165 in India, Nepal and Bangladesh
Floods kill 165 in India, Nepal and Bangladesh At least 165 people have died and thousands have fled their homes as monsoon floods swept across Nepal, India and Bangladesh, officials said Monday, warning the toll could rise as the extent of the damage becomes clear. Three days of relentless downpours sparked flash floods and landslides that have killed at least 70 people in Nepal, 73 across northern and eastern India and 22 in Bangladesh   Read More ...
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20 killed in floods in Bangladesh
Flash floods triggered by incessant rainfall has left at least 20 people dead and thousands of others marooned in nearly a dozen districts across Bangladesh, officials said today. The unrelenting flow of water from upstream, even though rain has stopped, has flooded as many as 10 districts in northern Bangladesh, and the flooding is spreading to the central region of the country, officials said   Read More ...
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Floods kill 165 in India, Nepal and Bangladesh
Floods kill 165 in India, Nepal and Bangladesh At least 165 people have died and thousands have fled their homes as monsoon floods swept across Nepal, India and Bangladesh, officials said Monday, warning the toll could rise as the extent of the damage becomes clear. Three days of relentless downpours sparked flash floods and landslides that have killed at least 70 people in Nepal, 73 across northern and eastern India and 22 in Bangladesh   Read More ...
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13 killed in floods in Bangladesh
13 killed in floods in Bangladesh Flash floods triggered by incessant rainfall has left at least 13 people dead and thousands of others marooned in nearly a dozen districts across Bangladesh, officials said today. The unrelenting onrush of water from upstream, even though rain has stopped, has flooded as many as 10 districts in northern Bangladesh, and the flooding is spreading to the central region of the country   Read More ...
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13 killed in floods in Bangladesh
Flash floods triggered by incessant rainfall has left at least 13 people dead and thousands of others marooned in nearly a dozen districts across Bangladesh, officials said today. The unrelenting onrush of water from upstream, even though rain has stopped, has flooded as many as 10 districts in northern Bangladesh, and the flooding is spreading to the central region of the country   Read More ...
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