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Bangladesh Considers Sterilization for Rohingya Refugees

Authorities in Bangladesh plan to introduce a voluntary sterilization program for camps housing Rohingya refugees who’ve fled violence in Burma. …

Family Planning

Bangladesh reportedly bows down to EU pressure to bring back rejected asylum seekers

Non-EU country nationals will face restrictions to receiving the Schengen visa if it does not take back the asylum seekers expelled from Europe

Rohingya crisis: Myanmar's policy of isolation a challenge, but Bangladesh should've handled it better

During my recent visit to Dhaka, I saw how the Rohingya crisis had hit Bangladesh squarely in the face. Having been formidable consumers of violence, …

Myanmar to amend 1993 repatriation agreement with Bangladesh

Myanmar is working towards bringing amendment of the 1993 agreement with Bangladesh that allows repatriation of the Rohingya refugees from …

Asia

JPEG vs. PNG: When and why to use one format over the other

In the world of digital imaging, there are two image formats that prevail above all else: JPEG (or JPG) and PNG.<p>At first glance, a single image shown …

Papua New Guinea

8 Life-Changing Beauty Products That Are Actually Worth Your Money

Tried, tested, and loved by BuzzFeed editors!<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.</b><p><i>Some products were provided to BuzzFeed free of charge.</i>

The 6 Rimmel Products Every Beauty Babe Should Own

Most of us grew up experimenting with Rimmel makeup. From the early days of Coffee Shimmer lipstick and Hide the Blemish concealer, to the cool …

SDF advances against Islamic State in southern Raqqa

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The U.S-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are on the verge of seizing full control of the southern neighborhoods of Islamic State-held Raqqa, a Kurdish official said on Tuesday.<p>Syrian Democratic Forces are seen in Raqqa, Syria July 31, 2017. REUTERS/ Rodi Said<p>The U.S.-led …

In Mosul, Revealing the Last ISIS Stronghold

Days after the Iraqi government officially declared victory over the Islamic State in Mosul in July, the fighting was far from over.<p>Roughly the size of a block in Manhattan, the last ISIS holdout of the Old City did not seem like the kind of place where anyone could still be alive after weeks of …

Bangladesh diplomat arrested in New York for not paying servant, ‘labour trafficking’ and assault

NEW YORK — A Bangladesh diplomat has been indicted on charges he forced a foreign servant to work for his family in New York City without pay and …

Pre-Dawn Landslides Kill At Least 134 People in Southeast Bangladesh

Landslides following heavy monsoon rains in southeastern Bangladesh have killed at least 134 people, weeks after a cyclone ripped across the …

More Than 130 Dead in Bangladesh Landslide

Experts have criticized the government for failing to anticipate the dangers of the nation’s annual monsoon season.<p>At least 134 people have been killed in a landslide caused by heavy rain in southeast Bangladesh, according to local officials. Five of the casualties were soldiers who were clearing a …

Lightning kills 22 in Bangladesh

Lightning strikes have killed at least 22 people in Bangladesh in the last 48 hours, authorities said Tuesday, a week after monsoon rains triggered a …

Bangladesh floods: Death toll exceeds 170; over 4,500 displaced as rescue operations continue

<b>Dhaka</b>: At least 4,500 people remained lodged in some 50 shelters in southeastern Bangladesh and more evacuees continue to trickle in as the death …

In Bangladesh, Fear Drives Headline-Making Spate of Snake Killings

July 16th was World Snake Day, a day to celebrate the reptiles and raise awareness about their conservation. Bangladesh is one place where snakes …

Habitats

The Opposition Disappears in Bangladesh

More than 320 people have been unlawfully detained or have disappeared in Bangladesh since Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s Awami League party took office eight years ago, according to Odhikar, a Dhaka-based human rights group. Plucked from their homes or off the streets by plainclothes members of …

Neymar to Reportedly Fly from Chinese Press Tour to Complete PSG Transfer

Barcelona forward Neymar will fly straight from a promotional tour in China to France in order to complete his world-record transfer to Paris Saint-Germain.<p>That's according to <i>Le Parisien</i> (h/t Jonathan Johnson of ESPN FC), who suggest the Brazilian's switch to the Ligue 1 side is drawing closer:<p>As …

World Records

Galaxy Note 8: Evan Blass leaks images of the entire device including S-Pen in Gold & Black

Several hours ago, famed leaker, Evan Blass, tweeted out a press render of the Galaxy Note 8 in Midnight Black. Unfortunately, at the time Blass was only able to share an image of the front of the handset. Now, Blass is back and has released an image of the Note 8 in both black and gold from almost …

Galaxy Note

ISIS Attack Fears Force Bangladesh Restaurant to Ban Foreigners

An upmarket Bangladeshi restaurant has banned foreigners due to fears of a repeat attack by jihadis after last year's siege on a Dhaka cafe.<p>A notice …

West Bengal