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Bangladeshis protest Sweden far-right unrest, Al-Aqsa clash

Apr. 22, 2022 08:25 AM EDT

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Thousands of members of an Islamist group rallied in Bangladesh’s capital on Friday to protest recent violence in Sweden involving an anti-Muslim far-right group and fresh clashes at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque. Protesters from the conservative Islami...

Rohingya refugees welcome US calling repression genocide

Mar. 22, 2022 12:02 PM EDT

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh welcomed Monday's announcement by the United States that it considers the violent repression of their largely Muslim ethnic group in Myanmar a genocide. Myanmar's military government, which has already been sued in the...

After pandemic, war in Ukraine new threat to food security

Mar. 10, 2022 08:06 AM EST

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — The crisis in Ukraine and Russia, one of the world's main sources of grain, fertilizers and energy, presents new challenges in securing food supplies on top of a prolonged pandemic, a U.N. official said Thursday. “We weren’t going well even before the...