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    World The living hell of young girls enslaved in Bangladesh’s brothels – The Guardian

    After five years in the brothel, Labonni stopped dreaming of being rescued. Ever since she had been sold to a madam at 13 years old, customers had promised to help her escape.... Read more via The Guardian – Get more World News
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    World Bangladesh woman with two wombs has twins one month after first birth – BBC News

    A Bangladeshi woman has given birth to twins almost one month after delivering a premature baby boy, her doctor told the BBC. Arifa Sultana, 20, gave birth to … Read more via BBC News – Health – Get more World News
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    World Girls of Any Age Can Be Married in Bangladesh With New Law – Global Citizen

    A vague new child marriage law in Bangladesh invokes the parental permission loophole setting no minimum age for marriage — an astounding turn of events that has human rights groups up in arms. Over half of girls (52%) marry before the age of 18 in Bangladesh, and of those … Read more via...
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    World Suspected Bangladesh plane hijacker shot dead – The Guardian Nigeria News

    Bangladesh commandos stormed a passenger jet in the country’s southeast Sunday and shot dead an armed man who allegedly tried to hijack the Dubai-bound flight, an army official said..... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Get more World News
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    World Young Rohingya refugees find hope in friendship – Mashable

    Tasmin Ara, Mustakima, Nur Akter, and Showkat arrived at the Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, a year ago. The girls, all of whom are 10 with the exception of 12-year-old Showkat, have developed a system for surviving Kutupalong: They make friends with every new girl who’s...
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    World Lawmakers consider capital punishment for deaths caused by traffic – Punch Nigeria Newspapers

    Bangladesh’s cabinet on Monday will consider capital punishment for traffic accident deaths, a law ministry official said, as thousands of students held protests for.... Read more via Punch Nigeria Newspapers – Get more World News
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    World Bangladesh: Wedding Helicopter Mistakenly Lands Inside Maximum Prison

    A helicopter that was supposed to be taking guests to a wedding party landed at a maximum security jail outside Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka by mistake on Thursday, the country’s prisons chief said. Armed guards surrounded the helicopter as soon as it touched town on the prison grounds, media...