Showing posts with label Bangladesh. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Bangladesh. Show all posts

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Death toll from Bangladesh landslides rises to 134

The death toll from early Tuesday's devastating rain-triggered landslides in Bangladesh's three southeastern districts has risen to 134, as rescuers retrieved more bodies including those of two army officers, officials said.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Landslides, rain kill at least 40 in Bangladesh

Landslides triggered by monsoon rains killed at least 40 people in southeastern Bangladesh, disaster management authorities said Tuesday.

Friday, September 23, 2016

Death toll from Bangladesh ferry disaster rises to 26

Death toll in a ferry capsize Wednesday in Bangladesh's Barisal district, some 169 km south of the capital Dhaka, has risen to 26 after another three bodies were retrieved from River Sondha on Friday

Friday, July 8, 2016

South China Sea: Learn from India on how to handle maritime disputes, US tells China

The US has asked China to learn from India's handling of its maritime disputes with its neighbours, ahead of a key ruling by an international arbitral tribunal on rival claims over the strategic South China Sea.

Monday, July 4, 2016

Dhaka attackers followed controversial Indian Islamic preacher

Two of the five Bangladeshi militants who hacked to death 20 people at a restaurant in Dhaka's diplomatic zone used to follow three controversial Islamists, including Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Nayek.

Saturday, July 2, 2016

Terrorists warn of Heathrow attack on Twitter. UK transport minister urged the public to be "vigilant".

Terrorists that claim to support the Islamic State (IS) have used Twitter to threaten an attack on London's Heathrow airport, a media report said on Saturday.

Dhaka terror attack: Those who could recite from Quran were spared, others tortured, say hostages

The attackers involved in the Dhaka restaurant siege had asked their victims to recite from the Quran before deciding on whom to spare, a leading Bangladeshi daily said on its website on Saturday.

26 killed in Dhaka cafe seige including six armed attackers

The attack on a cafe in the Bangladeshi capital has left 26 people dead including six armed attackers, the Bangladesh army has said.

Bangladesh police storm restaurant to rescue hostages

Bangladeshi security forces have stormed a restaurant in the capital, Dhaka, to free 20 hostages, including several foreigners, who were trapped inside for more than 10 hours after gunmen launched an attack.

Saturday, May 21, 2016

The number of victims of the cyclone in Bangladesh has reached 21 people

At least 21 people died in the cyclone Roan that hit Bangladesh, may 21, reported the news Agency Reuters, citing local sources.

The Ministry of emergency situations of Bangladesh announced that due to bad weather evacuated more than half a million people in special shelters.

Friday, April 1, 2016

Rising rates of global obesity revealed in new report

Rates of obesity worldwide are continuing to rise and by 2025, 18 per cent of men and 21 per cent of women worldwide will be obese, according to a report published by The Lancet medical journal in the UK.

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

«Χωματερή» πλοίων το Μπαγκλαντές (2 VIDEOS) .....Τα έξοδα της απόσυρσης βάρυναν τον τελευταίο πλοιοκτήτη....

Παλιά ευρωπαϊκά πλοία που δεν μπορούν να ταξιδέψουν πια μεταφέρονται και διαλύονται στην Νοτιανατολική Ασία. Συχνά κάτω από απάνθρωπες συνθήκες. Η Ε.Ε. επιχειρεί να βελτιώσει την κατάσταση.
Σε μια παραλιακή έκταση εφτά χιλιομέτρων κοντά στην πόλη Σιταγκόνγκ στο Μπαγκλαντές υπάρχει δουλειά για 150.000 ανθρώπους. Εδώ και σαράντα χρόνια στην περιοχή αυτή βρίσκεται το μεγαλύτερο νεκροταφείο πλοίων στον κόσμο. Εκεί διαλύεται το 40% των πλοίων σε όλο τον κόσμο, τα οποία πλέον δεν ταξιδεύουν. Από τα πλοία αυτά ξεχωρίζουν πόρτες, παράθυρα, κρεβάτια και οτιδήποτε μπορεί να χρησιμοποιηθεί και στη συνέχεια πωλούνται.

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