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Dhaka (Bangladesh)

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  • Muslims in Bangladesh torch Buddhist temples over Facebook image

     
    Angry Muslims in southeast Bangladesh torched at least 10 Buddhist temples and dozens of homes Sunday after alleging that a Buddhist man insulted Islam on his Facebook page, authorities said....
  • Bangladesh rebuffs pleas to admit people fleeing Myanmar violence

     
    Bangladesh has rebuffed pleas from the United Nations and other groups to allow in Rohingyas displaced by clashes in Myanmar, continuing to turn away their boats at its borders. “We are not interested in more people coming to Bangladesh,”...
  • Book review: 'The Newlyweds' gives uncanny take on immigrant dream

    Book review: 'The Newlyweds' gives uncanny take on immigrant dream
    The Newlyweds A Novel Nell Freudenberger Alfred A. Knopf: 342 pp., $25.95 Two-thirds of the way through Nell Freudenberger's second novel, her Bangladeshi narrator, Amina, wonders, "Why were some people attracted to what was unfamiliar, and others...
  • Bangladeshi army says it has foiled coup attempt

     
    The Bangladesh army said Thursday it recently foiled a coup against the government of Prime Minister Sheik Hasina Wajed planned by religious extremists within the military....