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Bangladesh arrests dozens after migrant workers murdered in Libya

"(Arresting traffickers) is a part of the regular duty of Bangladesh Police but obviously this is the strongest operation against traffickers in recent times," said Sohel Rana, spokesman of the ...

Mahabub Mia, Sakib Mia and Mohammad Ali (from top left) Mamun Mia, Saddam Mia, Sourav Ahmed Sohag and Raqibul Islam (from below left). They were kileld in Libya.

Palestinians mourn death of ‘Living Eagle’ Saiful Azam

Palestinian activists are mourning the loss of Bangladeshi fighter pilot Saiful Azam, 79, who died in the capital, on Sunday.

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Bangladesh garment factories launch COVID-19 testing lab for workers

A laboratory to test garment workers for coronavirus is opening in Bangladesh as manufacturers seek to stem the spread of COVID-19 in factories that produce clothes for many of the world's leading ...

Bangladeshi garment workers make protective suit at a factory amid concerns over the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on 31 March 2020

Bangladeshis among asylum applicants outnumbered those fleeing war zones: Cyprus

Cyprus says it can no longer afford the 19-million-euro ($21-million) annual bill to house migrants in hotels and is asking for European Union help as the influx shows no sign of abating

In this file photo taken on 10 September 2017 Syrian refugee Ammar Hammasho, greets his children from which he was separated due to the conflict, as they are reunited at the Kokkinotrimithia refugee camp, some 20 kilometres outside the Cypriot capital Nicosia, on 10 September 2017, after they were rescued off the northwestern coast of the island

British fashion app sells off unwanted stock to aid Bangladeshi workers

A British shopping app is raising money to help hard-pressed garment workers in Bangladesh by selling off clothes ditched by global fashion brands as the coronavirus crisis decimated their sales.

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‘Bangladeshis killed in Libya were abducted, tortured’

The 30 migrants slain by traffickers in Libya on Wednesday had been abducted while crossing the country in search of work and then tortured to extract a ransom, Bangladesh's foreign ministry said on ...

Mahabub Mia, Sakib Mia and Mohammad Ali (from top left) Mamun Mia, Saddam Mia, Sourav Ahmed Sohag and Raqibul Islam (from below left).

26 Bangladeshis killed in Libya

26 Bangladeshi and four African migrants had been killed in the town of Mizda and that 11 injured survivors were taken to a hospital in Zintan.

26 Bangladeshis killed in Libya

Virus traps poor Bangladeshis among foreign workers in Maldives

The government has moved 3,000 foreign workers to a temporary shelter on the industrial island of Gulhi Falhu outside Male. Thousands more are to follow but the main opposition Progressive Party of ...

This photo taken on 9 May 2020 shows foreign workers from Bangladesh gathering in an alleyway of an accommodation block after being put under quarantine to contain the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, in Male

Malaysia confirms one COVID-19 positive Bangladeshi at detention centre

Malaysia reported 35 new coronavirus cases at an immigration detention centre on Thursday, after authorities rounded up undocumented migrants this month in areas under lockdown.

Police officers wearing protective suits gather outside an apartment under enhanced lockdown to pick up illegal immigrants, during the movement control order due to the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 1 May, 2020.

Bangladesh, other S Asian countries scramble to bring home migrant workers

Along with India, which is carrying out one of the world's biggest repatriation missions, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan are rushing to establish quarantine centres and ...

Migrant workers sitting at Doha’s waterfront in Qatar, on 18 August 2018
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