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Bangladesh women ambassadors

It’s been a long stretch in the foreign service for Rezina Ahmed

Despite a bit of hesitation at the outset, ambassador Rezina Ahmed has had a long stretch in foreign service

Rezina Ahmed, Bangladesh high commissioner to Mauritius

Woman returned from Mauritius files trafficking case against recruiting agency

The woman was sent back to Bangladesh with the condition of not filing any complaint against them. But before that in November they recruited her father in her place

Woman returned from Mauritius files trafficking case against recruiting agency

Countries pledge $2.4b for Covid shots for poor nations

Dozens of countries on Wednesday pledged nearly $2.4 billion to the COVAX vaccine-sharing plan to widen availability of COVID-19 shots to people in poorer nations who have so far come up short.

Countries pledge $2.4b for Covid shots for poor nations

Ship runs aground off Mauritius with 130 tonnes of oil aboard

It is the second shipwreck in less than a year off Mauritius, after a tanker struck a reef in July and leaked 1,000 tonnes of fuel in the country's worst environmental disaster in history

Ship runs aground off Mauritius with 130 tonnes of oil aboard

Four Bangladeshis killed in Mauritius road crash

Four Bangladeshi migrants were killed and dozens of others injured in a road accident in the Pail area near Port Louise on Thursday morning.

Four Bangladeshis killed in Mauritius road crash

Mauritius fishermen battle to save dozens dolphins near oil spill

Authorities, who put the death toll at 42, ruled out this is a possibility but said on Sunday they were still investigating the cause of death.

A dead dolphin is seen on a boat as it is brought to the marine fish farm of Mahebourg, Mauritius, 28 August 2020.

No oil on dolphins washed up near Mauritius spill: Autopsy report

Environmentalists are urgently seeking an explanation for the mysterious deaths of 27 dolphins which washed ashore on Wednesday and Thursday, to determine whether they were killed by the spill

A carcass of a dolphin washed up on shore at the Grand Sable, Mauritius on 26 August 2020

Scientists fear lasting impact from Mauritius oil spill

The full impact of the toxic spill is still unfolding, scientists say. As the Indian Ocean island's residents scramble to mop up the oil slicks and clumps, they are seeing dead eels and fish floating ...

A general view shows the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio, belonging to a Japanese company but Panamanian-flagged, ran aground on a reef, at the Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius on 13 August 2020

Sea life around Mauritius dying as Japanese ship oil spill spreads

Mauritian volunteers fished dead eels from oily waters on Tuesday as they tried to clean up damage to the Indian Ocean island's most pristine beaches after a Japanese bulk carrier leaked an estimated ...

A general view shows the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio, belonging to a Japanese company but Panamanian-flagged, that ran aground on a reef, at the Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, 11 August, 2020.

Workers' rights seen crumbling as virus threatens further setbacks

Bangladesh, Brazil, Colombia, Egypt and Honduras were rated as the worst countries, according to the annual index, which ranked 144 nations on the degree of respect for workers' rights.

A worker is seen at the Rafaut factory, an equipment supplier to French defense ministry and to civilian aeronautics major primes, at Villeneuve-la-Garenne near Paris, France, 17 June 2020.
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