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Fire in old part of Bangladesh's capital kills at least 45

DHAKA, Bangladesh — A devastating fire raced through at least five buildings in an old part of Bangladesh's capital and killed at least 45 people, an official and witnesses said Thursday.

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Bangladesh building fire kills at least 56, toll could rise further

DHAKA (Reuters) - The death toll from a fire in a centuries-old area of the Bangladesh capital, Dhaka, jumped dramatically to 56 people on Thursday, a fire official said, and could keep climbing as fire fighters combed the wreckage of the destroyed building.

REUTERS

UK, Bangladesh Wash their Hands of ISIS Briton

British teenage girls Shamima Begun, Amira Abase and Kadiza Sultana (L-R) before they boarded a flight to Turkey on their way to Syria on February 17, 2015, in still images taken from CCTV footage.

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Sajid Javid defends stripping ISIS bride of her UK citizenship saying he fears she could commit a terror attack in Britain or radicalise others - despite Holland and Bangladesh slamming the door on her

Home Secretary Sajid Javid has said he moved to revoke Shamima Begum's British citizenship over fears she might carry out a terror attack if she returned to the UK. Asked by ITV's Robert Peston about the risks of leaving someone in a warzone such as Syria, Mr Javid said he also had to weigh up the d

DAILY MAIL

Bangladesh: Fire in chemical warehouse kills 69

At least 69 people were killed as a massive fire on Wednesday night ripped through several buildings also used as chemical and plastic warehouses in an old part of the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka.

ASIAN-NEWS-CHANNEL.TV

Death toll from Bangladesh building fire climbs to at least 56

DHAKA (Reuters) - The death toll from a fire in a centuries-old area of the Bangladesh capital, Dhaka, jumped dramatically to 56 on Thursday, a fire official said, and could keep climbing as fire fighters combed the wreckage of the destroyed building.

REUTERS

Dozens killed as fire roars through old section of Bangladesh capital

DHAKA, Bangladesh — A devastating fire raced through buildings in an old part of Bangladesh’s capital and killed at least 69 people, officials and witnesses said Thursday. About 50 other people were injured and the fire in Dhaka was mostly under control after more than nine hours of frantic efforts

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Shamima Begum: Bangladesh says ISIS bride 'won't be allowed in'

Bangladesh's interior minister has said ISIS bride Shamima Begum's plight has "nothing to do" with his country after the UK's decision to strip her of her citizenship. The 19-year-old, who gave birth to a baby on Saturday, left Britain as a schoolgirl aged 15. Her parents are from Bangladesh.

MIRROR

Fire in Centuries-Old Part of Bangladesh’s Capital Kills 70

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A devastating fire raced through densely packed buildings in a centuries-old shopping district in Bangladesh’s capital, killing at least 70 people, officials and witnesses said Thursday.

FOX40

Bangladesh Fire Tears Through Crowded Neighborhood, Killing 70

NEW DELHI — A fast-moving fire tore through a crowded neighborhood in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, turning into an inferno that killed at least 70 people, fire officials said Thursday.

NEW YORK TIMES

Chawkbazar: The 400-year-old bustling heart of Dhaka

A deadly blaze has killed dozens of people in the historic district of Chawkbazar in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka. But as BBC Bengali's Rakib Hasnet reports, it's not the first time the area has seen tragedy.

BBC

ISIS bride to be stripped of British nationality will not be allowed into Bangladesh, government says

London (CNN) — British teenager Shamima Begum, who moved from London to Syria four years ago to join ISIS, has said she was "a bit shocked" to learn that the UK plans to strip her of her British citizenship to prevent her from returning home.

CNN

Fire kills at least 10 in Bangladesh capital, official says

DHAKA (Reuters) - A huge fire that broke out in a building in an old part of Bangladesh’s capital, Dhaka, killed at least 10 people, a fire service official said on Thursday, and the death toll could climb further.

REUTERS

Sabbir’s ton goes in vain as Bangladesh suffer clean sweep

Sabbir Rahman hit his first international century on Wednesday at Dunedin but Bangladesh failed to avoid a clean sweep against the hosts New Zealand. The Tigers suffered a big loss of 88 runs after losing first two matches by eight wickets each, and subsequently, they lost the series 3-0, reports th

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Authorities say fire in old part of Bangladesh’s capital is mostly under control, death toll rises to at least 69

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Authorities say fire in old part of Bangladesh’s capital is mostly under control, death toll rises to at least 69. Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

WASHINGTON POST

ISIS bride Shamima Begum's brother-in-law BACKS Britain for stripping her citizenship

The brother-in-law of ISIS bride Shamima Begum has urged Brits to support the government's decision to strip her of her UK citizenship. Last night it emerged the Home Office had made the decision to revoke her British passport.

MIRROR

Bangladesh fire: Ferocious blaze kills at least 59 in historic Dhaka district

At least 56 people have perished in a fast-moving fire after it ripped through a historic district in Bangladesh. The death toll jumped dramatically on Thursday, a fire official said, and could keep climbing as firefighters combed the wreckage of the destroyed building in Dhaka.

MIRROR

Bangladesh slum fire kills at least eight

CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh (Reuters) - A fire gutted more than 200 slum houses in the Bangladeshi port of Chittagong on Sunday, killing at least eight people and injuring more than 50, police and fire fighters said.

REUTERS

Bangladesh says ISIS teenager Shamima Begum not eligible for citizenship

DHAKA (AFP) - A British teen who joined the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group has no claim to Bangladeshi nationality, Dhaka's foreign ministry said Wednesday (Feb 20), after the UK government decided to revoke her citizenship.

T.CO

50MW Bangladesh project risks default as financing flounders

Plans for a 50MW plant in Bangladesh lie on the brink of failure after the builder admitted financing has yet to be secured eight months before the agreed delivery date. The US$56 million the Mymensingh project was due to raise from financial institutions – a 70% of total project costs of US$80 mill

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