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Bangladesh

Country in South Asia

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Bangladesh, officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh, is a country in South Asia. It shares land borders with India and Myanmar. Bangladesh is the 92nd-largest sovereign state in the world, with an area of 147,570 square kilometres (56,980Β sqΒ mi). It is also the world's 8th-most populous country, as well as one of its most densely-populated. Dhaka is its capital and largest city, and is also the economic, political and the cultural center of Bangladesh, followed by Chittagong, which has the country's largest port. Bangladesh forms the largest and eastern part of the Bengal region. The country's geography is dominated by the Bengal delta, the largest delta in the world. The country has many rivers and 8,046Β km (5,000Β mi) of inland waterways. Highlands with evergreen forests are found in the northeastern and southeastern regions of the country. The country also has the longest sea beach and the largest mangrove forest in the world. The country's biodiversity includes a vast array of plants and wildlife, including the endangered Bengal tiger, the national animal.

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The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court on Wednesday moved closer to opening a full investigation into alleged crimes against the Rohingya people who..
Credit: Reuters - Published 17 hours ago

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The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court took the next step toward opening a full investigation into alleged crimes against the Rohingya people who..
Credit: Reuters - Published 18 hours ago

Bangladesh police killed three people suspected of trying to smuggle 15 Rohingya Muslim refugees to Malaysia in a clash on Tuesday near the South Asian nation's..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

A passenger train carrying at least 2,000 people derailed as it was crossing a bridge in Bangladesh on Monday killing five people and injuring more than 100,..
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

A passenger train derailed in Bangladesh on Monday, killing at least five people and injuring more than 100, and there could be more casualties inside two..
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

Clashes erupted between Bangladeshi and Chinese construction workers at a Chinese-funded power station in southern Bangladesh on Wednesday in which a Chinese..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Tunisia has allowed dozens of migrants, mostly from Bangladesh, to disembark after three weeks stranded in the Mediterranean, so that they can return to their..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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