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By The Dispatch On Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
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Where You Should NOT Travel For the Holidays

Being able to travel the world is one of the best benefits of being a free citizen. The world has many interesting places to visit. It can be inspiring and awesome to travel and visit some of the most iconic places More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, July 6th, 2016
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Bangladesh terrorists were ‘normal middle-aged men’ caught up in the Islamic State, al Qaeda ‘one-upmanship’

As details have emerged from the Dhaka terrorist attack in Bangladesh, which left 22 dead, is the same shocking description: “They seemed like normal, middle-class men.” Somehow these terrorists continue More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, February 13th, 2015
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Aleksander Doba named Nat Geo ‘Adventurer of the Year’ over Tommy Caldwell, Will Gadd

Aleksander Doba has been named the 2015 National Geographic People’s Choice Adventurer of the Year for completing the longest open-water kayak crossing of the Atlantic Ocean — at age 67. Doba was selected from More...

By Guest Author On Monday, February 2nd, 2015
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World Hunger Has Decreased, But Economists Say It’s Not Enough

According to economists, 25 developing countries have met an ambitious goal, set by the U.N., to cut their number of undernourished citizens by half. The number of chronically undernourished people in the world, More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
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Bangladesh health officials report chikungunya in Dhaka

The  Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) in Dhaka has reported the presence of chikungunya in the capital city of Dhaka, advising the public to be aware of the mosquito borne virus. According More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, March 30th, 2014
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Eleven South-East Asia countries certified polio-free: WHO

Eighty percent of the world’s population is now certified as being polio-free with the recent announcement from the World Health Organization certifying the South-East Asia Region Friday. Image/Chris Zahniser, More...

By Butter Bracco On Saturday, January 18th, 2014
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Rasel Siddiquee case: Muslim from Bangladesh beheaded Brooklyn landlord with sword

The original reports didn’t mention the murderer’s religion, motivation and stated that the man’s landlord in Brooklyn Mahuddin Mahumd has his throat slit. “Nearly decapitated” was More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, January 16th, 2014
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Body of Bangladeshi doctor who reportedly died from MERS coronavirus in Saudi Arabia, Dr. Mohammed Humayun Kabeer, being flown to Dhaka Monday

A Bangladeshi physician, who was working at Prince Salman Hospital in Riyadh, has reportedly died from an infection of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), according to a report from Arab News More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, January 11th, 2014
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Bangladesh reports new Nipah virus cases, first since April 2013

At least two Nipah virus (NiV) cases have been confirmed in Bangladesh and another four suspected cases deaths are being investigated, according to a Dhaka Tribune report today. Pteropus batsPublic domain image/ More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 10th, 2014
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Muslims attack Christians and Hindus in Bangladesh in wake of election

In the wake of a new election, Muslims are attacking Christians and Hindus. The re-election of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and the Awami League earlier this week is being called a farce by many. Opposition parties More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, October 30th, 2013
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Bangladesh cricketer, Shakib Al Hasan, diagnosed with dengue fever

Bangladeshi international cricketer, Shakib Al Hasan has been diagnosed with the mosquito borne viral disease, dengue fever, according to a Radio New Zealand report today. Bangladesh cricketer Shakib Al HasanPublic More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, July 25th, 2013
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Bangladeshi man stands trial for the rape of a 6-year-old girl in a Dubai restaurant bathroom

A Bangladeshi janitor stood trial yesterday in Dubai for allegedly raping a child in a restaurant bathroom two months ago, according to a Gulf News report. United Arab Emirates (UAE)Image/CIA According to the charges, More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, May 10th, 2013
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Bangladesh: Workers rescue ‘Reshma’ out of the rubble of the collapsed garment factory 17 days later

In a miraculous story from Dhaka, a young woman has been found alive in the rubble of a collapsed garment factory, 17 days after the fact. Bangladesh rescueImage/Video Screen Shot Rescue workers were surprised to More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, May 1st, 2013
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Bangladesh factory owner, Sohel Rana, linked to biker gang, guns and drugs

Building codes were unenforced, regulatory oversight is flimsy, and the warnings were all ignored as the owner of the Bangaladesh factory which collapsed, killing over 370 people, will face serious charges. Now More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, April 28th, 2013
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Mohammed Sohel Rana, Bangladesh factory owner captured as death toll tops 370

The owner of a factory building that collapsed in Bangladesh killing hundreds of garment workers was arrested on Sunday trying to flee to India, police said. Factory bosses and engineers have already been detained More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, April 27th, 2013
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Bangladesh building collapse death toll rises to over 350, 4 arrests made but owner still running from the law

Two factory bosses and two engineers were arrested in Bangladesh on Saturday, three days after the collapse of a building where low-cost clothing was made for US brands killed at least 352 people. More were being More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, April 24th, 2013
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Bangladesh garment factory collapses killing 87, traps scores more

An eight-story garment factory in Bangladesh collapsed on Wednesday, killing least 87 people and trapping many more under a mess of concrete and rubble. Bangladesh map/CIA Rescuers are searching, pulling away debris, More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, April 21st, 2013
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Bangladesh: Nipah virus has killed more than 80 percent of those infected in 2013 outbreak

While there is much attention over the outbreaks in China (H7N9 avian influenza) and the Middle East with the new coronavirus, Bangladesh has been in a battle with a viral disease outbreak that is killing a whopping More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, April 20th, 2013
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Bangladesh reports human H5N1 avian influenza death

The Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research in Dhaka has reported the seventh case of human infection of H5N1 avian influenza, according to a IEDCR release. According to Bangladeshi health authorities, More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, February 11th, 2013
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19 Children rescued from Islamic madrassa in Bangladesh

Nineteen Christian children who were to be sold to Islamic boarding schools (‘madrassas’) in Bangladesh have been rescued, a religious rights group said.   photo Imagens Evangélicas via Flickr BosNewsLife More...

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