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A Bangladeshi child works at an aluminium pot factory in Dhaka on Tuesday. More than 6.3 m children under the age of 14 are working in Bangladesh, according to a Unicef report
A Bangladeshi child stands in an alley as a boy climbs a ladder outside their home at a slum in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty on Friday promotes awareness of the need to eradicate poverty in all countries
Rickshaw drivers gather during the dawn to dusk strike called by the Jamaat-e-Islami party in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Jamaat-e-Islami called for the shutdown to mount pressure for the release of its senior leader and war crimes convict Delwar Hossain Sayedee
Bangladeshi woman Munni, whose daughters are missing, cries as rescuers search the River Padma after a passenger ferry capsized in Munshiganj district, Bangladesh. A passenger ferry carrying hundreds of people capsized Monday in central Bangladesh, and at least 44 people either swam to safety or were rescued but the number of missing passengers is not yet known. Read more
A woman is overcome with emotion as she prays at Baitul Mukarram, the national mosque, during Eid al-Fitr in Dhaka, Bangladesh Read more
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Bangladeshis board a packed train on Monday as they rush home from Dhaka to be with their families ahead of the Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr.
A Chinese honour guard prepares for the arrival of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China on Monday.
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Rescuers search for missing passengers after a ferry capsized in the Meghna River at Munshiganj, in Bangladesh, Friday. Rescuers have recovered at least 22 bodies after a ferry capsized during a storm in a river in central Bangladesh, officials said Friday Read more
Relatives of victims killed in the collapse of Rana Plaza in Bangladesh mourn on the first anniversary of the incident, as they gather in Savar on Thursday.
People participate in a parade to celebrate the first day of the Bangla New Year, or Pahela Baisshakh, in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Thousands of Bangladeshis on Monday celebrated their new year with fairs, concerts and rallies.