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Bangladesh to turn island into temporary home for 100,000 Rohingya refugees

Bangladesh to turn island into temporary home for 100,000 Rohingya refugees

Bangladesh approved a $280 million project on Tuesday to develop an isolated and flood-prone island in the Bay of Bengal to temporarily house 100,000 Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in neighboring Myanmar.

Doha Metro trial and  testing ‘by 2017 end’

Doha Metro trial and testing ‘by 2017 end’

More than 95% of the tunnelling of the 22km Green Line between Mansoura and Al Riffa is now complete