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World News Briefing: Bangladesh beefs up border security – US and Taliban reach an agreement & Dorian kills 5

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In today’s briefing update, Bangladesh has beefed up security along its border with India. After fears grow of potential refugees trying to enter Bangladesh. 

The US and the Taliban have reached an agreement “in principle” of Afghanistan. It is awaiting the Trump’s approval. 

 At least five people have died after Hurricane Dorian devastates the Bahamas. The storm is slowly crawling towards Florida. 

All in today’s WORLD news briefing – A daily roundup of all the news headlines that you need to know, summarised as part of WTX News Briefing.

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BANGLADESH BEEFS UP SECURITY ALONG THE INDIAN BORDER

Arab News reports Bangladesh has beefed up their security along its border with India. It comes after nearly 1.9 million Bangladesh beefs up security along the Indian borderpeople in the Indian state were excluded from the National Register of Citizen (NRC) last week. Their exclusion raises fears that they could be rendered stateless and may try to enter Bangladesh. Bangladesh is already struggling to cope with hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees. The Bangladesh border guards are “on high alert” and are “monitoring the situation very closely.” However, India has said that the issue is internal and will not affect Bangladesh. 

Read the full story on Arab News

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US AND TALIBAN REACH AGREEMENT ‘IN PRINCIPLE’ ON AFGHANISTAN

CNN says President Trump’s special envoy for Afghanistan has said the US and the Taliban have reached an agreementUS and Taliban reach agreement ‘in principle’ on Afghanistan “in principle.” It is currently pending approval by President Trump. The draft agreement will see US troops being pulled from five bases across Afghanistan within 135 days. However, it relies on the Taliban meeting the conditions set out in the agreement. If successful, the withdrawal could mark the beginning of the end of America’s longest-running war. And could lead to the gradual draw-down of almost 14,000 US troops in Afghanistan. The nearly 18-year conflict began after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. 

Read the full story on CNN

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DORIAN DEVASTATES THE BAHAMAS, AT LEAST 5 DEAD

The Insider says Hurricane Dorian’s devastating slow crawl is heading to Florida. The storm, now category 2, has Dorian devastates the Bahamas, at least 5 dead claimed the lives of at least five people in the Bahamas. The Bahamas prime minister said the islands were “in the midst of a historic tragedy,” with “unprecedented and extensive” damage. Although five have been confirmed dead, the death poll is expected to rise as the islands dig out from the hurricane. Although the storm has weakened, it has become larger as it crawls along to Florida. 

Read the full story on The Insider

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