A rare pillar of stability in South Asia, Bangladesh has emerged as one of the world's fastest-growing economies in recent years. The riverine nation is still poor, but it's also a leader, sheltering more than 750,000 Rohingya refugees when bigger democracies have shut their doors. And it remains one of the world's largest suppliers of U.N. peacekeepers.
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