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Dead-end: Rohingya in Malaysia warn against fleeing from Bangladesh

Before he flew to Thailand on a fake Bangladeshi passport and then crossed into Malaysia, Mohammed Imran was one of the most influential Rohingya refugees...

Bangladesh flies in onion supplies as price hits record high

Bangladesh is urgently importing onions by air as the price of the essential ingredient in local dishes soared to record highs, an official said Sunday,...

At least seven killed in gas explosion in Bangladesh

At least seven people were killed and eight injured on Sunday after a gas pipeline exploded in the Bangladeshi port city of Chittagong, a police...

Bangladesh intercepts Malaysia-bound boat carrying 119 Rohingya

Bangladesh coast guards intercepted a wooden boat carrying 119 Rohingya refugees bound for Malaysia as it was about to sink, officials said Thursday, the latest...

The Rohingya refugee crisis in key dates

In 2017 the Myanmar military launched a ferocious crackdown against its Rohingya Muslim population, leading about 740,000 to flee into neighbouring Bangladesh. On Thursday the International...

War crimes court OKs probe into deportation of Myanmar’s Rohingya

The International Criminal Court said on Thursday it had approved a prosecution request to investigate crimes against humanity against Myanmar's Rohingya minority who were...

The fight for justice over Myanmar’s Rohingya ‘genocide’

Myanmar is facing a barrage of legal challenges from all over the world in an attempt to hold it accountable over the alleged genocide...

25 charged with over brutal killing of Bangladesh student

Some 25 people, many members of Bangladesh's ruling Awami League party, were charged with murder Wednesday over the brutal killing last month of a university...

Ethnic Bangladeshis lose jobs as mango-mad farm owners shun thirsty rice

Kalamoti Kujur used to make good money as a labourer in the paddy fields near her home in northwest Bangladesh. But five years ago, in...

Head-on collision of Bangladesh trains kills 16, injures 40

Rescuers in Bangladesh were struggling on Tuesday to pull passengers from mangled wreckage after a head-on collision of two trains killed at least 16 people and...