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Bangladesh Police Break Up Opposition Protest As Election Nears

Bangladesh police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at opposition party supporters in the capital Dhaka on Wednesday as tension soared weeks before a...

Bangladesh Rejects Opposition Demand For Caretaker Government

Bangladesh's ruling party has rejected an opposition party's demand for a caretaker government it says is essential for a free and fair general election...

Top Islamic Extremist Shot Dead In Bangladesh: Police

Bangladesh police said Tuesday (6) that they had killed the chief of Jamayetul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), an extremist group accused of murdering secular activists...
Press freedom activists in Bangladesh

Press freedom under threat across south Asia

By Drew McLachlan Journalists and other media workers in Bangladesh are enjoying “maximum freedom” to cover the news despite a recent international report finding otherwise,...

Bangladesh upholds death sentence for those responsible for 2004 attack on British envoy

Bangladesh’s Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence of banned Harkat-ul-Jihad al-Islami's former leader and two of his accomplices for a grenade attack in 2004 on Britain's...

Bangladesh rebukes Myanmar for ‘unprovoked aggression’

Bangladesh on Wednesday (8) rebuked Myanmar for opening fire on a boat in the Naf river that marks their border and killing one fisherman,...

Bangladesh calls for support with Rohingya relocation plan

Bangladeshi authorities urged the international community on Sunday (5) to back a controversial plan to relocate tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar...

Bangladesh firm on Rohingya relocation plan, wants Myanmar to take them back

Bangladesh is determined to relocate Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar to a Bay of Bengal island that critics say is unlivable, a Bangladeshi...

UN: Rohingya Muslims killed in possible ethnic cleansing

Myanmar’s military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims has likely killed hundreds of people, with children slaughtered and women gang-raped in a campaign that may amount...
Rohingya Muslims

Bangladesh calls for support with Rohingya relocation plan

Bangladeshi authorities urged the international community on Sunday (5) to back a controversial plan to relocate tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar...