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Rohingya Muslim Group Fleeing India To Bangladesh Stuck On ‘Zero Line’

Bangladesh has denied entry to 31 Rohingya Muslims trying to enter from India and they are stuck in no-man's land on the border, Bangladesh...

Hundreds Of Rohingya Families Flee India For Bangladesh After Deportations

Hundreds of Rohingya Muslim families have left India for Bangladesh since seven Rohingya men were deported to their home country Myanmar in October, community...

Transparency International Finds Irregularities In Bangladesh Vote

Anti-corruption group Transparency International said on Tuesday (15) it found ‘irregularities’ in 47 of 50 constituencies it surveyed during last month's general election in...

Bangladesh Unions Say ‘Downgraded’ Garment Workers Miss Expected Pay Hike

Bangladesh's union leaders said on Tuesday (15) that some garment factories were assigning long-standing workers lower salary grades than they deserved to reduce the...

Bangladesh Man Jailed For Altered Facebook Photos Of PM

A Bangladeshi man who distorted and posted photos of the prime minister has been sentenced to seven years in jail under tough internet laws...

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...