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Ten dead after Bangladesh train strikes wedding party

At least 10 people were killed in a northwestern Bangladesh town after a train hit a wedding party van at an unmanned crossing, officials said Monday. The...

Monsoon rains wreaking flood havoc across South Asia

Torrential monsoon rains swept away homes and triggered landslides across South Asia, affecting millions of people and claiming at least 180 lives, officials said...

Dozens clash with police at gas price protest in Bangladesh capital

Dozens of people protesting against the Bangladeshi government's sudden decision to hike gas prices by a third clashed on Sunday with police outside the energy...

Deadly monsoon destroys 5,000 shelters in Bangladesh Rohingya camps

At least 10 people have died and thousands of shanty homes have been destroyed by monsoon rains in overcrowded Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh's southeast,...

Indian delegation in Bangladesh for strengthening bilateral ties

A 15-member media delegation from India has arrived in this northern Bangladeshi city to assess the border management strategies under confidence-building measures, a month...

Bangladesh’s Ershad, opposition leader and former army ruler, passes away

Bangladesh's former military ruler Hussain Muhammad Ershad died on Sunday due to complications from old age at a hospital in Dhaka, officials said here. He...

Monsoon rains kill 11 in Nepal, two in Bangladesh

At least 11 people have been killed across Nepal after torrential monsoon rains induced floods and landslides, officials said on Friday. In Bangladesh, aid groups were providing...

Bangladesh charges former chief justice with graft

Bangladesh's anti-graft office has charged the former chief justice with corruption nearly two years after he fled the country saying he was forced to...

Bangladesh boosts efforts to stop trafficking of Rohingya amid U.S. criticism

Bangladesh is striving to stop Rohingya refugees from being trafficked but the crackdown will "take some time", an official said after the United States criticised...

One killed, thousands displaced in Rohingya camp landslides

Monsoon-triggered landslides in Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh have killed one person and left more than 4,500 homeless, aid officials said Sunday. About 35 centimetres (14 inches)...