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Bangladesh pushes for shooting in Commonwealth Games

Bangladesh on Thursday joined India in appealing to the British government to intervene to have shooting included in the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. The Birmingham...

Bangladesh rural poor bear financial burden of climate change: study

Poor, rural Bangladeshis are spending far more than the government and aid agencies to combat the impacts of climate change, diverting what little money...

UN experts urge probe of Rohingya killings in Bangladesh

UN human rights experts have raised new concerns about the treatment of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh following a deadly backlash over the killing of a ruling...

Rohingya in Bangladesh face tide of hostility as welcome turns to fear

When more than 730,000 Rohingya fled into Bangladesh from Myanmar in 2017, Bangladeshi journalist Sharif Azad was sympathetic to the plight of his fellow Muslims, survivors of...

Bangladesh appoints ex-judge to tackle backlog of trafficking cases

Bangladesh said on Monday it has appointed a former judge to advise on how to clear a huge backlog of trafficking cases after coming under...

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. The 600,000 Rohingya remaining...

Two more Rohingya shot dead over Bangladesh politician’s murder

Two more Rohingya men were shot dead by officers Friday in a southern Bangladesh border town, police said, amid a clampdown on the refugees after the...

Bangladesh cops force gang-rape victim to marry suspect: family

Two Bangladeshi policemen have been disciplined after a rape victim's family said she was forced to marry one of the accused rapists in a...

Bangladesh PM blames Myanmar for Rohingya repatriation failure

Bangladesh's prime minister has blamed Myanmar for the failure of a recent attempt to repatriate Rohingya refugees, saying its neighbouring country did not do...

Bangladesh halts new SIM card sale in Rohingya camps

Bangladesh mobile operators have on government orders stopped selling new SIM cards to Rohingya refugees, officials said Monday, in a further sign of Dhaka's impatience...