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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...

Cyclone death toll rises to 24 in Bangladesh, India

The death toll from a cyclone that barrelled into the coasts of Bangladesh and India has risen to 24, authorities said Monday, as the two nations...

As lightning strikes surge, Bangladesh plants a defence

Along the rutted village roads of this sub-district in central Bangladesh, one plant stands out: young palm trees. Hundreds have been planted since 2017 in an...

A dozen dead, fishermen missing after cyclone Bulbul lashes Bangladesh

At least 12 people were killed and five fishermen are missing in Bangladesh after cyclone Bulbul lashed coastal areas this weekend, government officials said...

Bangladesh evacuates 100,000 as Cyclone Bulbul approaches

Bangladesh authorities have evacuated around 100,000 people from the country's low-lying coastal villages and islands with Cyclone Bulbul set to slam into the country later...

Cyclone Bulbul may hit Bangladesh coast tomorrow

Cyclone Bulbul is likely to hit Bangladesh coasts on Saturday. The rainfall has already begun in the coastal districts from Friday morning. The district administrations...

Bangladesh bans fringe Islamist group

Bangladesh has banned a radical Islamist group over a threat to the Muslim-majority country's "security and safety", officials said, as the government steps up a...

Bangladesh seen as climate threat by boosting coal reliance

A Bangladeshi plan to burn more coal for power will worsen global warming in a nation already battered by climate crises from floods to cyclones,...

No more onion on menu in Bangladesh as prices soar

Bangladeshi housewife Tarannum Sobnom cut the amount of onions consumed by her family by half last month as the price of the essential vegetable...

Bangladesh Rohingya island relocation ‘uncertain’ after UN doubts

Bangladesh said Sunday plans to relocate thousands of Rohingya living in overcrowded refugee camps to a remote island were "uncertain" after authorities failed to gain...