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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...

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...

US Star Angelina Jolie Visits Rohingya Camps In Bangladesh Ahead Of Funding Appeal

Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie on Monday (4) visited the world's largest refugee settlement, home to nearly one million Rohingya Muslims, in a bid to...

Bangladesh To Move Rohingya To Island Next Month: Minister

Bangladesh said on Wednesday (13) that it would start relocating tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims from overcrowded camps to a remote island vulnerable...

Hidden Chemical Bomb Found In Devastation Of Bangladesh Fire

Mass funerals were held Friday (22) for victims of a devastating fire in Dhaka fuelled by illegally stored chemicals that killed nearly 70 people,...

Teenager’s Death Sparks Fresh Student Protests In Bangladesh

Hundreds of students demonstrated in Dhaka on Wednesday (20) after a teenager was struck and killed by a speeding bus, just months after a...

Elephants Face ‘Time Bomb’ In Bangladesh Land Clash With Rohingya Refugees

Standing atop an elephant watch-tower on the outskirts of the sprawling Rohingya refugee settlement in southeast Bangladesh, Nur Islam takes great pride in keeping...
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,...

Bangladeshi Aeroplane Captain Had Emotional Breakdown Before Deadly Crash: Nepal Probe Panel

The captain of a Bangladeshi aeroplane "seemed to have an emotional breakdown" before a deadly crash last March, Nepali investigators said in a final...

Security Tight For Bangladesh ‘Mini-Hajj’

Security was tight on Friday (15) in Bangladesh as hundreds of thousands of people gathered for a Muslim gathering rivalling the Hajj in Mecca...