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Bangladesh bans mobile phone access in Rohingya camps

Bangladesh on Monday ordered operators to shut down mobile phone services to almost one million Rohingya refugees living in camps in the country's southeast, an...

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...

Human Rights Watch slams Bangladesh arrests

Human Rights Watch on Friday slammed Bangladesh authorities after a series of new arrests this week under the country's internet laws, raising worries over the freedom...

Bangladesh tiger population rises after poaching crackdown

The number of wild tigers in Bangladesh's Sundarbans area has increased for the first time in 15 years after a major crackdown against poachers in...

Bangladesh garment makers ask government to extend export subsidy

Bangladesh’s garment makers have asked the government to extend a 5 percent export subsidy for the industry, saying they are being squeezed between low...

Cyclone Fani death toll rises to 42 in India, Bangladesh

The death toll from a cyclone that battered India and Bangladesh rose to 42 on Sunday as emergency teams raced to fix water supplies and roads...

Dengue outbreak: Death toll rises to 14

Bangladesh is grappling with its worst outbreak of dengue fever, with hospitals packed with patients as the disease spreads rapidly in the densely-populated country. At least...

Rohingya should move to island to avoid landslides -Bangladesh minister

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh are at risk from landslides in the coming monsoon season and should be relocated to a remote island, the country's foreign minister...

Bangladesh sets up new court to try opposition leader

Bangladeshi authorities have set up a new makeshift court adjacent to a jail outside the capital Dhaka to try imprisoned opposition leader Khaleda Zia,...

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...