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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 Town Barbers Face Fines For ‘Foreign’ Cuts

A barber's association in a northern Bangladesh town has warned its members not to give ‘foreign’ haircuts or beard styles on pain of fines,...

Bangladesh ex-PM Zia trapped between life and death: BNP

Jailed former prime minister Khaleda Zia is trapped between life and death as her health has massively deteriorated over the last week due to...

Would-be Bangladeshi Plane Hijacker Had Toy Gun: Police

A Bangladeshi passenger on a Dubai-bound flight who threatened to blow up the plane and tried to force his way into the cockpit was...

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...

Dozens Of Bangladesh Migrants Trafficked To Vanuatu Stuck In Limbo

Dozens of Bangladeshis who say they were trafficked to Vanuatu with the promise of jobs are stuck in limbo and struggling to survive while...

Bangladesh Police Break Up Opposition Protest As Election Nears

Bangladesh police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at opposition party supporters in the capital Dhaka on Wednesday as tension soared weeks before a...

Hundreds of Bangladeshi “extremists” to surrender: police

Hundreds of Bangladeshi left-wing "extremists" will lay down their arms Tuesday in what police say is the largest surrender of its kind in decades...

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,...

Gangs taking control of Bangladesh Rohingya camps, report warns

Criminal gangs and militants are increasing their grip on Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh, committing killings and abductions with "impunity", International Crisis Group said...