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Bangladeshi shaved wife’s head after finding hair in food

A Bangladeshi who forcibly shaved his wife's head after finding a hair in his breakfast has been arrested, police said Tuesday, as rights groups...

Bangladesh student killing sparks university protests

Students in Bangladesh staged protests and blocked major roads Monday after an undergraduate was beaten to death, allegedly by ruling party activists, for criticising the government...

Top Bangladesh politician snared in anti-corruption crackdown

A prominent Bangladesh ruling party politician with alleged links to the capital's underworld was arrested on Sunday in a sweeping anti-graft drive championed by the prime...

Film star Cate Blanchett backs drive to end plight of 10 million stateless

Film star Cate Blanchett will back a global campaign on Monday to end the plight of an estimated 10 million people with no nationality...

Bangladesh, India sign seven pacts after Hasina-Modi talks

Broadbasing their ties, Bangladesh and India on Saturday inked seven pacts and launched three projects after Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina held wide-ranging talks with...

PM Hasina holds talks with Narendra Modi

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheik Hasina on Saturday held wide-ranging talks with her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on further deepening overall ties between the two...

Bangladesh asks Brunei to deport suspects in human trafficking ring

Bangladesh has suspended the passports of five citizens suspected of running a trafficking ring involving hundreds of workers in Brunei and asked the government there...

Countries in South Asia must move beyond majority-minority mindset: Hasina

Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday said South Asian countries must move beyond the "majority-minority mindset" as pluralism was the strength of the...

Don’t use onion in food: Bangladesh PM told her cook post India’s export ban

India's onion export ban seems to have impacted kitchen of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, as she has urged in lighter vein to provide...

Bangladesh troops accused of raping Rohingya girl

The Bangladesh military said Thursday it has ordered an investigation after a Rohingya family in a refugee camp accused army troops of raping a 12-year-old girl. The...