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Bangladesh

Khaleda Zia gets 5-year jail for graft

Ex-PM may be disqualified from polls; fugitive son sentenced too.

09 Feb 2018 2:32 AM

Corruption charges lead to 5 yrs jail term for ex-B'desh PM Khaleda Zia

In the same case, her son Tarique Rahman and four others have been sentenced to 10 years in jail.

08 Feb 2018 2:55 PM

Repatriation of Rohingya Muslim refugees to Myanmar delayed: Bangladesh

The United Nations described the military operation as ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya, which Myanmar denies.

22 Jan 2018 3:03 PM

‘No place to be born’: 48,000 births projected in Rohingya refugee camps

Save the Children based its projection of new births on an estimate of how many of the refugees were pregnant.

05 Jan 2018 3:29 PM

Bangladesh police detain social media activist for defaming Islam

'The charge against him is that he hurt religious feeling by mocking Prophet Mohammed and made bad comments against Islam.’

27 Dec 2017 6:40 PM

The pillage of an existence: Survivors of Rohingya massacre tell stories

Rohingyas have lived in Myanmar for decades but, they are still seen as foreign invaders from Bangladesh who are intent on stealing land.

21 Dec 2017 6:47 PM

Bangladesh celebrates 1971 war victory, honours Indian veterans

The 1971 war veterans of both Bangladesh and India once again got together to celebrate the victory.

17 Dec 2017 11:20 AM

NYC subway blast: B'desh police detain suspect’s family members

The device prematurely exploded between two subway platforms near Port Authority, America's largest bus terminal.

13 Dec 2017 1:09 PM

B'desh condemns US subway attack after suspect transpires to be its national

Bangladesh Police said they are unauthorised to comment on the suspect, identified as Akayed Ullah, a 27-year-old Bangladeshi immigrant.

12 Dec 2017 5:02 PM

Pope Francis wraps up Asia tour after meeting Rohingyas refugees

Pope Francis is known for championing the rights of refugees and has repeatedly expressed support for the long-suffering Rohingya.

02 Dec 2017 6:00 PM