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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

After much precaution in Myanmar, Pope uses ‘Rohingya’ for refugees in B’desh

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

02 Dec 2017 3:35 PM

Pope Francis leads giant open-air mass in Dhaka ahead of Rohingya meeting

Francis praised Bangladesh for giving refuge to the Rohingya who have flooded in since a military crackdown in Rakhine state in August.

01 Dec 2017 5:02 PM

Pope Francis arrives in Bangladesh, likely to address Rohingya issue

It the second leg of the Pope's tour to the region amid heightened Rohingya crisis.

30 Nov 2017 3:59 PM

Hindu man arrested for allegedly ‘sparking’ riots via Facebook post: Bangladesh

His Facebook post led to an arson attack on over 30 homes of the minority community in Bangladesh.

15 Nov 2017 4:49 PM

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Bangladesh chief justice resigns after accusations of graft

Surendra Kumar Sinha, who is believed to be visiting his daughter in Canada, was accused of serious crimes in October.

12 Nov 2017 1:32 PM

B’desh: 4, including 1 pilot arrested; planned to crash into politicians’ homes

Bangladesh has witnessed a number of Islamist attacks since 2013 on foreigners, liberals and religious minority.

01 Nov 2017 2:57 PM

Bangladesh: 11 who attempted to assassinate Sheikh Hasina, get 20 years jail term

The Dhaka court also handed down life imprisonment to the accused for blasting bombs on the same day in 1989 at the house of Ms Hasina.

30 Oct 2017 10:49 AM

Rohingya crisis: B’deshi oppn asks Sheikh Hasina to follow Indira Gandhi’s footsteps

The BNP is known for its hawkish stance on India as opposed to Hasina’s ruling Awami League.

28 Oct 2017 8:30 PM

Boat carrying Rohingya Muslims capsizes, killing at least 12

Survivors of the capsizing told local officials that up to 65 people were on board and almost half of them were children.

16 Oct 2017 11:14 AM

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B'desh's first Hindu Chief Justice to face graft investigation

The Supreme Court issued a statement as Sinha overnight left for Australia.

15 Oct 2017 7:27 PM

First Hindu Cheif Justice of Bangladesh accused of corruption, departs country

Sinha, who insisted he would return to Bangladesh once his leave ends on November 10, rejected claims by the country's justice minister

14 Oct 2017 6:47 PM

Rohingya boat capsize toll rises to 23 as more bodies found

So far 15 have been rescued by Bangladesh coast guards and border guards, though authorities say some may have swum to Myanmar.

10 Oct 2017 12:25 PM

Solution to Rohingya issue has to be found in Myanmar: B'desh foreign secy

The Foreign Minister said that the Bangladesh government wants Rohingyas to go back as soon as possible.

06 Oct 2017 6:51 PM

B'desh destroys boats, jail captains for smuggling Rohingyas, illegal drugs

More than half a million Rohingya have fled ethnic bloodshed in Rakhine since late August.

05 Oct 2017 4:03 PM

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Myanmar 'makes proposal' to take back Rohingya refugees fled to Bangladesh

The Rohingya, a Muslim minority, do not qualify for Myanmar citizenship even though many have lived there for generations.

02 Oct 2017 2:34 PM

19 dead in Rohingya boat sinking as UN chief tells Myanmar to end 'nightmare'

The billowing humanitarian crisis prompted the UN Security Council to hold its first meeting on Myanmar in eight years.

29 Sep 2017 12:45 PM

Rohingya toll mounts over outbreak of disease as Bangladesh plans separate shelters

More than 200 Rohingya are being treated in Sadar Hospital, which has been inundated with patients.

26 Sep 2017 6:03 PM

Bangladesh bans selling of mobile phone connections to Rohingyas

Bangladesh already prohibits the sale of SIM cards to its own citizens who cannot provide an official identity card.

24 Sep 2017 2:27 PM

Swaraj talks to B'desh PM, says India pushing Myanmar to take back Rohingya refugees

Over 300,000 Rohingya have poured into Bangladesh since latest flare-up in violence on Aug 25.

15 Sep 2017 4:50 PM

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