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
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
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
It the second leg of the Pope's tour to the region amid heightened Rohingya crisis.
30 Nov 2017 3:59 PM
His Facebook post led to an arson attack on over 30 homes of the minority community in Bangladesh.
15 Nov 2017 4:49 PM
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
Bangladesh has witnessed a number of Islamist attacks since 2013 on foreigners, liberals and religious minority.
01 Nov 2017 2:57 PM
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
The BNP is known for its hawkish stance on India as opposed to Hasina’s ruling Awami League.
28 Oct 2017 8:30 PM
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
The Supreme Court issued a statement as Sinha overnight left for Australia.
15 Oct 2017 7:27 PM
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
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
The Foreign Minister said that the Bangladesh government wants Rohingyas to go back as soon as possible.
06 Oct 2017 6:51 PM
More than half a million Rohingya have fled ethnic bloodshed in Rakhine since late August.
05 Oct 2017 4:03 PM
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
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
More than 200 Rohingya are being treated in Sadar Hospital, which has been inundated with patients.
26 Sep 2017 6:03 PM
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
Over 300,000 Rohingya have poured into Bangladesh since latest flare-up in violence on Aug 25.
15 Sep 2017 4:50 PM