The charges against Zia had led to her boycotting polls in 2014, which triggered widespread protests at the time.
26 Feb 2018 7:19 PM
Ex-PM may be disqualified from polls; fugitive son sentenced too.
09 Feb 2018 2:32 AM
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
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
'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 1971 war veterans of both Bangladesh and India once again got together to celebrate the victory.
17 Dec 2017 11:20 AM
The device prematurely exploded between two subway platforms near Port Authority, America's largest bus terminal.
13 Dec 2017 1:09 PM
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 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