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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

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

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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

India sends 53 tonnes of relief materials for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

The 1st consignment of India's assistance comes days after Dhaka briefed New Delhi about the problems faced by it due to influx of refugees.

14 Sep 2017 3:07 PM

India to send humanitarian aid for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

The UNHRC had said that 3,70,000 Rohingyas have fled violence-affected Myanmar's Rakhine state and sought refuge in Bangladesh.

14 Sep 2017 12:14 PM

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At least 100 Rohingyas dead in boat capsize as bodies wash ashore in Bangladesh

The UN says at least 370,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled a Myanmar military crackdown in Rakhine since August 25.

13 Sep 2017 2:15 PM

Myanmar laying landmines near B’desh border to prevent Rohingya Muslims from fleeing

The sources did not clarify if the groups were in uniform, but added that they were sure they were not Rohingya insurgents.

06 Sep 2017 5:18 PM

Boat carrying dozens of Rohingyas capsizes off Bangladesh, 5 children drown

Myanmar leader Suu Kyi has come under pressure from countries with large Muslim populations including to stop violence against Rohingya.

06 Sep 2017 11:33 AM

Myanmar: 125,000 Rohingya refugees flee Bangladesh; Suu Kyi under pressure

The latest violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state began on Aug 25, when Rohingya insurgents attacked dozens of police posts and an army base.

05 Sep 2017 2:11 PM

400 dies as Myanmar army steps up crackdown on Rohingya militants

The army says it is conducting clearance operations against 'extremist terrorists' and security forces have been told to protect civilians.

01 Sep 2017 2:15 PM

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Bangladesh sentenced 14 JMB militants over 2005 bombings

Court police's Inspector Anwarul Islam said charges against 3 suspects were dropped as they had died while 4 of the convicts are absconding.

09 Aug 2017 10:55 AM

Trump Café in Bangladesh with life-size cut out of US Prez leaves politics aside

CNN is broadcast to give an extra American flavour, while the wi-fi password is ‘Ivanka Trump’.

16 Jul 2017 6:09 PM

Bangladesh factory blast death toll rises to 10

Factory authorities said the main site was closed on Monday, and the workers there were conducting boiler maintenance.

04 Jul 2017 3:49 PM

Blow for Khaleda Zia as another plea junked in graft case

With the apex court’s order, all the obstacles have been removed to continue a trial in a lower court against Ms Zia.

03 Jul 2017 2:07 AM

After B’desh landslides claim hundreds of lives, lightning takes 22 lives

Hundreds of people die every year from lightning strikes in Bangladesh and experts say climate change has worsened the problem.

20 Jun 2017 1:04 PM

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