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US, Bangladesh renew commitment to support safe return of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar

The US and Bangladesh on Monday renewed their commitments to support the voluntary, safe, dignified, and sustainable return of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar as...

23 die in Bangladesh ferry accident: emergency services

Twenty-three people died and dozens more were missing on Monday (29) after a ferry capsized in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka following a collision with...

4 Rohingya men killed in gunfight with Bangladesh police

Four suspected members of a Rohingya group allegedly involved in kidnapping for ransom were killed in a gunfight with Bangladeshi police near the sprawling...

Bangladesh men fined for Messi birthday party during pandemic lockdown

Fifteen Bangladeshi men have been fined for celebrating the birthday of Argentine football star Lionel Messi in breach of a coronavirus lockdown. Magistrates accompanied by...

Bangladesh boy, 15, arrested for Facebook criticism of PM

A 15-year-old boy has become the latest person to fall foul of Bangladesh’s contentious internet laws after being arrested for criticising prime minister Sheikh...

Virus fears fuel bicycle sales in congested Bangladesh cities

DHAKA commuters hitting the streets again after a months-long lockdown are opting for bikes to maintain social distancing — and discovering that pedal power...

Bangladesh lecturer charged over Facebook virus post

A Bangladesh university lecturer has been charged under controversial digital security laws for allegedly mocking an ex-health minister who died of coronavirus, the latest...

Malaysia to ask Bangladesh to take back Rohingya refugees found at sea

MALAYSIA will ask Bangladesh to take back about 300 Rohingya refugees detained after a boat carrying them entered its waters this week, the southeast...

Rohingya refugees running scared from coronvirus tests

Rohingya refugees infected with coronavirus are fleeing quarantine in their Bangladesh camps because they fear being transferred to an isolated island in the Bay...

Bangladesh garment factories launch Covid-19 testing lab for workers

A laboratory to test garment workers for coronavirus is opening in Bangladesh as manufacturers seek to stem the spread of Covid-19 in factories that...