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Bangladesh sentences 10 Islamists to death for 2001 bombing

A Bangladeshi court sentenced 10 Islamic militants to death Monday for the bombing at communist party rally two decades ago that killed five people. In...

Domingo wants Bangladesh to follow India template in tests

Bangladesh coach Russell Domingo wants the team to follow the example of India to grow after years of stagnation in the long format and...

Bangladesh eyes deal with Malaysia to protect migrant workers from abuse

by Naimul Karim Cutting recruitment fees for Bangladeshi migrants who move to Malaysia for work under a new deal could curb human trafficking, according to officials,...

World Bank forecasts Bangladesh growth of 7.3 pct, to miss govt projection

The World Bank on Thursday predicted Bangladesh's economy will grow at 7.3 percent in the fiscal year that ends on June 30, lower than a...

Bangladesh fashion workers at risk with ‘shocking’ reform delays

The safety of workers making clothing for global brands like Adidas and H&M could be at risk if Bangladesh's Supreme Court moves on Sunday...

Bangladesh opposition leader Zia hospitalised: lawyer

Bangladesh's jailed opposition leader Khaleda Zia was taken to hospital in Dhaka on Monday for tests, said her lawyer, who described the two-time former...

Bangladesh police arrest building owners over latest deadly fire

Two of the owners of a high-rise commercial building that caught fire last week, killing 26 people in a blaze made worse by the...

Bangladesh stops Rohingya making risky journey to Malaysia

Bangladesh security forces stopped 29 people, mostly Rohingya Muslims, from being smuggled to Malaysia in rickety fishing boats, officials said Saturday, the latest group...

Bangladesh skyscraper inferno death toll rises to 25

The death toll from a horrific blaze that ripped through a Bangladesh skyscraper rose on Friday to 25, including some who leapt to their...

Workers jump to their deaths as Dhaka office block fire kills 19

Desperate workers leaped to their deaths as a huge fire tore through a Dhaka office block Thursday, killing at least 19 people and trapping...