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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...

Bangladesh says no hurry to relocate Rohingya, in talks with UN bodies

Bangladesh is not in a hurry to relocate Rohingya refugees to a Bay of Bengal island, a minister told Reuters on Monday, after the...

Teenager’s death sparks fresh student protests in Bangladesh

Hundreds of students demonstrated in Dhaka Wednesday after a teenager was struck and killed by a speeding bus, just months after a similar accident...

Bangladesh FIFA official arrested for ‘defaming’ PM Hasina

A lawyer for FIFA council member Mahfuza Akhter Kiron is set to file a petition in a Bangladesh court on Tuesday seeking bail for...