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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...

Three Bangladesh citizens killed, four injured, and one missing in Christchurch shooting

A gunman shot dead 49 people and wounded more than 40 at two New Zealand mosques, some as they were kneeling at prayer, livestreaming...

Bangladesh to move Rohingya to island next month: minister

Bangladesh said Wednesday it would start relocating tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims from overcrowded camps to a remote island vulnerable to extreme weather, despite...

Rohingya militants condemn violence in refugee camps amid reports of killings

Myanmar's Rohingya militants urged their followers on Wednesday to refrain from crime in Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh, following reports of killings and abductions attributed...

Would-be Bangladeshi plane hijacker had toy gun -police

A Bangladeshi passenger on a Dubai-bound flight who threatened to blow up the plane and tried to force his way into the cockpit was...

Lighter fuel, deodorant cans and chemicals fuelled Bangladesh blaze

Lighter fuel, deodorant cans and drums full of chemicals stored in a residential building in the Bangladeshi capital fuelled a blaze this week that...

Inferno kills at least 70 in Dhaka apartment blocks

At least 70 people were killed when fire tore through crumbling apartment blocks in a historic part of Dhaka, setting off a chain of...

Bangladesh shuts 20,000 websites in anti-porn ‘war’

Bangladesh authorities have blocked almost 20,000 websites as part of an anti-pornography "war", a minister said Tuesday. Internet providers in the conservative Muslim-majority nation took...

UN seeks $920 million aid for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

The United Nations on Friday called for $920 million in aid for around a million Rohingya taking shelter in Bangladesh after bloodshed in Buddhist-majority Myanmar. About 740,000...