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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...

Bangladesh hopes to stem trafficking of Rohingya by opening schools

Some 10,000 Rohingya children in the world's largest refugee camp will start formal schooling in April, reducing their risk of trafficking and exploitation, officials...

Bangladesh calls for support with Rohingya relocation plan

Bangladeshi authorities urged the international community on Sunday (5) to back a controversial plan to relocate tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar...

Nearly 5,000 garment workers sacked over Bangladesh strikes

Nearly 5,000 low-paid Bangladeshi garment workers stitching clothes for global brands have been sacked by factory bosses for joining strikes over wages this month...

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...
Press freedom activists in Bangladesh

Press freedom under threat across south Asia

By Drew McLachlan Journalists and other media workers in Bangladesh are enjoying “maximum freedom” to cover the news despite a recent international report finding otherwise,...

Bangladesh halts visa-on-arrival for Chinese nationals

Bangladesh has temporarily suspended its visa-on-arrival services for Chinese nationals and asked the authorities not to recruit them for the ongoing projects after 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...

Myanmar ‘too slow’ in allowing Rohingya return: UN chief

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday criticized as "too slow" Myanmar's efforts to allow the return of Rohingya Muslim refugees, describing the lack of...