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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...

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 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...

Some in Bangladesh election observer group said they regretted involvement

A top official at an observer group that monitored Bangladesh's election, as well as one of its foreign volunteers, have said they regretted participating. The...

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...

Bangladesh rebukes Myanmar for ‘unprovoked aggression’

Bangladesh on Wednesday (8) rebuked Myanmar for opening fire on a boat in the Naf river that marks their border and killing one fisherman,...

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 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...

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...

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...