Bangladesh

Thirty migrants, 24 of them Bangladeshis, were killed on Wednesday while crossing the Libyan desert in search of work. The 30 migrants killed by traffickers in Libya on Wednesday were abducted while crossing...

KOLKATA/DHAKA (Reuters) – Rescue teams searched for survivors in eastern India and Bangladesh on Thursday, a day after the most powerful cyclone in over a decade devastated coastal villages, tore...

Abdul Majed had publicly announced his involvement in the 1975 assassination and was reportedly hiding in India. Police in Bangladesh have arrested a fugitive killer of the country’s independence leader...

DHAKA (Reuters) – At least 10 people were killed on Sunday when a fire swept through a fan factory near Bangladesh’s capital, police said, the second such accident in less than a week. Firefighters...

About 55,000 volunteers mobilised to alert people as authorities plan to evacuate 1.5 million before cyclone hits. Authorities in Bangladesh have so far evacuated about 100,000 people from its low-lying...

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United Nations may not have enough money for staff salaries next month if member states don’t pay what they owe, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned...

Bangladesh ends ‘humiliating’ requirement for women to declare whether they are virgins on marriage registration forms A bride had to be ether a Kumari (virgin), a widow or divorced on marriage...

DHAKA/MUMBAI (Reuters) – Onion prices in Bangladesh have doubled over the past two weeks after floods ravaged the crop and as imports from top supplier India became expensive after New Delhi withdrew...

Thousands of students launch a fresh movement as government fails to honour its promise to end quota in government jobs. Dhaka, Bangladesh – Thousands of university students in Bangladesh are boycotting...

At least 49 die after US-Bangla Airlines lands in ‘wrong direction’ at Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport. Kathmandu, Nepal – At least 49 people have been killed when...

At least 49 die after US-Bangla Airlines lands in ‘wrong direction’ at Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport. Kathmandu, Nepal – At least 49 people have been killed when...

DHAKA (Reuters) – Bangladeshi commandoes shot a passenger on Sunday who had tried to enter the cockpit of a Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight after waving a gun and threatening to blow up the plane,...

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh say they are selling aid and other belongings so they can buy fish and vegetables. Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh – Just after midday on a Saturday afternoon Hakim...

The repatriation plan, similar to a previous plan from the 1990s, will move refugees to joins thousands of already displaced Rohingya in Myanmar. A plan to repatriate Rohingya refugees to Myanmar is due...

The repatriation plan, similar to a previous plan from the 1990s, will move refugees to joins thousands of already displaced Rohingya in Myanmar. A plan to repatriate Rohingya refugees to Myanmar is due...

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) – Hundreds of Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh protested on Thursday against any attempt to send them back to Myanmar after sources in Bangladesh said...