Bangladesh

Flight carrying Bangladesh premier makes emergency landing

An international flight carrying Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to Hungary made an emergency landing in Turkmenistan after technical problems, officials said on Sunday.

Bangladesh seeks international support to resolve Rohingya crisis

Dhaka on Thursday called for international support to resolve a crisis sparked when a Myanmar military offensive against Rohingya Muslims forced hundreds to seek shelter in Bangladesh.

Suspected Islamists detained over Japanese man's murder in Bangladesh

Investigators on Sunday arrested four suspected Islamist militants in connection with the murder of a Japanese man in northern Bangladesh in 2015, police said.

Bangladesh deploys paramilitary forces after Muslims attack Hindus

Paramilitary forces have been deployed to curb religious tension in Bangladesh after a Muslim crowd vandalised Hindu homes and temples in an eastern district on the weekend, officials said...

Bangladesh, China leaders laud "consensus" in closer ties

Bangladesh hailed a "new horizon" in its ties to Asian superpower China Friday as the countries' leaders announced more than two dozen deals for enhancing cooperation.

Bangladeshi police kill 11 suspected Islamist militants

Eleven suspected Islamist extremists were killed in anti-militant raids conducted by security forces in two central Bangladeshi districts, officials said on Saturday.

Canadian student cleared of Bangladesh cafe attack charges

A Canadian university student arrested on suspicion of having links to a deadly cafe attack in the Bangladeshi capital in July has been cleared of the charges, police said on Wednesday.

Bangladesh joins India in avoiding Pakistan summit

Bangladesh has decided not to attend a conference of a regional grouping of eight South Asian nations slated to be held in the Pakistani capital Islamabad in November, as regional tensions disrupt...

Thirteen dead after passenger boat capsizes in Bangladeshi river

At least ten people have died and several others are missing after an engine-propelled passenger boat sank in a river in southern Bangladesh, police said on Wednesday.

Owner disappears after deadly Bangladesh factory fire

The owner of a Bangladeshi packaging plant where more than 30 people were killed in a devastating fire has apparently gone into hiding after he was sued over the...

Bangladeshi factory owner sued after fire kills more than 30

The owner of a Bangladeshi packaging plant where more than 30 people were killed in a devastating fire is being sued by relatives of the victims, police said on Monday...

Death toll in Bangladesh factory fire rises to 29

The death toll in a Bangladesh factory fire has risen to 25, officials said on Sunday, with firefighters still battling to put out the blaze caused by an explosion at...

Boiler explosion kills 23 at Bangladeshi factory

At least 20 workers were killed and scores injured on Saturday after a huge boiler explosion set fire to a packaging factory near the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, firefighters said.

Bangladesh hangs Islamic party leader for 1971 war crimes

A senior Islamist party politician was hanged in Bangladesh for crimes committed during the country's 1971 war of independence against Pakistan, an official said.

Bangladesh cafe attack "trainer" killed in gunfight

A suspected militant believed to be the trainer of the July cafe attack perpetrators in Dhaka was killed in a gunfight with security forces late Friday in the Bangladeshi capital, police said.