Bangladesh

Bangladesh urges Myanmar to repatriate Rohingya Muslim refugees

Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday urged Myanmar's government to help persecuted Rohingya Muslims go back to their homes after thousands of refugees from the minority group...

Bangladesh demands early repatriation of Rohingya Muslims

Dhaka on Thursday called Naypyidaw for early repatriation of all Rohingya Muslims who crossed the border into Bangladesh, including those who entered after recent persecutions of the minority...

Woman, teen blow themselves up in Dhaka as Islamist group raided

A woman and a teenage boy blew themselves up after Bangladeshi security forces raided a hideout of a banned Islamist group in the capital Dhaka on Saturday, officials said.

Report: Rohingya crisis has forced thousands to Bangladesh

Nearly 21,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh amid a renewed wave of violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said on Tuesday.

Boat carrying Rohingya capsizes in Bangladesh river; three rescued

Bangladeshi fishermen rescued three Rohingya Muslims after a boat carrying more than 30 people capsized in a river during an attempt to flee Myanmar and escape persecution, officials said on...

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...