Bangladesh bans mass gatherings after tens of thousands pray for virus protection

Bangladesh has banned all kinds of political, social, cultural and religious gatherings a day after tens of thousands of people gathered for a mass...

Thousands rendered homeless after Bangladesh fire

Up to 50,000 people are thought to have been rendered homeless after a massive fire swept through a slum in the capital of Bangladesh,...

Bangladesh to charge 16 people with murder of Nusrat Jahan Rafi who was burned...

Bangladeshi police will charge 16 people, including the headteacher of a madrassa, with the murder of a 19-year-old student who was burned to death. The...

Shamima Begum would face capital punishment in Bangladesh, says foreign minister

Bangladesh’s foreign minister has said that Shamima Begum could face the death penalty for involvement in terrorism if she goes to the country. However, her...

Cyclone Fani destroys more than 1,000 homes in Bangladesh

Cyclone Fani has caused serious damage in Bangladesh, despite the storm weakening as it blew from northern India. At least 1,000 homes have been destroyed...

Bangladeshi madrassa student burned alive for reporting sexual assault against headteacher

Nusrat Jahan Rafi was burned alive at her school in Bangladesh after she filed a sexual assault complaint against her headteacher. At the local police...

100 Bangladeshi maids return home after physical and mental abuse in Saudi Arabia

At least 100 Bangladeshi female workers who were exploited or abused in Saudi Arabia returned back to their country last week, according to a...

Profile: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has won a third consecutive term in office in a controversial general election and her Awami League (AL) Party...

Awami League Party wins “landslide” victory in Bangladesh elections

The Awami League Party led by Sheikh Hasina has won a “landslide” victory in the Bangladeshi elections, granting them another term to rule a...

Unarmed students killed and hundreds injured as road safety protests spread in Bangladesh

Hundreds of unarmed demonstrators have been injured and scores have been killed in Bangladesh as student protests over road safety regulations bring Dhaka and...
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