Bangladesh threatens legal action against Al Jazeera over explosive documentary

The Foreign Minister of Bangladesh has said his government is considering taking legal action against Al Jazeera for "spreading misinformation" through broadcasting its recent...

Bangladeshi regime is ‘colluding with criminal gang and buying Israeli equipment’

An Al Jazeera investigation has revealed that a criminal gang is colluding with Bangladesh’s security forces and profiting from links to Prime Mnister Sheikh Hasina. The...

Pakistan lifts all visa restrictions for Bangladeshis

Pakistan has lifted all restrictions on visas for Bangladeshi citizens and says it is now waiting for Dhaka to do the same. “Pakistan has already...

Huge demonstration in Bangladesh gives government 24 hours to cut ties with France

At least 50,000 people have staged a huge demonstration in Bangladesh over Emmanuel Macron’s stance on the right to publish cartoons of the Prophet...

100,000 mourners defy Bangladesh coronavirus lockdown

More than 100,000 people defied Bangladesh's coronavirus lockdown on Saturday to attend the funeral of one of the country's most prominent Islamic scholars in...

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...
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