The BNP is known for its hawkish stance on India as opposed to Hasina’s ruling Awami League.
28 Oct 2017 8:30 PM
Survivors of the capsizing told local officials that up to 65 people were on board and almost half of them were children.
16 Oct 2017 11:14 AM
The Supreme Court issued a statement as Sinha overnight left for Australia.
15 Oct 2017 7:27 PM
Sinha, who insisted he would return to Bangladesh once his leave ends on November 10, rejected claims by the country's justice minister
14 Oct 2017 6:47 PM
So far 15 have been rescued by Bangladesh coast guards and border guards, though authorities say some may have swum to Myanmar.
10 Oct 2017 12:25 PM
The Foreign Minister said that the Bangladesh government wants Rohingyas to go back as soon as possible.
06 Oct 2017 6:51 PM
More than half a million Rohingya have fled ethnic bloodshed in Rakhine since late August.
05 Oct 2017 4:03 PM
The Rohingya, a Muslim minority, do not qualify for Myanmar citizenship even though many have lived there for generations.
02 Oct 2017 2:34 PM
The billowing humanitarian crisis prompted the UN Security Council to hold its first meeting on Myanmar in eight years.
29 Sep 2017 12:45 PM
More than 200 Rohingya are being treated in Sadar Hospital, which has been inundated with patients.
26 Sep 2017 6:03 PM
Bangladesh already prohibits the sale of SIM cards to its own citizens who cannot provide an official identity card.
24 Sep 2017 2:27 PM
Over 300,000 Rohingya have poured into Bangladesh since latest flare-up in violence on Aug 25.
15 Sep 2017 4:50 PM
The 1st consignment of India's assistance comes days after Dhaka briefed New Delhi about the problems faced by it due to influx of refugees.
14 Sep 2017 3:07 PM
The UNHRC had said that 3,70,000 Rohingyas have fled violence-affected Myanmar's Rakhine state and sought refuge in Bangladesh.
14 Sep 2017 12:14 PM
The UN says at least 370,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled a Myanmar military crackdown in Rakhine since August 25.
13 Sep 2017 2:15 PM
The sources did not clarify if the groups were in uniform, but added that they were sure they were not Rohingya insurgents.
06 Sep 2017 5:18 PM
Myanmar leader Suu Kyi has come under pressure from countries with large Muslim populations including to stop violence against Rohingya.
06 Sep 2017 11:33 AM
The latest violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state began on Aug 25, when Rohingya insurgents attacked dozens of police posts and an army base.
05 Sep 2017 2:11 PM
The army says it is conducting clearance operations against 'extremist terrorists' and security forces have been told to protect civilians.
01 Sep 2017 2:15 PM
Court police's Inspector Anwarul Islam said charges against 3 suspects were dropped as they had died while 4 of the convicts are absconding.
09 Aug 2017 10:55 AM