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Nearly 200 'Bangladeshi's' crammed into Indonesia shophouse: Police

Police in the city of Medan on Sumatra island were tipped off to the group by suspicious residents who lived nearby.

06 Feb 2019 4:45 PM

31 Rohingya in limbo on Bangladesh-India border

This group crossed barbed-wire fences along Indian part of border, but Bangladesh border guards stopped them from entering their territory.

21 Jan 2019 8:32 PM

Fresh arrest warrant against Khaleda Zia

A Dhaka court has issued a fresh arrest warrant against jailed former Bangladesh Prime Minister Khaleda Zia.

21 Jan 2019 1:53 PM

Landslide win for Sheikh Hasina in Bangladesh; Oppn rejects 'farcical' polls

The ruling Awami League-led coalition has won over 267 seats in the 300-member House, according to Election Commission.

31 Dec 2018 11:23 AM

Voting ends in Bangladesh election; 12 killed in poll violence

Polls have predicted that Sheikh Hasina will clinch a third-consecutive term and record fourth overall.

30 Dec 2018 5:32 PM

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10 killed in poll-related violence as voting underway in Bangladesh

3 men were shot by police while 6 others died in clashes between activists from ruling Awami League Party and Oppn BNP.

30 Dec 2018 3:33 PM

2 dead in clashes as Bangladesh votes, Sheikh Hasina likely to win

One man died when police opened fire on opposition activists who they say had attacked a polling station in the southern town of Bashkhali.

30 Dec 2018 12:23 PM

Voting begins in Bangladesh polls, Sheikh Hasina seeks 4th term as PM

Hasina's rival ex-premier Khalida Zia, who is reportedly partially paralysed, faces uncertain future in Dhaka jail.

30 Dec 2018 10:25 AM

Bangladesh intensifies security as Hasina seeks re-election on Sunday

13 people have been killed in clashes between supporters of Awami League and activists of opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party.

29 Dec 2018 6:05 PM

Bangladesh deploys 6 lakh security forces ahead of elections today

The forces include elite Rapid Action Battalion, navy, border and coast guards and auxiliary police units -- are providing security.

29 Dec 2018 1:39 PM

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None turned up voluntarily: Rohingya repatriation effort fails, Yangon blames Dhaka

About 1,000 Rohingya men, women and children protested against repatriations, shouting 'We want justice'.

16 Nov 2018 1:05 PM

Official casts doubts over Rohingya repatriation, says none want to return

Fearing repatriation, refugees who fled to Bangladesh with testimony of murder, rape and arson after a military crackdown went into hiding.

15 Nov 2018 12:33 PM

Khaleda Zia's jail term in corruption case doubled to 10 years

The decision came day after Zia, 73, was ordered jailed for 7 yrs in separate case, piling pressure on opposition ahead of national poll.

30 Oct 2018 11:59 AM

Bangladesh ex-PM Khaleda Zia gets 7 more years in jail over graft case

Zia is already serving a jail term since February after being convicted in another case related to embezzlement of funds of an orphanage.

29 Oct 2018 12:41 PM

Bangladesh newspaper editors protest 'anti-press' digital security law

President Abdul Hamid had approved the Digital Security Act on October 8 amidst widespread protests by journalists and rights group.

16 Oct 2018 1:53 PM

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Ex-Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia's son gets life for 2004 grenade attack

Tarique Rahman, son of Zia, was sentenced to life and 19 others were given death sentence by court over 2004 grenade attack.

10 Oct 2018 3:56 PM

'Floating schools' turn tide on climate change in Bangladesh

BRAC University students recently unveiled a model for floating a bamboo home that can survive flood or be relocated in case of inundation.

04 Oct 2018 12:09 PM

India hands over relief supplies to Bangladesh for Rohingyas

Bangladesh, facing a big influx of Rohingyas, called on international community to intervene and pressure Myanmar to address the issue.

18 Sep 2018 6:43 PM

Bangladesh woman journalist hacked to death at her residence

Subarna Nodi, 32, was a correspondent of private news channel Ananda TV and also worked for the Daily Jagroto Bangla newspaper.

29 Aug 2018 1:32 PM

Top Bangladesh photographer Shahidul Alam sent to jail

Alam was accused of making 'false' and 'provocative' statements on Al Jazeera and on Facebook Live as students protested in July and August.

13 Aug 2018 3:04 PM

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