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NYC subway blast: B'desh police detain suspect’s family members

The device prematurely exploded between two subway platforms near Port Authority, America's largest bus terminal.

13 Dec 2017 1:09 PM

B'desh condemns US subway attack after suspect transpires to be its national

Bangladesh Police said they are unauthorised to comment on the suspect, identified as Akayed Ullah, a 27-year-old Bangladeshi immigrant.

12 Dec 2017 5:02 PM

Pope Francis wraps up Asia tour after meeting Rohingyas refugees

Pope Francis is known for championing the rights of refugees and has repeatedly expressed support for the long-suffering Rohingya.

02 Dec 2017 6:00 PM

After much precaution in Myanmar, Pope uses ‘Rohingya’ for refugees in B’desh

Pope Francis is known for championing the rights of refugees and has repeatedly expressed his support for the Rohingya.

02 Dec 2017 3:35 PM

Pope Francis leads giant open-air mass in Dhaka ahead of Rohingya meeting

Francis praised Bangladesh for giving refuge to the Rohingya who have flooded in since a military crackdown in Rakhine state in August.

01 Dec 2017 5:02 PM


Pope Francis arrives in Bangladesh, likely to address Rohingya issue

It the second leg of the Pope's tour to the region amid heightened Rohingya crisis.

30 Nov 2017 3:59 PM

Hindu man arrested for allegedly ‘sparking’ riots via Facebook post: Bangladesh

His Facebook post led to an arson attack on over 30 homes of the minority community in Bangladesh.

15 Nov 2017 4:49 PM

Bangladesh chief justice resigns after accusations of graft

Surendra Kumar Sinha, who is believed to be visiting his daughter in Canada, was accused of serious crimes in October.

12 Nov 2017 1:32 PM

Mob torches 30 Hindu houses in Bangladesh over FB post

Agitation over ‘a religiously defamatory post’ in Thakurpara village, Rangpur.

12 Nov 2017 2:33 AM

B’desh: 4, including 1 pilot arrested; planned to crash into politicians’ homes

Bangladesh has witnessed a number of Islamist attacks since 2013 on foreigners, liberals and religious minority.

01 Nov 2017 2:57 PM


Bangladesh: 11 who attempted to assassinate Sheikh Hasina, get 20 years jail term

The Dhaka court also handed down life imprisonment to the accused for blasting bombs on the same day in 1989 at the house of Ms Hasina.

30 Oct 2017 10:49 AM

Rohingya hacks to death Bangladeshi; locals outnumbered in some villages

Police said the attack by the Rohingya man was linked to a family dispute.

29 Oct 2017 12:49 PM

Rohingya crisis: B’deshi oppn asks Sheikh Hasina to follow Indira Gandhi’s footsteps

The BNP is known for its hawkish stance on India as opposed to Hasina’s ruling Awami League.

28 Oct 2017 8:30 PM

Bangladesh may introduce sterilisation to curb Rohingya population

No official data is available on birth rates among the Rohingya, who are excluded from the census in Myanmar.

28 Oct 2017 2:50 PM

Bangladesh arrests Buddhist charity chief on terror charges

The Rohingya refugee crisis has fuelled tensions among minority ethnic Rakhine Buddhists.

26 Oct 2017 2:24 PM


Myanmar's persecuted Rohingyas: Desperate for news, refugees rely on 'WhatsApp radio'

Many Rohingya listeners do not know who is sending the texts or the trustworthiness of the source. Some said inaccurate reports were common.

26 Oct 2017 11:24 AM

Rising desperation, booming sex trade in Rohingya refugee camps

UN agencies say they have no figures on the numbers of sex workers in the camps to make public.

24 Oct 2017 11:08 AM

Sushma Swaraj opens India’s new chancery complex

During the ceremony, Sushma Swaraj also launched 15 development projects being funded by India in Bangladesh.

24 Oct 2017 1:00 AM

Dhaka: Sushma Swaraj talks of terror, Rohingya crisis

Swaraj, who is on a two-day visit to Bangladesh, said New Delhi and Dhaka were unanimous on zero tolerance towards terrorism.

23 Oct 2017 2:03 AM

Modi advised Suu Kyi not to destroy image, says Sushma Swaraj

“Myanmar may punish the terrorists, not innocent people,” he quoted Ms Swaraj as saying.

23 Oct 2017 1:11 AM