Bangladesh

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  • 53 detained over attacks on Hindus in Bangladesh

    53 detained over attacks on Hindus in Bangladesh

    The Bangladesh police have detained 53 people in connection with arson attacks on the homes of Hindus over a rumoured Facebook post by a local "insulting religion". More than 30 homes belonging to Hindu families in Rangpur's Thakurbari village were......

    November 11, 2017
  • UN immunises Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

    UN immunises Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

    The United Nations and the Bangladeshi government are stepping up efforts to immunize Rohingya refugees living in overcrowded camps and makeshift shelters, as the number of suspected measles cases is on the rise, said the UN on Friday. Measles, a......

    November 11, 2017
  • Bangladesh hands over five terrorists to India

    Bangladesh hands over five terrorists to India

    Five terrorists belonging to Manipur and Nagaland-based extremist outfits were handed over to Assam Police by Bangladeshi police after they completed their 13-year jail term in that country, a police official here said. "Bangladesh police handed over the five militants......

    November 8, 2017
  • Pakistan look to host Bangladesh, Sri Lanka for bilateral series

    Pakistan look to host Bangladesh, Sri Lanka for bilateral series

    After successfully hosting Sri Lanka for a T20 International, the PCB is targeting home series against South Africa and Bangladesh next year, said chairman Najam Sethi. Sethi said realistically after the decision by Sri Lanka to come and play a......

    November 1, 2017
  • Myanmar accuses Bangladesh of delaying repatriation of refugees

    Myanmar accuses Bangladesh of delaying repatriation of refugees

    Myanmar has accused Bangladesh of delaying the repatriation of refugees to its territory due to the millions of dollars of aid it is receiving to build refugee camps, official media reported on Wednesday. Around 600,000 members of the Rohingya Muslim......

    November 1, 2017
  • Four Rohingya killed in Bangladesh boat capsize

    Four Rohingya killed in Bangladesh boat capsize

    At least four Rohingya migrants were killed after a boat carrying them capsized off the coast of Bangladesh close to its border with Myanmar, a police official said. The boat carrying 33 migrants capsized in the morning, the official told......

    October 31, 2017
  • Big turnout at Myanmar pro-army rally defies Rohingya outcry

    Big turnout at Myanmar pro-army rally defies Rohingya outcry

    Military songs rang out across downtown Yangon on Sunday as tens of thousands rallied in defence of Myanmar's army, an institution accused by the global community of driving Rohingya Muslims from the country. More than 600,000 Rohingya have fled western......

    October 29, 2017
  • Police intercept pirates in Bengal's Sundarban region

    Police intercept pirates in Bengal's Sundarban region

    The West Bengal Police on Saturday intercepted a boat of armed men suspected to be pirates in South 24 Pargana district's Sundarban region and engaged in an exchange of fire, a senior officer said. Police have seized the boat but......

    October 28, 2017
  • Four Bangladeshis injured in 'Rohingya attack'

    Four Bangladeshis injured in 'Rohingya attack'

    Four Bangladeshi civilians have been injured allegedly in an attack by Rohingya migrants at a refugee camp in Cox's Bazar district, a media report said on Saturday. A senior police officer told bdnews24 the attack occurred at the Balukhali camp......

    October 28, 2017
  • 604,000 Rohingya refugees arrive in Bangladesh: UN

    604,000 Rohingya refugees arrive in Bangladesh: UN

    The total number of Rohingya refugees that have arrived Bangladesh from Myanmar since August 25 has reached 604,000, a UN spokesman said here on Wednesday. "Refugees have sought shelter in Bangladesh since the outbreak of violence in Myanmar on August......

    October 26, 2017
  • Bangladesh, India, Nepal to enforce transport deal

    Bangladesh, India, Nepal to enforce transport deal

    Vehicle Agreement signed by four countries after Bhutan’s parliament failed to ratify the BBIN agreement. The MVA agreement was signed in June 2015 with an aim to implement it within a year. Subsequently, Bangladesh, India and Nepal endorsed the agreement......

    October 25, 2017
  • 'Irritants' in Bangladesh-India ties will be removed, assures Sushma in Dhaka

    'Irritants' in Bangladesh-India ties will be removed, assures Sushma in Dhaka

    Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has promised to sincerely remove "irritants" between Bangladesh and India. Sushma Swaraj said relations between the neighbours are now outstanding, and that both countries are working to resolve these irritants in the spirit of......

    October 24, 2017
  • Among India's neighbours, Bangladesh gets top priority: Sushma Swaraj

    Among India's neighbours, Bangladesh gets top priority: Sushma Swaraj

    On the last day of her Bangladesh visit, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday said in India's neighbour first policy, Bangladesh comes first and that the bilateral ties between the two nations were moving at fast pace. “There are......

    October 23, 2017