Gulf Times - Bangladesh
200,000 Rohingya rally to mark 'Genocide Day' in Bangladesh camps

200,000 Rohingya rally to mark 'Genocide Day' in Bangladesh camps

Some 200,000 Rohingya rallied in a Bangladesh camp Sunday to mark two years since they fled a violent crackdown by Myanmar forces

UN agency, Bangladesh begin survey of Rohingya over return to Myanmar

UN agency, Bangladesh begin survey of Rohingya over return to Myanmar

The United Nations' refugee agency and Bangladesh authorities on Tuesday started to consult more than 3,000 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar

10,000 homeless after fire razes Bangladesh slum

10,000 homeless after fire razes Bangladesh slum

At least 10,000 people are homeless after a massive fire swept through a crowded slum in the Bangladesh capital and destroyed thousands of shanties, officials said Sunday.

Bangladesh embassy marks National Mourning Day

Bangladesh embassy marks National Mourning Day

The Bangladesh embassy in Doha on Thursday observed the 44th anniversary of the martyrdom of Father of the Nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, and National Mourning Day with due solemnity.

40 dead in Bangladesh's worst-ever dengue outbreak

40 dead in Bangladesh's worst-ever dengue outbreak

At least 40 people have died in Bangladesh's worst-ever outbreak of dengue, officials said Tuesday, as overburdened hospitals struggled to treat thousands of patients.

Separated Bangladeshi twins stable: doctors

Separated Bangladeshi twins stable: doctors

Conjoined Bangladeshi twins who were separated last week are in a stable condition, the team of Hungarian and Bangladeshi doctors who carried out the marathon operation said Saturday.

Rohingya tell Myanmar they refuse to return without recognition

Rohingya tell Myanmar they refuse to return without recognition

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh refuse to return to Myanmar unless they are recognised as an ethnic group in their home country

QRCS's 'Little Hearts' project kicks off in Bangladesh

QRCS's 'Little Hearts' project kicks off in Bangladesh

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) initiated the Little Hearts project, in Bangladesh targeting a total of 80 kids, with congenital heart defects who have had their hearts catheterised by physicians from Qatar ...

Human sacrifice bridge rumours spark Bangladesh lynchings

Human sacrifice bridge rumours spark Bangladesh lynchings

Eight people have been killed in vigilante lynchings in Bangladesh sparked by rumours on social media of children being kidnapped and sacrificed as offerings for the construction of a mega-bridge

More than 60 killed, hundreds of thousands displaced by flooding in Bangladesh

More than 60 killed, hundreds of thousands displaced by flooding in Bangladesh

Severe flooding has killed at least 61 people, displaced nearly 800,000 and inundated thousands of homes across a third of Bangladesh, government officials said on Tuesday, after two weeks of heavy monsoon rains.

Nine killed after train hits wedding party minibus in Bangladesh

Nine killed after train hits wedding party minibus in Bangladesh

At least nine people were killed when a speeding train hit a minibus carrying a wedding party at a railway level crossing in western Bangladesh on Monday evening, police said.

Over 100 killed, millions displaced from floods in India, Nepal and Bangladesh

Over 100 killed, millions displaced from floods in India, Nepal and Bangladesh

Floods have forced more than four million people from their homes across India, Nepal and Bangladesh and killed more than 100 people as torrential rains in the initial days of monsoons wreaked havoc.