The United Nations on Friday called for $920 million in aid for around a million Rohingya taking shelter in Bangladesh after bloodshed in Buddhist-majority Myanmar.
Bangladesh seized a record 53 million methamphetamine pills in 2018 -- up 33 percent in a year -- amid a deadly nationwide crackdown on the trade, officials said Sunday.
Thirty Rohingya refugees were rescued from being trafficked to Malaysia in two separate incidents on Thursday night and Friday morning in the city of Cox's Bazar, officials said on Friday.
Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie on Monday visited the world's largest refugee settlement, home to nearly one million Rohingya Muslims, in a bid to put their plight back in the headlines ahead of a United Nations $920 million funding appeal.
Bangladesh will Wednesday file a lawsuit in New York against a Philippine bank over its involvement in one of the biggest-ever cyber heists, the country's central bank governor said.
The captain of a Bangladeshi aeroplane "seemed to have an emotional breakdown" before a deadly crash last March, Nepali investigators said in a final report on the Himalayan nation's worst aviation disaster in 26 years.
A Bangladeshi father dubbed ‘Tree Man’ for the bark-like growths on his body returned to hospital on Sunday after his condition worsened, he told AFP.
Several thousand garment workers took to the streets in Bangladesh on Monday, rejecting a pay hike in the crucial export industry as insufficient, police and union leaders said.
Authorities in Bangladesh have announced revised wages in the garment sector after thousands of workers rallied to demand the implementation of a pay scale approved last year, officials said on Sunday.
Sheikh Hasina was sworn in as Bangladesh's prime minister for a record fourth term Monday after a crushing election victory marred by deadly violence and claims of widespread rigging.