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Dozens clash with police at gas price protest in Bangladesh capital

Dozens clash with police at gas price protest in Bangladesh capital

Dozens of people protesting against the Bangladeshi government's sudden decision to hike gas prices by a third clashed on Sunday with police outside the energy ministry in Dhaka, protest leaders and police said.

Thunderstorm, flooding, landslides kill 16 in Bangladesh

Thunderstorm, flooding, landslides kill 16 in Bangladesh

Lightning, rain-triggered flooding and landslides have killed at least 16 people in Bangladesh as parts of the South Asian country were deluged by heavy monsoon rain, officials said on Saturday.

One killed, thousands displaced in Rohingya camp landslides

One killed, thousands displaced in Rohingya camp landslides

Monsoon-triggered landslides in Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh have killed one person and left more than 4,500 homeless, aid officials said Sunday.

Myanmar to send envoys to Rohingya camps in Bangladesh

Myanmar to send envoys to Rohingya camps in Bangladesh

Myanmar is sending a high-level delegation soon to camps in Bangladesh to explain to hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims how they can return home, Myanmar's UN ambassador said Monday.

Bangladesh doctor says he was moved after criticising cricket captain

Bangladesh doctor says he was moved after criticising cricket captain

A top Bangladesh paediatric doctor said Sunday he had been transferred to a remote rural clinic after criticising the country's cricket captain on social media.

Bangladesh officer held for failing to probe teenager's harassment claims

Bangladesh officer held for failing to probe teenager's harassment claims

A senior Bangladesh police officer has been arrested for failing to properly investigate allegations made by a teenage girl, who was later burned to death, that she had been sexually harassed by a teacher, officials said.

Bangladesh charges 16 people for burning schoolgirl to death

Bangladesh charges 16 people for burning schoolgirl to death

Police have charged 16 people over the murder of a teenage girl who was set on fire at an religious seminary in eastern Bangladesh last month after accusing the headmaster of sexual assault, police said on Wednesday.

Eleven injured as plane slides off Myanmar runway

Eleven injured as plane slides off Myanmar runway

Eleven people were injured as a plane slid off a runway while landing at Yangon airport in Myanmar Wednesday, police said, as a freak storm hit the city.

Bangladesh arrests suspected IS militant back from Syria

Bangladesh arrests suspected IS militant back from Syria

Bangladesh's counter-terrorism police have arrested a suspected Islamic State member who returned to the country after fighting for the militant group in Syria, police said Wednesday.

Major cyclone kills three in India, Bangladesh

Major cyclone kills three in India, Bangladesh

At least three people died Friday as Cyclone Fani, the biggest in years, slammed into eastern India, sending coconut trees flying and cutting off power, water and telecommunications.

Bangladesh kills two suspects linked to 2016 Dhaka cafe attack

Bangladesh kills two suspects linked to 2016 Dhaka cafe attack

Bangladesh security forces on Monday killed at least two people suspected of belonging to a militant group behind a deadly cafe attack in Dhaka in 2016, police said after a raid at a tin-shed hideout in the capital.

Bangladeshis protest after sexually assaulted girl burned to death

Bangladeshis protest after sexually assaulted girl burned to death

Demonstrations were held across the Bangladesh capital Saturday for the tenth consecutive day after a teenager who accused a head teacher of sexually harassing her was burned to death.