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Bangladesh sentences 16 to death for killing teenager in harassment case

Bangladesh sentences 16 to death for killing teenager in harassment case

The principal of a religious school in Bangladesh was among 16 people sentenced to death on Thursday for the murder of a teenage girl who refused to withdraw a complaint of sexual harassment against him ...

Rohingya refugees agree move to Bangladesh island

Rohingya refugees agree move to Bangladesh island

Thousands of Rohingya living in Bangladesh refugee camps have agreed to move to an island in the Bay of Bengal, officials said Sunday, despite fears the site is prone to flooding.

Bangladesh border forces kill Indian guard in rare clash

Bangladesh border forces kill Indian guard in rare clash

Bangladeshi border forces shot and killed an Indian border guard on Thursday when a altercation erupted over an Indian fisherman the Bangladeshis had detained

Bangladesh students keep up rallies as allegations site blocked

Bangladesh students keep up rallies as allegations site blocked

Students in Bangladesh staged a fourth day of protests on Thursday over the killing of an undergraduate as authorities blocked an internet page that detailed alleged torture by activists of the country's ruling party.

Bangladesh student killing sparks university protests

Bangladesh student killing sparks university protests

Students in Bangladesh staged protests and blocked major roads Monday after an undergraduate was beaten to death, allegedly by ruling party activists, for criticising the government over a water-sharing deal with India.

Soaring onion prices spark anger in Bangladesh after India ban

Soaring onion prices spark anger in Bangladesh after India ban

A ban on onion exports by India has caused shortages, soaring prices and widespread anger in neighbouring Bangladesh, where the pungent bulb is used in almost all aspects of the national cuisine.

Bangladesh bans heartburn drug ranitidine over cancer fears

Bangladesh bans heartburn drug ranitidine over cancer fears

Bangladesh's drug regulatory authority on Sunday issued a ban on sales of popular heartburn drug ranitidine while it investigates a potential cancer-causing substance in the drug.

Qatargas delivers first LNG cargo on Q-Flex to FSRU offshore Bangladesh

Qatargas delivers first LNG cargo on Q-Flex to FSRU offshore Bangladesh

Qatargas has delivered the first cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) on a Q-Flex vessel to the floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU), located offshore Bangladesh.

Bangladesh cuts mobile internet access in Rohingya camps

Bangladesh cuts mobile internet access in Rohingya camps

Bangladesh cut access to 3G and 4G internet in Rohingya camps Tuesday, in a further clampdown on communications among the refugees

Two million face statelessness as India publishes citizenship list

Two million face statelessness as India publishes citizenship list

Almost two million people in northeast India were left facing statelessness on Saturday after the state of Assam published a citizenship list aimed at weeding out "foreign infiltrators"

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