Bangladesh ships Rohingya refugees to remote island despite protests

The south Asian nation says it is only moving refugees who are willing to go and that this will ease chronic overcrowding in camps that are home to more than 1 million Rohingya, members of a…

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Bangladesh begins transfer of Rohingya to controversial island

Almost a million Rohingya -- most of whom fled a military offensive in neighbouring Myanmar in 2017 -- live in a vast network of squalid camps in south-east Bangladesh.

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Bangladeshi teenager awarded Children's Peace Prize for fighting cybercrime

'I decided that teenagers needed help and that we should take action to try to avoid other children facing the same tragedy,' Rahman said

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Bangladeshi star's comeback after Islamist death threats

Sufi Islam is considered deviant by conservative Muslim groups who oppose its mystical interpretation of the Koran

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Protests in Bangladesh over persecution of Uyghurs in China

The event was observed as a token of support to Uyghur Muslims to mark the occasion of Independence Day of ‘the Islamic Republic of East Turkistan’ which is observed worldwide on November 12.

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NY Fed Reserve, Bangladesh Bank meeting about heist recovery postponed

More than five months have passed since $81 million was stolen, but the hackers have not been identified much less arrested Read Article

Dhaka cafe attackers' bodies still at military hospital mortuary

Barring one dead, no family member of the other five have claimed their bodies Read Article

Bangladesh bans broadcast of Islamic preacher Zakir Naik's Peace TV, wants students tracked

PM Sheikh Hasina called on educational institutions to create lists of students on 'unexplained leave' of 10 days or more Read Article

Bangladesh cafe attack 'suspect' dies in police custody

'His body had marks of torture. One of his eyes, two knees, and wrists were blackened. It seems he was hanged by ropes,' his father said Read Article

Dhaka cafe attack suspect dies in custody, family alleges police torture

Parents insist on his innocence, and a human rights group say police have identified all five suspects and that he is not among them Read Article

Rising violence in Bangladesh: What's behind it?

12 hours, six terrorists and 29 dead, the Dhaka siege was one of the deadliest in a spate of violence that Bangladesh has been witnessing Read Article

Bangladesh seeks to account for missing children to head off attacks

The PM has asked parents to give information about missing children, since Dhaka attack militants turned out to be young men who had severed Read Article

Bangladesh Eid ambush: Four dead, including two policemen and 1 attacker

A bystander was also killed and 10 policemen hurt. The attack took place outside a prayer ground where 250,000 worshippers had gathered Read Article

Bangladesh clamps down on social media spreading jihadist propaganda

Facebook, Twitter and YouTube already work hard to take down jihadist accounts, but they often pop up again under different names Read Article

Holey Artisan chef was probably working with attackers: Bangladesh police

Saiful Islam carried no arms but was seen 'moving and running' with the five gunmen, said the chief of counter-terrorism police Read Article