Weeks of firing escalates tensions between the neighbours, raising concerns of new Rohingya exodus into Bangladesh.
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Experts say the 6.15km bridge, built at a cost of nearly $4bn, will connect the southwest of the country to Dhaka.
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United People’s Democratic Front, based in country’s Chittagong Hill Tracts in south, submits a 66-page peace proposal.
Bangladeshi and global rights defenders slam the government’s move to deregister top NGO Odhikar.
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As floodwater recede in most areas, thousands of people now face shortages of food and other essential items.
People celebrate Bengali New Year after two years of restrictions due to COVID-19.