Asia

Row erupts over antibiotics discovery in Bangladesh packaged milk

Dhaka University research team conducts two separate tests within a month to find antibiotics in five major milk brands.

Row erupts over antibiotics discovery in Bangladesh packaged milk

Asia

Former Bangladesh army ruler Ershad dies aged 89

Press secretary says opposition leader Hussain Muhammad Ershad died in hospital after being on life support for 10 days.

Former Bangladesh army ruler Ershad dies aged 89

Asia

Rohingya refugees: Thousands at risk from flooding

Flooding and landslides make the situation for an already vulnerable population even more precarious.

Rohingya

'Dismayed': Ex-UN boss alarmed over floods at camps

Thousands of families living in Rohingya refugee camps a at risk from flooding and landslides.

Ex-UN chief joins chorus of concern over floods at Rohingya camps

Europe

Why Bangladeshi migrants board boats from Libya to reach Europe

Key migrant organisation IOM says hundreds of Bangladeshis died or went missing while trying to reach Europe in 2019.

Why Bangladeshi migrants board boats from Libya to reach Europe

Bangladesh

Former UN chief says Bangladesh cannot continue hosting Rohingya

Ban Ki-moon wants Myanmar to take steps to allow Rohingya to return 'without fear of persecution'.

Former UN chief says Bangladesh cannot continue hosting Rohingya

Cricket World Cup

Pakistan out of Cricket World Cup despite beating Bangladesh

Former champions faced a near-impossible task of securing a win by more than 300 runs to reach the semi-finals.

Pakistan out of Cricket World Cup despite beating Bangladesh

Humanitarian crises

Innovative solutions to the plight of climate migrants

Some countries take lead in adopting new approaches in aiding those displaced by natural disasters and climate change.

Innovative solutions to the plight of climate migrants

Asia

UNESCO labels Sundarbans of Bangladesh 'World Heritage in Danger'

The World Heritage Centre of UNESCO has declared largest mangrove forest on earth, the Sundarbans of Bangladesh, as a 'World Heritage in Danger' site.

Bangladesh

Bangladesh sentences 9 to death for '94 Hasina attack

Current prime minister and then-opposition leader, Sheikh Hasina was on a passenger train when it was attacked in 1994.

Bangladesh: 9 people sentenced to death for '94 Hasina attack

Asia

Bangladesh's garment factories pollute rivers

As Bangladesh becomes one of world's top clothes producers, waste from factories dirties waterways and impacts poor.

Italy

Bangladeshi-Italian director shines light on minority community

Phaim Bhuiyan's film 'Bangla', a romantic comedy, highlights second-generation challenges in navigating life in Rome.

Bangladeshi-Italian director shines light on minority community

Human Rights

Why have so many people in Bangladesh disappeared?

Relatives urge information on whereabouts of family members as alleged abductions continue to mount.

Why have so many people in Bangladesh disappeared?

Bangladesh

Bangladesh arrests policeman over sharing of harassment complaint

Nusrat Jahan Rafi was allegedly killed after she refused to withdraw sexual assault complaint against her teacher.

Bangladesh arrests policeman over sharing of harassment complaint

Asia

Bangladesh charges 16 for burning teenage girl alive

Sixteen people, including the headmaster of an Islamic school, charged over last month's murder of a 19-year-old girl.

Nusrat Jahan Rafi: Bangladesh charges 16 for burning girl alive