Asia

Bangladesh celebrates maiden U-19 World Cup cricket victory

Bangladesh has lifted its first ever Under-19 tournament after beating India in Potchefstroom, South Africa.

Bangladesh celebrates maiden U-19 World Cup cricket victory

Rohingya

'Great news': Bangladesh allows education for Rohingya children

Under new programme, 10,000 Rohingya boys and girls to be enrolled in grades 6 to 9, a move hailed by rights groups.

'Great news': Bangladesh allows education for Rohingya children

Asia

Bangladesh: One in five people live below poverty line

How some people are surviving on less than $5 a day in Bangladesh.

Rohingya

'Justice served': Rohingya in Bangladesh hail ICJ order

UN top court's order asking Myanmar to prevent further genocide of mainly Muslim Rohingya cheered at Cox's Bazar camps.

'Justice served': Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh hail ICJ ruling

AJ Impact

China's Xi makes a 'historic' visit to Myanmar

China's President Xi Jinping is expected to tie up Belt and Road Initiative deals during his visit to Myanmar.

China's Xi makes a 'historic' visit to Myanmar

Music

Bangladesh arrests Sufi singer under internet law after protests

Shariat Sarker arrested under the stringent Digital Security Act for 'hurting religious sentiment of Muslims'.

Bangladesh arrests Sufi singer under internet law after protests

Bangladesh

Bangladesh police arrest man in connection with rape of student

Police say they have arrested suspect in university student rape case that sparked protest.

Bangladesh police arrest man in connection with rape of student

Sexual assault

Bangladesh student's rape sparks protests demanding death penalty

Protesters march along city's main roads, halting traffic to demand rapist's arrest and capital punishment for convicts.

Bangladesh student's rape sparks protests demanding death penalty

Asia

Bangladesh blocks news website accusing minister of corruption

Sweden-based site reported on minister's watch collection which includes a Rolex worth almost as much as his salary.

Bangladesh blocks news website accusing minister of corruption

Bangladesh

Dozens dead as cold wave sweeps through Bangladesh

The lowest temperature this year was recorded at 4.5 degrees Celsius on Sunday in Tetulia, a border town in north.

Dozens dead as cold wave sweeps through Bangladesh

AJ Impact

India's internet shutdowns costing mobile carriers big money

Protests over India's new citizenship law is costing mobile companies $350,000 every hour: Lobby group.

India's internet shutdowns costing mobile carriers big money

Assam

Indian states propose land rights amid fears over citizenship law

Assam and West Bengal vow to protect land rights of indigenous people and refugees amid protests against the new law.

Indian states propose land rights amid fears over citizenship law

Opinion

Remembering the war of 1971 in East Pakistan

Bangladesh, India and Pakistan each have created a very distinct memory of what happened 48 years ago.

Anam Zakaria

by Anam Zakaria

Anam Zakaria

Bangladesh

At least 10 killed in Bangladesh factory fire

The second fire in the area in less than a week kills 10 and injures several others, officials say.

Bangladesh: Deadly fire sweeps through factory outside Dhaka

Asia

Bangladesh editor arrested after report on executed Jamaat leader

Protesters attack Daily Sangram's offices after it called Abdul Quader Molla, who was hanged for war crimes, a 'martyr'.

Bangladesh editor arrested after report on executed Jamaat leader