Islam

Coronavirus: South Asia animal sellers go online for Eid al-Adha

Pandemic badly hits India, Bangladesh and Pakistan markets as fears about catching the virus keep customers away.

Coronavirus: South Asia animal sellers go online for Eid al-Adha

Asia

In Pictures: Monsoon floods wreak havoc in South Asia

One-third of impoverished Bangladesh under water in one of the worst deluges to hit the region in recent years.

In Pictures: Monsoon floods wreak havoc in South Asia

India

Monsoon floods, landslides ravage South Asia, at least 221 dead

More than one million people have been marooned in Nepal, Bangladesh and India as overflowing rivers wreak havoc.

Monsoon floods, landslides ravage South Asia, at least 221 dead

Coronavirus pandemic

Bangladesh arrests hospital owner over fake coronavirus results

Mohammad Shahed, accused of issuing thousands of fake COVID-19 certificates, arrested after a nine-day manhunt.

Bangladesh

'A third of Bangladesh underwater' after heavy rains, floods

At least 1.5 million people are affected, as rivers threaten to burst their banks, officials say.

'A third of Bangladesh underwater' after heavy rains, floods

Coronavirus pandemic

Bangladesh coronavirus patients shun government hospitals

Thousands of beds for coronavirus patients lie empty, even as cases rise in the country.

Bangladesh coronavirus patients shun government hospitals

Environment

Race to rescue turtles entangled in plastic on Bangladesh beach

Conservationists alarmed as at least 20 Olive Ridley turtles, a vulnerable species, found dead on Cox's Bazar beach.

Race to rescue turtles entangled in plastic on Bangladesh beach

Bangladesh

Move Rohingya from flood-prone island: HRW urges Bangladesh

Rights group accuses authorities of using pandemic to detain refugees after 300 of them kept on Bhashan Char island.

Move Rohingya from flood-prone island: HRW urges Bangladesh

India-Bangladesh border

Indian border forces killed 25 Bangladeshis this year: Report

Human rights watchdog added that the BSF injured 17 and abducted another three Bangladeshi citizens.

Indian border forces killed 25 Bangladeshis this year: Report

Bangladesh

Dozens die in Bangladesh ferry accident: Officials

Vessel hit by another ferry in capital Dhaka, close to the country's largest river port, killing at least 30 people.

AJ IMPACT

Bangladesh economy: Tens of thousands of people left jobless

Like other countries, the pandemic in Bangladesh has robbed tens of thousands of workers of their jobs and income.

Asia

COVID-19 spreads in cramped Rohingya refugee camp

The UN refugee agency has been constructing isolation shelters and quarantine facilities but infections continue to rise.

Bangladesh

Coronavirus fuels bicycle sales in congested Bangladesh cities

Commuters hitting streets again after months-long lockdown opt for bikes to maintain social distancing and beat traffic.

Coronavirus fuels bicycle sales in congested Bangladesh cities

AJ Impact

Rolling back rights: Coronavirus eroding labour laws, says union

Workers' rights violations hit seven-year high following widespread retrenchments, says international labour group.

Rolling back rights: Coronavirus eroding labour laws, says union

Rohingya

Traffickers want payments for Rohingya stranded at sea for months

Several hundred Rohingya stranded since February after countries sealed borders to stop the spread of coronavirus.

Traffickers want payments for Rohingya stranded at sea for months