Bangladesh

'No sprinklers, two fire exits': Dhaka tower fire toll rises

Minister calls deadly Dhaka blaze 'murder' after officials say building lacked proper fire exits and fire equipment.

Asia

19 dead in Dhaka high-rise fire, more feared trapped

Rescue workers warn death toll could rise as firefighters search the charred building in Bangladeshi capital.

Bangladesh fire: Deadly blaze engulfs high-rise building in Dhaka

Arts & Culture

Celebrated Bangladeshi singer Shahnaz Rahmatullah dies at 67

Shahnaz passed away at her Baridhara residence on Sunday after suffering a heart attack.

Celebrated Bangladeshi singer Shahnaz Rahmatullah dies at 67

Bangladesh

Bangladesh blocks access to Al Jazeera news website

The Bangladesh government blocked Al Jazeera's English website hours after it published the results of an investigation.

Bangladesh blocks access to Al Jazeera news website

Asia

Rohingya crisis: Volunteers document survivor stories

A group of young Rohingya refugees speak up and fight for justice.

Bangladesh

Hasina's security adviser 'used agents for abductions'

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's security adviser accused of using state security to abduct three men in business dispute.

Exclusive: Bangladesh top security adviser accused of abductions

Head to Head

Transcript: Gowher Rizvi on the state of politics in Bangladesh

Read the full transcript of our discussion with Gowher Rizvi on democracy, Rohingya refugees and freedom of the press.

Asia

Women support group wants justice for Rohingya refugees

Refugee 'peace women' are putting themselves at the heart of the fight for justice.

Asia

Bangladesh monsoon aid agencies prepare for wet season

It is estimated that up to 200,000 Rohingya refugees could be at risk.

New Zealand attack

Bangladesh cricketers narrowly dodge New Zealand mosque attack

The team was en route to pray at the Masjid Al Noor Mosque in Christchurch before a scheduled match against New Zealand.

Bangladesh cricketers narrowly dodge New Zealand mosque attack

Bangladesh

Rohingya 'tusk force' keeps refugees safe from deadly elephants

Volunteers teach people how to behave with elephants used to migrating through forest that now hosts refugee camps.

Rohingya 'tusk force' keeps refugees safe from deadly elephants

Bangladesh

UN warns Bangladesh of 'new crisis' over Rohingya relocation plan

Island chosen to house 23,000 refugees may not be 'truly habitable', UN's special rapporteur on Myanmar warns.

UN warns Bangladesh of 'new crisis' over Rohingya relocation plan

Asia

Two Rohingya refugees to address United Nations meet

Investigators from the International Criminal Court give hope to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.

Opinion

What went wrong with the BNP, Bangladesh's main opposition party?

The BNP's defeat in last year's disputed election cannot be explained solely as a result of government repression.

Mubashar Hasan

by Mubashar Hasan
- Arild Engelsen Ruud

Mubashar Hasan

Asia Pacific

In Myanmar, 'pervasive hate speech and shrinking freedom'

UN expert on Myanmar decries 'shrinking democratic space' in new report, urges 'concrete action' from global community.

In Myanmar, 'pervasive hate speech and shrinking freedom'