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

Bangladesh

Several killed after fire sweeps through Bangladesh factory

At least eight people killed and 33 others critically injured after blaze ripped through plastic factory outside Dhaka.

Several killed after fire sweeps through Bangladesh factory

Bangladesh

Bangladesh film No Dorai about girl surfer faces calls for ban

Petition filed in Supreme Court against the film, which has been accused of 'hurting' religious sentiments of Muslims.

Bangladesh film No Dorai about girl surfer faces calls for ban

Rohingya

Rohingya demand justice ahead of Myanmar genocide hearings

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh appeal to international community to hold Myanmar accountable for its crimes.

Rohingya demand justice ahead of Myanmar genocide hearings

Environment

In Pictures: Bangladesh on the frontline of climate crisis

Bangladesh's coastal and riverine areas are prone to frequent storms and flooding, leaving millions vulnerable.

In Pictures: Bangladesh on the frontline of climate crisis

Rohingya

Rohingya child refugees being denied education: HRW report

Rights body urges authorities to lift restrictions that deprive Rohingya children of their right to education.

Rohingya child refugees being denied education: HRW report

Climate Change

Bangladeshi-American teen activist fighting for climate action

Rebeca Sabnam, 16, highlights risks Bangladeshi women and Rohingya face due to climate change as COP25 gets under way.

Bangladeshi-American teen activist fighting for climate action

Asia

Bangladesh slum children drop out of school for full-time work

The school enrolment ratio in slums is 10 percent lower than the nationwide average.