Bangladesh's elite security force Tuesday arrested three suspected Islamist militants, including a British citizen who police said was the "main planner" of the murder of two prominent atheist bloggers.
A Bangladesh court sentenced six senior employees of a drug company to jail Monday for making toxic paracetamol syrup that doctors say killed hundreds of children in the 1990s, a prosecutor said.
Bangladesh police have charged 13 men with murder over the brutal lynching of a 13-year-old boy that provoked national outrage after video footage of the attack went viral, a detective said Monday.
Protests erupted Tuesday in southwestern Bangladesh after a mechanic allegedly tortured a 13-year-old former employee to death with an air compressor, just weeks after widespread outrage over another sickening child killing.
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Myanmar's government on Tuesday admitted its "weak" response to massive floods had hampered evacuation efforts, as rain-battered Asian nations counted the rising cost of this year's monsoon.
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Jubilant crowds celebrated Saturday as Bangladesh and India swapped tiny islands of land, ending one of the world's most intractable border disputes that has kept thousands in limbo for nearly seven decades.
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Bangladesh and India prepared Friday to swap tiny islands of land, ending one of the world's most intractable border disputes that has kept thousands of people in stateless limbo for nearly 70 years.
A cyclone set to hit the Bangladesh coast later Thursday has already killed three people and forced the evacuation of thousands from mainly poor fishing communities, police and other officials said.
Nestled in the delta of the Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna rivers in Bangladesh's Bay of Bengal lies the Sundarbans mangrove forest, one of the largest forests in the world.
It is home to the Royal Bengal tiger, whose numbers are in steep decline.
Outrage over the lynching of a 13-year-old boy mounted in Bangladesh Tuesday, with more protests planned over the murder which was captured on video, as one of the suspects confessed after being arrested in Saudi Arabia.
A stampede during a Ramadan charity handout killed at least 24 people in Bangladesh on Friday as hundreds of desperately poor people tried to get their hands on free clothing, police said.