Bangladesh

Bangladesh Nobel laureate Yunus to receive Olympic Laurel

Bangladeshi Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus will receive the Olympic Laurel at the Tokyo Games, the second time the trophy has been awarded,...

Bangladesh to lift lockdown for festival despite record infections

Bangladesh will lift its nationwide coronavirus lockdown for the country's second-biggest religious festival, the government said Tuesday, even...

Bangladesh factory owner held after fire kills 52

The owner of a factory where 52 people died in a fire was arrested for murder Saturday as it emerged that children as young as 11 had been working...

Bangladesh factory owner held after 52 die in fire

Bangladesh police on Saturday arrested for murder the owner of a factory where 52 people died in an inferno, as it emerged that children as young...

Bangladesh factory inferno kills 52

A massive blaze that killed 52 people in a Bangladesh factory and forced workers to leap for their lives from upper floors set off angry recriminations...

Bangladesh on alert for Brazil, Argentina Copa clash

Police in a rural Bangladesh district have banned gatherings for Sunday's Copa America final between Brazil and Argentina following clashes between...

Thousands flock to see dwarf cow in Bangladesh

Thousands of people are defying a nationwide coronavirus lockdown in Bangladesh to see Rani, a 51-centimetre (20-inch) tall cow whose owners...

Bangladesh extends lockdown as cases hit new record

Bangladesh on Monday extended a strict nationwide lockdown, confining people to their homes for another week as coronavirus cases and deaths...

Bangladesh army patrols streets in strict coronavirus lockdown

The Bangladesh army and police patrolled empty streets on Thursday as a strict week-long Covid-19 lockdown began, with people confined to their...

Bangladesh locks down as infections in Europe rise again

Bangladesh's 168 million people on Thursday began a strict coronavirus lockdown while Indonesia announced emergency curbs as infections surged...

Thousands stranded in Bangladesh ahead of sweeping Covid lockdown

Thousands of people were stranded in Bangladesh's capital on Monday as authorities halted almost all public transport ahead of a sweeping lockdown...

‘One God’ : Empty Armenian church’s last worshipper in Bangladesh

With no priest to minister and no faithful to pray, an Armenian church in Bangladesh has one last parishioner: a Hindu caretaker doing his "sacred...

Diarrhoea kills four on Bangladesh Rohingya island

Bangladesh officials said Thursday they have contained a diarrhoea outbreak which has killed four Rohingya refugees and infected 1,500 others...

More horses die as Bangladesh tourist town reels from Covid closures

Animal activists in Bangladesh have warned of a growing crisis among horses used for tourism during the country's coronavirus lockdown, after...

UN urged to probe sharing of Rohingya data

The UN improperly collected and shared data from more than 800,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, passing it on to Myanmar, the country they...

South Asian nations turn to China, Russia for vaccine help

Sri Lanka began injecting pregnant women with a Chinese coronavirus vaccine on Wednesday and Nepal resumed inoculations with a China-made jab...

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