Bangladesh arrests 12 suspected Qaeda militants

2015-07-02 14:25

Bangladesh security forces have arrested 12 suspected militants, including the chief of the al-Qaeda in Indian Subcontinent, which claimed responsibility for two killings this year of bloggers critical of religious extremism.

Flash floods, landslides kill 23 in Bangladesh

2015-06-28 15:14

At least 23 people have died in flash floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains that lashed southeastern Bangladesh, officials say.

Bangladesh's Rahman again leads the way

2015-06-21 19:39

Left-arm pacer Mustafizur Rahman has again led Bangladesh to a resounding ODI victory over India, pushing the hosts to an unassailable 2-0 lead.

Thousands celebrate historic India-Bangladesh border pact

2015-06-07 12:38

Thousands living near the Bangladesh-India border celebrated Sunday an historic agreement that will allow them to choose their nationality after decades of stateless limbo.

Myanmar escorting migrants to Rakhine state

2015-06-02 19:38

Myanmar's navy has escorted a boatload of more than 700 migrants towards its western state of Rakhine.

Owner of collapsed Bangladesh factory to face murder charges

2015-05-31 13:31

Bangladesh police said they will press murder charges against the owner of a garment factory that collapsed and killed more than 1 100 people in 2013.

Bangladesh plans to move Rohingya to island

2015-05-27 19:56

Bangladesh plans to relocate thousands of Rohingya who have spent years in refugee camps near the Myanmar border to a southern island, an official has said.

Most migrants at sea not Rohingya: Australia

2015-05-23 15:21

Indonesia has told Australia that most of the migrants stranded at sea in Southeast Asia are illegal labourers from Bangladesh.

Duminy casts eye to Bangladesh

2015-05-20 11:20

JP Duminy will get out the golf clubs and relax for a couple of weeks before gearing up for SA's tour of Bangladesh in July

Desperate scenes in migrant boat rescue

2015-05-15 22:04

Desperate migrants facing certain death as their overcrowded boat began sinking fought for space on the stricken vessel, throwing some people overboard.


Proteas eye fresh start in Bangladesh

2015-07-02 05:00

A new-look Protea team have vowed to put their World Cup heartache behind them as they began their tour of Bangladesh.

India beat Bangladesh by 77 runs

2015-06-24 19:22

Brisk half-centuries from India's Shikhar Dhawan and captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni have helped set up a 77-run victory over Bangladesh in their final ODI.

6 die after ferry capsizes in Bangladesh

2015-06-11 16:01

At least six people have been killed after a river ferry capsized in southern Bangladesh with more than 60 people on board, police say.

7 Proteas who need to hit form

2015-06-03 10:19

With the Proteas set to tour Bangladesh in July, Lloyd Burnard looks at SEVEN players who are desperate to impress

Migrant boat still being held off Myanmar

2015-06-01 22:35

More than 700 migrants found packed aboard an overcrowded boat in the Andaman Sea are still being held offshore by Myanmar's navy more than three days after the converted fishing vessel was intercepted.

Bangladesh to set up courts to try human traffickers

2015-05-28 12:02

Bangladesh is moving to set up seven special courts across the country to try people smugglers charged with trafficking desperate migrants to Southeast Asia on rickety boats, a minister says.

Bangladesh bans Islamist group accused of killing bloggers

2015-05-25 19:49

Bangladesh bans radical Islamist group accused of killing atheist bloggers, writers

US readies air patrols in search for Rohingya migrants

2015-05-22 14:19

The US is readying air patrols to help search for stranded migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh.

Malaysian minister to meet Indonesian, Thai counterparts on migrants

2015-05-17 09:29

Malaysia says that its foreign minister would meet his Indonesian and Thai counterparts to discuss the surge in stricken migrants from Bangladesh and Myanmar flooding to Southeast Asia.

Protest in Bangladesh over blogger's 'evil' murder

2015-05-13 12:50

Secular activists are marching through the Bangladesh city of Sylhet to demand justice for a rationalist blogger hacked to death, the third such attack by suspected Islamists since February.

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