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.

3rd secular blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh

2015-05-12 08:32

A masked gang wielding machetes has hacked a secular blogger to death in north-eastern Bangladesh in the third such deadly attack since the start of the year, police say.

Al-Qaeda claims reponsibility for murder

2015-05-03 14:41

Al-Qaeda has claimed responsibility for the murder of an American atheist blogger in Bangladesh, an intelligence group says.

25 killed after bus hits tree in Bangladesh

2015-04-09 09:39

At least 25 people have been killed and many more injured when a packed bus slammed into a tree in Bangladesh.

Another blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh

2015-03-30 12:12

Another blogger has been hacked to death in the Bangladesh capital, with police arresting two suspects after the latest attack targeting independent writers.

4 dead after Bangladesh factory collapses

2015-03-12 15:46

Four people have died and about 100 workers were feared trapped when a cement factory collapsed in Bangladesh.

Bangladesh captures ‘prime suspect’ in writer's murder

2015-03-02 20:07

Police has detained an Islamist in connection with the murder last week of Bangladeshi-born US writer and blogger Abhijit Roy.


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.

Bangladesh detains boat adrift with 116 migrants

2015-05-12 19:25

Bangladesh has discovered 116 nationals, some sick from a lack of food, adrift in a fishing trawler in the Bay of Bengal after being abandoned by smugglers en route to Malaysia, officials say.

Human traffickers killed by police

2015-05-09 07:16

Three human traffickers have been killed during a police raid on a meeting of people smugglers on a beach at Cox's Bazar, a town in southeast Bangladesh.

Confessed serial killer sentenced to hang in Bangladesh

2015-04-23 16:34

A Bangladesh court has sentenced a confessed serial killer to hang for the murder of a female garment worker who was tortured before being thrown in a river, a prosecutor says.

35 killed in Bangladesh storms

2015-04-06 11:33

Powerful storms have swept Bangladesh at the weekend leaving a trail of devastation in the country's northwest and killing at least 35 people, officials say.

Stampede in Bangladesh kills at least 10 pilgrims

2015-03-27 11:14

At least 10 Hindu pilgrims have been killed and dozens more injured in a stampede outside the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, police and witnesses say.

North Korea diplomat caught with 170 gold bars

2015-03-06 18:39

Twenty-seven kilograms of gold has been seized from a North Korean diplomat at Bangladesh's main airport.

US blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh

2015-02-27 05:00

A US blogger of Bangladeshi origin has been hacked to death in Dhaka by unidentified assailants, police say, with his family saying the writer had received numerous threats from Islamist militants.

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