Heartbreak as Bangladesh-India land swap splits families

2015-07-31 18:00

Chapala Barman is heartbroken as she contemplates leaving the home she has known all her life ahead of a historic land swap between Bangladesh and India that will divide her family.

Bangladesh arrests prime suspect in boy's lynching

2015-07-15 14:31

Bangladesh police says they had arrested the prime suspect in the brutal murder of a 13-year-old boy that provoked public outrage after video footage of the killing went viral.

Tigers maul Proteas in Mirpur

2015-07-12 18:05

Bangladesh have continued their greatest year in cricketing history and easily beat the Proteas by seven wickets.

23 dead in Bangladesh charity stampede

2015-07-10 07:20

A stampede during a charity handout in Bangladesh has left at least 23 people dead as hundreds of desperately poor people tried to get their hands on free clothing, police said.

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.


Stateless South Asians finally get identity

2015-07-29 22:03

India and Bangladesh are set to simplify their fragmented border in a deal that gives citizenship rights to tens of thousands of people who have been effectively stateless for 68 years.

Bangladeshi youngster's fatal beating goes viral

2015-07-13 20:01

Bangladesh police are hunting a group of attackers who tied a 13-year-old boy to a stake and then beat him to death, filming the onslaught on a smart phone.

Proteas beat Bangladesh by 8 wickets

2015-07-10 19:38

A Kagiso Rabada-inspired South Africa have beaten Bangladesh by eight wickets in Dhaka in the first one-day international.

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.

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