Bangladesh


Climate changes threatens 19 million Bangladeshi children - report

2019-04-07 07:47

The lives and futures of more than 19 million children are at risk of disasters linked to climate change in Bangladesh, the UN agency for children has said.

WATCH: Dhaka office block inferno kills five with many feared trapped

2019-03-28 13:58

A huge fire tore through a Dhaka office block killing at least five people with many others feared trapped in the latest major inferno to hit the Bangladesh capital. WATCH NOW.

Passengers safe after hijack attempt on Dubai-bound plane

2019-02-24 16:26

All passengers on board a Dubai-bound Bangladesh Biman plane are safe after Bangladeshi security forces foiled a hijack attempt by a lone suspect, a senior air force official said.

WATCH: Top World news videos on Friday

2019-02-22 06:55

Bangladesh inferno kills at least 70 | Fancy Cuban Missile Crisis #2? I'm ready - Putin; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH.

WATCH: Fire in old part of Bangladesh's capital kills at least 70

2019-02-21 08:33

A devastating fire has raced through at least five buildings in an old part of Bangladesh's capital and killed at least 70 people.

13 dead as truck crashes into workers' huts in Bangladesh

2019-01-25 12:07

Police say a truck loaded with coal has overturned and crashed into workers' huts at a brickfield in eastern Bangladesh, leaving 13 dead and two injured.

WATCH: Landslide victory for Bangladesh prime minister as opponents demand new election

2018-12-31 09:18

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been declared the landslide winner of an election marred by deadly violence that the opposition slammed as 'farcical' and rigged.

16 reported dead in Bangladesh election violence

2018-12-30 20:26

More than a dozen people are reported to have been killed in election-related violence in Bangladesh. Here is the latest roundup on the parliamentary elections in Bangladesh.

Bangladesh shuts down mobile internet to tackle teen protests

2018-08-05 10:28

Bangladesh authorities have shut down mobile internet across swathes of the country, officials and local media said Sunday, as the authorities try to quell massive student protests that have spiralled into violence.

Bangladesh kills 13 drug dealers in major crackdown

2018-05-20 15:12

Four drug dealers have been killed in separate raids, police said, while the elite Rapid Action Battalion said its forces had killed nine others.

 

Criminal case to be filed in Bangladesh fire that killed 25

2019-03-30 07:49

A Bangladeshi official says criminal charges will be filed against the owner of a building where a fire killed 25 people and which had four upper floors constructed illegally.

Plane hijacker shot dead after emergency landing in Bangladesh

2019-02-24 20:36

The suspect claimed to have a bomb aboard and a pistol was found, and an official says he was 'psychologically deranged'.

Hidden chemical 'bomb' found in devastation of Dhaka fire

2019-02-23 19:01

Mass funerals were held for victims of a devastating fire in Dhaka – fuelled by illegally stored chemicals – that killed nearly 70 people, as investigators revealed that an even bigger disaster was narrowly avoided.

Fire guts ancient part of Bangladesh's capital, killing 81

2019-02-21 22:30

A devastating fire has raced through densely packed buildings in a centuries-old district in Bangladesh's capital, killing at least 81 people.

Fire in slum kills 9 in southeastern Bangladesh

2019-02-17 16:15

A fire official says a devastating blaze that raced through a crammed slum in southeastern Bangladesh has left at least nine people dead and several others injured.

Bangladesh ruling coalition declared winner of disputed vote

2018-12-31 22:35

Bangladesh's ruling alliance has overwhelmingly won the country's general election, allowing Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to govern for a third straight term despite allegations of intimidation and the opposition disputing the outcome.

Bangladesh's Hasina set for landslide win as opposition demands new vote

2018-12-30 22:49

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was heading for a landslide win in a general election that was marred by opposition claims of vote-rigging and violence between rival supporters.

Bangladesh kids turn the tide on climate change aboard floating schools

2018-10-05 07:27

Mosammat Rekha's older cousins grew up unable to read and write, their tiny village so frequently cut off from the nearest school by floods that would rise suddenly in their remote corner of disaster-prone Bangladesh.

'We want justice' - Bangladesh teens block roads for seventh day over road safety

2018-08-04 19:59

Parts of the Bangladeshi capital ground to a halt for the seventh day running Saturday, as thousands of students staged protests calling for improvements to road safety after two teenagers were killed by a speeding bus.

Bangladesh arrests 1 700 in nationwide anti-drug drive

2018-05-15 05:16

Bangladesh has arrested 1 700 suspected drug traffickers in a major sweep as authorities try to curb a booming trade in methamphetamine along the country's borders.

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