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Pakistan extends ban on flights from UK

Pakistan on Monday extended the ban on flights from the UK for another week over fears of a new variant of the coronavirus which...

UN to Bangladesh: do more to end child marriage

Bangladesh must do more to tackle child marriage if it is to meet its own goal of eliminating the crime by 2041, according to...

Bangladesh to execute rapists after protests

Bangladesh introduced the death penalty for rape on Monday (12) after days of protests sparked by a string of sexual assaults, the government said. Demonstrations...

Gang war in Rohingya camps displaces around 2,000 families

AS MANY AS 2,000 Rohingya families were displaced following a turf war between criminal armed groups in Rohingya refugee camps in southern Bangladesh. Police and...

UN urges Bangladesh to take proactive steps to stop child marriages

THE UN has asked Bangladesh to take steps to end child marriage as new report found out that almost half the nation’s female population...

Bangladesh sends troops as seven dead following fight between rival Rohingya drug gangs

DAYS of fighting between rival Rohingya drug gangs, in the world’s largest refugee camp in Bangladesh, left seven people dead. Bangladesh police on Wednesday(7) said...

Thousands of jobless Bangladeshi garment workers fear for future

Thousands of Bangladeshi garment workers who lost their jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic are struggling to find work and are at risk of...

More children wed, risk trafficking in Rohingya camps in pandemic, UN

FILE PHOTO: Children play on a playground in a Rohingya refugee camp on January 23, 2020 in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. Children make up more...

Hindu man jailed in Bangladesh for insulting Prophet Mohammed

Islamist activists shout slogans as they take part in a protest in Dhaka on October 21, 2019, a day after deadly clashes when police...

Bangladesh witnesses steep hike in onion prices after India bans exports

FILE PHOTO: Labourers unload sacks of onions from a truck on the International Labour Day at a vegetable wholesale market during a government-imposed nationwide...