Bangladesh arrests 15 Islamist suspects in major sweep
Bangladesh police arrested 15 suspected members of a banned Islamist extremist group from the country's second-largest city, officials said Saturday.
Nigeria, Bangladesh trade ties hit $14m
The Bangladesh High Commissioner to Nigeria, Md. Shameem Ahsan has stated that the volume of trade between Nigeria and Bangladesh has hit $14 million.
Cyclone claims lives as Bangladesh, India evacuate hundreds of thousands
Cyclone Bulbul hit India on Saturday, leaving two dead as authorities in the country and in neighbouring Bangladesh ordered hundreds of thousands of people to get out of the path of the storm as it gained power.
Bangladesh evacuates 100,000 as Cyclone Bulbul approaches
Bangladesh authorities have evacuated around 100,000 people from the country's low-lying coastal villages and islands with Cyclone Bulbul set to slam into the country later on Saturday, officials said.
16 sentenced to death for burning alive Bangladesh teen
Sixteen people were sentenced to death Thursday for burning alive a Bangladeshi teenager who refused to withdraw sexual assault charges against her headteacher.
Thousands protest against Bangladesh police after deadly shootings
Thousands protested against police across Bangladesh on Monday, a day after at least four people died when officers fired on a crowd in one of the country's deadliest religious riots to date.
UN experts urge probe of Rohingya killings in Bangladesh
UN human rights experts have raised new concerns about the treatment of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh following a deadly backlash over the killing of a ruling party official.
Getting out, tariffs push some US manufacturers to exit China
As fresh US tariffs on Chinese imports kick in, Illinois-based phone accessories manufacturer Ben Buttolph has been urgently moving production to other Asian countries despite the cost, inconvenience and deep uncertainty.