Bangladesh

Bangladeshi hostages aboard hijacked ship send Eid greetings to families back home

The owner of the MV Abdullah confirmed there have been negotiations to free the 23 crew members.

Rohingya ordered by Myanmar officer to ‘fight for our faith’

Conscription among the stateless Muslim minority members long-targeted for religion beliefs is violent and widespread.

Bangladeshi boycott campaign on social media credited with deflating watermelon prices

As Ramadan nears end, online influencers have started a similar effort against high beef prices.

Rohingya activists call for more control of aid money

But USAID says there’s not much money left for the 1.2 million refugees after their $10 monthly food ration.

Burn victims in Bangladesh suffer doubly with few specialty hospitals for treatment

Most patients have to travel hours to the capital Dhaka where two facilities are equipped to treat fire injuries.

Rohingya activists call for more control of aid money

But USAID says there’s not much money left for the 1.2 million refugees after their $10 monthly food ration.

Myanmar police and soldiers leave Bangladesh on homeward trip

More than 100 members of Myanmar Border Guard Police fled to Bangladesh