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Bangladesh

Bangladesh COVID-19 shutdown triggers exodus from capital

Tens of thousands of people scrambled to get the last trains, buses and ferries out of Dhaka on Tuesday (Apr 13) before a nationwide tr...

Turkey provides food packages to Rohingya in Bangladesh

A Turkish charity on Monday distributed 15,000 food packets to Rohingya refugees and their hosts in Bangladesh for the Muslim holy mont...

Indian Army chief Gen MM Naravane attends ‘Army Chiefs’ Co...

Indian Army chief Gen MM Naravane on Sunday attended the Army Chiefs’ Conclave held here on the sidelines of a multinational mili...

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh fear deadly fires

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh are living in renewed fear after deadly fires broke out more than 30 times in the southeastern Cox&rsqu...

US envoy Kerry discusses climate challenges in Bangladesh

Special Presidential Envoy Kerry met with Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina  John Kerry, the special US envoy on climate...

Bangladesh takes over term presidency of D-8 from Turkey

Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu handed over Turkey's term presidency of the Developing 8 (D-8) Council of Foreign Ministe...

Bangladesh is getting closer to Eurofighter Typhoon

Eurofighter Typhoon multirole combat aircraft Following the need for the modernization of Bangladesh's armed forces, Dhaka is prep...

Bangladesh protest over COVID curbs turns violent, three s...

A protest over police enforcement of coronavirus restrictions in rural Bangladesh turned violent when a mob of demonstrators attacked a...

Bangladesh seeks policy support from US to expand bilatera...

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday stressed the need for having adequate policy support from the USA government to expa...

Who is Tulsi Gabbard and why is she suddenly interested in...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with then US Presidential Candidate Tulsi Gabbard in New York in 2019. PHOTO: Reuters Former US congr...

Expanding Malaysia-Bangladesh ties

Bangladesh’s growing prominence in the region presents an opportunity for Malaysia to diversify its relations with Dhaka and poss...

Indian premier visits Bangladesh to counter China

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a two-day visit to Bangladesh arriving last Friday to develop political and economic ties and...

Bangladesh wants to produce Astrazeneca Vaccine locally

Bangladesh government has requested AstraZeneca to authorise production of its Covid-19 vaccine in the country.  A proposal was s...

Bangladesh restricts public movement, businesses from Mond...

The government on Sunday slapped fresh restrictions on public movement and business operations, suspending operations of all modes of p...

Bangladesh teen held for ‘offensive video’ mocking Hasina,...

A teenager has been arrested under Bangladesh’s harsh internet laws for making a music video mocking Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina...

Understanding Bangladesh’s most potent religious oppositio...

India holds a special place in the history of the creation of Bangladesh. In 1971, under then–Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, India...

India, Bhutan, Sri Lanka & Bangladesh to hold joint milita...

India will take part in a joint military exercise along with Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Bhutan from April 4 to 12, in the first such mul...

Cyclone season awaits thousands of Rohingya on Bangladesh...

Rohingya refugees in Chittagong on their way to a Bangladeshi navy ship that will take them to be relocated to Bhashan Char island in...

Dhaka was my fate!

Upon joining the Foreign Service of Pakistan in 1986, the first marching orders for my overseas posting I received in 1991 directed me...

The 1971 War, Caste, Citizenship and a War Memorial in Tha...

The 1971 War Martyrs Memorial, Barach, Tharparkar, Pakistan. Constructed by Taluka Municipal Administration, Mithi in 2006 Perhaps...

Bangladesh offers 'free' visit visas to Indonesians

The government of Bangladesh on Wednesday announced the start of a “free visit visa” facility for Indonesian nationals. &l...