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Bangladesh’s High Court questions ban on marital rape prosecutions

Bangladesh's High Court has questioned a ban on marital rape prosecutions after women's rights groups argued it was discriminatory to stop alleged rapists from...

Huge anti-France rally in Bangladesh as Macron backlash widens

Tens of thousands of protesters marched through the Bangladesh capital on Tuesday(27) in the biggest anti-France rally since president Emmanuel Macron defended cartoons depicting...

Bangladesh garment workers pray for orders as pandemic shreds exports

Bangladesh garment factory owner Shahidullah Azim laid off 20 per cent of his workers in the wake of the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic....

Bangladesh will not co-fund Sinovac’s vaccine trial, says health minister

Bangladesh will not co-fund a late-stage domestic trial of a potential coronavirus vaccine developed by China's Sinovac Biotech, the country's health minister Zahid Maleque...

Seven dead following fight between rival Rohingya drug gangs in Bangladesh

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...

Bangladesh rocked by fresh protests over sexual assaults

Hundreds of Bangladeshis staged protests and scuffled with police for a second day Tuesday(6) as anger mounted over the latest instance of sexual violence...

Bangladesh to lift Rohingya internet ban ‘very soon’

Bangladesh will restore internet access to nearly a million Rohingya stuck in refugee camps "very soon", the government said Monday, on the eve of...

Bangladesh faces further flood crisis in monsoon-hit South Asia

Deadly flooding will persist in Bangladesh for the next 10 days, officials warned on Tuesday, as South Asia battles torrential monsoon rains which have...

Bangladesh arrests three over Dubai sex trafficking operation

Bangladesh police said on Monday (13) they have arrested three men over the trafficking of hundreds of young women taken to Dubai on the...

Third of Bangladesh underwater as monsoon drenches region

ALMOST four million people have been hit by monsoon floods in South Asia, officials said, with a third of Bangladesh already underwater from some...