Bangladesh

Blaze engulfs over 1,000 tents in Bangladeshi refugee camp

Blaze engulfs over 1,000 tents in Bangladeshi refugee camp

Several thousand Rohingya were left homeless in bone-chilling winter after a massive fire burned down and damaged tents in the southeastern city of Cox’s Bazar early Sunday, home to about 1.2 million refugees. At least 1,040 refugee tents and shelters…
Bangladesh: Suspected arson attack on train leaves at least 4 dead

Bangladesh: Suspected arson attack on train leaves at least 4 dead

At least four people including a child died in a suspected arson attack on a passenger train traveling from Benapole to Dhaka on Friday in the capital’s Wari area, DW reported today. Eight were injured in the incident when fire…
Bangladesh: Opposition parties intensify anti-government campaign ahead of 2024 general elections

Bangladesh: Opposition parties intensify anti-government campaign ahead of 2024 general elections

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and the parties involved in the simultaneous movement against the ruling party have announced plans for a continuous strike or blockade program from January 2 to January 8, the day following the election in Bangladesh.…
Dengue claims more than 1700 lives in Bangladesh this year

Dengue claims more than 1700 lives in Bangladesh this year

Bangladesh registered 1,701 dengue deaths in 2023, a grim record since the South Asian nation started keeping dengue records in 2000. Of the total, 168 were children between 0 – 15 years of age, according to official figures. Health authorities…
Bangladesh: Train fire kills 4 amid death of opposition activists in custody

Bangladesh: Train fire kills 4 amid death of opposition activists in custody

Bangladesh’s railway minister accused the country’s main opposition party of “arson” and “sabotage” after a fire broke out early Tuesday on a passenger train in the capital, killing four people including a mother and child. Zia’s party — which is…
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