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Bangladesh defends textbook ‘promoting’ trans rights

The conservative Muslim-majority country's roughly 1.5 million transgender people have long faced discrimination and violence

Bangladesh bans top publisher from book fair for dissident works

Western governments and the United Nations have expressed concern over the political climate in Bangladesh

Bangladeshi cleric convicted for spreading Covid disinformation

Ibrahim was arrested for religious incitement in late 2021 under Bangladesh's Digital Security Act

24 dead, million seek shelter as Cyclone Sitrang hits Bangladesh

Around 10 million people were without power in districts along the coast on Tuesday

Bangladesh evacuates hundreds of thousands ahead of cyclone

The government plans to evacuate about 2.5 million people from the most vulnerable areas in the path of the storm before the cyclone hits

Welcome no more: Rohingya face backlash in Bangladesh

Much has changed in the time since he and 750,000 other members of the stateless Muslim minority escaped neighboring Myanmar

Climate refugees flee as Bangladesh villages washed away

Scientists say climate change has increased the severity and frequency of the floods, with more erratic rainfall causing more cyclones

Power blackouts hit 130 million people in Bangladesh

Bangladesh has suffered a major power crisis as a result of higher global energy prices following Russia's invasion of Ukraine

Bangladesh pilgrim boat tragedy death toll hits 61

The small vessel capsized in a river on its way to a popular temple as onlookers screamed from the shore

First Jesuit school in Bangladesh opens, offers values education to young

"We want to accompany the children in their growth, so that they become good citizens and patriots,” said Jesuit priest Probash Rozario

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