New York: The UN refugee agency (UNHCR), on Monday, called for immediate efforts to search and rescue a group of Rohingya refugees, who have been adrift on the Andaman Sea for over a week. more
UN steps up support for thousands left homeless after fire at Rohingya refugee camp

New York: UN agencies have stepped up efforts to help thousands of Rohingya refugees left without shelter after a devastating fire tore through a crowded refugee camp in south-eastern Ban ...

1971 war crimes: Pakistan should apologize to Bangladeshis

A reference to the Hamood ur Rehman Commission Report on 1971 genocide establishes the fact that Pakistan should immediately apologise to Bangladeshi people for the war crimes.

Bangladesh to relocate Rohingyas to Bhasan Char from December 3

Dhaka: The Rohingyas, who were forcibly displaced in Cox's Bazar from their native Rakhine state in Myanmar, will start relocating to Bhasan Char in Noakhali on December 3 or 4. A fiv ...

Protests in Bangladesh, Nepal over persecution of Uyghurs in China

Dhaka: A protest rally and human chain was held on Thursday at Dhaka National Press Club by Islamic scholars and Ulemas under the banner of ‘Uyghur Muslim Rights Council’(Uygh ...

Bangladesh ranks 75 in Global Hunger Index

Dhaka/Xinhua: Bangladesh ranks 75th among 107 countries in the Global Hunger Index (GHI) 2020, according to the new GHI report released on Sunday.

Bangladesh's cabinet gives nod to death penalty for rape

Dhaka/Xinhua: The Bangladeshi government on Monday approved a proposal for stringent punishment for rapists.

Address root causes of the Rohingya refugee crisis, urges UN chief

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for greater attention to the Rohingya refugee crisis – which entered its fourth year – and for addressing the root caus ...

All Party Parliamentary Group asks Pakistan to stop Ahmadi persecution, urges Britain to take actions

While they once played an important role in the formation of this Asian nation, the Ahmadiyya Muslim community suffers humilitation and persecuation at the hands of authorities on a daily ...

Millions of children affected by devastating flooding in South Asia, with many more at risk as COVID-19 brings further challenges: UNICEF

Dhaka: Weeks of torrential monsoon rains, widespread flooding and deadly landslides in Bangladesh, India and Nepal have affected millions of children and families, UNICEF said today.