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Bangladesh to execute rapists after protests

Bangladesh introduced the death penalty for rape on Monday (12) after days of protests sparked by a string of sexual assaults, the government said. Demonstrations...

Bangladesh provides food to sex workers during lockdown

BANGLADESH government has started providing emergency food and aid to sex workers in the country. Reports said that 100,000 women could be left unable to...

Modi pays tribute to ‘Father of Bangladesh’

INDIAN prime minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday (17) paid tributes to Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on his birth anniversary and hailed his contributions towards Bangladesh’s progress. Modi...

Bangladesh declares its rivers ‘legal persons’

BANGLADESH'S high court has granted the country's rivers the rights and status of "living entities" in a bid to save them from encroachment, a...

Bangladesh ‘monitoring’ Sri Lanka before July cricket tour

Bangladesh cricket officials said on Wednesday (8) that they were monitoring security in Sri Lanka in the wake of last month's terror attacks and ahead of a...

42 foreigners killed in Easter blasts: Sri Lanka ministry

With the death of two more Chinese nationals, the number of foreigners who died in the massive Easter Sunday bombings on Monday rose to 42, including...

Bangladeshi schoolgirl burnt to death after reporting headmaster of sexual harassment

A teenage schoolgirl in Bangladesh was allegedly burnt to death by her madrasa (faith school) principal for reporting a sexual harassment case against him,...