In Bangladesh's only beach town, there are just a handful of girls who ride the waves. In fact, most people there frown upon seeing girl surfers, who have faced threats from conservative Muslims in the neighborhood. But surfing makes them…
The Rohingya people, an ethnic Muslim minority group, have fled murder and persecution by the army of Myanmar to seek refuge in camps in Southern Bangladesh, but their arrival has been less than welcome. Special correspondent Tania Rashid reports.
By Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press
The arrests of more than 8,000 people from India, China, Romania, Bangladesh and Nepal is offering a new challenge to immigration agents tasked with fully identifying would-be immigrants.
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's stops in Bangladesh and India come amid increasing concerns about terrorism in both South Asian nations.
By Michael D. Regan
Bangladeshi authorities said Sunday that the attack that killed 20 people inside a Dhaka restaurant on Friday is not the work of the Islamic State.
By Laura Santhanam
Gunmen killed at least 20 people in an attack at a bakery in the diplomatic zone near the U.S. embassy in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
In Bangladesh, progressive voices have been swept up in a growing wave of unprecedented violence. In April alone, four people were hacked to death.
By Matthew Pennington, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John Kerry called on Bangladesh's leader to step up law enforcement to prevent a wave of killings targeting liberal voices, the State Department said Friday.
By PBS NewsHour
Malaysian officials initiated emergency, high-level talks with neighboring countries Sunday, hoping to address the more than 5,000 refugees that have been stranded at sea as they try to escape ethnic persecution and poverty in Myanmar and Bangladesh. But none of…
By Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — More of the world's children are surviving to their fifth birthday, but 6.3 million still died last year, mostly from preventable causes, the U.N. children's agency said Tuesday.
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