Bangladesh

Expatriates circumvent Bangladesh banks to send billions home, finance minister says

Workers rely heavily on Hundi, a black market method that offers better exchange rates, for money transfers.

As economic indicators fall, Bangladesh asks IMF for loan

The government is seeking $4.5 billion to shore up foreign reserves, a finance ministry official says.

Bangladesh cabinet amends Evidence Act to protect rape plaintiffs in court

The 150-year-old law drew protests for allowing defense lawyers to question victims’ moral character.

Top UN court rejects Myanmar objections in Rohingya genocide trial

International Court of Justice clears way for the Gambian case to move to evidence against Myanmar.

Bangladesh police: 2 Rohingya leaders were victims of ‘target killings’

The men were fatally shot after assigning volunteers to night-time patrol duties at a camp.

Top UN court rejects Myanmar objections in Rohingya genocide trial

International Court of Justice clears way for the Gambian case to move to evidence against Myanmar.

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Day One on the Padma Bridge

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Bangladesh grapples with spate in Irrawaddy dolphin deaths

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