Critics slam government for “alarmingly low” number of tests for suspected coronavirus cases.
Shafiqul Islam Kajol, who was last seen on March 10, was charged twice under the Digital Security Act.
Experts base worst-case scenario on population density and a weak health system that could be quickly overwhelmed.
Refugees know little about coronavirus pandemic because they lack information, camp leader says.
Money would be used to pay workers affected by the pandemic, the prime minister says.
Former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia was temporarily released from prison by her rival, Sheikh Hasina, on humanitarian grounds.
Former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia will be barred from seeking medical care abroad.
“Virus could prove catastrophic,” in refugee camps, report by Save the Children says.
Nation records its first coronavirus death as the number of cases increases to 14.
COVID-19 forces smaller start to the 375-day centennial celebration honoring Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birth.
World Food Program’s chief in Bangladesh describes “opportunities” that have arisen since the refugee crisis.
Islamic parties suspend plans to hold protests after Narendra Modi defers Dhaka visit.
The three cases include two people who recently came back from Italy, a viral hotspot.
Factory owners, economists: Disruption of supply of fabrics from China threatens to impact nation’s economy.
Union organizers in Bangladesh’s most dynamic industry have been threatened or victimized by violence, report says.
“The goal is to keep hope alive,” UNHCR public information officer tells BenarNews.
Police say the suspects were a drug dealer and members of a robbery gang.
Thousands protest in Dhaka after deadly Hindu-Muslim clashes in India.
Activists say the Rohingya will keep leaving unless treatment, conditions improve in Myanmar’s Rakhine state.
Publisher who carried works by author Diarsi Arag says he is being treated as a scapegoat.
Minister says Dhaka now focused on repatriating refugees to Myanmar.
Across from the Bangladeshi frontier, many of the internally uprooted Rohingya pine for homes in their burned-out former villages.
Housewife Yasmin Begum was third person to die in police custody in 2020, a human rights group says.
Opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party is trying a new approach to free Khaleda Zia.
Abducted man’s wife tells Human Rights Watch that her husband could have been killed.
A 2018 police complaint alleged that Noor Mohammad tarnished the government’s image and destabilized the country.
Thousands of Chinese who work on those projects are stuck in China because of related travel restrictions.
Born in Britain to Bangladeshi parents, Shamima Begum became radicalized and went to Syria when she was 15.
Dozens missing, at least 15 bodies recovered after boat sank in Bay of Bengal, survivors and officials told BenarNews.
Police claim they might have saved man’s life by arresting, detaining him.