Sheikh Hasina

For Bangladesh PM, authoritarian tag is "badge of honour", son says on poll eve

Sun, 30 Dec 2018 - 09:26 GMT

Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina considers being called authoritarian by the western media a "badge of honour".

Bangladeshi PM, Egyptian Amb. discuss enhancement of mutual cooperation

Mon, 30 Jul 2018 - 02:38 GMT

Bangladeshi PM met the Egyptian Amb. in Dhaka July 26, alongside her senior advisors and officials from the Foreign Ministry.

U.N. Security Council puts spotlight on Rohingya refugee crisis

Sat, 28 Apr 2018 - 10:41 GMT

U.N. Security Council envoys began a four-day visit to Bangladesh and Myanmar to see firsthand the aftermath of a Myanmar military crackdown that Britain.

Pope arrives in Bangladesh in shadow of Rohingya crisis

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 - 10:58 GMT

Pope Francis landed in Bangladesh on Thursday after a diplomatically sensitive trip to Myanmar, with no direct reference to the plight of Rohingya Muslims .

Bangladesh upholds 2013 death sentence for 139 soldiers for mutiny

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 - 01:39 GMT

A Bangladesh court on Monday upheld death sentences for 139 soldiers over the massacre of 74 people including 57 senior army officers during a 2009 mutiny.

Bangladesh leader to plead for global help on Rohingya crisis at UN

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 - 09:12 GMT

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina headed for the UN General Assembly on Saturday to plead for global help coping with the Rohingya.

Rohingya refugees may stay in Bangladesh 'for some time

Tue, 11 Jul 2017 - 09:30 GMT

Nearly half a million Rohingya refugees from Myanmar living in squalid Bangladeshi camps face staying "for some more time.