Gunmen kill at least six supporters of a group associated with Jan Sanhati Samiti insurgent movement, about 400 kilometres southeast of the capital, Dhaka.
At least 30 bodies have been recovered with some dozens still missing after a ferry capsized in the Buriganga river which runs through southwest Dhaka. Officials were unable to confirm the number of passengers on board at the time of the accident.
From humble beginnings the Tablighi Jamaat has become the largest Islamic missionary movement, lately attracting attention for all the wrong reasons.
The border spat could accelerate existing trends of geopolitical and economic divergence between Beijing and New Delhi, with far-reaching consequences for the region too.
Covid-19 has now killed over 439,000 people worldwide since the outbreak started in China last year, according to tracking websites. Here are the developments for June 16:
Nisarga comes just two weeks after Cyclone Amphan tore through the Bay of Bengal on India’s east coast and battered West Bengal state, killing more than 100 people in India and neighbouring Bangladesh.
A British fashion app is selling clothes ditched by global fashion brands to help hard-pressed Bangladeshi workers.
Cyclone Amphan has reportedly killed 72 people in India and 12 in Bangladesh. Most of the deaths were due to the collapse of walls, drowning and falling trees in both countries.
Amphan is the strongest tropical cyclone to occur in the Bay of Bengal and its probable landfall around the Ganges River Delta will threaten millions in northeast India and Bangladesh.
Around 20 shanties including mosques have been gutted by the fire while the blaze spread to more than one hundred tents in the country's southern district of Cox's Bazar, according to Ukhia News.
The number of global coronavirus infections has surged past 4.5 million, with over 306,000 deaths and 1.7 million recoveries. Here are more coronavirus-related developments for May 15:
As Myanmar faces charges of genocide at the International Court of Justice over its brutal crackdown on the Rohingya, hundreds of thousands from the Muslim minority struggle in squalid Cox's Bazar camps where Covid-19 has reared its ugly head.
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