Bangladesh has banned a radical Islamist group accused of attacking and killing atheist bloggers and writers....
Burma says its navy has rescued 208 migrants aboard two fishing trawlers off the western coast. According to the director of the president's office, Zaw Htay, the migrants are Bangladeshi men. They were found off the coast of Rakhine state, where most of the Rohingya minority Muslims have been fleeing persecution in the majority-Buddhist nation and thousands became stranded in the Andaman Sea....
NEW DELHI (AP) — Human Rights Watch has criticized the Bangladeshi government for failing to protect workers, saying not enough is being done to eliminate assault, intimidation and other abuses still common in the garment industry....
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Authorities in Bangladesh have heightened security in the capital and elsewhere ahead of the expected execution of an Islamist party official sentenced to death for crimes against humanity during the country's 1971 independence war against Pakistan....
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A police officer says an overnight bus packed with passengers veered off the road, hit trees and plunged into a ditch, killing at least 24 people and injuring 22 others in southwestern Bangladesh. The accident took place early Thursday in the Bhanga area of Faridpur district when the bus was travelling...
Buddhists in Burma deny boat people are Rohingya Muslims
Wed, May 27, 2015 7:39PM UTC
Singapore: Reform training sought for rogue teen Amos Yee over blog, video
Wed, May 27, 2015 7:26PM UTC
Thailand revokes former PM Thaksin’s passports
Wed, May 27, 2015 6:02PM UTC