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Asian migrants detained in South America

By Tue, Aug 26, 2014 1:08PM UTC Comments Off

Salvadoran police have detained two Nicaraguan men who authorities say were transporting nine Nepalese and three Bangladeshi migrants who were bound for the United States....

Owner of sunken ferry arrested in Bangladesh

By Wed, Aug 13, 2014 6:46PM UTC Comments Off

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Security officials in Bangladesh have arrested the owner of a ferry that sank earlier this month with more than 100 people dead or missing. According to Lt. Col. Miftah Uddin Ahmed, forces from the Rapid Action Battalion raided a house in the southeastern district of Chittagong and arrested Abu Bakar Siddique....

Bangladesh calls off search for capsized ferry

By Mon, Aug 11, 2014 5:40PM UTC Comments Off

Officials in Bangladesh have called off the search for an overloaded ferry that sank a week ago in one of the country's largest rivers, leaving more than a hundred people dead or missing....

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan suspended

By Tue, Jul 08, 2014 12:50PM UTC Comments Off

The Bangladesh Cricket Board has suspended all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan from all competitions for six months and forbidden him from playing overseas until the end of 2015 due to his "severe attitude problem."...

Bangladesh sentences 8 to death in bombing case

By Mon, Jun 23, 2014 3:30PM UTC Comments Off

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A court in Bangladesh’s capital has sentenced eight people, including a top leader of a banned Islamist group, to death for their roles in a bombing at a New Year’s celebration concert 13 years ago. Judge Ruhul Amin told a packed court Monday that six others had been sentenced to life...

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