• Myanmmar 2018-11-15 10:57

    Despite global outcry, Rohingya repatriation from Bangladesh to begin this week

    TEHRAN _ With the long-planned repatriation of Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh set to begin this week, international aid groups have warned that deportation, given current conditions in Myanmar, cannot possibly be voluntary, safe and dignified.

  • Pakistan 2018-10-11 16:51

    Dhaka rejects new Pakistan envoy

    TEHRAN - In an unsavory development that is likely to worsen relations between Pakistan and Bangladesh, Dhaka has refused to accept Islamabad’s new envoy following allegations of Pakistan’s diplomatic mission being misused to perpetrate activities of Pakistan’s intelligence agency against Dhaka and Delhi.

  • India-Pakistan 2018-10-10 21:00

    ‘Heatwave to affect people in India, Pakistan’

    TEHRAN - The climate change is real and it is illustrated by the heat wave conditions spreading like a plague in India and Pakistan. According to a new research, it can have dangerous consequences in these two countries in near future.

  • Rohigya 2018-09-30 02:00

    Sexual violence against Rohingyas

    TEHRAN- Bangladesh government and the United Nations have agreed to jointly address conflict-related sexual violence committed against Rohingya refugees forcibly evicted from Myanmar to Bangladesh.

  • India-Pakistan-Bangladesh 2018-09-16 04:10

    India above Bangladesh, Pakistan in HDI

    TEHRAN - India jumped one place to 130 among 189 countries in the latest human development index (HDI) released by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) on Friday. India's human development index value is above the average of 0.638 for the South Asia region, with Bangladesh and Pakistan ranked 136 and 150 respectively.

  • Rohingya 2018-09-09 06:45

    Myanmar welcomes repatriation plan of Rohingya

    TEHRAN - After facing blistering criticism and outrage from across the world, Myanmar has welcomed the Bangladeshi government’s plan to begin the long-delayed process of repatriating Rohingya refugees back to their homeland.

  • Rohingya 2018-09-04 10:46

    Bangladesh PM blasts Myanmar military for anti-Rohingya propaganda

    TEHRAN - Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has blasted the Myanmar regime for spreading disinformation about Rohingya Muslims presently stationed in Bangladesh’s refugee camps.

  • Bangladesh refugees 2018-08-28 10:08

    Rohingya refugees mark one year in Bangladesh

    TEHRAN - Refugees in Bangladesh held demonstrations on Saturday to mark the passing of a year since the outbreak of a conflict in western Myanmar’s Rakhine state that drove hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims from their homes.

  • nation’s founder Mujibur Rahman's wife 2018-08-19 10:47

    Bangladesh PM accuses rival of killing nation’s founder

    TEHRAN - Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has stirred hornet’s nest by claiming that arch-rival Khaleda Zia was involved in killing her father and nation’s founder Mujibur Rahman.

  • Bangladesh 2018-08-12 11:08

    Bangladesh govt under fire as student protests grow

    TEHRAN - With student protests against the lack of road safety measures in Bangladesh growing, the government led by Sheikh Hasina is increasingly finding itself in troubled waters. The government has been criticized by rights activists across the world for using force to quell the protests.

  • Students, journalists protest against Bangladesh govt 2018-08-09 12:52

    Students, journalists protest against Bangladesh govt

    Journalists in Bangladesh have gave a 72-hour ultimatum to the Sheikh Hasina government to arrest miscreants responsible for attacks on media persons while covering the protests by students over road safety, according to media reports.

  • Bangladesh 2018-08-07 11:29

    Violent protests in Bangladesh over road safety

    TEHRAN - The violent protests over road safety in Bangladesh have entered tenth day even as the police continued to fire teargas and the country’s authorities urged protestors, mostly students, to go home.

  • Myanmar 2018-08-05 10:51

    Bangladesh FM to visit Myanmar for repatriation of Rohingyas

    TEHRAN - Bangladesh Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali is scheduled to visit Myanmar on August 9 to oversee preparations being made for the safe repatriation of Rohingya refugees.

  • india 2018-07-31 12:15

    Four million people excluded from citizens’ list in India

    TEHRAN - In a move that is likely to stir unrest in India, the government in New Delhi has excluded more than four million people from a draft list of citizens in northeastern state of Assam.

  • Bangladesh 2018-07-17 11:00

    India to step up assistance to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh and aid in their repatriation

    TEHRAN - India has pledged to provide relief supplies to Rohingya refugees currently languishing in impoverished conditions in the crammed refugee camps of Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh and to aid in their repatriation process from Bangladesh to Rakhine state in Myanmar.

  • Malaysia 2018-07-08 11:51

    Malaysia rules out deportation of controversial televangelist to India

    TEHRAN - In a direct rebuke to Indian authorities, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has ruled out the deportation of controversial televangelist Zakir Naik to India.

  • India 2018-07-05 13:12

    India agrees to offer tariff concessions to APTA member countries

    India has agreed to offer tariff concessions on at least 3,142 products to Asia Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA) member countries, which include Bangladesh, China, Laos, South Korea and Sri Lanka, said a statement issued by India’s Commerce Ministry.

  • Rohingya 2018-07-03 09:49

    UN chief applauds Bangladesh for ‘opening borders’ to Rohingya refugees

    United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, who visited Bangladesh on Sunday, applauded the country for giving refuge to hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees driven from their homes in Myanmar through ‘systematic and widespread violence’, said a statement issued by the UN.

  • Bangladesh 2018-06-26 10:37

    Bangladesh with UN to establish global peace

    Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday reaffirmed Bangladesh’s firm commitment to remain engaged with the United Nations in its efforts towards preventing conflict and establishing peace in the world.

  • Rohingya 2018/06/24

    International assistance urgently needed for Rohingya refugees, says Amnesty

    Amnesty International, the global rights watchdog body, has called on the international community to urgently step up assistance for more than 900,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar district in the wake of severe monsoon season.