All passengers on board a Dubai-bound Bangladesh Biman plane are safe after Bangladeshi security forces foiled a hijack attempt by a lone suspect on Sunday (Feb 24), a senior air force official said. “We have […]
No fewer than 56 people have died in a huge fire that tore through apartment buildings also used as chemical warehouses in an old part of the Bangladeshi capital, a fire official said on Thursday […]
An Iranian oil tanker sunk today after burning for more than a week, leaving a slick of oil to on fire in surrounding waters.
A fishing trawler capsized on the Naf River late Sunday evening local time, stated.Ariful Islam, commanding officer of the Bangladesh Border Guard in Teknaf, on the border with Myanmar.Islam stated.his team rescued 13 people by pulling them from the water into their boats.”They (were) so distressed,” Islam stated.of those rescued. “We have provided them with first aid and food. Now they are in the camps.”He added it was unclear how many people were on board the boat or if any are still missing: “You never know, we might find more bodies.”
About 25 people attempting to cross the Mediterranean are feared dead following a search operation off the coast of Libya that ended with the rescue of 115 others, according to local authorities.
Pope Francis strongly criticised atrocities, including mass killings and gang rapes, committed against Rohingya Muslims.