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13 dead as migrant boat capsizes in...

13 dead as migrant boat capsizes in...

Europe

Mon, Oct 7 2019

The ship, which had set sail from Tunisia, had been carrying around 50 people, almost all from Tunisia...

20 more Bangladeshis return from...

20 more Bangladeshis return from...

Bangladesh

Thu, Jun 27 2019

A flight of Qatar Airways carrying the migrants landed at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport...

Tunisian boat crisis: Migrants including...

Tunisian boat crisis: Migrants including...

Middle East

Wed, Jun 19 2019

Among the group who set off from Libya, 64 are from Bangladesh while nine are Egyptians, one is Moroccan...

Bangladesh envoy now in Tunisia to speak...

Bangladesh envoy now in Tunisia to speak...

Nation

Fri, Jun 14 2019

The Bangladesh Embassy in Libya warns against travelling to Europe via sea

A journey that never ends well

A journey that never ends well

Editorial

Wed, May 15 2019

A comprehensive framework for addressing the needs of migrant workers must be in place

Mediterranean ship sails to Myanmar...

Mediterranean ship sails to Myanmar...

South Asia

Tue, Sep 5 2017

The organisation took this decision in the wake of thousands of Rohingyas feeling persecution in...

France holds migration summit seeking...

France holds migration summit seeking...

Europe

Mon, Aug 28 2017

Some 125,000 migrants have crossed the Mediterranean by boat this year, according to UN figures, with...

Iran extends reach with fight for land...

Iran extends reach with fight for land...

Middle East

Wed, Aug 23 2017

The land-route would be the biggest prize yet for Iran in its involvement in Syria's six-year-old civil...

Bangladesh under threat of EU visa...

Bangladesh under threat of EU visa...

Foreign Affairs

Sun, Jun 25 2017

The bloc's 28 leaders have unanimously agreed to use "all possible levers, including... reassessing visa...

EU leaders boost support for Libya to...

EU leaders boost support for Libya to...

Europe

Fri, Jun 23 2017

EU leaders also want to replicate their migrant deal with Turkey which, despite rights and legal concerns,...

A passage to Italy: Life in refugee...

A passage to Italy: Life in refugee...

Bangladesh

Mon, Jun 19 2017

The life at the refugee camps in Italy appeal the Bangladeshi migrants to brave the risks that await...

A passage to Italy: Death and...

A passage to Italy: Death and...

Crime

Sun, Jun 18 2017

Neither warnings nor reports of death ever dissuade a Bangladeshi who aspires of a life in Europe.

A passage to Italy: The Libyan...

A passage to Italy: The Libyan...

Crime

Sun, Jun 18 2017

An average of 30-40 Bangladeshis illegally enter Libya on a daily basis to cross the Mediterranean to...

From the horse’s mouth: A trafficker...

From the horse’s mouth: A trafficker...

Crime

Sun, Jun 18 2017

Human trafficking is sustained by migrants lured by promises of not paying any money until reaching Libya...

At least 30 migrants drown in new Med...

At least 30 migrants drown in new Med...

Europe

Wed, May 24 2017

With the help of an Italian coast guard ship and several commercial ships, rescuers raced to drag as...

With tourists scarce, Egypt struggles...

With tourists scarce, Egypt struggles...

Middle East

Tue, Jan 3 2017

From Alexandria on the Mediterranean to the Great Pyramid of Giza, the last of the Seven Wonders of the...

100 feared dead in Mediterranean

100 feared dead in Mediterranean

Europe

Wed, Nov 16 2016

He was unconscious for two hours but we were able to stabilise him before he was evacuated

Gambian female goalkeeper drowns in...

Gambian female goalkeeper drowns in...

Football

Fri, Nov 4 2016

Fatim was one of more than 7,000 Gambians who have fled the small West African country so far this year,...

Two Russian warships head to Mediterranean...

Two Russian warships head to Mediterranean...

Middle East

Wed, Oct 5 2016

The warships, The Serpukhov and The Zelyony Dol which are equipped with Kalibr long-range cruise missiles,...

Moscow vows to press Syria offensive,...

Moscow vows to press Syria offensive,...

World

Thu, Sep 29 2016

Moscow and Damascus launched an assault to recapture the rebel-held sector of Aleppo this month, abandoning...

Migrant disasters in the...

Migrant disasters in the...

Middle East

Sun, Sep 25 2016

More than 10,000 dead in 3 years