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US Envoy Kerry Discusses Climate Challenges in Bangladesh
April 10, 2021

US Envoy Kerry Discusses Climate Challenges in Bangladesh

By Julhas Alam
The U.S. special envoy on climate stopped in Bangladesh as part of a tour of climate change-vulnerable nations.

India Must Settle the Teesta River Dispute With Bangladesh for Lasting Gains
April 09, 2021

India Must Settle the Teesta River Dispute With Bangladesh for Lasting Gains

By Anuttama Banerji
The “Golden Era” in India-Bangladesh relations must also lead to resolution of the most vexing issue between the two.
Bangladesh’s Bloggers Under Siege
April 02, 2021

Bangladesh’s Bloggers Under Siege

By Austin Bodetti
Online activists face deadly threats from religious extremists and a crackdown from authorities.

4 Die in Clashes Set Off by India’s Modi Visiting Bangladesh
March 27, 2021

4 Die in Clashes Set Off by India’s Modi Visiting Bangladesh

By Julhas Alam
Protesters in Chattogram and Dhaka denounced Modi and his visit to Bangladesh, sparking clashes with police and counter-protesters.

Indian PM Modi in Bangladesh for Historic Celebrations
March 26, 2021

Indian PM Modi in Bangladesh for Historic Celebrations

By Abhijnan Rej
On March 26, Bangladesh celebrated its 50th Independence Day as well as the birth centenary of the country’s founding father.

Why Won’t Pakistan Fully Recognize the 1971 War?
March 26, 2021

Why Won’t Pakistan Fully Recognize the 1971 War?

By Asif Muztaba Hassan
Fully recognizing the atrocities committed during the war will be equivalent to acknowledging the Two Nations Theory has failed, a significant blow to Pakistan’s identity.

How the Cold War Shaped Bangladesh’s Liberation War
March 20, 2021

How the Cold War Shaped Bangladesh’s Liberation War

By Shah Tazrian Ashrafi
The 1971 war served as a perfect ground for the age-old India-Pakistan hostility to play out, it also attracted the attention of the Cold War’s key players.
For Bangladesh, Life Begins at 50
March 15, 2021

For Bangladesh, Life Begins at 50

By Subir Bhaumik
The country has repeatedly beat the odds over the last fifty years to emerge as a leader in South Asia across several fronts.

Indian PM to Inaugurate New Bridge Connecting Bangladesh and India
March 09, 2021

Indian PM to Inaugurate New Bridge Connecting Bangladesh and India

By Abhijnan Rej
This year, marking the 50th independence anniversary of Bangladesh, provides both Dhaka and New Delhi a natural opportunity to bring relations back on track.

COVID-19: The Fight Is Far From Over in Cox’s Bazar
March 09, 2021

COVID-19: The Fight Is Far From Over in Cox’s Bazar

By Poonam Khetrapal Singh
Bangladesh has so far successfully limited the health impact of COVID-19 in Cox’s Bazar, where upwards of 850,000 Rohingyas reside. But the international community must continue to step up and support the response.  

300 Activists Rally in Bangladesh to Denounce Writer’s Death in Prison
March 02, 2021

300 Activists Rally in Bangladesh to Denounce Writer’s Death in Prison

By Associated Press
Mushtaq Ahmed’s death has become a rallying point for renewed criticism of a controversial digital security law.
Bangladesh’s Deafening Silence on the Myanmar Coup
February 22, 2021

Bangladesh’s Deafening Silence on the Myanmar Coup

By Shakil Bin Mushtaq
Dhaka’s plans for resolution of the Rohingya crisis, and its broader relations with Myanmar, remain something of a mystery.

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