At least 13 people were killed and 20 wounded when lightning struck a makeshift mosque in a remote village in northeast Bangladesh on Friday, police said.
Muslim and moderate.Two words that describe Bangladesh, where Hillary Clinton arrived Saturday as part of a three-nation tour of Asia.
At least 112 bodies have been recovered after a packed ferry capsized in Bangladesh, police said Wednesday.
Rescuers searched frantically for survivors after a packed ferry carrying at least 250 people capsized in southern Bangladesh, killing at least 32 people, police said Tuesday.
Authorities confirmed four deaths Sunday following violent clashes between police and anti-government protesters.
The Bangladesh army said Thursday it foiled a military coup plot aimed at toppling the government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
It wasn't until his senior year of high school in North Carolina that Monji Dolon found out about his murky immigration status.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged global leaders Monday to launch a multibillion-dollar climate fund agreed to last year in Cancun, Mexico.
CNN's Robyn Curnow reports from the 17th U.N. Climate Change Summit in Durban, South Africa.
Bangladesh in its first move to go for nuclear power signed a deal with Russia to meet its widening energy deficit.
Thousands of anti-riot police were in the streets of Bangladesh's capital city Thursday as the opposition alliance launched a day-long general strike in protest of a fuel price hike.
At least 44 schoolboys were killed and many more injured Monday when the truck they were traveling in skidded off a highway and plunged into a canal in southeast Chittagong district, 250 kilometers (155 miles) from Bangladesh's capital of Dhaka, police said.
Riot police patrolled the streets to break up opposition protests in Dhaka and elsewhere in Bangladesh on Wednesday as opposition parties began a 48-hour general strike protesting a government move to change the electoral system
The bodies of at least 15 people, including women and children, were recovered Friday after hours of steady downpours triggered a mudslide at Batali Hill in Chittagong, in southeastern Bangladesh, the state-run news agency said.
Bangladesh's parliament on Thursday abolished the nonpartisan caretaker government system that oversees general elections, amid protests from the opposition that the ruling parties are trying to rig the polls.
The Bangladeshi government launched mobile courts in the streets Sunday, jailing more than 100 as the opposition parties began a 36-hour countrywide general strike, the second in a week, police said.
Dhaka's usually bustling streets looked barren Sunday as opposition parties enforced a daylong general strike over a government move to change the electoral system.
At least 27 people died Thursday when a ferry carrying about 100 people sank in a Bangladeshi river after striking a sunken cargo boat, police and officials said.
CNN's Sara Sidner reports how Bangladeshi's are changing lives and increasing profits with the use of solar power.
Bangladesh pulled off one of the big upsets of the 2011 Cricket World Cup by beating England by two wickets in a thrilling Group B match at Chittagong on Friday.
In southern Bangladesh, a small group of local women is taking the initiative when it comes to environmental protection.
CNN's Sara Sidner looks at how a group of village women are helping save a wildlife sanctuary from thieves and hunters.
The West Indies team bus has been attacked by Bangladesh fans, following the side's one-sided victory over the co-hosts at the Cricket World Cup.
CNN's Sara Sidner reports on how cricket is lifting girls' worth in Bangladesh.
In a dusty, unkempt field in the middle of Bangladesh's second-largest city, crowds of men and boys gather to watch their favorite sport.
A top court in Bangladesh has ordered a fresh probe into the death of a teenage girl who was lashed for having an affair with a married man last month, police said.
Schools and businesses closed and police fought with protesters Monday as thousands of opposition party supporters took to the streets in a daylong strike against the government.
Hundreds of hawkers and beggars, quite often seen on Dhaka's major roads and at traffic stops, will be driven out next month ahead of the Cricket World Cup scheduled to begin in mid February, officials said Wednesday.
A top court has banned any corporal punishment in schools in Bangladesh, a country where millions of children are exposed to physical abuse, officials said Thursday.
A Bangladesh court on Wednesday begins the trial of more than 800 paramilitary troopers accused of a mutiny against their officers two years ago, police and court officials said.
At least 32 people are dead and many more are missing after a passenger boat capsized on a river in northeastern Bangladesh, the country's news agency reported on Saturday.
The death toll from a fire at a garment factory in Bangladesh rose to 20 Wednesday and could rise again, the country's national news agency reported.
At least 12 people were killed and more than 100 others injured -- most of them critically -- in a fire at a garment factory in Bangladesh Tuesday, the country's national news agency reported.
Officials in Bangladesh are working to control an anthrax outbreak that has infected nearly 300 people since its first detection two weeks ago.
My research trip to Bangladesh ended near the town of Srimongol, where I investigated the country's tea industry. Much like their shrimp processing kinsmen to the south, the tea factories were locked down like prisons.
This week I want to write to you about shrimp. Portions of the shrimp industry in Bangladesh involve almost every aspect of contemporary forms of labor exploitation: child labor, bonded labor, forced labor, and indirectly human trafficking.
CNN's Max Foster talks to human trafficking expert Siddharth Kara about what he has seen in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Floating schools are being promoted as one way of adapting to climate change in Bangladesh. CNN's Dan Rivers reports.
More than 160 protesters were arrested Sunday during a violent opposition strike in Bangladesh, police said.
A new study shows 77 million Bangladeshis are being exposed to water containing arsenic. CNN's Dan Rivers reports.
It could be the worst mass poisoning in history. And the terrible irony is that it may all be due to an idealistic push to clean up drinking water for some of the world's poorest people.
At least 109 people were killed in a fire in the capital city in Bangladesh, the country's national news agency reported Friday.
If you had asked me at the beginning of last year to pinpoint Bangladesh on a map, I would have struggled.
Australia completed a comprehensive defeat of New Zealand in the opening Test match between the two countries in Wellington while England closed in on a series whitewash in Bangladesh.
An overloaded bus skidded into a dry canal in Bangladesh on Friday, killing at least 17 and injuring more than 50 passengers, police said.
The death toll climbed to 72 in the capsizing of an overloaded ferry in southern Bangladesh as a search continued, police said Monday.
An overcrowded ferry capsizes early Saturday in Bangladesh, killing at least 10 passengers.
Authorities have recovered 54 bodies after a ferry crammed with people capsized in southern Bangladesh, police said Sunday.
A ferry crammed with people capsized late Friday night in Bangladesh, killing at least 28 passengers, police said.
The legacy of U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy, who died on Tuesday, spreads far and wide, and across the ocean to now-independent Bangladesh. There, he is still revered for calling attention to what many deemed an unfolding genocide.
The death toll from a powerful cyclone that hit India and Bangladesh this week has climbed to at least 180, officials said Wednesday.
Human rights groups in Bangladesh and abroad are calling for an investigation after 16 borders guards accused of participating in a bloody revolt in February died in custody in recent days.
CNN's Saeed Ahmed talks about the spread of a mutiny in Bangladesh.
The Irrawaddy, one of the world's rarest species of freshwater dolphins, have been found in surprisingly large numbers deep in the waterlogged jungles of Bangladesh.
Rescuers evacuate shoppers from a shopping mall that caught fire in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Bangladesh cricket chiefs have postponed Pakistan's seven-match tour of the country scheduled to start next week, following government advice.
The Bangladeshi military has revised the number of army officers missing after last week's bloody uprising, from 72 down to six.
The Bangladeshi army fanned out across the country Monday, hunting down paramilitary troops who fled their barracks in the capital, Dhaka, after a deadly uprising that killed dozens of their superiors.
Relief teams dug through rose gardens at the headquarters of the Bangladesh Rifles Sunday, looking for more than 70 army officers still missing -- and presumed killed -- after a deadly uprising by paramilitary forces last week.
At least 40 bodies -- all of them wearing uniforms identifying them as army officers -- have been found in a mass grave inside the headquarters of the Bangladesh Rifles paramilitary in the capital, Dhaka, authorities said Friday.
The rebellion by paramilitary Bangladesh Rifles troops apparently ended Thursday after they handed over their weapons inside their headquarters in the capital city's Pilkhana district, the national press agency quoted Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina as saying in a nationwide televised address.
At least 50 officers and civilians were feared dead after Bangladeshi paramilitary troops staged a mutiny, taking dozens of high-ranking officers and military brass hostage, the country's law minister said Thursday.
Eight more bodies floated to the surface Sunday, bringing the death toll to 39 from a riverboat accident in southern Bangladesh.
More than 60 passengers were feared dead after a riverboat collided with a trawler in southern Bangladesh Thursday, police said.
A train crashed into a truck at an unguarded rail crossing in Bangladesh on Tuesday, killing seven people, according to authorities.
Bangladesh gave Sri Lanka a scare but a late collapse denied them a shot at the most unlikely of Test victories in Dhaka on Wednesday.
Former Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's Awami League won a landslide victory in Bangladesh's first national elections in seven years, claiming nearly 230 of the 300 seats in parliament, the country's electoral commission reported.
An alliance led by a former prime minister appeared headed for a decisive win in Bangladesh's first national election in seven years, according to preliminary results released early Tuesday morning.
Bangladesh lifted a two-year-old state of emergency on Wednesday, less than two weeks ahead of parliamentary elections.
Riots from Haiti to Bangladesh to Egypt over the soaring costs of basic foods have brought the issue to a boiling point and catapulted it to the forefront of the world's attention, the head of an agency focused on global development said Monday.
An airliner flying from Malaysia to Bangladesh made an unscheduled landing Tuesday after a knife-wielding man attacked other passengers, a Thai immigration official said.
South African left-arm spinner Robin Peterson took a career-best five for 33 in an overwhelming innings and 205-run defeat of Bangladesh in Chittagong. which completed a 2-0 series triumph.
Bangladesh's new government vowed to stamp out corruption and restore order. But a new report outlining the arrest and abuse of a local journalist raises concerns it's pushing too far
Fishermen in Bangladesh beat a rare river dolphin to death because they had not seen "this kind of creature before," according to local news accounts.
New Zealand clinched a 2-0 series victory against minnows Bangladesh with another innings victory early on day three of the second Test at the Basin Reserve.
Overburdened relief centers scrambled to help tens of thousands of cyclone survivors Wednesday, and fist fights broke out among victims waiting for rice at a food distribution center.
Desperate people recall their survivor stories in cyclone-marred southern Bangladesh. CNN's Cal Perry reports.
First we took a speedboat, then motorbikes, flying through the jungle at astonishing speed - avoiding limbs, branches and other debris. Once the jungle was too thick to continue, we carried forward on foot.
Aid begins to reach Bangladesh cyclone survivors. CNN's Dan Rivers finds scores of them huddled on an isolated island.
Five days after Cyclone Sidr struck Bangladesh, an overwhelming stench filled the air Tuesday as rotting bodies and animal carcasses floated in pools of stagnant water around the coastal city of Patharghata.
Survivors of a storm that killed more than 3,000 people in the impoverished nation of Bangladesh grieved and buried their loved ones Monday as they waited for aid to arrive.
The storm killed thousands, but better preparedness kept the toll down. Still, such storms will only get worse
CNN's Hugh Riminton speaks with Selva Sinnadurai of the Red Cross delegation in Bangladesh about relief efforts.
Bangladesh, low-lying and with isolated villages, is extremely susceptible to the type of conditions Sidr has brought.
Bangladesh's death toll from Cyclone Sidr has reached an estimated 2,000 people, officials said Sunday, amid fears that it could skyrocket to five times that number.
Thousands were left homeless Friday after a powerful tropical cyclone crashed ashore in Bangladesh, uprooting trees, destroying homes and damaging buildings where residents had sought shelter.
Traffic returned to the streets, and residents crowded markets in Bangladesh's six largest cities Friday after the military-backed government temporarily lifted a curfew imposed to quell violent student protests.
Angry students burned an army van and damaged at least 50 vehicles during fresh violence with security forces at Bangladesh's Dhaka University on Tuesday, witnesses said.
Bangladesh national team coach Dav Whatmore will quit at the end of May, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) have confirmed.
Bangladesh dealt a potentially fatal blow to South Africa's hopes of qualifying for the World Cup semifinals with a stunning 67-run victory in the Super Eights in Georgetown on Saturday.
Bangladesh secured a stunning pre-World Cup warm-up victory over New Zealand at the 3Ws Stadium on Tuesday.
Activists and police clashed in Bangladesh on Sunday, injuring at least 50 people at the start of a three-day transport blockade aimed at derailing upcoming elections.
West Indies opener Chris Gayle lashed 104 as the holders crushed Bangladesh by 10 wickets to ease into the main round of the Champions Trophy.
Bangladesh kept alive their hopes of a remarkable victory over Australia by taking three wickets in the final session of the fourth day of the first test in Fatullah.
Shahriar Nafees struck his maiden Test century to lift Bangladesh to 355 for five at the close of play on day one of the first Test against Australia.
Michael Vandort stroked an unbeaten 64 to lead Sri Lanka to an eight-wicket win over Bangladesh in the first Test on Friday.
Sri Lanka have moved within sight of victory in the first Test after restricting Bangladesh to 181 all out on the third day.
A Bangladeshi court has sentenced 21 Islamic militants to death for their roles in a series of bomb attacks across the country six months ago, according to a government official.
Police said Friday that the death toll in an explosion at a textile mill in Bangladesh had risen to 85.
Underdogs Bangladesh scored their first win over Sri Lanka with victory in the second one-day international in Bogra on Wednesday.
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