At least 18 people have died as massive floods ravaged northeastern India and Bangladesh, leaving millions of homes underwater and severing transport links.
The blaze in the city of Chittagong broke out around midnight Saturday following explosions in a container full of chemicals. The cause could not immediately be determined.
An exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art shows how Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka celebrated their freedom with a revolutionary vision for buildings and cities. Women played a vital role.
Storms come more often and the sea is rising, says an activist in Bangladesh. Crops are being ruined. Here's how one village is handling the situation.
The agreement came as a paradigm shift after the U.N. and humanitarian groups criticized the relocation, saying the island is regularly submerged by monsoon rains and was not fit for habitation.
Researchers looked at the impact of free masks, text reminders and celebrity endorsements. It's unclear if the best strategies will help counter anti-mask sentiment in the U.S. during the delta surge.
Bangladeshi soldiers are enforcing a seven-day lockdown. As the West opens up, poorer countries with low vaccination rates are being hit by wave after wave of COVID-19.
Shakuntala Thilsted, one of the world's leading researchers of fish as a source of nutritious food, is the first woman of Asian heritage to receive the World Food Prize.
This week, in the middle of a pandemic, the United Nations took a stand about an issue that has nothing to do with disease but is one of the top causes of death for children ages 5 to 14.
Nearly a dozen bodies have been recovered from the massive blaze in southern Bangladesh that also left tens of thousands of people homeless, officials said.
The fire at a camp in Cox's Bazar spread rapidly, engulfing tents and poorly constructed homes and buildings, according to witnesses.
The remote island of Bhashan Char was first proposed as an option to move the Rohingya in 2015. The island is potentially unsafe for inhabitants given its cyclone- and flood-prone nature.
The Emory community gathered today at an interfaith vigil to mourn the loss of two students killed last week in a terrorist attack in Bangladesh. Abinta...
Emory University says two of its students were among 20 victims of an extremist attack in Bangladesh. The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility...