Cross-border

Cross-border

173 return home from Myanmar prisons

A total 173 Bangladeshi citizens, who have been held imprisoned in Sittwe (Akyab), the capital of Myanmar's Rakhine State, for one to three years, returned to Bangladesh today

12h ago

9 more Myanmar border guards enter Bangladesh

At least nine members of Myanmar's Border Guard Police (BGP) took shelter in Bangladesh this morning amid the ongoing conflict between the junta force and Arakan Army in Rakhine state

1w ago

3 Myanmar soldiers take refuge in Bangladesh

Three members of Myanmar military took refuge in Bangladesh this morning, fleeing the ongoing conflict in Rakhine State between junta forces and rebel Arakan Army

3w ago

Explosions in Myanmar as ship spotted in Naf river

People in the border area said they heard sounds of multiple explosions intermittently from last night to Friday afternoon. However, between 3:00pm and 4:00pm today, there were more than 10 loud explosions

3w ago

Conflict in Myanmar / Blasts, gunshots heard along Teknaf border

Following a week of calm, gunshots and mortar shell explosions were heard from across the Naf river, suggesting the resumption of fighting between the Myanmar junta and rebel Arakan Army in Rakhine state

1m ago

Bullet 'fired from Myanmar' injures one in Bandarban

A man in Bandarban's Naikhongchhari today was wounded by a bullet suspected to have been fired from across the Myanmar border

1m ago

Dhaka, Delhi agreed to use non-lethal weapons to reduce border killings: FM

Dhaka and Delhi have agreed to use non-lethal weapons to reduce the number of border killings

2m ago

Gunfire in Myanmar can still be heard in Naikhongchhari

Sounds of gunshots could still be heard today although the situation of bordering areas of Naikhongchhari in Bandarban, Ukhiya and Teknaf in Cox's Bazar remained relatively calm

2m ago

Bangladesh has strengthened its stance on frontier: Quader

Quader said Bangladesh will inform the UN in writing about its concerns

2m ago

Lull in fighting on Myanmar border: BGB, local officials

After fierce fighting across the border from Cox's Bazar and Bandarban between the Myanmar army and rebel group Arakan Army over the last week, officials and locals said today that the intensity of battle has reduced over the last 24 hours

2m ago

Tumbru-Ghumdhum border areas not safe for civilians: BGB DG

Director General of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) Major General Mohammad Ashrafuzzaman Siddique has said the Ghumdhum and Tumbru border areas of Naikhongchhari upazila of Bandarban are not safe for the common people

2m ago

12 trafficking victims return from India via Akhaura

They were handed over to their families through the Bangladesh Assistant High Commission in Agartala

2m ago

Won't allow Rohingya to enter Bangladesh anymore: BGB chief

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) Director General Major General Mohammad Ashrafuzzaman Siddiqui today said they would no longer allow Rohingya refugees to enter Bangladesh territory

2m ago

264 Myanmar border, security force members now in Bangladesh: BGB

A total of 264 members of Myanmar’s border and security forces have come to Bangladesh to escape the fighting between the Myanmar army and the rebel Arakan Army at the border between the two countries, according to the BGB.

2m ago

Myanmar fighting: 4 bullet-hit BGP men admitted to CMCH

Four personnel of Myanmar's Border Guard Police (BGP), who crossed the border into Bangladesh to take refuge from the ongoing gunfight inside Myanmar, have been admitted to Chattogram Medical College Hospital (CMCH) with bullet injuries

2m ago

106 Myanmar BGP members take refuge in Bangladesh: BGB

One hundred and six members of Myanmar's Border Guard Police (BGP) have crossed the border at Tumbru and taken shelter in Bangladesh, said Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB)

2m ago

2 killed in Ghumdhum as mortar shell from Myanmar explodes in Bangladesh

Two people were killed and a child was injured as a mortar shell from across the border in Myanmar exploded in Ghumdhum union of Bandarban's Naikhongchhari upazila this afternoon

2m ago

Myanmar wants to take back troops who fled to Bangladesh: Hasan Mahmud

Myanmar has communicated with Bangladesh about taking back around 100 Border Guard Police (BGP) members who have been crossing the border into Bangladesh since yesterday to escape the Arakan Army's attacks, Foreign Minister Hasan Mahmud said today

2m ago
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