Bangladesh’s electricity generation from renewable sources has passed the 5 percent mark with the opening of a major new solar plant – boosting hopes the country might meet its goal of getting 10 percent of power from renewables by 2020, experts say.
Around 60 babies a day are being born in vast refugee camps in Bangladesh.
Bangladesh has begun relocating 100,000 Rohingya refugees to safer ground.
Like the tens of thousands who huddle there for safety, he ekes out a life for his children and grandchildren on a muddy and infertile slope.
Bangladesh needs “massive international assistance” to feed and shelter Rohingya.
Myanmar rebuffs a ceasefire declared by Rohingya insurgents to enable delivery of aid.
When his family of six crossed the monsoon-soaked Mayu mountains, Mohammed Ishmail tied his four-year-old daughter to his back with a Myanmar sarong.