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News: Bangladesh

We have started to collect the most important news related to Bangladesh in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Bangladesh – overview

Bangladesh: news

Children die in Bangladesh crash

Monday, July 11th 2011, 16:18

At least 44 schoolchildren are killed when their vehicle crashes into a pond in southern Bangladesh, police say.
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Bangladesh shut down by strike

Monday, July 11th 2011, 5:33

A 30-hour general strike called by Islamist groups shuts down schools and businesses across Bangladesh.
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VIDEO: Violence during Bangladesh strike

Sunday, July 10th 2011, 21:38

Islamist activists in Bangladesh have clashed with police during a general strike, held to protest against a change in the country's constitution.
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VIDEO: Bangladesh strike hit by clashes

Monday, July 4th 2011, 1:32
related places: Dhaka

Police in the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, have used batons to disperse protesters taking part in a strike against a government gas exploration deal.
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Bangladesh issues arrest warrants

Sunday, July 3rd 2011, 22:05

A court in Bangladesh issues an arrest warrant for Tarique Rahman - son of BNP leader Khaleda Zia - over a 2004 grenade attack on a political rally.
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Bangladesh strike clashes erupt

Sunday, July 3rd 2011, 12:07
related countries: United States United States

Police in Bangladesh clash with protesters during a strike against a gas exploration deal with the US energy giant ConocoPhillips.
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Bangladesh ends 'caretaker' polls

Thursday, June 30th 2011, 12:53

The Bangladeshi parliament overturns a 15-year-old requirement that general elections are overseen by non-partisan caretaker governments.
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Dhaka man held 'for beating wife'

Wednesday, June 15th 2011, 14:09

Police in Bangladesh arrest a husband whom they suspect of "mercilessly beating" his university lecturer wife.
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Bangladesh to set up special force to save tigers

Monday, June 13th 2011, 6:07

Bangladesh is to set up a special force to save the critically endangered Royal Bengal Tiger and other animals, officials say.
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Bangladeshi 'Robin Hood' burglar held

Thursday, June 9th 2011, 14:55
related places: Chittagong

Bangladeshi police arrested a burglar in the city of Chittagong who they say donated much of the proceeds of his crimes to good causes.
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Bangladesh plans madrassa reforms

Tuesday, May 31st 2011, 12:09

Bangladesh is planning to to integrate thousands of Islamic religious schools into the mainstream education system.
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VIDEO: The honey hunters of Bangladesh

Tuesday, May 31st 2011, 1:54

It's perhaps one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. Every year in Bangladesh, thousands of fishermen make extra money by gathering honey in the mangrove forests.
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Not so sweet

Monday, May 30th 2011, 23:30

Collecting wild honey in Bangladesh can be dangerous
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VIDEO: Bangladeshi workers stranded in Libya

Monday, May 30th 2011, 20:35
related countries: Libya Libya

Tens of thousands of Bangladeshi workers are currently stranded in Libya, many in conflict-zones, leaving family members thousand of miles away concerned for their safety.
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Bangladesh 'attacker's' penis cut off

Monday, May 30th 2011, 13:48

Police in southern Bangladesh say a woman cut off a man's penis during an alleged attempt to rape her and took it to a police station as evidence.
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Bangladesh Africa farm initiative

Tuesday, May 17th 2011, 16:46

Bangladeshi companies lease thousands of hectares of farmland in Africa as part of their efforts to avoid future food shortages.
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Bangladesh truth panel 'illegal'

Monday, May 16th 2011, 15:18

The Bangladeshi Supreme Court upholds a ruling which says an earlier reconciliation commission was illegal.
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Grameen Bank founder stands down

Thursday, May 12th 2011, 19:51

Muhammad Yunus, founder of pioneering Bangladeshi microcredit Grameen Bank, resigns after a long-running row with the government.
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Road safety decade in Bangladesh

Wednesday, May 11th 2011, 6:42

Bangladesh joins the first United Nations Decade of Action for Road safety, along with dozens of countries.
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Dhaka urged to shut 'death squad'

Tuesday, May 10th 2011, 9:07

The Bangladeshi government must hold the Rapid Action Battalion to account for the extra-judicial killings it is accused of, Human Rights Watch says.
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Grameen founder dismissal upheld

Thursday, May 5th 2011, 6:55

Bangladesh's highest court dismisses a final attempt by Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus to overturn an order sacking him from the Grameen Bank he founded.
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Bangladesh gang rape convictions

Wednesday, May 4th 2011, 15:17

A court in Bangladesh sentences 11 people to life imprisonment for gang raping a female school student during post-election violence in 2001.
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Bangladesh ferry sinks: '23 die'

Thursday, April 21st 2011, 11:03

At least 23 people are killed and dozens missing after a ferry carrying more than 100 passengers capsizes in a river in eastern Bangladesh.
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Forbidden love

Tuesday, April 19th 2011, 5:32

Bangladeshi war film rekindles old enmities
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Aussies seal Bangladesh whitewash

Wednesday, April 13th 2011, 16:37
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia beat Bangladesh by 66 runs to seal a 3-0 whitewash in the one-day international series.
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Aussie Watson breaks sixes record as Bangladesh routed

Monday, April 11th 2011, 10:12
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Shane Watson smashes a world-record 15 sixes on his way to recording the highest individual one-day innings by an Australian as Bangladesh are crushed by nine wickets.
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Grameen founder loses last appeal

Tuesday, April 5th 2011, 15:19

Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus loses his final appeal in Bangladesh's Supreme Court against his sacking from the Grameen micro-finance bank he founded.
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Police dispel Bangladesh protest

Monday, April 4th 2011, 11:27

Police disperse angry blockades, but the country is shut down by a strike enforced by Islamic groups protesting against equal property rights for women.
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One killed in Bangladeshi protest

Sunday, April 3rd 2011, 14:34

A demonstration in Bangladesh against women's rights has left one person dead and at least 30 others injured.
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Ponting resigns as Aussie captain

Tuesday, March 29th 2011, 6:43
related countries: Australia Australia

Ricky Ponting resigns as Australia Test and one-day captain but says he wants to play on for the team, ahead of the tour of Bangladesh.
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Bangladesh cricket failure probe

Monday, March 28th 2011, 15:20

An investigation is to be launched into the Bangladeshi cricket team's failures at the cricket World Cup, the government announces.
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Bangladesh doctors to be tried

Monday, March 28th 2011, 13:01

Four Bangladeshi doctors who carried out the first post-mortem examination of a girl who died after being publicly whipped are to be prosecuted.
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