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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

'Enforced disappearances' haunt Bangladesh

Friday, April 20th 2012, 23:04

Spate of disappearances causes alarm in Bangladesh
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Bangladesh postpone Pakistan tour

Thursday, April 19th 2012, 13:57
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan officials are "surprised" and "disappointed" by a court decision to postpone Bangladesh's planned tour of their country.
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New Bangladesh 18-party alliance

Wednesday, April 18th 2012, 14:24

Bangladesh's main opposition party, the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), announces the formation of a new, 18-party coalition.
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Tortoises seized at Dhaka airport

Tuesday, April 17th 2012, 17:04
related countries: Thailand Thailand
related places: Dhaka

Customs officials at Dhaka airport in Bangladesh seize more than 400 tortoises found in suitcases bound for Thailand.
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Law quitting as Bangladesh coach

Monday, April 16th 2012, 10:23

Former Australia batsman Stuart Law quits as Bangladesh coach after just nine months, citing family reasons.
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VIDEO: Woman on frontline in Bangladesh

Monday, April 16th 2012, 9:43

Ten years after women were allowed into the Bangladesh army, one officer talks about the challenges of daily life as a female soldier.
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Internationals return to Pakistan

Sunday, April 15th 2012, 13:31
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Lahore

Pakistan will host its first international matches since 2009 when Bangladesh play two matches in Lahore at the end of April.
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IMF agrees $987m Bangladesh loan

Thursday, April 12th 2012, 4:01

The International Monetary Fund approves a $987m (£620m) loan for Bangladesh in a bid to boost its foreign exchange reserves.
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Pakistan edge to Asia Cup glory

Thursday, March 22nd 2012, 17:50
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Dhaka

Pakistan win a thrilling Asia Cup final against Bangladesh in Dhaka by two runs, to deny the hosts a first major trophy.
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Bangladesh joy over cricket final

Wednesday, March 21st 2012, 14:43
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Excitement builds across Bangladesh ahead of cricket's Asia Cup final against Pakistan, in what is being described as the country's biggest ever game.
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AUDIO: The moment Tendulkar made history

Friday, March 16th 2012, 12:12
related countries: India India
related places: Dhaka

India's Sachin Tendulkar scores his 100th international century in a one-day Asia Cup game against Bangladesh in Dhaka.
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Tendulkar hits his 100th hundred

Friday, March 16th 2012, 11:07
related countries: India India
related places: Mirpur

India's Sachin Tendulkar scores his 100th international century in a one-day Asia Cup game against Bangladesh in Mirpur.
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Bangladesh ferry toll passes 100

Wednesday, March 14th 2012, 19:07

The number of dead in a ferry sinking in Bangladesh on Tuesday has now passed 100, with at least 10 passengers still missing, officials say.
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VIDEO: 'Many dead' in Bangladesh sinking

Tuesday, March 13th 2012, 23:32

At least 32 people have died and scores are missing after a ferry with some 200 people aboard sank in southern Bangladesh.
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'Many dead' in Bangladesh sinking

Tuesday, March 13th 2012, 16:49

At least 32 people die and scores are missing after a ferry with some 200 people aboard sinks in southern Bangladesh, police say.
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VIDEO: Opposition rally in Bangladesh

Monday, March 12th 2012, 18:21
related places: Dhaka

In Bangladesh, thousands of opposition activists have taken part in an anti-government rally in Dhaka.
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Bangladesh braced for mass rally

Monday, March 12th 2012, 8:24
related places: Dhaka

Thousands of police and soldiers patrol the streets of Bangladesh's capital, Dhaka, ahead of a major anti-government rally.
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Saudi man shot dead in Bangladesh

Tuesday, March 6th 2012, 15:42
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: Dhaka

A Saudi Arabian official has been shot dead in an upmarket district of the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, police say.
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Dhaka Gladiators triumph in BPL

Wednesday, February 29th 2012, 17:58
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Dhaka Gladiators' Pakistani stars help them win the inaugural Bangladesh Premier League T20 series, beating Barisal Burners by eight wickets.
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Journalist couple killed in Dhaka

Saturday, February 11th 2012, 13:31
related places: Dhaka

Police in Bangladesh investigate the murder of a married couple who were both TV journalists in the capital Dhaka.
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Tigress 'terrorises Sundarbans'

Tuesday, February 7th 2012, 16:00

A rogue female tiger with cubs is believed to have killed eight people in a spate of attacks that has terrorised villagers in south-west Bangladesh.
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Bangladesh signs India power deal

Sunday, January 29th 2012, 15:23
related countries: India India

India and Bangladesh sign a deal to build a plant to address Bangladesh's power shortages, despite opposition from environmentalists.
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VIDEO: Anger in Bangladesh over torture video

Thursday, January 19th 2012, 18:37
related countries: India India

A video showing Indian border guards torturing a suspected Bangladeshi cow smuggler has prompted widespread condemnation and anger in Bangladesh.
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'Army coup foiled' in Bangladesh

Thursday, January 19th 2012, 15:25

The army in Bangladesh foils a coup planned against the government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, a military spokesman says.
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Bangladesh war crime suspect held

Wednesday, January 11th 2012, 12:06
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Bangladesh arrests an Islamist leader on charges of masterminding war crimes during the 1971 liberation struggle against Pakistan, lawyers say.
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Prison term for Facebook PM post

Wednesday, January 4th 2012, 13:49

A Bangladeshi university lecturer is sentenced to six months in jail after making remarks on Facebook about Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
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Bangladesh approves anti-porn law

Monday, January 2nd 2012, 16:17

The Bangladeshi government approves a tough new anti-pornography law which would see offenders jailed for up to 10 years.
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Bangladesh's most famous hangman

Friday, December 30th 2011, 0:02

Bangladesh's most famous executioner
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VIDEO: 'My husband chopped off my fingers'

Monday, December 19th 2011, 2:24

Bangladeshi woman Hawa Akther Jui, whose husband is accused of cutting off her fingers after she began a college course without his permission, has spoken to the BBC about her determination to carry on with her studies.
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Husband 'cuts off wife's fingers'

Thursday, December 15th 2011, 23:42

Rights groups in Bangladesh demand severe punishment for a man who allegedly cut off most of his wife's right hand in a row over her further education.
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Dhaka to probe disappearances

Thursday, December 15th 2011, 12:21

An inquiry is to be launched in Bangladesh following a recent spate of killings and disappearances across the country, the government has announced.
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Scars of Bangladesh independence war 40 years on

Tuesday, December 13th 2011, 0:50

Scars of the Indo-Pakistan war still linger 40 years on
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Dhaka passes Hindu property act

Monday, November 28th 2011, 20:25

The Bangladeshi parliament passes a landmark bill that will enable the return of property seized from the country's Hindu minority.
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