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Bangladesh violence deaths soar

Sunday, March 3rd 2013, 15:07

At least 16 people die in continuing violence in Bangladesh as a strike called over a death sentence given to an Islamist party leader starts.
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VIDEO: Bangladesh witness on violent clashes

Saturday, March 2nd 2013, 16:40

A witness at a rally in Bangladesh says police opened fire and used tear gas on the thousands of protesters gathered protesting against the death sentence on an Islamist party leader.
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VIDEO: Three die in Bangladesh clashes

Saturday, March 2nd 2013, 13:22

At least three people have been killed in the latest violence in Bangladesh, which started when a war crimes court sentenced to death a senior Islamist politician.
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More killed in Bangladesh violence

Saturday, March 2nd 2013, 11:28

Three people are killed after demonstrators protesting against the death sentence of an Islamist party leader clash with police for a third day.
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VIDEO: Riots continue in Bangladesh

Friday, March 1st 2013, 13:01

The BBC's Anbarasan Ethirajan reports on violence in Bangladesh following the sentencing to death of an Islamist party leader, Delwar Hossain Sayeedi.
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Fresh violence erupts in Bangladesh

Friday, March 1st 2013, 8:13

Fresh violence erupts in northern Bangladesh a day after a senior Islamist party leader was sentenced to death by a special war crimes tribunal.
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Deadly clashes over Bangladesh trial

Thursday, February 28th 2013, 18:45

At least 30 people die in Bangladesh in clashes sparked by a death sentence handed down to a senior Islamist leader for war crimes.
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Bangladesh Islamist sentenced to die

Thursday, February 28th 2013, 16:40

Senior Islamist leader Delwar Hossain Sayeedi is sentenced to death for crimes committed during Bangladesh's 1971 war of independence.
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VIDEO: Bloodshed at Bangladesh protests

Friday, February 22nd 2013, 21:42

At least four people have died in Bangladesh in clashes between police and Islamist protesters who took to the streets accusing bloggers of blasphemy.
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Clashes over Bangladesh bloggers

Friday, February 22nd 2013, 16:47

At least four people die in Bangladesh as police clash with Islamists protesting against bloggers they accuse of blasphemy.
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Bangladesh protests spark law change

Sunday, February 17th 2013, 16:43

Bangladesh alters a law to allow the state to appeal against the life sentence of an Islamist party leader, after protesters called for his execution.
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Three killed in Bangladesh clashes

Friday, February 15th 2013, 17:39
related places: Cox's Bazar

Three people die in the Bangladeshi city of Cox's Bazar amid protests over a tribunal investigating war crimes during the 1971 independence war.
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VIDEO: Dhaka: Mass protests over war crimes

Thursday, February 14th 2013, 20:08

Hundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets in Bangladesh in protest over sentences handed out in relation to alleged war crimes during the 1971 war of independence.
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Bus crash 'kills 16' in Bangladesh

Monday, February 11th 2013, 6:43
related places: Dhaka

A bus carrying pilgrims has fallen off a bridge south of the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, killing at least 16 people, officials say.
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Bangladesh rally seeks death penalty

Friday, February 8th 2013, 22:26
related places: Dhaka

Hundreds of thousands rally in Bangladesh to demand the death penalty for a political leader convicted of war crimes from the 1971 independence war.
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Bangladesh river ferry capsizes

Friday, February 8th 2013, 6:30
related places: Dhaka

A ferry carrying around 100 people capsizes in a river near the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, reports say, with a number of people missing.
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Clashes over Bangladesh jailing

Wednesday, February 6th 2013, 13:03

Clashes continue for a second day in Bangladesh, after an Islamist leader is jailed for life for crimes against humanity during the independence war.
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VIDEO: Bangladesh Islamist leader guilty

Tuesday, February 5th 2013, 16:08
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A war crimes tribunal in Bangladesh has found a leader of the main Islamist party guilty of crimes against humanity during the war for independence from Pakistan in 1971.
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Bangladesh Islamist chief guilty

Tuesday, February 5th 2013, 12:45

A war crimes tribunal in Bangladesh sentences a leader of the main Islamist party to life in prison for crimes against humanity during the 1971 war of independence.
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Sri Lanka rescues stricken boat

Sunday, February 3rd 2013, 17:38
related countries: Burma Burma, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's navy rescues 138 Bangladeshi and Burmese nationals from a sinking fishing boat in a 20-hour operation.
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VIDEO: Bangladesh strike sparks clashes

Thursday, January 31st 2013, 17:15

At least two people were killed as violence erupted across Bangladesh during a strike called by the largest Islamic party, Jamaat-e-Islami.
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Bangladesh strike sparks clashes

Thursday, January 31st 2013, 15:55

Police in Bangladesh fired tear gas and rubber bullets as Islamist activists seek to enforce a national strike.
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Dhaka clash over war crime trials

Monday, January 28th 2013, 17:16

Bangladeshi police use tear gas to end protests over the trial of Islamists for crimes allegedly committed during the country's independence war.
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Bangladesh's watershed war crimes moment

Monday, January 21st 2013, 18:15

First guilty verdict is war crimes landmark in Bangladesh
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Cleric found guilty of war crimes

Monday, January 21st 2013, 9:10

A court in Bangladesh sentences a well-known Muslim cleric to death for crimes against humanity during the country's 1971 independence war.
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VIDEO: Dhaka police clash with protesters

Sunday, January 6th 2013, 18:35
related places: Dhaka

Police have fired tear gas and rubber bullets at opposition supporters in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka during protests over a recent rise in fuel prices.
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VIDEO: Tourism threat to Bangladesh island

Friday, January 4th 2013, 0:15

Situated in the blue waters of the Bay of Bengal, St Martin Island is one of the most beautiful places in Bangladesh.
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Bangladesh cancel Pakistan tour

Monday, December 31st 2012, 17:29
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The Bangladesh cricket team call off their tour of Pakistan in January because of security concerns.
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Bangladesh fire 'was sabotage'

Monday, December 17th 2012, 17:56

An official inquiry into a deadly factory fire in Bangladesh says the blaze was an act of sabotage and the owner was negligent.
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Bangladesh war crimes judge quits

Tuesday, December 11th 2012, 18:45

The presiding judge of a special tribunal looking into crimes during Bangladesh's independence war resigns after email conversations are leaked.
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Bangladesh strike sparks violence

Tuesday, December 11th 2012, 8:11

Violence flares in many parts of Bangladesh as schools and most businesses were shut after opposition groups enforced a dawn-to-dusk strike.
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VIDEO: Rubber bullets and tear gas at protests

Sunday, December 9th 2012, 13:32

Police in Bangladesh have fired rubber bullets and tear gas to break up opposition activists attempting to enforce a road block across the country.
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Bangladesh protest sparks clashes

Sunday, December 9th 2012, 11:36

Violent clashes erupt in Bangladesh as protesters stage a nationwide blockade of roads to demand an independent body to oversee elections.
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Blaze factory had no fire permit

Friday, December 7th 2012, 16:16

A Bangladeshi garment factory where a blaze last month killed at least 110 people did not have a valid fire safety certificate, a top official tells the BBC.
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VIDEO: Thousands strike in Bangladesh

Tuesday, December 4th 2012, 17:23

Police have fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse thousands of protesters from Bangladesh's largest Islamic party, which is demanding the release of its leaders from prison.
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