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McCullum breaks record in NZ win

Friday, September 21st 2012, 13:08
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Brendon McCullum hits 123, the highest score in Twenty20 international history, as New Zealand beat Bangladesh by 59 runs.
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Bangladesh pins hope on Chittagong port

Monday, September 3rd 2012, 23:04
related places: Chittagong

Can Chittagong port keep pace with Bangladesh's growing trade?
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Chinese factories turn to Bangladesh

Wednesday, August 29th 2012, 22:04
related countries: China China

Chinese factories turn to Bangladesh as labour costs rise
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The life of a fearless Dhaka ferryman

Saturday, August 25th 2012, 0:30
related places: Dhaka

The toughest place to be a ferryman
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VIDEO: From Woolwich ferry to Dhaka sampan

Thursday, August 23rd 2012, 15:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Dhaka, London

Colin Window swaps life as a bridge officer on the Woolwich Ferry in London and travels to Dhaka, Bangladesh to train and work as a ferryman.
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VIDEO: Bangladesh capital 'least desirable'

Wednesday, August 15th 2012, 16:49
related places: Dhaka

Bangladesh's capital Dhaka has been ranked the least desirable city by the Global Liveability Report.
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Bangladesh charity urges ban lift

Saturday, August 4th 2012, 15:01
related countries: Burma Burma

The charity MSF seeks access to thousands of refugees in Bangladesh, after a government ban on aid near a camp for Burmese Muslims Rohingya.
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Agencies told to end Rohingya aid

Thursday, August 2nd 2012, 15:29
related countries: Burma Burma

The Bangladeshi authorities order three international charities to stop providing aid to Rohingya refugees from neighbouring Burma.
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Missing man returns 23 years on

Wednesday, August 1st 2012, 17:43
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A Bangladeshi man missing for 23 years and given up for dead by his family is welcomed home after being freed from a Pakistani jail.
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Dhaka urged to stop mass trials

Wednesday, July 4th 2012, 12:20

Bangladesh should stop "unfair" mass trials of border guards charged with mutiny over the 2009 killings of 74 people, Human Rights Watch has said.
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Bangladesh bridge loan cancelled

Saturday, June 30th 2012, 13:39

The World Bank cancels its $1.2bn credit to build Bangladesh's largest bridge, citing corruption concerns.
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VIDEO: Bangladesh calls off flood rescue

Friday, June 29th 2012, 8:20

Rescuers in Bangladesh call off efforts to find people still missing or trapped after floods and landslides kill at least 110 people in the south east.
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Bangladesh calls off flood rescue

Thursday, June 28th 2012, 11:09

Rescuers in Bangladesh call off efforts to find people still missing or trapped after floods and landslides kill at least 110 people in the south-east.
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VIDEO: Many die in Bangladesh floods

Thursday, June 28th 2012, 0:53

More than 80 people have died in flash floods and landslides in south-eastern Bangladesh.
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Dozens dead in Bangladesh rains

Wednesday, June 27th 2012, 13:25

Heavy rains and multiple landslides over three days have killed at least 90 people in south-east Bangladesh, officials say.
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Trafficked women describe trauma

Monday, June 25th 2012, 17:12
related countries: India India

A group of Bangladeshi women who were illegally taken into India three years ago have described their ordeal at the hands of human traffickers.
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Bangladesh garment plants reopen

Thursday, June 21st 2012, 6:43

More than 300 clothing factories in Bangladesh re-open after several days of violent protests by workers over salaries.
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Pay row closes Bangladesh firms

Sunday, June 17th 2012, 6:05

About 300 garment factories in Bangladesh close their doors indefinitely after days of violent protests by workers demanding a pay rise.
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Bangladesh urged to take refugees

Friday, June 15th 2012, 16:29
related countries: Burma Burma

The UN urges Bangladesh to accept refugees fleeing violence between Buddhists and Muslims in Burma.
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UN envoy in restive Burma state

Wednesday, June 13th 2012, 13:30
related countries: Burma Burma

A top UN envoy is visiting the western Burmese state of Rakhine, which has been hit by violent clashes between Buddhists and Muslims, leaving more than 20 dead.
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Bangladesh rescues smuggled cubs

Monday, June 11th 2012, 16:09
related places: Dhaka

Three rare Royal Bengal tiger cubs are rescued from smugglers in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, police say.
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Dhaka newsroom attack is probed

Tuesday, May 29th 2012, 15:04

Police in Bangladesh arrest a man in connection with an attack by men carrying knives on the country's leading news organisation.
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Bangladesh child wedding dispute

Monday, May 21st 2012, 18:47

A Bangladeshi court ordered officials to explain their failure to stop a 12-year-old girl allegedly being married to a 14-year-old boy at the weekend.
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BNP leader 'unfazed' by arrests

Monday, May 21st 2012, 18:27

Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia tells the BBC she is undeterred by arrests of party leaders and will continue pressing for a caretaker administration to oversee polls.
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Bangladeshi arrests spark anger

Wednesday, May 16th 2012, 18:07
related places: Dhaka

Demonstrators and police clash in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka after 33 senior opposition figures are arrested in connection with anti-government protests last month.
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Bangladesh indicts Islamist chief

Sunday, May 13th 2012, 11:57
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Bangladeshi Islamist leader Ghulam Azam is charged by a special tribunal with alleged war crimes during the 1971 independence war with Pakistan.
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Clinton backs microcredit pioneer

Sunday, May 6th 2012, 9:08
related countries: United States United States

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton publicly backs microcredit pioneer Mohammed Yunus, urging Bangladesh not to undermine the Grameen Bank.
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Brave recovery of mutilated Bangladesh woman

Saturday, May 5th 2012, 23:12

Brave recovery of Bangladeshi woman whose fingers were cut off
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Dhaka teacher 'burns' girls' legs

Thursday, May 3rd 2012, 16:08

Police in Bangladesh search for a teacher from a Muslim religious school who allegedly placed burning hot iron rods on the legs of her students.
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Bangladeshi computer whizz kid eyes record books

Saturday, April 28th 2012, 23:13

Could this six-year-old be the world's youngest IT expert?
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VIDEO: Activists target child marriages

Wednesday, April 25th 2012, 3:26

Campaigners in Bangladesh are stepping up their efforts to put a stop to child marriages.
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Bangladesh strike turns violent

Monday, April 23rd 2012, 13:18
related places: Sylhet

One person is killed and at least 20 injured as thousands of people protest over a politician's disappearance in the Bangladeshi city of Sylhet, police say.
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Child marriages blight Bangladesh

Sunday, April 22nd 2012, 0:46

The 12-year-old saving girls from child marriage
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'Enforced disappearances' haunt Bangladesh

Friday, April 20th 2012, 23:04

Spate of disappearances causes alarm in Bangladesh
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