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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.

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Bangladesh: news

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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SA victory puts England through

Saturday, March 19th 2011, 10:37
related countries: India India, South Africa South Africa, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Mirpur

South Africa thrash Bangladesh by 206 runs in Mirpur to top Group B, a result that takes England and India into in the World Cup quarter-finals.
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Live - Australia v Pakistan

Saturday, March 19th 2011, 3:08
related countries: South Africa South Africa, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Mirpur

Pakistan end Australia's 34-match unbeaten run at the World Cup with a four-wicket win after South Africa beat Bangladesh to send England into the quarter-finals.
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Bangladeshis 'bullied' in Bahrain

Thursday, March 17th 2011, 13:14
related countries: Bahrain Bahrain

Bangladeshi expatriates in Bahrain say they have been forced to take part in pro-government rallies.
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Bangladesh Yunus appeal expected

Monday, March 14th 2011, 23:57

The Bangladeshi Supreme Court is set to hear an appeal by Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus against a High Court decision to uphold his sacking.
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Strauss rues 'missed opportunity'

Saturday, March 12th 2011, 6:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England captain Andrew Strauss rues a "missed opportunity" to book a World Cup quarter-finals place after their defeat by Bangladesh.
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Bangladesh rally to shock England

Friday, March 11th 2011, 16:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Bangladesh pull off a shock win in the World Cup, inflicting a second defeat on England that leaves their progress to the quarter-finals in serious doubt.
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Live - Bangladesh v England

Friday, March 11th 2011, 7:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Chittagong

Bangladesh rally to beat England by two wickets in a thrilling Group B contest in Chittagong, putting Andrew Strauss' side's qualification for the quarter-finals in doubt.
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Libya Bangladeshis 'to get help'

Thursday, March 10th 2011, 14:32
related countries: Libya Libya

The Bangladeshi government says it is stepping up its efforts to bring back thousands of its nationals stranded in violence-hit Libya.
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Grameen boss fights to keep job

Wednesday, March 9th 2011, 12:34

Bangladeshi Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus lodges a final appeal against his sacking as head of the Grameen microfinance bank he founded.
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Tuesday, March 8th 2011, 14:27

The dismissal of Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus from the Grameen microfinance bank he founded is legal, Bangladesh's High Court rules.
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England's Broad out of World Cup

Tuesday, March 8th 2011, 14:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England bowler Stuart Broad is ruled out of the World Cup after suffering a side strain.
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