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Violence in Dhaka over wage rise

Friday, July 30th 2010, 11:51
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Violence erupts in the Bangladeshi capital as thousands of garment workers protest over a government-backed wage increase that fell short of their demands.
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Violence in Dhaka over wage rise

Friday, July 30th 2010, 7:23
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Violence erupts in the Bangladeshi capital as thousands of garment workers protest over a government-backed wage increase that fell short of their demands.
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Bangladesh increases minimum wage

Tuesday, July 27th 2010, 14:39

Bangladesh is nearly doubling the minimum wage for its millions of garment workers, a wage board official says, after months of violent protests over pay.
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Micro-credit pioneer to go on The Simpsons

Tuesday, July 27th 2010, 5:30
related countries: United States United States
related places: Simpsons

Bangladeshi Grameen micro-credit bank founder Muhammad Yunus is to star in an episode of hit US TV series The Simpsons.
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Bangladesh indicts four over war

Monday, July 26th 2010, 9:43
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Bangladesh's war crimes tribunal, which is investigating the country's 1971 liberation struggle against Pakistan, has issued its first arrest warrants.
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Ex-conjoined twins reunited with mother

Thursday, July 22nd 2010, 17:13
related countries: Australia Australia

The mother of formerly-conjoined Bangladeshi twins Trishna and Krishna has visited her daughters in Australia for the first time since their separation.
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Four killed in Bangladesh attack

Wednesday, July 21st 2010, 5:37

Three police officers and a civilian die in an attack by suspected left-wing extremists in the western Bangladesh, officials say.
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Bangladesh bans school beatings

Monday, July 19th 2010, 14:36

The Bangladeshi High Court orders a halt to corporal punishment in schools, a week after a 10-year-old boy took his own life after he was allegedly beaten by his teacher.
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Bangladesh nabs 'syrup smuggler'

Saturday, July 17th 2010, 19:25

Police in northern Bangladesh arrest an army major for allegedly carrying hundreds of bottles of an illegal cough syrup.
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Bangladesh bans radical author

Friday, July 16th 2010, 12:32

The Bangladeshi government orders mosques and libraries across the country to remove all books written by a controversial Islamic scholar.
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Cricket: England defeat Bangladesh

Monday, July 12th 2010, 18:07

England claim the one-day international series against Bangladesh 2-1 after winning the deciding match at Edgbaston by 144 runs.
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Mass charges over mutiny in Dhaka

Monday, July 12th 2010, 14:58
related places: Dhaka

Prosecutors in Bangladesh charge 824 people with the killing of dozens of army officers in last year's Dhaka mutiny.
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England v Bangladesh 1st ODI as it happened

Thursday, July 8th 2010, 20:59

England beat Bangladesh by six wickets in the first one-day international at Trent Bridge.
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England rest Pietersen and Swann

Sunday, July 4th 2010, 8:33

England opt to rest Kevin Pietersen and Graeme Swann for the three-match one-day international series with Bangladesh starting on Thursday.
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Strike staged across Bangladesh

Sunday, June 27th 2010, 15:18
related places: Dhaka

Most Bangladeshis observe a general strike called by the opposition - the first for more than three years in the country.
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Dhaka factories resume production

Wednesday, June 23rd 2010, 8:49

Garment factories at one of Bangladesh's main manufacturing zones, shut down on Tuesday after violent protests, reopen.
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Dhaka factories shut by protests

Tuesday, June 22nd 2010, 16:35
related places: Dhaka

Owners shut 250 garment factories near the Bangladesh capital Dhaka after violent protests by workers over wages.
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Cup violence shuts Dhaka college

Monday, June 21st 2010, 11:33
related places: Dhaka

Bangladesh closes a leading university after students clash demanding to be allowed to watch the World Cup on TV.
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Bangladeshi water 'poisons 77m'

Saturday, June 19th 2010, 19:35

Up to 77 million people in Bangladesh have been exposed to arsenic from drinking water in recent decades, according to a study in The Lancet.
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Landslides kill 58 in Bangladesh

Tuesday, June 15th 2010, 13:22

Landslides and floods triggered by heavy rains kill at least 58 people in south-east Bangladesh, officials say.
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'Eve teasing'

Saturday, June 12th 2010, 11:13

The craze taking a terrible toll in Bangladesh
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Storm sinks ferry in Bangladesh

Tuesday, June 8th 2010, 15:25

At least 12 people die and five are missing after a packed ferry capsizes in storms in north-east Bangladesh, officials say.
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Ruthless England seal innings win

Sunday, June 6th 2010, 15:07
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England secure a 2-0 series whitewash over Bangladesh after winning the second Test at Old Trafford by an innings and 80 runs.
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Live - England v Bangladesh

Sunday, June 6th 2010, 11:50

England run through Bangladesh after enforcing the follow-on against Bangladesh on day three at Old Trafford.
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Bangladesh lifts Facebook block

Sunday, June 6th 2010, 4:39
related countries: United States United States

Bangladesh unblocks Facebook after officials say the website agreed to remove caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad.
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England on top despite Tamim ton

Saturday, June 5th 2010, 17:54
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Tamim Iqbal hits 108 but Bangladesh are bowled out for 216, 203 runs behind England, on day two of the second Test at Old Trafford.
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Live - England v Bangladesh

Saturday, June 5th 2010, 9:36

England bowl out Bangladesh for 216 despite Tamim Iqbal's century to lead by 203 on first innings at Old Trafford.
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Scores perish in Bangladeshi fire

Saturday, June 5th 2010, 7:32
related places: Dhaka

More than 116 people die in a fire in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, with others feared trapped in buildings.
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Death-trap Dhaka

Friday, June 4th 2010, 15:59
related places: Dhaka

Bangladeshi blaze and construction cowboys of capital
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Live - England v Bangladesh

Friday, June 4th 2010, 9:35

England win the toss and bat first against Bangladesh on the first day of the second Test at Old Trafford.
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Live - England v Bangladesh

Friday, June 4th 2010, 9:35

England lose three wickets before lunch against Bangladesh on the first day of the second Test at Old Trafford.
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Death in Dhaka

Friday, June 4th 2010, 6:29
related places: Dhaka

Images of the aftermath of deadly Bangladesh inferno
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Dhaka collapse rescue effort ends

Thursday, June 3rd 2010, 12:23

Rescue workers in Bangladesh stop searching for bodies in the ruins of a four-storey building that collapsed on Tuesday.
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Dhaka building collapse kills 23

Wednesday, June 2nd 2010, 22:02
related places: Dhaka

A four-storey building collapses in the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, leaving at least 23 dead and many injured.
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