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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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Bangladesh eyes $700m stock fund

Tuesday, March 8th 2011, 5:55

Bangladesh will set up a $700m fund to stabilise the stock market after the index fell more than 40% and investors rioted.
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Bangladesh resumes Grameen case

Monday, March 7th 2011, 9:25

Bangladesh's High Court resumes a hearing into the legality of the removal of Grameen Bank head Muhammad Yunus.
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Windies bus stoned in Bangladesh

Friday, March 4th 2011, 14:14
related places: Mirpur

The West Indies team bus is struck by stones thrown by Bangladesh supporters following their side's humiliating nine-wicket defeat in Mirpur.
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Windies brush aside woeful Tigers

Friday, March 4th 2011, 11:18
related places: Mirpur

Co-hosts Bangladesh are bowled out for 58 - their lowest one-day total - as West Indies romp to an easy victory in the Group B game in Mirpur.
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Live - Bangladesh v West Indies

Friday, March 4th 2011, 7:51
related places: Mirpur

West Indies knock off 58 with ease to hammer Bangladesh by nine wickets in Mirpur.
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Yunus eyes 'graceful' bank exit

Thursday, March 3rd 2011, 15:03

Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus says he wants a "graceful exit" from the Grameen Bank he founded as he launches a legal challenge to his sacking.
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Grameen Bank fights Yunus sacking

Wednesday, March 2nd 2011, 18:16

Bangladeshi Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus seeks legal advice after the central bank announces his sacking as head of the Grameen Bank he founded.
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Hosts Bangladesh edge past Irish

Friday, February 25th 2011, 16:02
related countries: Ireland Ireland
related places: Mirpur

Co-hosts Bangladesh hold their nerve to fight off a terrific challenge from Ireland and win their World Cup Group B encounter in Mirpur by 27 runs.
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Live - Australia v New Zealand

Friday, February 25th 2011, 3:35
related countries: Ireland Ireland, New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Christchurch, Nagpur

New Zealand lose two early wickets as openers Brendon McCullum and Martin Guptill depart against Australia in the Cricket World Cup in Nagpur.
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Bangladesh tiger freed into wild

Monday, February 21st 2011, 13:53

A tiger which strayed into villages near the Sundarbans mangroves of Bangladesh has been successfully released into the wild, officials say.
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From crops to crabs

Sunday, February 20th 2011, 1:35

Bangladesh farmers find new business after floods
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Superb Sehwag inspires India win

Saturday, February 19th 2011, 16:25
related countries: India India
related places: Mirpur

Virender Sehwag gets the World Cup off to an explosive start with 175 as India spoil Bangladesh's party with a resounding 87-run victory in Mirpur.
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Live - India v Bangladesh

Saturday, February 19th 2011, 7:40
related places: Mirpur

India defeat Bangladesh by 87 runs in the opening game of the World Cup after hundreds by Virender Sehwag and Virat Kohli.
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Grand ceremony launches World Cup

Thursday, February 17th 2011, 14:33
related places: Dhaka

The 10th Cricket World Cup, comprising 49 matches and lasting six weeks, is launched following a $30m (£18.6m) opening ceremony in Bangladesh.
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Muhammad Yunus is urged to retire

Tuesday, February 15th 2011, 11:10

The Bangladeshi government calls on Nobel peace laureate and microcredit pioneer Muhammad Yunus to retire.
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India rescues Burmese Rohingyas

Thursday, February 10th 2011, 7:59
related countries: Burma Burma, India India

More than 90 Rohingya refugees are rescued by police in India's Andaman and Nicobar islands.
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Bangladesh girl 'bled to death'

Wednesday, February 9th 2011, 14:36

A Bangladeshi girl who was publicly whipped for having an alleged affair with a married man bled to death, according to a new post-mortem examination.
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Lashed girl exhumed in Bangladesh

Tuesday, February 8th 2011, 7:38

The body of a 14-year-old Bangladeshi girl who died days after a public whipping is exhumed on the orders of the High Court in Dhaka.
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Bangladesh girl 'lashed to death'

Wednesday, February 2nd 2011, 11:57

Four people including a Muslim cleric are arrested in Bangladesh in connection with the death of 14-year-old girl who was publicly lashed.
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Clashes over Dhaka airport plans

Monday, January 31st 2011, 13:08
related places: Dhaka

Police in Bangladesh fire tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse villagers protesting against government plans to build a new airport for Dhaka.
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Bangladeshi city buys off its beggars

Monday, January 31st 2011, 3:04
related places: Chittagong

Officials in Bangladesh's city of Chittagong say they will pay beggars a daily wage to keep them off the streets during next month's Cricket World Cup.
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Bangladesh suspends trading firms

Friday, January 21st 2011, 14:01

Bangladesh has suspended six trading houses on the main Dhaka Stock Exchange.
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Regulators pull plug on Bangladesh shares

Thursday, January 20th 2011, 15:15
related places: Dhaka

Violent protests erupted on the streets of Dhaka on Thursday after trading on the Bangladesh stock exchanges was halted after only five minutes.
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Bangladesh, India in border talks

Wednesday, January 19th 2011, 7:08
related countries: India India

Senior officials from Bangladesh and India are due to begin talks to discuss security related issues.
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Bangladesh torture report denied

Tuesday, January 18th 2011, 18:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British High Commissioner in Bangladesh strenuously denies allegations in a UK newspaper that it condoned the likely use of torture.
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Grameen chief in defamation case

Tuesday, January 18th 2011, 12:38

Microfinance pioneer Muhammad Yunus appears briefly in a Bangladesh court accused of defamation.
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Bangladesh restricts acid sales

Monday, January 17th 2011, 15:16

Bangladesh says it is restricting the sale and distribution of certain kinds of acid in order to reduce the number of acid attacks.
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US helps Bangladesh on war crimes

Thursday, January 13th 2011, 15:08
related countries: United States United States

The US will help Bangladesh to stage "transparent" trials for crimes committed during its independence war, an American envoy says.
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