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Dhaka court rules against ex-PM

Monday, November 29th 2010, 10:53

The Bangladeshi Supreme Court rejects an appeal by former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia against her eviction from a military-owned house.
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Arrests before Bangladesh strike

Sunday, November 28th 2010, 17:50

The main opposition in Bangladesh says nearly 1,000 leaders and supporters have been arrested before a general strike.
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Bangladesh wins Asian Games gold

Friday, November 26th 2010, 17:06
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, China China

Bangladesh has won its first-ever gold medal in the Asian games, with its cricket team defeating Afghanistan in the Twenty20 competition in China.
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Swift justice in harassment case

Friday, November 26th 2010, 15:15

A teacher in Bangladesh is swiftly tried and sentenced by a mobile court to a year's imprisonment for harassing a female student
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Two cricket upsets at Asian Games

Thursday, November 25th 2010, 16:35
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, China China

The cricket teams of Afghanistan and Bangladesh both cause upsets in the semi-finals of the Twenty20 tournament at the Asian Games in China.
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Fresh clashes erupt in Bangladesh

Sunday, November 14th 2010, 19:26
related places: Dhaka

A second successive day of clashes takes place between police and opposition supporters in the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka.
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Dozens hurt in Bangladesh clashes

Saturday, November 13th 2010, 19:09

Dozens of people are injured in Bangladesh in violent clashes over the eviction of opposition leader Khaleda Zia.
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New courts to fight 'Eve teasing'

Wednesday, November 10th 2010, 18:39

Mobile courts in Bangladesh are empowered to prosecute people accused of sexually harassing women, or "Eve teasing", officials say.
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Bangladesh 'Eve teasing' protest

Wednesday, November 3rd 2010, 15:58
related places: Dhaka

Scores of students hold a rally in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka to protest against the sexual harassment of women.
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Bangladesh police arson arrests

Monday, October 18th 2010, 17:38
related countries: India India

Police in Bangladesh arrest 11 people over an arson attack on a village in an Indian enclave.
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Bangladesh clinch NZ series sweep

Sunday, October 17th 2010, 10:59
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Mirpur

Bangladesh beat New Zealand by three runs at Mirpur to wrap up a 4-0 win in their one-day series.
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Hindu festival marked in Bangladesh

Sunday, October 17th 2010, 8:55

A Hindu festival celebrating the goddess of Justice Durga Puja has begun in Bangladesh.
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Bangladesh secure historic NZ win

Thursday, October 14th 2010, 12:18
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Bangladesh seal their first series win against top-level opposition with victory over New Zealand to go 3-0 up in their best-of-five one-day series.
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Fiscal fun of the fair

Saturday, October 2nd 2010, 1:39

Amazing success of Bangladesh scheme to woo taxpayers
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Bangladeshi villagers kill tiger

Tuesday, September 14th 2010, 15:43

Villagers in southern Bangladesh beat to death a Royal Bengal Tiger, a critically endangered species, after it strayed near their homes.
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Bangladesh anthrax cases spread

Sunday, September 5th 2010, 17:37

Health officials in Bangladesh are on high alert after the number of people infected by anthrax rises to more than 300.
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Anthrax outbreak hits Bangladesh

Friday, September 3rd 2010, 17:02

Officials in northern Bangladesh battle to contain an anthrax outbreak that has infected more than 250 people.
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Bangladesh army officer dismissed

Wednesday, September 1st 2010, 4:19

Bangladeshi officials say an army major has been dismissed for carrying hundreds of bottles of illegal cough syrup.
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No Bangladesh Islamic dress code

Sunday, August 22nd 2010, 21:08

Bangladesh's high court bans schools and workplaces from forcing people to wear Islamic skull caps and veils, following a earlier ban on compulsory burqas.
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Bangladesh mass prisoner release

Thursday, August 19th 2010, 12:34

About 1,000 long-serving prisoners in Bangladesh are released in a bid to ease overcrowding in jails.
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Bangladesh prostitutes given IDs

Tuesday, August 17th 2010, 15:10

The Election Commission in Bangladesh says prostitution will be recognised as a job title on new voter ID cards.
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Quick march

Sunday, August 15th 2010, 4:38

Bangladesh army's advance into business
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Bangladesh to shut gas stations

Thursday, August 12th 2010, 21:48

Bangladesh orders the partial shut-down of natural gas stations in and around the capital to counter a growing power crisis.
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Bangladesh bans school beatings

Monday, August 9th 2010, 19:27

Bangladesh bans corporal punishment in all educational institutions across the country, following a high court order.
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Wanted man held over 2003 murders

Sunday, August 8th 2010, 11:37
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

One of Scotland Yard's most wanted men is arrested in Bangladesh in connection with a double murder in London in 2003, police say.
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Dhaka workers angry over pay

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 2:21
related places: Dhaka

There have been street battles in Bangladesh for a second day as workers in Dhaka's textile factories vent their disappointment with a planned wage rise.
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Dhaka workers angry over pay

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 2:21
related places: Dhaka

There have been street battles in Bangladesh for a second day as workers in Dhaka's textile factories vent their disappointment with a planned wage rise.
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Violence in Dhaka over wage rise

Friday, July 30th 2010, 11:51
related places: Dhaka

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
related places: Dhaka

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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