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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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Dhaka shares make strong recovery

Tuesday, January 11th 2011, 13:21

Shares on the Dhaka Stock Exchange in Bangladesh recover strongly on Tuesday after weeks of heavy falls.
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Bangladesh clashes as shares dive

Monday, January 10th 2011, 21:21

Bangladeshi police have used tear gas and water cannon against angry investors after the stock market incurred huge losses.
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Bangladesh clashes as shares dive

Monday, January 10th 2011, 12:13
related places: Dhaka

Police in Bangladesh use tear gas against investors who rampaged after the biggest ever one-day fall of the stock market in the capital Dhaka.
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Bangladesh mutiny troops on trial

Wednesday, January 5th 2011, 18:27

Some 800 soldiers go on trial in Bangladesh charged with murder and other crimes committed during a bloody mutiny in 2009.
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Bangladesh hangman series shelved

Tuesday, December 28th 2010, 16:12

A television channel in Bangladesh is ordered to stop broadcasting interviews with the country's most famous hangman, officials say.
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Getting the chop

Friday, December 24th 2010, 15:35

Bangladesh women learn karate to fight back against predators
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UK training Bangladesh 'death squad'

Wednesday, December 22nd 2010, 15:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British officials confirm Wikileaks reports that the UK is training a police force in Bangladesh accused of hundreds of extrajudicial killings.
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Publicly caned 'adulteress' dies

Monday, December 20th 2010, 15:35

Two people are arrested after the death of a Bangladeshi woman who was publicly caned for allegedly having sex with her stepson, police say.
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Bangladesh riot over stock slide

Sunday, December 19th 2010, 15:20
related places: Dhaka

Hundreds of small investors throw bricks and march in the streets of the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, after the stock exchange saw its steepest ever fall in a day.
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Many dead in Bangladesh sinking

Sunday, December 19th 2010, 2:49

At least 37 people - mostly women and children - die after a boat capsizes on a river in north-eastern Bangladesh.
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Senior Bangladesh leader arrested

Thursday, December 16th 2010, 8:30

Police in Bangladesh arrest senior opposition politician Salahuddin Quader Chowdhury amid suggestions he might face war crimes charges.
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Dhaka factory fire kills workers

Tuesday, December 14th 2010, 17:41
related places: Dhaka

At least 25 people are killed and many more injured in a fire at a multi-storey clothes factory near the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, police say.
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Bangladesh garment plant protests

Monday, December 13th 2010, 8:00
related places: Dhaka

Thousands of Bangladeshi garment workers picket factories and block roads near the capital Dhaka, as they continue to demand a promised pay rise.
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Three killed in Bangladesh unrest

Sunday, December 12th 2010, 14:17

At least three people are killed and dozens injured as Bangladeshi police clash with garment workers demonstrating for better pay.
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