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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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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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