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Blogger's widow 'won't be silenced'

Tuesday, March 10th 2015, 22:10
related countries: United States United States

The widow of murdered US-Bangladeshi blogger Avijit Roy says she will continue to speak out on the causes of secularism and science.
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Bangladesh expels North Korea envoy

Tuesday, March 10th 2015, 3:03
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Bangladesh asks North Korea to remove one of its envoys after he was caught trying to smuggle 27kg (59lb) of gold into the country.
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Moores 'will stay' as England coach

Monday, March 9th 2015, 20:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Peter Moores will stay as England coach despite his side's World Cup exit at the hands of Bangladesh, England's cricket chief says.
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VIDEO: Bangladesh cricket fans' joy at win

Monday, March 9th 2015, 17:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Cricket fans in Bangladesh are delighted with their side's performance in knocking England out of the Cricket World Cup.
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Beaten England out of World Cup

Monday, March 9th 2015, 12:07

England are knocked out of the World Cup in dismal fashion as Bangladesh win by 15 runs to reach the quarter-finals.
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England can silence doubters - Swann

Sunday, March 8th 2015, 17:04

England can "shut up" their critics if they thrash Bangladesh in Monday's vital World Cup game, says ex-spinner Graeme Swann.
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Gold seized from N Korea diplomat

Friday, March 6th 2015, 15:18
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Customs officials in Bangladesh find about $1.7m (£1.1m) worth of gold bars and ornaments in the hand luggage of a North Korean diplomat.
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Scotland's hopes ended by Bangladesh

Thursday, March 5th 2015, 5:52

Scotland's World Cup hopes are ended by Bangladesh, despite Kyle Coetzer's record-breaking innings.
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Bangladesh arrest over writer murder

Monday, March 2nd 2015, 12:35

Police in Bangladesh arrest a radical Islamist for alleged involvement in the hacking to death of atheist writer Avijit Roy.
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VIDEO: Flowers at blogger killing scene

Friday, February 27th 2015, 17:34
related countries: United States United States
related places: Dhaka

Akbar Hossain reports from the site in the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, where attackers hacked to death a US-Bangladeshi blogger, Avijit Roy.
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US-Bangladesh writer hacked to death

Friday, February 27th 2015, 15:16
related countries: United States United States

A US-Bangladeshi blogger whose campaigning for a secular society in Bangladesh angered Islamists is hacked to death on a street in the capital Dhaka.
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Sri Lanka thrash wasteful Bangladesh

Thursday, February 26th 2015, 11:16
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Tillakaratne Dilshan and Kumar Sangakkara score hundreds as Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 92 runs in their World Cup game in Melbourne.
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Bangladesh warrant for former leader

Wednesday, February 25th 2015, 12:09

A Bangladeshi court issues an arrest warrant for opposition leader Khaleda Zia, amid a political stand-off in the country.
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Deadly ferry collision in Bangladesh

Monday, February 23rd 2015, 10:26

A crowded passenger ferry capsizes after a collision with a trawler on the Padma river in central Bangladesh, killing at least 70 people.
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VIDEO: Dozens die as Bangladesh ferry capsizes

Sunday, February 22nd 2015, 21:45
related places: Dhaka

More than 40 people have died in a ferry accident in Bangladesh when the boat capsized on the Padma river, north-west of the capital, Dhaka, after it was hit by a cargo vessel.
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Rain ruins Australia v Bangladesh

Saturday, February 21st 2015, 6:47
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Brisbane

Australia's World Cup Pool A match against Bangladesh in Brisbane is washed out without a ball being bowled.
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Benetton pledge over Dhaka collapse

Friday, February 20th 2015, 17:02
related places: Dhaka

Fashion firm Benetton says it will pay into an international compensation fund for victims of a factory collapse that killed 1,138 people in Bangladesh.
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Clarke ready for Australia return

Wednesday, February 18th 2015, 17:00
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia captain Michael Clarke will return from injury in Saturday's World Cup match against Bangladesh.
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Afghanistan lose on World Cup debut

Wednesday, February 18th 2015, 11:16
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Australia Australia
related places: Canberra

Afghanistan's debut World Cup match ends in defeat as Bangladesh are victorious by 105 runs in Canberra.
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Death sentence over Bangladesh war

Wednesday, February 18th 2015, 10:25

A leader of Bangladesh's main Islamist party is sentenced to death over crimes from the 1971 independence war, the ninth leader to be convicted.
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Bangladesh firebomb attacks kill nine

Saturday, February 7th 2015, 10:38

Nine people are killed after attackers hurled petrol bombs at a bus and truck in Bangladesh, the latest violence amid a month of anti-government protests.
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Bangladesh opposition leader charged

Wednesday, February 4th 2015, 13:58

Bangladesh's opposition leader, Khaleda Zia, has been charged with instigating an arson attack on a bus, which claimed the lives of seven people.
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Bangladesh bus hit by petrol bomb

Tuesday, February 3rd 2015, 11:45

At least seven people are burned to death and 15 others injured, some seriously, in a petrol bomb attack on a bus in eastern Bangladesh.
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Bangladesh factory fire kills 13

Saturday, January 31st 2015, 17:45
related places: Dhaka

At least 13 people died and dozens more were injured when a fire swept through a plastics factory in Bangladesh's capital Dhaka, officials say.
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Bangladesh arrests 7,000 activists

Wednesday, January 21st 2015, 12:53

Bangladesh has arrested more than 7,000 opposition activists in the past 15 days, ministers say, as they struggle to stop nationwide protests.
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Call the Midwife in Bangladesh

Tuesday, January 20th 2015, 0:27

New TV series tries to break taboo of childbirth in Bangladesh
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VIDEO: Painting Bangladesh's colourful rickshaws

Monday, January 19th 2015, 0:25

Decorating the armada of rickshaws on Bangladesh's roads
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VIDEO: Bangladesh drama breaks birth taboo

Sunday, January 18th 2015, 4:10

Filmmakers and charity workers join forces to raise awareness of the dangers of childbirth in Bangladesh.
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Bangladesh bowler held in sex case

Thursday, January 8th 2015, 11:42

Judges detain Bangladeshi cricketer Rubel Hossain after his ex-girlfriend alleges he falsely promised to marry her in order to have sex.
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Bangladesh media ban for Zia's son

Wednesday, January 7th 2015, 13:53

Bangladesh's High Court bans the media from reporting speeches and remarks by Tarique Rahman, the eldest son of main opposition leader Khaleda Zia.
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Top opposition leader held in Dhaka

Tuesday, January 6th 2015, 15:25
related places: Dhaka

Police in Bangladesh arrest the deputy leader of the main opposition party as tensions rise over its calls for nationwide protests and blockades.
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Zia calls for Bangladesh blockade

Monday, January 5th 2015, 16:40

Bangladeshi opposition leader Khaleda Zia calls for a transport blockade after four protesters are killed in clashes with police and government supporters.
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Bangladesh ex-PM in protest lockdown

Sunday, January 4th 2015, 12:27

Security forces in Bangladesh stop opposition leader Khaleda Zia from leaving her party offices and ban all protests in the capital.
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Bangladesh ex-minister death sentence

Tuesday, December 23rd 2014, 10:42
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A former government minister in Bangladesh is sentenced to death for crimes against humanity during the 1971 war of independence from Pakistan.
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In pictures: Bangladesh oil spill clean-up

Friday, December 19th 2014, 1:51

How local residents cope with Bangladesh oil spill
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