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News: Bangladesh

We have started to collect the most important news related to Bangladesh in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Bangladesh – overview

Bangladesh: news

EU considering Bangladesh action

Wednesday, May 1st 2013, 8:38

The European Union says it is considering "appropriate action" to encourage an improvement in working conditions in Bangladesh factories.
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Police clash with Dhaka protesters

Tuesday, April 30th 2013, 15:03
related places: Dhaka

Bangladeshi police use batons to disperse hundreds of angry factory workers calling for the death penalty for the owner of a collapsed building.
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Bangladesh survivor: 'I was waiting for death'

Tuesday, April 30th 2013, 11:58

Bangladesh survivor's horror entrapment in collapsed building
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Dhaka defends collapse aid refusal

Tuesday, April 30th 2013, 1:32

Bangladesh defends its decision to turn down foreign help in a rescue operation after the collapse of a building that killed at least 382 people.
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VIDEO: Anger after Dhaka factory collapse

Monday, April 29th 2013, 22:22
related places: Dhaka

Anger at the collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory has triggered further violent protests in Dhaka.
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Dhaka factory owner faces crowd fury

Monday, April 29th 2013, 17:56

The owner of a factory building that collapsed in Bangladesh killing hundreds inside is met by an angry crowd on his first appearance in court.
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Primark helps Dhaka factory victims

Monday, April 29th 2013, 17:29
related places: Dhaka

Primark says it will pay compensation and offer emergency food aid to victims of the Bangladesh factory collapse who worked for its supplier.
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Bangladesh rescuers' hopes fade

Monday, April 29th 2013, 14:23
related places: Dhaka

Rescuers at a collapsed factory in Bangladesh's capital Dhaka say they no longer hold out hopes of finding any more survivors.
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VIDEO: Dhaka death building owner held

Monday, April 29th 2013, 5:57
related places: Dhaka

The fugitive owner of a building that collapsed in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, killing hundreds of people, has been arrested, a government minister says.
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Fire in wrecked Bangladesh building

Monday, April 29th 2013, 2:05
related places: Dhaka

A fire at collapsed factory in Bangladesh's capital Dhaka hampers efforts to reach survivors of a disaster that killed hundreds.
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Dhaka building collapse: Shattered lives

Sunday, April 28th 2013, 18:50

Victims' families in Bangladesh speak of their loss
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Collapsed Dhaka building owner held

Sunday, April 28th 2013, 17:08
related places: Dhaka

The fugitive owner of a building that collapsed killing hundreds in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka is arrested, as a fire hampers rescue efforts.
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Race against time for Dhaka rescuers

Sunday, April 28th 2013, 8:47
related places: Dhaka

Rescuers try to save nine people trapped in the wreckage of a collapsed building in Dhaka before cranes and other heavy machinery are brought in.
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Arrests over Dhaka building collapse

Saturday, April 27th 2013, 14:56
related places: Dhaka

Two owners of garment factories in the building that collapsed in Bangladesh are arrested, as 24 more people are rescued from the rubble.
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VIDEO: Battle to reach Dhaka survivors

Saturday, April 27th 2013, 13:51
related places: Dhaka

Rescue teams say up to 14 more people are still trapped on what was the fifth floor of the building that collapsed in Bangladesh.
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VIDEO: Survivors found in collapsed factory

Friday, April 26th 2013, 17:35
related places: Dhaka

Bangladeshi rescue workers say a large group of people has been found alive inside a garment factory on the outskirts of the capital, Dhaka
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Survivors found in collapsed factory

Friday, April 26th 2013, 16:16
related places: Dhaka

Bangladeshi rescue workers say a large group of people has been found alive inside the ruins of a collapsed garment factory near Dhaka.
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VIDEO: Protests in Dhaka as rescue goes on

Friday, April 26th 2013, 13:21
related places: Dhaka

Angry protesters have taken to the streets of Dhaka for a second day following the collapse of a building in Bangladesh which killed over 300 people.
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Fears for hundreds missing in Dhaka

Friday, April 26th 2013, 11:21
related places: Dhaka

Hundreds of Bangladeshis are still missing two days after a building collapsed near Dhaka, killing more than 300 people, local officials say.
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Textile workers' deaths 'avoidable'

Friday, April 26th 2013, 0:30

Counting the cost of Bangladesh's reliance on its textile industry
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VIDEO: Human cost of cheap Western clothes

Thursday, April 25th 2013, 23:22

Andrew North in Bangladesh reports for BBC Newsnight on the human cost of cheap clothing and, using concealed cameras, reveals some factories are using child labour.
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VIDEO: Are shoppers concerned about Bangladesh?

Thursday, April 25th 2013, 18:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Dhaka, London

Shoppers in London were asked if they knew where the clothes they were wearing were manufactured and if they were aware of the Dhaka building collapse.
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Dozens found in Dhaka factory ruins

Thursday, April 25th 2013, 16:54
related places: Dhaka

Dozens of people are found alive in a building on the outskirts of the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, a day after it collapsed killing at least 250 people.
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Frantic search for Dhaka survivors

Thursday, April 25th 2013, 14:24
related places: Dhaka

Bangladeshi rescuers desperately search for survivors after a building housing garment factories collapsed in Dhaka, killing more than 200 people.
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At least 87 dead in Dhaka collapse

Wednesday, April 24th 2013, 20:53
related places: Dhaka

An eight-storey building housing garment factories collapses outside the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, killing at least 87 people and injuring hundreds.
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Bangladesh opposition editor held

Thursday, April 11th 2013, 14:42

Bangladesh pro-opposition newspaper editor Mahmudur Rahman has been arrested on several charges including sedition, police say.
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Bangladesh PM rejects blasphemy law

Monday, April 8th 2013, 1:56

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina rejects Islamist demands for a new anti-blasphemy law against those who defame Islam.
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VIDEO: Bangladesh PM rejects blasphemy laws

Sunday, April 7th 2013, 23:03

Speaking exclusively to the BBC, the Bangladeshi Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina, has rejected a demand by the country's Islamists to enact a new anti-blasphemy law to punish those who defame Islam. and Prophet Mohammad.
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VIDEO: Bangladesh Islamists target bloggers

Saturday, April 6th 2013, 14:58
related places: Dhaka

Islamist groups in Bangladesh have held a rally in the capital, Dhaka, calling for tough curbs on bloggers who insult the Islamic religion.
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Bangladesh Islamists target bloggers

Saturday, April 6th 2013, 11:27
related places: Dhaka

One person is killed during clashes at an Islamist rally in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka to call for tough curbs on bloggers who insult Islam.
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Bangladesh bloggers arrests protest

Thursday, April 4th 2013, 14:33

Eight popular Bangladeshi bloggers black out their websites as part of a 24-hour protest over the arrests of four online writers.
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