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

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Bangladesh: news

Dhaka's collapse death toll tops 900

Thursday, May 9th 2013, 8:45

At least 912 people are now known to have died in April's collapse of a building in Bangladesh, as a fire overnight kills eight people at a garment factory.
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Deadly fire in Bangladesh factory

Thursday, May 9th 2013, 5:44
related places: Dhaka

A fire in a garment factory in the Bangladesh capital kills at least eight people, as the death toll from a building collapse passes 900.
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Bangladesh skipper Mushfiqur to quit

Wednesday, May 8th 2013, 20:22
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Mushfiqur Rahim says he will stand down as Bangladesh captain after this weekend's Twenty20 internationals against Zimbabwe.
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Bangladesh collapse toll tops 800

Wednesday, May 8th 2013, 13:53

More than 800 people have been confirmed dead after the collapse of a factory building in Bangladesh two weeks ago, officials say.
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Bangladesh collapse toll passes 700

Tuesday, May 7th 2013, 8:14
related places: Dhaka

The death toll from the collapse of an eight-storey factory building near the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, has passed 700, officials say.
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Bangladesh protest clashes kill 27

Monday, May 6th 2013, 19:48
related places: Dhaka

At least 27 people are reported killed and dozens injured as police in Bangladesh clash with Islamist protesters.
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VIDEO: Dhaka Islamist protests 'kill 15'

Monday, May 6th 2013, 15:30
related places: Dhaka

Police in the Bangladeshi capital have used stun grenades and rubber bullets to disperse a protest organised by the Islamist group Hefazat-e Islam.
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Dhaka riot police battle Islamists

Sunday, May 5th 2013, 22:19
related places: Dhaka

Clashes between police and Islamist protesters in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka leave at least three people dead and 60 injured.
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Bangladesh collapse toll passes 600

Sunday, May 5th 2013, 13:17

More than 600 bodies have been pulled from the rubble of a Bangladeshi clothing factory complex that collapsed last week, police say.
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VIDEO: Police and Islamists clash in Dhaka

Sunday, May 5th 2013, 11:57
related places: Dhaka

At least one person has been killed in clashes between police and Islamist protesters in the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka.
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'I cut off limbs to save lives'

Friday, May 3rd 2013, 17:41
related places: Dhaka

The factory worker who cut free survivors trapped in Dhaka rubble
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Generators linked to Dhaka collapse

Friday, May 3rd 2013, 16:17
related places: Dhaka

Four generators inside the Bangladesh garment factory building that collapsed last month may have caused the disaster, a top investigator says.
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Dhaka collapse death toll passes 500

Friday, May 3rd 2013, 9:06
related places: Dhaka

The death toll from the collapse of an eight-storey factory building near the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka passes 500, officials say.
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Stopping another Bangladesh tragedy

Thursday, May 2nd 2013, 23:16

Stopping another Bangladesh tragedy
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VIDEO: Retailer calls for Bangladesh action

Thursday, May 2nd 2013, 12:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Bangladesh government must do more to improve its clothes manufacturing industry, according to UK-based company Wilson Imports.
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UK man indicted in Bangladesh

Thursday, May 2nd 2013, 11:17
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British community leader is indicted in Bangladesh for his alleged role in the 1971 liberation war from Pakistan, accusations he denies.
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Work resumes after Dhaka disaster

Thursday, May 2nd 2013, 9:12
related places: Dhaka

Millions of Bangladeshi garment workers return to work after days of unrest following the deadly collapse of a factory near the capital, Dhaka.
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VIDEO: Bangladesh factory: 149 still missing

Wednesday, May 1st 2013, 22:14

The number of people known to have died in last week's factory collapse in Bangladesh has passed 400, and a further 149 are still listed as missing.
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Pope condemns Dhaka 'slave labour'

Wednesday, May 1st 2013, 19:32
related places: Dhaka

Pope Francis denounces as "slave labour" the conditions of workers caught in a building collapse that killed more than 400 in Bangladesh last week.
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Bangladesh collapse toll passes 400

Wednesday, May 1st 2013, 14:11
related places: Dhaka

The number killed in the collapse of a factory building in Bangladesh passes 400, as thousands march to demand better working conditions.
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VIDEO: Bangladesh collapse toll passes 400

Wednesday, May 1st 2013, 11:03

The number of people killed in the collapse of a factory building in Bangladesh passes 400, with 149 listed as missing, officials say.
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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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