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Bangladeshi's death sentence upheld

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 11:22

Bangladesh's Supreme Court upholds the death sentence given to Islamist leader Mohammad Kamaruzzaman for atrocities in the 1971 war of independence.
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Death for Bangladesh Islamist tycoon

Sunday, November 2nd 2014, 10:51

A media tycoon and key player in Bangladesh's largest Islamic party is sentenced to death for war crimes - the second such verdict in a week.
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Bangladesh power back after blackout

Sunday, November 2nd 2014, 5:57

The authorities in Bangladesh say power has been restored to most of the country after a nationwide blackout.
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Bangladesh hit by major blackouts

Saturday, November 1st 2014, 13:59
related countries: India India

Bangladesh is hit by major power blackouts after a power line connecting the country to India's electricity grid failed, reports say.
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Death for Bangladesh Islamist leader

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 14:17
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The head of Bangladesh's largest Islamist party is sentenced to death for war crimes committed during the independence war against Pakistan.
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Bangladesh Islamist leader Azam dies

Thursday, October 23rd 2014, 18:59

Ghulam Azam, the former leader of Bangladesh's largest Islamist party, dies from a heart attack a year after being found guilty of war crimes.
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Terrified victims of Thai trafficking face uncertain future

Saturday, October 18th 2014, 11:34
related countries: Thailand Thailand

The Bangladeshi slaves rescued from jungle in Thailand
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VIDEO: Dozens of slaves rescued from jungle

Friday, October 17th 2014, 21:41
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Dozens of Bangladeshi men are rescued after being kidnapped to be sold into slavery in Thailand.
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Gazi & Utseya banned from bowling

Wednesday, October 8th 2014, 15:52
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Bangladesh's Sohag Gazi and Zimbabwe's Prosper Utseya are banned from bowling in internationals because of illegal actions.
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VIDEO: British IS suspect in Bangladesh court

Friday, October 3rd 2014, 10:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British national, Samiun Rahman, arrested in Bangladesh on charges of recruiting people for Islamic state and other jihadist groups has made a second court appearance.
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Bangladesh death sentence commuted

Wednesday, September 17th 2014, 6:25

Bangladesh's Supreme Court commutes Islamist leader Delwar Sayeedi's death sentence for crimes in the 1971 independence war to life imprisonment.
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Move to cut Bangladesh marriage age

Monday, September 15th 2014, 22:43

The Bangladeshi cabinet proposes measures to lower the marriageable age for men and women, while toughening the penalty for violating the limits.
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Bangladesh singer Firoza mourned

Wednesday, September 10th 2014, 12:57
related places: Dhaka

Tributes pour in for legendary Bangladeshi singer Firoza Begum whose funeral has been held in Dhaka after she died aged 84.
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How do you break up an 'old lady'?

Sunday, August 31st 2014, 23:02

Bangladesh's ship breakers face economic challenge
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Bangladesh ferry passengers missing

Tuesday, August 5th 2014, 10:08
related places: Dhaka

More than 100 people are still missing a day after a ferry capsized near the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka.
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VIDEO: Ferry capsizes on river in Bangladesh

Monday, August 4th 2014, 23:32
related places: Dhaka

A ferry carrying around 200 passengers capsizes on the River Padma, south-west of the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka.
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River ferry capsizes in Bangladesh

Monday, August 4th 2014, 10:44
related places: Dhaka

A ferry with about 200 passengers on board capsizes in a river south of the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, officials say.
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Greeks cleared of shooting migrants

Thursday, July 31st 2014, 17:34
related countries: Greece Greece

The owner and head foreman of a farm in southern Greece are cleared over the shooting and wounding of a group of Bangladeshi migrant workers.
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Shakib appeals for reduction in ban

Sunday, July 20th 2014, 13:51

Bangladesh's Shakib Al Hasan apologises and appeals for a six-month ban for "a severe attitude problem" to be cut.
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Why Taslima Nasreen wants to return to Bangladesh

Wednesday, July 16th 2014, 22:04

Why Taslima Nasreen wants to return to Bangladesh
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Eight to die for Bangladesh bombings

Monday, June 23rd 2014, 11:04
related places: Dhaka

A Bangladeshi court sentences eight members of a banned Islamist group to death for a bombing which killed 10 people in Dhaka in 2001.
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VIDEO: Bangladesh ferry capsizes in storm

Friday, May 16th 2014, 4:14

A ferry carrying at least 200 people capsizes on a river during a storm in Bangladesh; a number of bodies have been recovered, police say.
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Bangladesh ferry capsizes in storm

Thursday, May 15th 2014, 21:19

A ferry carrying at least 200 people capsizes on a river during a storm in Bangladesh; a number of bodies have been recovered, police say.
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VIDEO: Dhaka victims wait for compensation

Thursday, April 24th 2014, 15:41
related places: Dhaka

Many survivors of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Dhaka are still waiting for compensation after the tragedy in 2013 that killed 1,129 workers.
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'I survived the Bangladesh factory collapse'

Wednesday, April 23rd 2014, 20:57

Survivors recall Rana Plaza disaster one year on
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Sri Lanka beat India to win World T20

Sunday, April 6th 2014, 17:13
related countries: India India, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Dhaka

Kumar Sangakkara guides Sri Lanka to a six-wicket victory over India to win the World Twenty20 in Mirpur.
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Australia beat England in T20 final

Sunday, April 6th 2014, 12:07
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia thrash England by six wickets to win a record third successive Women's World Twenty20 title in Bangladesh.
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Australia too strong for Bangladesh

Tuesday, April 1st 2014, 13:14
related places: Mirpur

Australia beat Bangladesh by seven wickets in their final Group Two match of the World Twenty20 in Mirpur.
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Shehzad ton gives Pakistan victory

Sunday, March 30th 2014, 13:51
related countries: Australia Australia, Pakistan Pakistan

Ahmed Shehzad's unbeaten century helps Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 50 runs and eliminate Australia from the World Twenty20.
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India reach World T20 semi-finals

Friday, March 28th 2014, 17:19
related countries: India India

Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli score half-centuries as India beat Bangladesh and qualify for the World T20 semi-finals.
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West Indies too good for Bangladesh

Tuesday, March 25th 2014, 17:02
related places: Mirpur

Defending champions West Indies beat hosts Bangladesh by 73 runs in Group Two of the World Twenty20 in Mirpur.
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Steyn inspires South Africa victory

Monday, March 24th 2014, 13:21
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, South Africa South Africa

Dale Steyn bowls South Africa to a thrilling two-run victory over New Zealand in the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh.
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India & Pakistan begin World T20 bids

Thursday, March 20th 2014, 17:02
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Rivals India and Pakistan begin the Super 10 phase of the ICC World Twenty20 in Bangladesh on Friday.
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Khaleda Zia faces Bangladesh trial

Wednesday, March 19th 2014, 13:04

Former Bangladesh Prime Minister Khaleda Zia and other leading opposition members are to go on trial next month on corruption charges.
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