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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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India on alert after oil spill

Friday, December 12th 2014, 15:52

Environmental authorities in India are on alert after thousands of litres of oil spilled into a nature reserve in neighbouring Bangladesh.
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Bangladesh oil spill at dolphin site

Wednesday, December 10th 2014, 12:25

The Bangladeshi navy sends four vessels to deal with an oil spill from a crashed cargo vessel that is threatening a rare dolphin sanctuary.
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VIDEO: Bangladesh: UK man guilty of contempt

Tuesday, December 2nd 2014, 16:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Bangladesh court finds a British man guilty of contempt for challenging the official death toll from the 1971 war of independence.
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UK man guilty of Bangladesh contempt

Tuesday, December 2nd 2014, 11:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Bangladesh court finds a British man guilty of contempt for challenging the official death toll from the 1971 war of independence.
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Bangladesh 'Hajj critic' is arrested

Tuesday, November 25th 2014, 14:28
related countries: India India

A senior Bangladeshi politician who criticised the annual Hajj pilgrimage made by Muslims to Mecca is arrested in Dhaka for insulting Islam.
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Bangladesh claim maiden 3-0 Test win

Sunday, November 16th 2014, 16:15
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe
related places: Chittagong

Bangladesh win a Test series 3-0 for the first time with a 186-run victory over Zimbabwe in Chittagong.
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Shakib joins 100 and 10-wicket list

Friday, November 7th 2014, 11:06

Bangladesh's Shakib Al Hasan becomes only the third player in history to take 10 wickets and score a century in a Test.
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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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