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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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Irish in last-ball win over Zimbabwe

Monday, March 17th 2014, 12:50
related countries: Ireland Ireland, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Ireland clinch a dramatic final-ball victory over Zimbabwe in their World Twenty20 opener in Bangladesh.
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Bangladesh crush Afghanistan in T20

Sunday, March 16th 2014, 17:16
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Dhaka

Hosts Bangladesh and newcomers Nepal seal one-sided victories on the opening day of the World Twenty20.
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IPL switched for Indian elections

Wednesday, March 12th 2014, 10:38
related countries: India India

Indian Premier League games are to be played in the UAE and Bangladesh to avoid a clash with the general election.
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Sri Lanka seal Asia Cup final win

Saturday, March 8th 2014, 16:25
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Dhaka

Sri Lanka beat holders Pakistan by five wickets with 22 balls remaining at the Asia Cup final in Mirpur:
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Afghanistan clinch historic victory

Saturday, March 1st 2014, 16:23
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghanistan beat Bangladesh by 32 runs at the Asia Cup, their historic first victory over a Test-playing nation.
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Collingwood handed England role

Wednesday, February 12th 2014, 19:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Paul Collingwood is named England assistant coach for the limited-overs tour of the West Indies and the World T20.
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Dhaka fire factory owners surrender

Sunday, February 9th 2014, 10:13
related places: Dhaka

Two owners of a Bangladesh garment factory where 112 workers died in a fire two years ago turn themselves in to the authorities.
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Moeen & Parry in England squads

Thursday, February 6th 2014, 14:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Moeen Ali and Stephen Parry are named in England's one-day squad for the West Indies and the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh.
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Leading Bangladesh Islamist to hang

Thursday, January 30th 2014, 11:13

The head of Bangladesh's main Islamist party, Motiur Rahman Nizami, is sentenced to death for arms smuggling, prompting fears of fresh unrest.
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Hasina sworn in as Bangladesh PM

Sunday, January 12th 2014, 16:03

The incumbent prime minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina, has been sworn in again as leader, after a boycotted election marred by violence.
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Bangladesh ruling party 'wins poll'

Monday, January 6th 2014, 12:50

Bangladesh's ruling Awami League has won a violent general election whose outcome was never in doubt, after a boycott by the main opposition party.
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VIDEO: Bangladesh ruling party 'wins poll'

Monday, January 6th 2014, 10:06

Bangladesh's ruling Awami League has won a violence-plagued general election, according to preliminary results.
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Clashes in boycotted Bangladesh poll

Sunday, January 5th 2014, 17:26

Widespread violence mars Bangladesh's parliamentary election, with scores of polling stations torched, amid a boycott by the opposition.
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Strike on eve of Bangladesh election

Saturday, January 4th 2014, 7:18

Bangladesh's opposition begins a two-day strike in protest at what it calls Sunday's "scandalous farce" of a general election.
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VIDEO: Bangladesh poll faces boycott

Saturday, January 4th 2014, 5:24

Bangladesh is preparing to elect a new parliament on Sunday amid a backdrop of increasing political violence.
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