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South Asian leaders meet in Dhaka

Saturday, November 12th 2005, 11:18
related places: Dhaka

Leaders of South Asian countries gather for a regional summit in the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka to discuss trade and terrorism.
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Judges killed in Bangladesh blast

Monday, November 14th 2005, 12:29

Two judges are killed in southern Bangladesh when a bomb is thrown at their vehicle, the authorities say.
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Day-long strike halts Bangladesh

Thursday, November 24th 2005, 11:09

A nationwide general strike called by the opposition parties brings life to a halt in Bangladesh.
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Nine die in Bangladesh bombings

Tuesday, November 29th 2005, 18:05

At least nine people are killed in what police believe to be a mounting Islamic militant campaign in Bangladesh.
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Police hunt Bangladeshi bombers

Wednesday, November 30th 2005, 8:26

Bangladesh police hunt members of a banned Islamic group accused of bombings which killed nine on Tuesday.
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Fresh bombing in Bangladesh town

Thursday, December 1st 2005, 8:45
related places: Gazipur

One person is killed and many others are injured after a second bomb blast in the Bangladesh town of Gazipur.
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Bomb attack in Bangladeshi town

Thursday, December 8th 2005, 16:26
related places: Netrakona

At least six people are killed in a suicide bomb blast in the northern Bangladeshi town of Netrakona, police say.
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Protest over Bangladesh bombs

Friday, December 9th 2005, 12:04

Hundreds of Muslims in Bangladesh demonstrate against recent bombings blamed on Islamic militants.
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Bangladesh 'militant leader' held

Wednesday, December 14th 2005, 12:41

Bangladesh security forces arrest the suspected military head of a banned group blamed for suicide bombings.
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Explosives seized in Bangladesh

Saturday, December 17th 2005, 15:41
related places: Rajshahi

Bangladeshi police say they have seized a large store of bomb-making equipment and arrested four suspected Islamic militants in the city of Rajshahi.
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Bangladesh plans anti-terror law

Wednesday, December 21st 2005, 7:33

Bangladesh plans to introduce a new anti-terrorism law, following a wave of suicide bombs, a minister says.
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Cricket: Zim players to strike

Thursday, December 22nd 2005, 14:50
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's cricketers vote for strike action and will boycott next month's Afro-Asia Cup in Bangladesh.
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Bangladesh 'militant' sentenced

Monday, January 16th 2006, 12:34

A Bangladesh court has sentenced the first 'Islamic militant' to 15 years in jail for possessing arms and bomb-making materials.
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Bangladesh ends 'militant' hunt

Friday, January 20th 2006, 6:25
related places: Kushtia

Bangladesh has called off a hunt for two top militant leaders in the western Kushtia district.
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Poll row spurs Bangladesh strike

Sunday, January 22nd 2006, 6:35

Many Bangladeshis stay home as the opposition enforces a protest strike against preparations for elections.
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India holds Bangladesh 'suspect'

Tuesday, January 24th 2006, 8:53
related countries: India India

A man wanted for a series of bomb blasts in Bangladesh last August is arrested in India, police say.
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Security tight as Muslims gather

Friday, January 27th 2006, 10:26

More than a million Muslims gather in Bangladesh for the biggest annual Islamic event after the hajj.
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'Crackdown' ahead of Dhaka rally

Friday, February 3rd 2006, 8:04
related places: Dhaka

Bangladesh's opposition parties say 1,000 of its activists are detained ahead of an anti-government rally.
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Bangladesh party to end boycott

Sunday, February 5th 2006, 13:59

Bangladesh's main opposition party chief Sheikh Hasina announces the end of a year-long boycott of parliament.
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Opposition end boycott in Dhaka

Sunday, February 12th 2006, 18:12
related places: Dhaka

Bangladesh's main opposition Awami League returns to parliament after a year-long boycott, seeking reforms.
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Dhaka bans 'toxic' French liner

Thursday, February 16th 2006, 16:22
related countries: France France

Bangladesh bans an asbestos-lined French ocean-liner from being dismantled in its ship-breaking yards.
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Dozens killed in Bangladesh blaze

Friday, February 24th 2006, 17:32

More than 50 people have been killed in a fire at a textile mill in south-eastern Bangladesh, officials say.
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Building collapses in Bangladesh

Saturday, February 25th 2006, 11:03
related places: Dhaka

A building collapses in Bangladesh's capital, Dhaka, leaving at least 15 dead and many injured.
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Death for 21 Bangladesh 'bombers'

Tuesday, February 28th 2006, 15:03

A court in Bangladesh sentences 21 people to death in connection with a wave of bombings last August.
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Top Bangladesh militant captured

Thursday, March 2nd 2006, 16:44
related places: Sylhet

An Islamic militant leader blamed for a wave of deadly bombings surrenders to Bangladesh police.
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'Top Bangladeshi militant' held

Monday, March 6th 2006, 10:09

Officials say they have captured the second most wanted man in Bangladesh, known as Bangla Bhai.
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India and Bangladesh in key talks

Tuesday, March 21st 2006, 3:55
related countries: India India

Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia will hold talks with her Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh on terrorism and trade ties.
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Bangladesh targets militant cash

Wednesday, April 5th 2006, 16:26

Bangladesh's central bank fines the country's biggest Sharia-based commercial lender on charges of violating anti-money laundering laws.
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Bangladesh shock Aussies

Sunday, April 9th 2006, 11:43
related countries: Australia Australia

Shahriar Nafees hits 138 as Bangladesh shock Australia by making 355-5 on day one of the first Test in Fatullah.
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Bangladesh target Australia upset

Monday, April 10th 2006, 11:37
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia are 145-6 in reply to Bangladesh's 427 at stumps on day two of the first Test.
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Bangladesh hold slight advantage

Tuesday, April 11th 2006, 12:11
related countries: Australia Australia

Bangladesh end day three of first Test against Australia on 124-5, a lead of 282.
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Cricket: Australia v Bangladesh

Wednesday, April 12th 2006, 12:15

Australia reach 212-4 at the close, chasing a target of 307 to win the first Test against Bangladesh.
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Cricket: Australia scrape win

Thursday, April 13th 2006, 7:20
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia beat Bangladesh by three wickets in the first Test in Fatullah.
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Cricket: Trio put Aussies on top

Sunday, April 16th 2006, 12:16
related countries: Australia Australia

Jason Gillespie, Stuart MacGill and Shane Warne all take three wickets as Australia dismiss Bangladesh for 197 on the first day of the second Test.
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Cricket: Aussies close on B'desh

Monday, April 17th 2006, 10:36
related countries: Australia Australia

Phil Jaques hits his maiden Test fifty to push Australia to 151-2 on day two of the second Test against Bangladesh.
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