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  1. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    155m left without power in Bangladesh after transmission line failure

    Posted Nov 02nd 2014, 06:44am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka Fault 'on line from India' triggers cascading shutdowns across energy-hungry Bangladesh Outage leaves a nation of 155m without power A massive nationwide power blackout hit Bangladesh yesterday after a transmission line failed, leaving homes, businesses and shops in the densely populated country without electricity. Power was restored ...

  2. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Heart attack kills war criminal Ghulam Azam, the ‘Hitler’ of Bangladesh

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 10:54pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka War criminal Ghulam Azam was just one year into his 90-year jail term for masterminding the atrocities in the country's war of independence Heart attack kills 'Hitler' of Bangladesh Bangladeshi war criminal Ghulam Azam has died, aged 91, from a heart attack just over a year after being sentenced to 90 years in prison for masterminding ...

  3. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Khaleda Zia loses court fight to stop corruption case against her

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:48am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka Supreme Court rules against claims that a judge at a lower court was appointed illegally Court rejects Zia move to quash corruption case Bangladesh's highest court has rejected appeals by opposition leader Khaleda Zia, clearing the way for her to stand trial on embezzlement charges that could see her jailed for life. Zia, 69, twice former prime ...

  4. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Scores missing as overloaded ferry sunk by wave on Bangladesh’s Padma river

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 09:46pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Munshiganj, Bangladesh Two dead, 100 unaccounted for, in latest Bangladeshi transport disaster Overloaded river ferry sunk by wave An overloaded ferry sank in rough conditions in central Bangladesh yesterday with up to 200 passengers on board, in the latest disaster to hit the country's rivers. Emergency workers said about 100 survivors and two bodies had ...

  5. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Clashes, arson attacks amid festivities at Dhaka refugee camp kill nine

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 06:01am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka Nine die in clashes, arson attack at Dhaka camp Clashes and arson attacks at a refugee camp in Dhaka killed at least nine people during festival celebrations yesterday. The shanty town in Mirpur, a northern suburb of the Bangladeshi capital, is home to a community of Bihari Muslims, and authorities said tensions there had been rising. Emergency services ...

  6. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh court sentences top Islamist to death for arms smuggling

    Posted Jan 30th 2014, 05:18pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Chittagong A Bangladesh court on Thursday sentenced 14 people to death, including the leader of the country’s largest Islamist party, over a massive arms smuggling racket ten years ago. Motiur Rahman Nizami, 70, leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, was sentenced to hang after being convicted over the racket involving 10 truckloads of arms seized by police ...

  7. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Three Islamists shot dead in Bangladesh security crackdown

    Posted Jan 26th 2014, 08:30pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka Bangladesh police shot dead three activists from the country’s largest Islamist party in clashes on Sunday, officers said, amid allegations security forces are targeting opposition supporters for execution. Police said the three were killed during two separate gunbattles with bomb-throwing activists from the Jamaat-e-Islami party in two southeastern towns, ...

  8. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh: Tazreen clothing factory owners face arrest over fatal fire

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 02:45am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka Clothing factory owners face arrest over fatal fire A Bangladesh court has ordered the arrest of the owners of a garment factory in which 111 workers died in a blaze. Four other people were also ordered to be taken into custody after police laid charges in connection with the incident on November 24, 2012- the country's worst-ever clothing factory ...

  9. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh police arrest 37 China, Taiwan nationals

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 03:47pm by Agence France-Presse in Dhaka

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka Chinese and Taiwanese nationals arrested in Dhaka over illegal internet telephone operation Bangladesh security forces have arrested 37 Chinese and Taiwanese nationals after raiding an illegal internet telephone operation they were allegedly running in an upscale Dhaka neighbourhood, an official said on Monday. Officers from the elite Rapid Action ...

  10. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Deadly political clashes grip Bangladesh capital, Dhaka

    Posted Dec 29th 2013, 02:55pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka Deadly political clashes grip Dhaka Police barred Bangladesh's opposition leader from leaving home yesterday to lead a banned march as two people died in battles between her supporters and security forces. Police fired water cannon and shotguns during clashes across the capital with hundreds of demonstrators, some of them hurling home-made bombs. ...




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