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  1. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh army hits back at hoax factory rescue claims

    Posted Jul 03rd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka Army hits back at hoax factory rescue claims Bangladesh's army has rejected as "vile" newspaper reports that called the rescue of a textile ... But it was a fake," the Mirror quoted the colleague as saying. The army, which oversaw the rescue operation, slammed the reports as "misleading, imprudent and fictitious". "It is a vile attempt ...

  2. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh army to end search for disaster bodies

    Posted May 13th 2013, 06:23pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka Bangladesh’s army announced on Monday that it was wrapping up its search for bodies following last month’s collapse of a garment factory complex, saying that it now believed a total of 1,127 people were killed. The army general in charge of the marathon recovery effort said that he was now handing over operational control to civilian administrators ...

  3. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh deploys army in north as protest death toll mounts

    Posted Mar 03rd 2013, 12:38pm by Agence France-Presse in Dhaka

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka Bangladesh deployed troops in the north of the country on Sunday as six more people were killed in fresh clashes over the conviction of Islamist leaders for war crimes in the Muslim-majority nation. The army was deployed in violence-wracked Shahjahanpur town after more than 5,000 stick-wielding protesters attacked two police stations, forcing ...

  4. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh court sentences top Islamist to death for arms smuggling

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

    ... intelligence agencies were also among the 14 who were sentenced to death on Thursday over the racket. A leader of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), Paresh Baruah, was also sentenced to death ...

  5. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh court sentences 150 soldiers to death for mutiny

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 04:29pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka 2009 revolt saw 74, mostly Bangladeshi army officers, hacked to death and bodies burned 150 soldiers given death for mutiny A Bangladeshi court has sentenced ... of the army officers Lead prosecutor Baharul Islam  A special court convicted and sentenced 150 of the soldiers to death over the mutiny, which was motivated in part by poor pay and conditions ...

  6. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh deploys military in election countdown

    Posted Dec 26th 2013, 09:45am by Agence France-Presse in Dhaka

    ... of troops has already begun taking up positions, an army spokesman confirmed the mass deployment would begin on Thursday. He did not say how many troops will be deployed but local media put ...

  7. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Leader 'under house arrest' ahead of Bangladesh poll

    Posted Dec 27th 2013, 01:24am by AFP

    ... up the army against normal civilians. Election Commission spokesman S.M. Asaduzzaman said that troops would be deployed in at least 59 of the country's 64 districts. "They'll ...

  8. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Execution order issued for death row Bangladesh Islamist

    Posted Dec 08th 2013, 08:26pm by Agence France-Presse in Dhaka

    ... on December 16 to commemorate Bangladesh’s 1971 independence war victory against Pakistan. Molla was convicted of war crimes during the nine-month liberation war. He and other Jamaat leaders opposed ...

  9. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Hanging of top Islamist leader Abdul Quader Mollah triggers Bangladesh violence

    Posted Dec 13th 2013, 02:54pm by Agence France-Presse in Dhaka

    ... after four decades, the victims of the genocides of 1971 liberation war have got some justice,” deputy law minister Quamrul Islam said. “It’s the best gift for (the) nation as we celebrate ...

  10. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh in mourning after president’s death

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 08:40pm by AFP

    ... liberation war. “He was a very good man and a perfect gentleman,” said Mostofa Kawser, 35, who placed a flower on the late president’s coffin. “When the army government arrested the top leaders ...




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