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  1. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh strike leaves two dead

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 04:56pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka Bangladeshi police fired live rounds at protesters on Monday in renewed clashes that killed two people, as a fresh nationwide strike got under way to force ... strike called by the BNP and its Islamist allies, in the latest effort to press Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to resign ahead of January elections. At least 22 people have now been killed since ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1347360/bangladesh-strike-leaves-two-dead
  2. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Scores injured as violence hits Bangladesh amid nationwide strike

    Posted Oct 29th 2013, 04:30pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Dhaka Homemade bombs leave 15 dead and scores injured across the country Scores hurt as violence hits amid national strike Scores of people were injured as violence raged across Bangladesh on Tuesday, the last of a three-day strike called by opposition activists in a bid to pressure the prime minister to resign. The Federation of Bangladesh Chamber ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1342665/scores-injured-violence-hits-bangladesh-amid-nationwide-strike
  3. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Strike cripples Bangladesh as death toll rises

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 03:53pm by AFP

    ... of a nationwide strike called by the opposition demanding the prime minister quit and hold elections under a caretaker government. The two were killed in the north and southeast, raising the overall death ... Hasina and her bitter rival, BNP leader Khaleda Zia, failed to halt the three-day strike and defuse the crisis. Hasina’s appeal to call off the strike occurred during a 40-minute phone ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1341869/strike-cripples-bangladesh-death-toll-rises
  4. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Nationwide strike in Bangladesh begins with violent clashes

    Posted Oct 27th 2013, 04:57pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka Trouble triggered by failure of last-minute talks between government and opposition fail to defuse mounting crisis ahead January polls Nationwide strike begins with violence At least five people were killed in nationwide clashes as Bangladesh's opposition yesterday began a three-day strike to demand the prime minister quit and make way ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1341186/three-killed-political-strike-grips-bangladesh
  5. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladeshi PM Hasina invites rival Zia to dinner amid strike threat

    Posted Oct 27th 2013, 06:07am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka 'Battling begums' hold rare talks over strike Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wajed invited opposition leader Begum Khaleda Zia to dinner ... the polls due in January 2014, spurned the premier's appeal to call off a three-day general strike to start today. The 40-minute phone conversation-a part of which was aired by television ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1340874/bangladeshi-pm-hasina-invites-rival-zia-dinner-amid-strike-threat
  6. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Mass worker protest hits Bangladesh after deadly blazes at 'deathtrap' textile factories

    Posted Nov 27th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agencies in Dhaka Worker demonstration grows as 'deathtrap' factories kill; fearing unrest could escalate, 500 factories declare wildcat 'holiday' Mass protests after deadly blaze Garment workers staged mass protests to demand the end ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1091595/mass-worker-protest-hits-bangladesh-after-deadly-blazes-deathtrap-textile
  7. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Clashes kill one as strike hits Bangladesh

    Posted Mar 07th 2013, 06:55pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka A young ruling party activist was beaten to death during clashes in northwestern Bangladesh on Thursday as a nationwide strike called by the opposition shut schools and businesses across the country. The opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party enforced the strike to protest at police firing on a rally on Wednesday, when at least two senior party ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1185589/clashes-kill-one-strike-hits-bangladesh
  8. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Strike cripples Bangladesh as death toll rises to 80

    Posted Mar 04th 2013, 05:01pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka Schools and businesses were shut on Monday across Bangladesh on the second day of a general strike called by Islamist protesters, as three more demonstrators ... scores and not about delivering justice. The verdicts and the ensuing violence prompted Jamaat to call a two-day nationwide strike that began on Sunday and has virtually crippled the country. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1176518/strike-cripples-bangladesh-death-toll-rises-80
  9. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Polling booths torched on eve of violence-torn Bangladesh election

    Posted Jan 04th 2014, 05:14pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka As opposition holds general strike and boycotts vote, fears grow that what now amounts to a one-party contest will spark more violence Booths burned on eve of election Scores of polling booths were torched on the eve of Bangladesh's violence-plagued election yesterday as the opposition staged a general strike in a final act of defiance against ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1397362/attacks-strike-plague-bangladesh-election-eve
  10. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladeshis launch nationwide strike over fuel price hike

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 03:18pm

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka Bangladesh police fired tear gas and water cannon at protestors on Wednesday as a nationwide strike over a hike in fuel prices brought large parts of the country to a halt. A coalition of left-wing parties, including the Communist Party of Bangladesh, called the strike to protest a recent increase in diesel, kerosene and petrol prices, saying ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1129406/bangladeshis-launch-nationwide-strike-over-fuel-price-hike

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