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  1. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

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

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

    ... on fire. We were able to escape as our side wall was built of bamboo, but those who lived in concrete houses could not get out and they died," he said. Shahjahan said the clashes were sparked ...

  2. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Almost 200 workers from Rana Plaza factory collapse still listed as missing

    Posted Dec 27th 2013, 10:46pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Savar, Bangladesh Eight months after a clothing factory collapse, 200 workers are still to be identified and their relatives have run into a wall of bureaucracy Aid woes ... in the way of compensation. More than 1,134 people died in the April 24 disaster, mainly workers making clothes for sale on Western high streets by retailers including Matalan, Primark and other ...

  3. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh court sentences top Islamist to death for arms smuggling

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

    ... (RAB) officers were deployed in key areas as a precaution, amid concerns activists from the Jamaat-e-Islami party could take to the streets to protest the decision. Nizami was a minister ...

  4. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh capital cut off to prevent opposition march

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 05:50pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka Police maintain roadblocks around Dhaka as officers patrol streets Bangladesh’s capital was effectively cut off from the rest of the country on Monday, ... On Monday, police maintained roadblocks around the capital while thousands of officers patrolled the city’s streets to stop people gathering at key locations for the march. Authorities fear the rally ...

  5. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Violence mars one-sided election in Bangladesh

    Posted Jan 05th 2014, 11:27am by AFP

    ... was a co-ordinated attack. They managed to seize some ballot papers and they tried to steal our weapons." In the capital Dhaka, whose streets were largely empty apart from thousands of troops, police ...

  6. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Deadly political clashes grip Bangladesh capital, Dhaka

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

    ... supporters to converge in the capital for the so-called "March of Democracy". "You're supposed to be on the streets. Why are you at my gate? Don't touch me!" Zia told ...

  7. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    28 die in Bangladesh street battles over blasphemy law

    Posted May 07th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka Thousands of Islamists clash with police as PM refuses to concede to protesters' demands 28 die in street battles over blasphemy law At least 28 people have died in street battles between Bangladeshi police and tens of thousands of Islamists, officials said yesterday, deepening the divide between the secular government and religious ...

  8. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh deploys military in election countdown

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

    ... in at least 59 of the country’s 64 districts. “They’ll be used as a striking force if there is any violence and they will patrol important areas, streets and highways,” he said. While a small number ...

  9. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Leader 'under house arrest' ahead of Bangladesh poll

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

    ... be used as a striking force if there is any violence and they will patrol important areas, streets and highways," he said. While a small number of soldiers had begun taking up positions ...

  10. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Ten more dead in Bangladesh as PM issues warning

    Posted Dec 15th 2013, 08:51pm by Agence France-Presse in Dhaka

    ... warned of a crackdown on the violence. Police said they opened fire after Islamist supporters torched houses and fought street battles with officers during a third day of unrest over the hanging ... worst violence since independence. Some 250 people have been killed in street protests since January, when the first verdicts were handed down. During Sunday’s violence in Patgram, two Jamaat ...




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