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  1. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

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

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

    ... sinking under the water," he told Channel 24 television. The ferry was about 30km south of the capital Dhaka when it sank on the river Padma in Munshiganj district. Ferry accidents are common ...

  2. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Violence mars one-sided election in Bangladesh

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

    ... stations and stole and burned ballot papers in a bid to sabotage the poll. Two of those killed were beaten to death while guarding polling stations in northern districts, which bore the brunt ... district of Bogra. "The situation is extremely volatile," he added after describing how thousands of ballot papers had been ceremoniously set on fire. Most of the other victims were ...

  3. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh makes 118 arrests in crackdown on opposition

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 09:05pm by Agence France-Presse in Dhaka

    ... and its key ally Jamaat-e-Islami, in five districts where police had earlier clashed with demonstrators. The BNP, Jamaat and their smaller allies have been staging protests since late October ... protesters were arrested in Rajnagar village in the western district of Meherepur, local police chief Nahidul Alam said. “Most of them are Jamaat activists,” he said. “They are anarchists. They cut ...

  4. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh: Tazreen clothing factory owners face arrest over fatal fire

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

    ... in an industry worth more than US$20 billion a year. The factory, which was located in the Ashulia industrial district, supplied clothes to a variety of international brands including US giant Walmart, ...

  5. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Five die in fresh Bangladesh clashes over Islamist hanging

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 06:12pm by Agence France-Presse in Dhaka

    ... protesters on Monday as five more people died in clashes sparked by the execution of an Islamist leader for war crimes. Police said trouble broke out in several places in the southeastern district ... bombs, attacked teams of police and paramilitary border guards, police said. “We fired rifles in self-defence,” district deputy police chief Kazi Moniruzzaman said of the clashes before dawn ...

  6. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh police arrest 37 China, Taiwan nationals

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

    ... paraded before local media along with seized telecoms equipment late on Sunday after the raid in capital’s Uttara district. Phone companies in Bangladesh offering international calls – including ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh opposition vows to defy march ban

    Posted Dec 27th 2013, 09:48pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Although police deny Zia is under house arrest, they do acknowledge that reinforcements have been posted outside her home in an upmarket district of Dhaka to “enhance security”. However members ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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

    ... Jamil said. Shortly after the execution, Molla’s body was driven by police escort to his home village in central Faridpur district, where he was buried beside his parents’ graves in a pre-dawn ...




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