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Bangladesh disaster death toll passes 400
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Bangladesh disaster death toll passes 400

May 1st 2013, 8:40 AM 4,818 Views 14 Comments

Bangladeshi protesters enraged by the deadly factory collapse led rallies against low wages and poor working conditions – kicking off worldwide protests to mark May Day.

Penneys: We will pay compensation to victims of Bangladesh factory collapse
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Penneys: We will pay compensation to victims of Bangladesh factory collapse

Apr 29th 2013, 7:10 PM 10,184 Views 27 Comments

Penneys said it will give money to people who lost family members in the collapse, which killed almost 400 people.

The Evening Fix... now with added Barack Obama playing Daniel Day-Lewis
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The Evening Fix... now with added Barack Obama playing Daniel Day-Lewis

Apr 28th 2013, 8:00 PM 8,226 Views 4 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

100 hours after Bangladesh disaster, survivor found
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100 hours after Bangladesh disaster, survivor found

Apr 28th 2013, 1:49 PM 5,908 Views 4 Comments

Plus, the devastating images from the scene.

UPDATE: Police arrest owner of Bangladesh factory
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UPDATE: Police arrest owner of Bangladesh factory

Apr 28th 2013, 10:27 AM 5,984 Views 5 Comments

The death toll has now reached 363 but is expected to rise.

No more 'cries for help' as hopes for survivors fade at Bangladesh building
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No more 'cries for help' as hopes for survivors fade at Bangladesh building

Apr 28th 2013, 7:29 AM 4,407 Views 8 Comments

The death toll in the building collapse has now reached 363 but it is expected to increase.

'Stench of dead bodies is so strong' says Bangladesh building rescuers
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'Stench of dead bodies is so strong' says Bangladesh building rescuers

Apr 27th 2013, 2:19 PM 6,440 Views 2 Comments

A further 23 people were pulled alive this morning from the ruins of the eight-storey factory which caved in on Wednesday.

Safety inspectors 'ignored cracks' at collapsed clothing factory in Bangladesh
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Safety inspectors 'ignored cracks' at collapsed clothing factory in Bangladesh

Apr 25th 2013, 8:33 AM 8,638 Views 28 Comments

The death toll at the Dkaha collapse has now risen to 159, as accusations of corruption among safety inspectors emerged.

Supplier to Penneys based in Bangladesh building that collapsed, claiming 87 lives
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Supplier to Penneys based in Bangladesh building that collapsed, claiming 87 lives

Apr 24th 2013, 9:55 PM 20,971 Views 48 Comments

Workers had complained about cracks prior to the collapse of the eight-story building.

Death toll in Bangladesh war crimes clashes rises to 53
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Death toll in Bangladesh war crimes clashes rises to 53

Mar 1st 2013, 12:35 PM 3,250 Views 3 Comments

Violence erupted during protests yesterday with 23 people shot dead after police opened fire in clashes with demonstrators.

Clashes with police as 10,000 workers join Bangladesh fire protest
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Clashes with police as 10,000 workers join Bangladesh fire protest

Dec 3rd 2012, 8:03 AM 1,767 Views 1 Comment

Protests have entered their second week after 110 people died in Bangladesh’s worst ever clothing factory fire.

Wal-Mart, Disney clothes found in Bangladesh fire
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Wal-Mart, Disney clothes found in Bangladesh fire

Nov 29th 2012, 9:03 AM 10,932 Views 18 Comments

112 people were killed in the fire on Saturday at the Tazreen Fashions Ltd. factory.

Sean 'Diddy' Combs urged to act after Bangladesh factory fire
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Sean 'Diddy' Combs urged to act after Bangladesh factory fire

Nov 27th 2012, 10:22 AM 12,132 Views 26 Comments

Activists want the rapper to campaign for safer conditions at clothing factories in Bangladesh, one of which burned down at the weekend killing 110 staff.

Workers protest 'deathtrap' factories
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Workers protest 'deathtrap' factories

Nov 26th 2012, 2:00 PM 3,574 Views 6 Comments

Meanwhile, a second blaze broke out a 12-storey factory building, sparking new wave of panic.

At least 112 killed in fire at Bangladesh garment factory
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At least 112 killed in fire at Bangladesh garment factory

Nov 25th 2012, 8:33 AM 3,991 Views 10 Comments

The seven-storey factory had three fire exits – but all led through the ground floor where the fire broke out.

Family defend Bangladeshi man arrested for NY bomb plot
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Family defend Bangladeshi man arrested for NY bomb plot

Oct 18th 2012, 2:14 PM 4,547 Views 17 Comments

The suspect’s father said he spent all of his savings to send him to America to study so he would have a better chance at life.

Man arrested over plot to blow up Federal Reserve in New York
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Man arrested over plot to blow up Federal Reserve in New York

Oct 17th 2012, 11:00 PM 9,753 Views 61 Comments

The man believed he was about to detonate a car bomb outside the Federal Reserve – but the FBI had been closely watching him for some time and foiled the attack.

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McCullum makes history on the double against Bangladesh

Sep 21st 2012, 2:50 PM 553 Views 0 Comments

New Zealand batsman looks like setting the T20 Cricket World Cup on fire.

Twenty20: Porterfield laments narrow defeat
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Twenty20: Porterfield laments narrow defeat

Jul 21st 2012, 9:39 AM 199 Views 0 Comments

Despite a one run loss, the batsman vowed that Ireland would come out swinging this afternoon.

Bangladesh pip Ireland in Twenty20 thriller
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Bangladesh pip Ireland in Twenty20 thriller

Jul 20th 2012, 9:54 PM 3,646 Views 2 Comments

The Irish side were beaten, despite Trent Johnston hitting a six on the last ball.

Sunny shines as Bangladesh thrash Ireland
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Sunny shines as Bangladesh thrash Ireland

Jul 18th 2012, 10:51 PM 3,944 Views 3 Comments

The Irish team were beaten comprehensively in a Twenty20 international at Stormont this evening.

Up to 27 million people are living in slavery, says US report
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Up to 27 million people are living in slavery, says US report

Jun 20th 2012, 9:17 AM 2,336 Views 12 Comments

US State Dept’s annual report on human trafficking shows progress being made in Burma, while Syria fell in the rankings.

117 dead, more missing in Bangladesh ferry sinking
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117 dead, more missing in Bangladesh ferry sinking

Mar 15th 2012, 8:23 AM 1,074 Views 0 Comments

Five more bodies have been pulled from the water today – bringing the death toll from the boat crash to 117.

31 dead, dozens missing in Bangladesh ferry crash
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31 dead, dozens missing in Bangladesh ferry crash

Mar 13th 2012, 1:12 PM 849 Views 1 Comment

At least 200 people were on board when the double-deck ferry went down in the early hours of the morning, and more fatalities are expected to be confirmed.

A quarter of the world's children do not have enough to eat - report
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A quarter of the world's children do not have enough to eat - report

Feb 15th 2012, 3:14 PM 1,773 Views 26 Comments

A major survey carried out by the charity Save the Children has highlighted the problem of child malnutrition.

Gardaí issue appeal for missing teen
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Gardaí issue appeal for missing teen

May 8th 2011, 8:13 AM 1,354 Views 1 Comment

Sazzad Alam Bihare, originally from Bangladesh, has been missing since Monday, 2 May and was last seen at Glendoher Drive in Rathfarnham.

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The week in photos

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Bangladeshi man survives nine days trapped in cargo container

View from Down Under: MCG rocks as rivals clash From The42
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View from Down Under: MCG rocks as rivals clash

The weekly YouTube top 10
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The weekly YouTube top 10

Mar 10th 2011, 1:20 PM 755 Views 0 Comments

Another week, another seven days of sport online.

Bangladesh fans stone West Indies bus after heavy defeat
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Bangladesh fans stone West Indies bus after heavy defeat

Mar 4th 2011, 6:29 PM 797 Views 0 Comments

Supporters mistook the bus for that of their own team, according to police.

Howzat? A bluffer's guide to the Cricket World Cup
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Howzat? A bluffer's guide to the Cricket World Cup

Feb 19th 2011, 7:20 AM 727 Views 0 Comments

Worried that your limited knowledge of limited overs cricket will be shown up over the next six weeks? Not to worry, we’ve got all the info you’ll need to enjoy this year’s Cricket World Cup.

Two arrested after publicly-flogged woman dies
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Two arrested after publicly-flogged woman dies

Dec 21st 2010, 1:58 PM 676 Views 0 Comments

The woman died of her injuries a month after she was sentenced to 40 lashes, following allegations she had engaged in an affair with her step-son.