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Bangladesh court sentences seven militants to death for 2016 café attack
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Bangladesh court sentences seven militants to death for 2016 café attack

Nov 27th 2019, 7:33 AM 6,714 Views 2 Comments

Twenty hostages were killed, including 17 from Japan, Italy and India.

At least 19 people die after huge fire rips through building in Bangladesh
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At least 19 people die after huge fire rips through building in Bangladesh

Updated Mar 28th 2019, 9:50 PM 19,915 Views 7 Comments

Many people jumped to their deaths to escape the inferno.

At least 70 people killed in major apartment fire in Bangladesh
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At least 70 people killed in major apartment fire in Bangladesh

Feb 21st 2019, 6:59 AM 5,566 Views 3 Comments

The blaze broke out in a historic part of the Bangladesh capital of Dhaka.

49 dead after plane crashes in Kathmandu in worst accident in decades
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49 dead after plane crashes in Kathmandu in worst accident in decades

Mar 12th 2018, 10:44 PM 36,658 Views 9 Comments

The disaster is the worst such incident to hit Nepal for years.

First female to suffer from 'tree man syndrome' undergoes successful surgery
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First female to suffer from 'tree man syndrome' undergoes successful surgery

Feb 12th 2017, 11:30 AM 55,011 Views 12 Comments

10-year-old Bangladeshi Sahana Khatun has undergone surgery to remove bark-like growths from her chin, ear and nose.

Bangladesh railway worker killed by train after saving mother and daughter from being run over
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Bangladesh railway worker killed by train after saving mother and daughter from being run over

Jan 28th 2017, 12:50 PM 12,473 Views 11 Comments

The father of eight was only a few months away from his retirement.

Modern Slavery: How children in Dhaka are trying to escape from 12-hour workdays
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Modern Slavery: How children in Dhaka are trying to escape from 12-hour workdays

Dec 27th 2016, 7:15 AM 13,787 Views 16 Comments

Children in Dhaka can be expected to work long hours for little money to help support their families.

Attack targets school as 250,000 prayed nearby to mark end of Ramadan
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Attack targets school as 250,000 prayed nearby to mark end of Ramadan

Jul 7th 2016, 7:12 AM 14,710 Views 23 Comments

It is believed to have been carried out by Islamists.

Anti-Islamist blogger "hacked with a machete" before being shot dead
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Anti-Islamist blogger "hacked with a machete" before being shot dead

Apr 7th 2016, 10:33 AM 19,825 Views 87 Comments

The killing of Nazimuddin Samad is the sixth such murder of a secular activist in Bangladesh in the last 15 months.

These heartbreaking images show what it's like to live and work in one of the most polluted cities on earth
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These heartbreaking images show what it's like to live and work in one of the most polluted cities on earth

Oct 17th 2015, 11:00 AM 17,223 Views 11 Comments

Take a look around Hazaribagh in Dhaka.

A secular blogger has been hacked to death at his home in Bangladesh
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A secular blogger has been hacked to death at his home in Bangladesh

Aug 7th 2015, 11:34 AM 12,664 Views 57 Comments

It’s the fourth such murder in Bangladesh since the start of the year.

One Year On: Bangladesh's miracle seamstress is building a new life
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One Year On: Bangladesh's miracle seamstress is building a new life

Apr 24th 2014, 11:47 AM 6,370 Views 5 Comments

Reshma Akhter married her boyfriend and has a job in a local hotel.

Column: Why can’t I be guaranteed that my clothes haven’t contributed to someone’s death?
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Column: Why can’t I be guaranteed that my clothes haven’t contributed to someone’s death?

May 8th 2013, 7:00 AM 55 Views 32 Comments

Standardised textile labelling is vital to keep vulnerable workers safe in developing countries like Bangladesh, writes Aisling Twomey.

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 8,632 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 20,954 Views 48 Comments

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

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.

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.

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.