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ICC World Twenty20 Bangladesh 2014

ICC World Twenty20 Bangladesh 2014

 

match between Australia and the West Indies at Sher-e-Bangla Mirpur...


March 28, 2014 - 12:05 GMT
ICC World Twenty20 Bangladesh 2014

ICC World Twenty20 Bangladesh 2014

 

match between Bangladesh and the West Indies at Sher-e-Bangla Mirpur Stadium on...


March 25, 2014 - 16:07 GMT
ICC World Twenty20 Bangladesh 2014

ICC World Twenty20 Bangladesh 2014

 

match between West Indies and India at Sher-e-Bangla Mirpur Stadium on March 23, 2014 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Photo by Scott...


March 23, 2014 - 16:06 GMT

Bangladesh indicts ex-PM Zia in corruption cases

 

DHAKA, Bangladesh - A former Bangladeshi prime minister and other leading opposition figures were indicted in two related corruption cases Wednesday that could further complicate the country's tense political situation.


March 19, 2014 - 12:05 GMT
Checks find flaws in Bangladesh garment factories

Checks find flaws in Bangladesh garment factories

 

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Inspections of Bangladesh garment factories under a new safety initiative have found cracked support beams, extra floors apparently built without a permit and exposed electrical cables chewed by rats.


March 11, 2014 - 12:40 GMT

Mortaza out of Asia Cup with injury

 

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh pace spearhead Mashrafe bin Mortaza has been ruled out of the ongoing Asia Cup with a side strain, national team physiotherapist Vibhav Singh said on Friday.


February 28, 2014 - 09:16 GMT

Bangladesh Islamist prisoners snatched from police

 

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Dozens of gunmen on Sunday exploded bombs and opened fire on a van transporting three prisoners who belong to a banned Islamist group in Bangladesh, snatching the men and killing a police officer, an official said.


February 23, 2014 - 13:12 GMT

Bangladeshi Islamists snatched from police

 

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Unidentified attackers in central Bangladesh have opened fire on authorities transporting three convicts who were members of a banned Islamist group, snatching the men and killing a police officer.


February 23, 2014 - 11:34 GMT

Sri Lanka win toss, bowls first vs. Bangladesh

 

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews won the toss and elected to bowl first in the third one-day International against Bangladesh on Saturday.


February 22, 2014 - 07:34 GMT

Bangladesh vs. Sri Lanka scores

 

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Scores Monday after Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 13 runs in the first one-day international at Mirpur's Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium:


February 17, 2014 - 16:06 GMT
Perera saves Sri Lanka in 1st 1-day international

Perera saves Sri Lanka in 1st 1-day international

 

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Thisara Perera hit a career-best 80 not out to steer Sri Lanka to 180 all out against Bangladesh in the first one-day International at Mirpur's Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Monday.


February 17, 2014 - 14:54 GMT
Bangladesh's 'Dhallywood' Film Industry Soars In Popularity

Bangladesh's 'Dhallywood' Film Industry Soars In Popularity

 

DHAKA, BANGLADESH - FEBRUARY 7: Actress Puri Muni, who is playing the role of garment worker Reshma, who survived 17 days in the rubble of the Rana Plaza disaster, in the film titled Rana Plaza, does her makeup before filming February 7, 2014 in...


February 11, 2014 - 11:06 GMT
Lawyer: Owners not liable for Bangladesh fire

Lawyer: Owners not liable for Bangladesh fire

 

DHAKA, Bangladesh - The owner of a Bangladesh garment factory where more than 100 workers died in a fire is not liable for the disaster, and other workers could lose their jobs if he is convicted, his attorney said Monday.


February 10, 2014 - 13:04 GMT
Lawyer: Garment-factory owners had no role in fire

Lawyer: Garment-factory owners had no role in fire

 

DHAKA, Bangladesh - The attorney for a garment-factory owner charged with culpable homicide over a 2012 fire that killed 112 workers said Monday that his client shouldn't be held liable for the disaster and that other workers could end up losing their jobs if he is.


February 10, 2014 - 09:49 GMT

Owners surrender in deadly Bangladesh factory fire

 

DHAKA, Bangladesh - The two owners of a Bangladesh garment factory who are facing homicide charges for a 2012 fire that killed 112 workers surrendered to a court Sunday.


February 09, 2014 - 10:18 GMT

Bangladesh factory owners agree to face charges

 

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Two owners of a Bangladesh garment factory where 112 workers died in a fire two years ago surrendered on Sunday and sought bail after they were charged with homicide.


February 09, 2014 - 06:58 GMT

Group: Bangladesh workers threatened over union

 

DHAKA, Bangladesh - A human rights group said Thursday that garment factory owners in Bangladesh have been intimidating and threatening workers who try to organize trade unions.


February 06, 2014 - 07:29 GMT

14 sentenced to death in Bangladesh arms smuggling

 

DHAKA, Bangladesh - The head of the main Bangladeshi Islamist opposition party was among 14 people sentenced to death on Thursday on charges of smuggling weapons to a rebel group in neighboring India.


January 30, 2014 - 08:53 GMT
Bangladesh leaders vie for power after marred vote

Bangladesh leaders vie for power after marred vote

 

DHAKA, Bangladesh - For two decades, the Battling Begums have been at the forefront of this South Asian nation's politics, vying for power and trading insults in a poisonous rivalry.


January 06, 2014 - 13:17 GMT
Bangladesh ruling party wins after boycotted vote

Bangladesh ruling party wins after boycotted vote

 

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh's ruling party on Monday won one of the most violent elections in the country's history, marred by street fighting, low turnout and a boycott by the opposition that made the results a foregone conclusion.


January 06, 2014 - 08:22 GMT
At least 13 killed in Bangladesh election violence

At least 13 killed in Bangladesh election violence

 

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Police in Bangladesh fired at protesters and opposition activists torched more than 100 polling stations Sunday during a national election boycotted by the opposition and described as flawed by the international community. At least 13 people were killed in election-related violence.


January 05, 2014 - 12:34 GMT
At least 11 killed in Bangladesh election violence

At least 11 killed in Bangladesh election violence

 

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Police in Bangladesh fired at protesters and opposition activists torched more than 100 polling stations Sunday during a national election boycotted by the opposition and described as flawed by the international community. At least 11 people were killed in election-related violence.


January 05, 2014 - 10:02 GMT
Violence, boycott mar elections in Bangladesh

Violence, boycott mar elections in Bangladesh

 

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Suspected opposition activists stabbed an election official to death and set more than 100 polling stations on fire across Bangladesh in a bid to disrupt general elections Sunday that take place amid bloody street clashes and political vendettas.


January 05, 2014 - 03:22 GMT

Bangladesh vote unlikely to stem wave of violence

 

DHAKA, Bangladesh - The run-up to Sunday's general election in Bangladesh has been marked by bloody street clashes and caustic political vendettas as the vote threatens to plunge this South Asian country even deeper into crisis.


January 04, 2014 - 06:40 GMT
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