Latest news from DHAKA, Bangladesh.

Bangladesh man gets death penalty for war crimes

 

DHAKA, Bangladesh - A special tribunal in Bangladesh has sentenced a collaborator of the Pakistani army to death for his role in killings during the country's 1971 independence war.


November 24, 2014 - 09:14 GMT

Bangladesh man gets death for 1971 war crimes

 

DHAKA, Bangladesh - A special Bangladesh tribunal has sentenced an opposition politician to death for his role in killing people and other crimes during the nation's 1971 independence war against Pakistan.


November 13, 2014 - 07:12 GMT
Hijra Pride Festival 2014 Held in Bangladesh

Hijra Pride Festival 2014 Held in Bangladesh

 

DHAKA, BANGLADESH - NOVEMBER 10: Hijras transgender dance as they get ready backstage before the Hijra talent show, part of the first ever event called Hijra Pride 2014, on November 10, 2014 in Dhaka, Bangladesh.


November 10, 2014 - 20:07 GMT

Bangladesh court upholds death for Islamist leader

 

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh's Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence for a senior Islamist leader who was convicted by a special tribunal last year for his role in mass killings and other serious crimes during the country's 1971 independence war against Pakistan.


November 03, 2014 - 05:59 GMT

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DHAKA, Bangladesh - Power was back on across Bangladesh on Sunday, a day after the impoverished, energy-starved nation was plunged into a nationwide blackout when the transmission line from neighboring India failed, officials said.


November 02, 2014 - 17:07 GMT
Bangladesh power back on after nationwide blackout

Bangladesh power back on after nationwide blackout

 

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Power was back on across Bangladesh on Sunday, a day after the impoverished, energy-starved nation was plunged into a nationwide blackout when the transmission line from neighboring India failed, officials said.


November 02, 2014 - 09:15 GMT

Bangladesh sentences to death 2nd senior Islamist

 

DHAKA, Bangladesh - A special tribunal in Bangladesh has sentenced to death the second senior leader of the largest Islamist party for his role in the killings during the nation's independence war against Pakistan in 1971.


November 02, 2014 - 06:16 GMT

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DHAKA, Bangladesh - Power was restored in most of Bangladesh on Sunday, a day after the impoverished, energy-starved nation was plunged into a nationwide blackout when a transmission line from neighboring India failed, officials said.


November 02, 2014 - 06:16 GMT

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DHAKA, Bangladesh - Power was restored in most of Bangladesh on Sunday, a day after the impoverished, energy-starved nation was plunged into a nationwide blackout when a transmission line from neighboring India failed, officials said.


November 02, 2014 - 01:49 GMT
Top Asian News at 9:30 p.m. GMT

Top Asian News at 9:30 p.m. GMT

 

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh was struggling to restore power late Saturday, hours after being hit with a nationwide blackout that started when a transmission line bringing electricity from neighboring India failed, officials said.


November 01, 2014 - 21:58 GMT

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DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh was struggling to restore power late Saturday, hours after being hit with a nationwide blackout that started when a transmission line bringing electricity from neighboring India failed, officials said.


November 01, 2014 - 20:27 GMT

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DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh was struggling to restore power late Saturday, hours after being hit with a nationwide blackout that started when a transmission line bringing electricity from neighboring India failed, officials said.


November 01, 2014 - 16:48 GMT

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DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh was struggling to restore power late Saturday, hours after being hit with a nationwide blackout that started when a transmission line bringing electricity from neighboring India failed, officials said.


November 01, 2014 - 15:49 GMT

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DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh was struggling to restore power late Saturday, hours after being hit with a nationwide blackout that started when a transmission line bringing electricity from neighboring India failed, officials said.


November 01, 2014 - 15:28 GMT

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DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh was struggling to restore power late Saturday, hours after being hit with a nationwide blackout that started when a transmission line bringing electricity from neighboring India failed, officials said.


November 01, 2014 - 14:58 GMT

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DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh was struggling to restore power hours after a transmission line bringing electricity from neighboring India failed on Saturday, causing a nationwide blackout, and officials said it would take at least 12 more hours to repair the system.


November 01, 2014 - 14:18 GMT

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DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh was hit by a nationwide blackout on Saturday after a transmission line bringing electricity from neighboring India failed, but power was restored to many parts of the country within a few hours, an official said.


November 01, 2014 - 12:54 GMT

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DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh was hit by a nationwide blackout on Saturday after a transmission line bringing electricity from neighboring India failed, but power was restored to many parts of the country within a few hours, an official said.


November 01, 2014 - 11:56 GMT

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DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh was hit by a nationwide blackout on Saturday after a transmission line bringing electricity from neighboring India failed, but power was restored to many parts of the country within a few hours, an official said.


November 01, 2014 - 11:19 GMT

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DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh was hit by a nationwide blackout on Saturday after a transmission line bringing electricity from neighboring India failed, but power was restored to many parts of the country within a few hours, an official said.


November 01, 2014 - 10:25 GMT

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DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh was hit by a nationwide blackout on Saturday after a transmission line bringing electricity from neighboring India failed, an official from the state power company said.


November 01, 2014 - 09:47 GMT

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DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh was hit by a nationwide blackout on Saturday after a transmission line bringing electricity from neighboring India failed, an official from the state power company said.


November 01, 2014 - 09:20 GMT

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DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh's state power company says the country has been hit with an electricity blackout after a transmission line bringing power from neighboring India failed.


November 01, 2014 - 08:52 GMT

Bangladesh hit by electricity blackout

 

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh's state power company says the country has been hit with an electricity blackout after a transmission line bringing power from neighboring India failed.


November 01, 2014 - 08:23 GMT

Official: Bangladesh hit by electricity blackout as national power grid link to India fails

 

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Official: Bangladesh hit by electricity blackout as national power grid link to India fails.


November 01, 2014 - 08:13 GMT

Bangladesh tribunal sentences head of largest Islamist party to death for 1971 war crimes

 

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh tribunal sentences head of largest Islamist party to death for 1971 war crimes.


October 29, 2014 - 06:50 GMT

Bangladesh on alert ahead of war crimes verdict

 

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh has boosted security in the capital hours before a special tribunal is to deliver a verdict against the top leader of an Islamist party on war crimes charges.


October 29, 2014 - 05:43 GMT

1st test: Bangladesh beats Zimbabwe by 3 wickets

 

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Scores Monday after Bangladesh's three-wicket win over Zimbabwe in the first cricket test at Mirpur's Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium:


October 27, 2014 - 10:09 GMT

Islam takes 5 wickets as Zimbabwe 94-7 at lunch

 

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Tajul Islam completed a five-wicket haul to leave Zimbabwe reeling at 94-7 at lunch on the third day of the first cricket test against Bangladesh on Monday.


October 27, 2014 - 06:09 GMT

Zimbabwe 94-7 at lunch on day 3 vs Bangladesh

 

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Scores at Lunch Monday on the third day of the first cricket test between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe at Mirpur's Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium:


October 27, 2014 - 06:00 GMT



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