World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday December 12, 2013
Bangladesh's highest court upheld the death penalty for a top Islamist leader convicted of war crimes.
World | Press Trust of India | Thursday December 12, 2013
Bangladesh's top court on Wednesday stayed Abdul Quader Mollah's execution which was dramatically put on hold in a last-minute reprieve, as the hearing of the fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami leader's review petition was adjourned till Thursday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday December 11, 2013
Bangladesh's highest court held a hearing on Wednesday to decide the fate of a leading Islamist leader sentenced to death for war crimes.
World | Reuters | Tuesday December 10, 2013
Bangladesh will hang an Islamist opposition leader within hours, his chief jailer said on Tuesday, heightening the risk of violent protests less than a month before elections are due.
World | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 7, 2013
The UN today launched a mission in Bangladesh to end political turmoil triggered by a standoff between the country's two main parties.
World | Press Trust of India | Monday December 2, 2013
A Bangladeshi minister had a narrow escape when assailants hurled crude bombs at his vehicle today.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday December 2, 2013
Bangladesh's 18-party opposition coalition confirmed on Monday it would boycott a general election scheduled for January.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday November 29, 2013
Bangladesh police said they were investigating a suspected arson attack on one of the country's largest garment factories which produces clothes for Western brands.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday November 26, 2013
Bangladesh's opposition blocked roads, railways and waterways on Tuesday to protest government plans to hold a general election on January 5.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 26, 2013
Bangladesh opposition supporters blocked roads and ripped up railway tracks Tuesday in protests against the announcement of an election date, leaving four people dead and plunging the nation into fresh turmoil.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday November 25, 2013
At least 50 people were injured on Sunday in clashes that erupted after thousands of Bangladeshi garment workers attacked a fire station in Dhaka.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday November 17, 2013
A Bangladesh court on Sunday acquitted the influential son of the main opposition leader in a money-laundering case, boosting his chances of returning to the country after more than five years in exile.
World | Reuters | Thursday November 14, 2013
Bangladeshi garment factory owners said on Thursday they had agreed to a proposed 77 percent rise in the minimum wage, but police used teargas and rubber bullets to break up new protests by stone-throwing workers calling for a bigger increase.
World | Associated Press | Thursday November 14, 2013
More than 200 Bangladesh garment factories reopened on Thursday after the country's prime minister stepped in to resolve clashes over minimum wages.
World | Reuters | Wednesday November 13, 2013
Violent protests shuttered some 250 Bangladesh garment factories near the capital Dhaka on Wednesday.
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday November 11, 2013
Singer Kailash Kher decided to pen down a song on Sachin Tendulkar last year, after the iconic cricketer scored his 100th international hundred, in Dhaka against Bangladesh.
World | Associated Press | Monday November 11, 2013
Garment workers demanding higher pay have clashed with police and attacked factories in an industrial belt on the outskirts of Bangladesh's capital.
Press Trust of India | Saturday November 9, 2013
Sachin Tendulkar had missed completing his 100th hundred by a mere 6 runs in the 2011 Test against West Indies in Mumbai before achieving the feat in the Asia Cup in Dhaka in March, 2012.
Press Trust of India | Friday November 8, 2013
The largest Indian telecom operator will begin rolling out 3G services to the rest of the country in phases.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday November 5, 2013
A court in Bangladesh has sentenced 152 people to death for their actions in a 2009 border guard mutiny.