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Bangladesh electricity restored after major blackout  The authorities in Bangladesh say power has been restored to most of the country after a nationwide blackout on Saturday Sri Lanka seal Asia Cup final win Map of Dhaka Bangladesh
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Pope Francis uses term Rohingya in Bangladesh meeting  Pope Francis has met a group of Muslim Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh and referred to them by name for the first time on his Asian visit Bangladesh student Nazimuddin Samad hacked to death  A law student who had expressed secular views online has been hacked with machetes at a traffic junction and then sho in Dhaka Bangladesh cricketer charged with torturing maid Map of Dhaka Bangladesh
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2015 Dec.29    
  Police in Bangladesh have charged the cricketer Shahadat Hossain and his wife with torturing their former domestic servant, an 11-year-old girl
2015 Jun.6    
  Prime ministers Narendra Modi and Sheikh Hasina have signed an agreement to simplify their border by exchanging more than 150 enclaves
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2014 Mar.8    
  Sri Lanka cruised to a five-wicket win over holders Pakistan to lift the Asia Cup in Dhaka
2014 Feb.20   'End of an era' as DC-10 makes last international trip  The final international flight of a three-engine passenger aircraft has taken off from Dhaka, Bangladesh 2014 Jan.12   Sheikh Hasina sworn in as Bangladesh PM  Sheikh Hasina has been sworn in as Bangladesh's prime minister for her second straight term after a election marred by violence and boycotts 2013 Dec.22   Charges over Bangladesh factory fire  Thirteen people, including the two owners, have been charged over a factory fire in November 2012 that killed more than 100 people 2013 Oct.8       Deadly fire at Bangladesh factory Map of Dhaka Bangladesh
  At least nine people have been killed in a fire at a clothing factory near the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, emergency officials say
2013 Jun.5     450 garment factory workers fall ill Map of Dhaka Bangladesh
  About 450 garment workers fell ill during their shifts at a sweater factory near Bangladesh's capital, and a doctor said the water supply was suspected
2013 May.14     Bangladesh prayers for collapse dead   Thousands of mourners in Bangladesh have held prayers for more than 1,100 people who died when a garment factory building collapsed last month 2013 May.13     Dhaka unrest forces factory closures   Many Bangladeshi textile factories near the capital have shut because of unrest sparked by the collapse of a factory building last month 2013 May.10     Survivor pulled from Bangladesh rubble Map of Dhaka Bangladesh
  'I'm alive!' a woman's voice as workers approached the basement 16 days after the building had collapsed and 10 days since rescuers had given up
2013 May.9     Dhaka collapse toll passes 1,000 Map of Dhaka Bangladesh
  The death toll from Bangladesh's worst industrial accident has passed 1,000 as recovery teams continue to find more bodies in the wreckage
2013 May.8   8 killed in Bangladesh garment factory fire  A fire broke out in an 11-story building housing a garment factory and apartments in Bangladesh's capital 2013 May.8     Bangladesh collapse toll tops 800   The army in Bangladesh says 804 people have been confirmed dead after the collapse of an eight-storey factory building near the capital Dhaka 2013 May.7     Bangladesh death toll climbs above 700 Map of Dhaka Bangladesh  The death toll from the building collapse last month has risen above 700, as recovery workers continued to pull bodies from the rubble 2013 May.5   Police break up Dhaka Islamist unrest Map of Dhaka Bangladesh
  Police have used stun grenades and rubber bullets to disperse a huge demonstration by Islamist protesters in the capital Dhaka
2013 May.5     Bangladesh collapse toll passes 600   More than 600 bodies have been pulled from the rubble of a Bangladeshi clothing factory complex that collapsed last week, police say 2013 May.3     Generators linked to Dhaka collapse   Four generators operating on the roof of the Bangladesh garment factory, Rana Plaza, may have caused the building to collapse 2013 May.2     Dhaka collapse death toll passes 500 Map of Dhaka Bangladesh
  The death toll from the collapse of an eight-storey factory building in Savar, near the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, has passed 500
2013 Apr.29     Dhaka defends collapse aid refusal   Bangladesh has defended its decision to turn down foreign help following collapse of a building near Dhaka that killed at least 382 people 2013 Apr.28     Bangladesh rescuers' hopes fade Map of Dhaka Bangladesh  Rescue work on a collapsed building in Bangladesh has entered a sixth day, but officials say they no longer expect to find any survivors 2013 Apr.28     Fire in wrecked Bangladesh building Map of Dhaka Bangladesh
  A fire has broken out in a collapsed factory building, hampering efforts to reach remaining survivors of a disaster that has killed 377 people
2013 Apr.28     Collapsed Dhaka building owner held   The owner of a factory building that collapsed in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, killing hundreds of people, has been arrested 2013 Apr.27     Search continues for Dhaka survivors   Rescue teams remain hopeful of finding survivors trapped underneath a factory complex that collapsed on Wednesday, killing some 350 people 2013 Apr.26     Arrests over Dhaka building collapse   Two owners of garment factories in the building that collapsed on the outskirts of Bangladesh's capital Dhaka have surrendered to police 2013 Apr.26     Survivors found in collapsed factory Map of Dhaka Bangladesh  Bangladeshi rescue workers say a large group of people has been found alive inside a garment factory on the outskirts of the capital, Dhaka 2013 Apr.25     Fears for hundreds missing in Dhaka   Hundreds of people are still missing after Wednesday's collapse of a building in Bangladesh which killed at least 273 people, local officials say 2013 Apr.25   Dozens found in Dhaka factory ruins  Dozens of people have been found alive in a room in the ruins of a building outside the Bangladeshi capital, a day after it collapsed 2013 Apr.24     Frantic search for Dhaka survivors Map of Dhaka Bangladesh  A frantic search for survivors is under way at a building outside the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, which collapsed, killing at least 147 people 2013 Apr.24     More than 1000 dead in Dhaka collapse Map of Dhaka Bangladesh
  Many more are feared trapped after an eight-storey building collapsed on the outskirts of the capital
 Firefighters and army personnel are leading the operation to rescue those caught beneath the debris. More than 600 people have been injured
2013 Apr.23     Eight-storey building collapses in Bangladesh   3 people dead, officials say. A fire service official said more people were feared trapped inside the building 2013 Feb.27       Bangladesh protesters fight 'anti-Islam' label Map of Dhaka Bangladesh
  The rallies, fueled by social media, are demanding capital punishment for people convicted of war crime committed during the war of independence
2013 Feb.7     Bangladesh river ferry capsizes Map of Dhaka Bangladesh
  MV Sarosh, a ferry carrying around 100 people has sunk in the Meghna River near the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, reports say
2012 Nov.25   Second fire breaks out at clothes factory Map of Dhaka Bangladesh
  A fire has broken out in a multi-storey building housing clothes-making factories in the capital two days after a blaze in another clothes factory
2012 Nov.24     'At least 120 dead' in Dhaka fire   The fire broke out late on Saturday in the nine-floor Tazreen Fashion factory in the Ashulia district on the outskirts of the capital Dhaka 2012 Nov.18   Deadly slum fire in Bangladesh  At least 11 people have been killed in a fire in a shanty town outside the capital. The fire is destroying more than 500 homes 2012 Mar.16     Tendulkar makes 100th hundred Map of Dhaka Bangladesh
  'The Little Master' can lay claim to being the only man in cricket history to reach 100 international centuries
2011 Mar.25       New Zealand shock S Africa to reach semis Map of Dhaka Bangladesh
  New Zealand will face either Sri Lanka or England in the semifinals of the Cricket World Cup after stunning South Africa by 49 runs
2011 Mar.23     Pakistan ease into semifinals Map of Dhaka Bangladesh
  Pakistan are through to the semifinals of the Cricket World Cup after crushing West Indies by 10 wickets in a one-sided last eight clash in Dhaka
2011 Feb.19       Indians win World Cup opener Map of Dhaka Bangladesh
  Sehwag smashed a career-best one-day innings of 175 as India opened the Cup with a convincing 87-run victory over co-hosts Bangladesh
2011 Feb.17       Bangladesh launches World Cup Map of Dhaka Bangladesh
  The capital Dhaka was transformed into a wall of noise and color as a lavish ceremony officially opened the Cricket World Cup
2010 Dec.15       Fire claims at least 20 lives Map of Dhaka Bangladesh
  The death toll from a fire at a garment factory rose to 20 and could rise again. More than 100 others were injured -- most of them critically
2010 Jun.3   Housing-block fire kills more than 100  A fire in a densely populated part of the capital has killed more than 100 people began after an electrical transformer exploded 2009 Mar.13     Mall fire death toll hits 7 Map of Dhaka Bangladesh
  Authorities found seven bodies in the charred remains of a massive 22-story Bashundhara City shopping complex. 15 people were injured
2009 Feb.27   Troops find mass grave  Troops searching the site of a mutiny have uncovered a grave thought to hold the bodies of 58 officers killed by mutineers 2009 Feb.25   Guard mutiny 'spreads' Map of Dhaka Bangladesh
  The mutiny by paramilitary troops has spread to towns outside the capital, as troops in Dhaka began laying down their arms
 Mutineers rebelled over poor pay and conditions Nearly 100 people are known to have died in 2days of unrest. Later troops have uncovered a grave thought to hold the bodies of 58 officers killed by mutineers including the border guard force's chief officer. The authorities have arrested at least 200
2009 Feb.24   Gun battle in capital  A gun battle has broken out inside the Bangladesh Rifle headquarters of the border guards, in Dhaka 2007 Aug.23   Bangladesh bids to quell clashes  The military-backed authorities have arrested 2 senior academics in Dhaka after disturbances on campuses across the country 2007 Aug.22   Curfew after clashes  Military-backed government has ordered an indefinite curfew in Dhaka and other cities after violence between students and police 2007 Aug.21   Student riots flare Map of Dhaka Bangladesh
  Angry students burned an army van and damaged 50 vehicles during violence with security forces at Dhaka University
2007 May.7     Ex-PM returns after ban Map of Dhaka Bangladesh
  'No one can stop me,' former prime minister Sheikh Hasina declared as she arrived in Dhaka
2007 Apr.11   Murder charge for ex-PM  Police have brought charges against 56 political leaders, including Sheikh Hasina, for killing several people in Dhaka last year 2006 Dec.9     Troops take to streets Map of Dhaka Bangladesh
  The interim government has deployed army troops in Dhaka ahead of January's general elections.
2005 Feb.20   83 dead, 130 missing in ferry disaster  A boat with 260 people on board capsized overnight when it was hit by a tornado near capital Dhaka 2003 Apr.21   Scores dead in ferries  At least 80 bodies have been pulled out of one of 2 ferries that sank during a storm near Dhaka 2002 Jul.29     Police lay siege at university Map of Dhaka Bangladesh
  Students at Dhaka University called a half-day strike to protest at alleged police brutality on the campus
2000 Dec.30     Ferry disaster killed 63 Map of Dhaka Bangladesh
  Dozens missing at ferry collision 100 kilometers southeast of Dhaka

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