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Bangladeshis protest after sexually assaulted girl burned to death

Bangladeshis protest after sexually assaulted girl burned to death

Demonstrations were held across the Bangladesh capital Saturday for the tenth consecutive day after a teenager who accused a head teacher of sexually harassing her was burned to death.

Bangladesh girl burned to death on teacher's order: police

Bangladesh girl burned to death on teacher's order: police

A schoolgirl was burned to death in Bangladesh on the orders of her head teacher after she reported him for sexually harassing her, police said Friday.

Bangladesh arrests owners of blaze-hit Dhaka tower

Bangladesh arrests owners of blaze-hit Dhaka tower

Police in Bangladesh said Sunday they had arrested the owners of an office tower in Dhaka that caught fire earlier this week, killing 26 people and renewing the country's debate over lax safety standards.

Fire guts dozens of kitchen market stores in Bangladeshi capital

Fire guts dozens of kitchen market stores in Bangladeshi capital

A fire at a kitchen market in Dhaka destroyed almost 150 makeshift stores on Saturday, two days after another blaze in the Bangladeshi capital killed 25 people.

Bangladesh National Day

Bangladesh National Day

HE the Minister of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs Yousef bin Mohamed al-Othman Fakhro, and Ministry of Foreign Affairs Secretary General HE Dr Ahmed bin Hassan al-Hammadi ...

Workers jump to their deaths as Dhaka office block fire kills 19

Workers jump to their deaths as Dhaka office block fire kills 19

Desperate workers leaped to their deaths as a huge fire tore through a Dhaka office block Thursday, killing at least 19 people and trapping others in the latest major inferno to hit the Bangladesh capital.

Hand of God? Bangladeshi's Messi drawing comes alive

Hand of God? Bangladeshi's Messi drawing comes alive

A young Bangladeshi architect has earned fame after his digital drawing of footballer Lionel Messi was matched in real life six years later.

Thousands demand safety after student dies in Bangladesh road crash

Thousands demand safety after student dies in Bangladesh road crash

Thousands of students demonstrated in Dhaka on Wednesday to demand improved road safety after a university student was run over by a bus, in a city that only recently saw protests against poor road safety.

QRCS, KRCS provide shelters to Rohingya in Bangladesh

QRCS, KRCS provide shelters to Rohingya in Bangladesh

A joint high-profile delegation from Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) and Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) visited Bangladesh to review humanitarian operations and opened newly-built shelters for Rohingya refugees.

Bangladesh families await word on loved ones after blaze kills 70

Bangladesh families await word on loved ones after blaze kills 70

Friends and relatives of the victims caught up in a huge blaze that ripped through Bangladesh's capital were anxiously awaiting word on the fate of their loved ones late Thursday.

Fire sweeps through Bangladesh slum, killing nine

Fire sweeps through Bangladesh slum, killing nine

A fire tore through a slum in southern Bangladesh on Sunday killing at least 9 people and destroying hundreds of shanty homes, police said.

Drug 'godfathers' surrender to Bangladesh police

Drug 'godfathers' surrender to Bangladesh police

Some 102 Bangladeshi meth dealers have surrendered to authorities at a pre-scheduled ceremony in a coastal town, officials said Saturday, as a Philippines-style anti-narcotics crackdown sows fear among kingpins.