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Factory fire kills 13 in Bangladesh

Factory fire kills 13 in Bangladesh

A fire in a plastics factory on near the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka has killed at least 13 people with more victims gravely injured, officials said Thursday.

Bangladesh tears down brick kilns to fight toxic smog

Bangladesh tears down brick kilns to fight toxic smog

Excavators flanked by Bangladesh riot police are at work demolishing illegal soot-belching brick kilns around the smog-choked capital Dhaka, forcing migrant labourers out of work and back to their villages.

Bangladesh sentences seven to death for 2016 cafe attack

Bangladesh sentences seven to death for 2016 cafe attack

A Bangladesh court on Wednesday handed death sentences to seven members of a religious militant group for plotting an attack on a cafe in 2016 that killed 22 people ...

QC implements income generating projects in Bangladesh

QC implements income generating projects in Bangladesh

Qatar Charity (QC) has implemented a number of productive and income generating projects in Bangladesh benefiting 300 orphans and poor families.

Bangladesh indicts 25 ruling party members over student murder

Bangladesh indicts 25 ruling party members over student murder

Twenty-five members of Bangladesh's ruling political party were indicted for beating a university student to death in Dhaka over a social media post

At least seven killed in gas explosion in Bangladesh

At least seven killed in gas explosion in Bangladesh

At least seven people were killed and eight injured on Sunday after a gas pipeline exploded in the Bangladeshi port city of Chittagong, a police official said.

Head-on collision of Bangladesh trains kills 16, injures 40

Head-on collision of Bangladesh trains kills 16, injures 40

Rescuers in Bangladesh were struggling on Tuesday to pull passengers from mangled wreckage after a head-on collision of two trains killed at least 16 people and injured more than 40, officials said.

Cyclone death toll rises to 24 in Bangladesh, India

Cyclone death toll rises to 24 in Bangladesh, India

The death toll from a cyclone that barrelled into the coasts of Bangladesh and India has risen to 24, authorities said Monday, as the two nations assess the scale of devastation wreaked by the powerful storm.

14 dead as Cyclone Bulbul smashes into India, Bangladesh coasts

14 dead as Cyclone Bulbul smashes into India, Bangladesh coasts

Fourteen people died and more than two million others spent a night huddled in storm shelters as Cyclone Bulbul smashed into the coasts of India and Bangladesh with fierce gales and torrential rains, officials said Sunday.

Bangladesh evacuates 100,000 as Cyclone Bulbul approaches

Bangladesh evacuates 100,000 as Cyclone Bulbul approaches

Bangladesh authorities have evacuated around 100,000 people from the country's low-lying coastal villages and islands with Cyclone Bulbul set to slam into the country later on Saturday, officials said.

Al-Kaabi meets Bangladesh prime minister in Dhaka

Al-Kaabi meets Bangladesh prime minister in Dhaka

HE the Minister of State for Energy Affairs Saad bin Sherida al-Kaabi, met with Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in Dhaka.

Nobel laureate Yunus must surrender after arrest warrant, court rules

Nobel laureate Yunus must surrender after arrest warrant, court rules

Nobel peace prize winner Mohammad Yunus must give himself up before November 7 after an arrest warrant was issued following a lawsuit filed by three former employees