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#Bangladesh

# bangladesh - Friday 19 May, 2017

Bangladesh beat Ireland by eight wickets at Malahide

Bangladesh eased to their target with 22.5 overs to spare.

# bangladesh - Sunday 12 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie First female to suffer from 'tree man syndrome' undergoes successful surgery Bangladesh

First female to suffer from 'tree man syndrome' undergoes successful surgery

10-year-old Bangladeshi Sahana Khatun has undergone surgery to remove bark-like growths from her chin, ear and nose.

# bangladesh - Saturday 28 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Bangladesh railway worker killed by train after saving mother and daughter from being run over Dhaka

Bangladesh railway worker killed by train after saving mother and daughter from being run over

The father of eight was only a few months away from his retirement.

# bangladesh - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Modern Slavery: How children in Dhaka are trying to escape from 12-hour workdays Child Workers

Modern Slavery: How children in Dhaka are trying to escape from 12-hour workdays

Children in Dhaka can be expected to work long hours for little money to help support their families.

# bangladesh - Friday 25 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie UN accuses Buddhist Myanmar of 'ethnically cleansing' its Muslim Rohingya minority UNHCR

UN accuses Buddhist Myanmar of 'ethnically cleansing' its Muslim Rohingya minority

The head of the UNHCR says Burmese troops are slaughtering children, raping women and burning houses.

# bangladesh - Saturday 10 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Firefighters struggle to contain blaze after factory explosion kills at least 25 people Bangladesh

Firefighters struggle to contain blaze after factory explosion kills at least 25 people

Some 70 others were injured in the incident in Bangladesh, many critically.

# bangladesh - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Elephant that travelled 1,700km from India to Bangladesh dies despite efforts to save him Floods

Elephant that travelled 1,700km from India to Bangladesh dies despite efforts to save him

The distressed animal was tranquillised three times in bids to transport him to a safari park.

# bangladesh - Thursday 11 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Elephant who walked 1,000km after becoming separated from its herd rescued Whoa Nelly

Elephant who walked 1,000km after becoming separated from its herd rescued

The distressed female ran amok after it was hit by a tranquilliser dart and charged into a pond.

# bangladesh - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Four-year-old boy being treated for mysterious ageing disease Bangladesh

Four-year-old boy being treated for mysterious ageing disease

Bayezid Shikdar’s illness makes him look like an old man, in addition to various other health problems.

# bangladesh - Sunday 10 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Bangladeshi rich kids are defying the jihadist stereotype Rise In Extremism

Bangladeshi rich kids are defying the jihadist stereotype

Attacks recently hit Dhaka (pictured), Joining Islamic State has “become a fashion”, a Bangladeshi minister said.

# bangladesh - Thursday 7 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Attack targets school as 250,000 prayed nearby to mark end of Ramadan Bangladesh

Attack targets school as 250,000 prayed nearby to mark end of Ramadan

It is believed to have been carried out by Islamists.

# bangladesh - Saturday 2 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 20 hostages killed in Bangladesh, many "brutally hacked to death" Hostage Situation

20 hostages killed in Bangladesh, many "brutally hacked to death"

Around 20 people of different nationalities are being held hostage.

# bangladesh - Saturday 14 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Elderly Buddhist monk hacked to death in Bangladesh Growing Violence

Elderly Buddhist monk hacked to death in Bangladesh

It’s the latest in a spate of murders of religious minorities and secular activists.

# bangladesh - Thursday 7 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Anti-Islamist blogger "hacked with a machete" before being shot dead Bangladesh

Anti-Islamist blogger "hacked with a machete" before being shot dead

The killing of Nazimuddin Samad is the sixth such murder of a secular activist in Bangladesh in the last 15 months.

# bangladesh - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Death sentence for woman who killed boyfriend and cut out his heart Bangladesh

Death sentence for woman who killed boyfriend and cut out his heart

She had discovered he kept footage of him having sex with her and other women on his laptop.

# bangladesh - Sunday 8 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Death sentence for men who filmed themselves beating boy (13) to death Bangladesh

Death sentence for men who filmed themselves beating boy (13) to death

Four people have been sentenced to death for their part in the brutal assault.

# bangladesh - Saturday 17 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie These heartbreaking images show what it’s like to live and work in one of the most polluted cities on earth Bangladesh

# bangladesh - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Protests planned after 13-year-old boy beaten to death by mob Bangladesh

Protests planned after 13-year-old boy beaten to death by mob

Five people have been arrested over the murder of the boy.

# bangladesh - Monday 13 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Fury as ‘merciless’ fatal beating of teenager is posted online Bangladesh

Fury as ‘merciless’ fatal beating of teenager is posted online

The boy was tied to a stake and beaten to death.

# bangladesh - Monday 1 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Factory owners charged with murder over collapse that killed 1,100 Bangladesh

Factory owners charged with murder over collapse that killed 1,100

Some 41 people are facing the death penalty over the 2013 Rana Plaza disaster.

# bangladesh - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Between 100 and 200′ killed in carnage aboard abandoned migrant boat Axes And Knives

‘Between 100 and 200′ killed in carnage aboard abandoned migrant boat

“From the upper deck they were spraying hot water, pepper water at us, anyone who went up was hacked at with a cleaver.”

# bangladesh - Thursday 23 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Benetton on Dublin’s Stephen’s Green is being occupied this evening… Stephen's Green

Benetton on Dublin’s Stephen’s Green is being occupied this evening…

By people protesting the clothing giant’s failure to pay reparations for the 2013 Rana Plaza building disaster in Bangladesh.

# bangladesh - Monday 30 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Second blogger ‘brutally hacked to death’ in Bangladesh Freedom Of Speech

Second blogger ‘brutally hacked to death’ in Bangladesh

He had criticised fundamentalist Islamic views.

# bangladesh - Monday 9 March, 2015

Dubliner Eoin Morgan ‘gutted’ as England crash out of Cricket World Cup

Bangladesh progress to the quarter-finals after winning by 15 runs in Adelaide.

# bangladesh - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Hardline Muslim preacher arrested over murder of popular TV host Bangladesh

Hardline Muslim preacher arrested over murder of popular TV host

Sheikh Nurul Islam Faruqi, cleric and host of television shows on Islamic issues, was found tied to a chair with his throat slit at his home in August.

# bangladesh - Thursday 24 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie One Year On: Bangladesh’s miracle seamstress is building a new life Rana Plaza

One Year On: Bangladesh’s miracle seamstress is building a new life

Reshma Akhter married her boyfriend and has a job in a local hotel.

From TheJournal.ie “Pay up!” … Clothing companies under pressure over compensation for Rana Plaza victims One Year On

“Pay up!” … Clothing companies under pressure over compensation for Rana Plaza victims

Nearly 1,150 people died in the Bangladesh factory collapse one year ago today. Many international retailers still aren’t contributing to the victim fund, according to Human Rights Watch.

# bangladesh - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie One year on, Rana Plaza survivors can’t return to work Rana Plaza

One year on, Rana Plaza survivors can’t return to work

Victims of the building collapse have so far received $1,000 in average compensation, says a charity.

# bangladesh - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Primark to pay €7m compensation to workers over Bangladesh building collapse Rana Plaza

Primark to pay €7m compensation to workers over Bangladesh building collapse

The company has already distributed $2m to workers and their families.

# bangladesh - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: These are the incredible people we ignore… until it’s too late. Listen Up

Column: These are the incredible people we ignore… until it’s too late.

In this age of digitalised 24-hour news, how can it be so difficult to find a space for stories of people with death-defying courage? Those who defend human rights deserve better, writes Mary Lawlor.

# bangladesh - Monday 30 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The 11 biggest international stories of 2013 Global Outlook

The 11 biggest international stories of 2013

Here’s what happened around the world in 2013.

# bangladesh - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The 39 photographs that took our breath away this year Pics Of The Year

The 39 photographs that took our breath away this year

From Commander Hadfield to Batkid, here are the most striking photographs from 2013.

# bangladesh - Thursday 24 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Many Bangladesh factory collapse victims still waiting on compensation Factory Workers

Many Bangladesh factory collapse victims still waiting on compensation

To date only one company, Primark, has provided financial support to survivors and has called on other brands to follow suit

# bangladesh - Friday 13 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Primark pledges further funds for victims of Bangladesh factory collapse Bangladesh

Primark pledges further funds for victims of Bangladesh factory collapse

The company was critical of other brands that were being supplied by the company that failed to attend a meeting in Geneva yesterday to discuss long-term compensation.

# bangladesh - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Nearly a quarter of Asian Pacific men have raped a woman Sexual Crime

Nearly a quarter of Asian Pacific men have raped a woman

A third of 10,000 men in the Asian Pacific region who had committed a rape said that they had done so to punish the woman.

# bangladesh - Friday 9 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Man sentenced to 30 years in prison over plot to blow up Federal Reserve Terrorism

Man sentenced to 30 years in prison over plot to blow up Federal Reserve

The 22-year-old asked for forgiveness today and said he no longer believes in radical Islam.

# bangladesh - Friday 7 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Primark to give three month’s wages to Bangladesh factory collapse victims Primark

Primark to give three month’s wages to Bangladesh factory collapse victims

Meanwhile, the seamstress trapped in the rubble for 17 days after the Bangladesh garment factory collapsed was released from hospital yesterday.

# bangladesh - Thursday 23 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie ‘Extremely’ poor quality materials caused Bangladesh factory collapse Bangladesh

‘Extremely’ poor quality materials caused Bangladesh factory collapse

A government report found that two floors had been added illegally and the ground it was built on had been a body of water, filled with rubbish.

# bangladesh - Monday 13 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix… now with added curse words Evening Fix

The Evening Fix… now with added curse words

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie Clothing brands sign up to new accord on building safety in Bangladesh Bangladesh

Clothing brands sign up to new accord on building safety in Bangladesh

Primark, H&M, Zara and C&A have all adopted the accord, written up in the wake of the building collapse last month.

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