| Sep 17, 2013
| 5:24 AM
NEW DELHI -- The Bangladesh Supreme Court on Tuesday handed down the death penalty to an opposition leader with the country's main Islamist party, who was convicted of committing mass murder during the 1971 war of independence with Pakistan.
| Aug 1, 2013
| 12:38 PM
NEW DELHI -- Authorities were bracing for more political violence in Bangladesh after a court ruling Thursday that effectively banned the country’s main Islamic party, Jamaat-e-Islami, from running in a general election expected by early 2014....
| Apr 24, 2013
| 2:02 AM
An eight-storey block housing factories and a shopping center collapsed on the outskirts of the Bangladeshi capital on Wednesday, killing more than 70 people and injuring hundreds, a government official said.
Fire fighters and army personnel worked...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 5:28 AM
SAVAR, Bangladesh (AP) — Deep cracks visible in the walls of a Bangladesh garment building had compelled police to order it evacuated a day before it collapsed, officials said Thursday. More than 200 people were killed when the eight-story...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 5:58 AM
SAVAR, Bangladesh (AP) — Workers trapped in the wreckage of a collapsed factory building in Bangladesh cried out for help Thursday, as rescuers struggled to reach survivors of a disaster that killed at least 149 people and reignited questions...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 5:10 AM
SAVAR, Bangladesh (AP) — More than two days after their factory collapsed on them, at least some garment workers were still alive in the corpse-littered debris Friday, pinned beneath tons of mangled metal and concrete. Rescue crews struggled to save...
| May 13, 2013
| 11:44 AM
NEW DELHI, India — The Bangladesh army announced Monday it would end its search for bodies in the rubble of a garment factory complex that collapsed nearly three weeks ago in a suburb of the capital, Dhaka.
Saying they believe they have found...
| May 17, 2013
Sandy Valdivieso and her husband intended to fly from Los Angeles to Dakar, Senegal. They ended up almost 7,000 miles off-course in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
How something this bizarre could happen illustrates how a single mix-up on an airline's part can...
| May 9, 2013
| 7:17 AM
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A fire in an 11-story garment factory in Bangladesh killed eight people, including a ruling party politician and a top official in the country's powerful clothing manufacturers' trade group, as the death toll from the...
| May 1, 2013
| 2:02 PM
Reeling from the deadly collapse of a building packed with thousands of factory workers, Bangladeshi laborers rallied Wednesday, marking May Day with renewed calls for workplace safety.
The death toll steadily swelled in the aftermath of the disaster...
| May 5, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Clinton Bangladesh Democracy: Clinton in Troubled Bangladesh on Democracy, Development...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 7:33 AM
Angry Muslims in southeast Bangladesh torched at least 10 Buddhist temples and dozens of homes Sunday after alleging that a Buddhist man insulted Islam on his Facebook page, authorities said....