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Wednesday 6 December 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Dhaka

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Bangladesh court sentences seven militants to death for 2016 café attack
Twenty hostages were killed, including 17 from Japan, Italy and India.
At least 19 people die after huge fire rips through building in Bangladesh
Many people jumped to their deaths to escape the inferno.
At least 70 people killed in major apartment fire in Bangladesh
The blaze broke out in a historic part of the Bangladesh capital of Dhaka.
49 dead after plane crashes in Kathmandu in worst accident in decades
The disaster is the worst such incident to hit Nepal for years.
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 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.
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.
Attack targets school as 250,000 prayed nearby to mark end of Ramadan
It is believed to have been carried out by Islamists.
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.
These heartbreaking images show what it's like to live and work in one of the most polluted cities on earth
Take a look around Hazaribagh in Dhaka.
A secular blogger has been hacked to death at his home in Bangladesh
It’s the fourth such murder in Bangladesh since the start of the year.
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.
Column: Why can’t I be guaranteed that my clothes haven’t contributed to someone’s death?
Standardised textile labelling is vital to keep vulnerable workers safe in developing countries like Bangladesh, writes Aisling Twomey.
Safety inspectors 'ignored cracks' at collapsed clothing factory in Bangladesh
The death toll at the Dkaha collapse has now risen to 159, as accusations of corruption among safety inspectors emerged.
Supplier to Penneys based in Bangladesh building that collapsed, claiming 87 lives
Workers had complained about cracks prior to the collapse of the eight-story building.
Clashes with police as 10,000 workers join Bangladesh fire protest
Protests have entered their second week after 110 people died in Bangladesh’s worst ever clothing factory fire.
At least 112 killed in fire at Bangladesh garment factory
The seven-storey factory had three fire exits – but all led through the ground floor where the fire broke out.
117 dead, more missing in Bangladesh ferry sinking
Five more bodies have been pulled from the water today – bringing the death toll from the boat crash to 117.
31 dead, dozens missing in Bangladesh ferry crash
At least 200 people were on board when the double-deck ferry went down in the early hours of the morning, and more fatalities are expected to be confirmed.