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#Dhaka

# dhaka - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Bangladesh court sentences seven militants to death for 2016 café attack
# Holey Artisan Bakery
# Holey Artisan Bakery

Bangladesh court sentences seven militants to death for 2016 café attack

Nov 27th 2019, 7:33 AM 6,742 Views 2 Comments

Twenty hostages were killed, including 17 from Japan, Italy and India.

# dhaka - Thursday 28 March, 2019

At least 19 people die after huge fire rips through building in Bangladesh
# Dhaka
# Dhaka

At least 19 people die after huge fire rips through building in Bangladesh

Updated Mar 28th 2019, 9:50 PM 19,935 Views 7 Comments

Many people jumped to their deaths to escape the inferno.

# dhaka - Thursday 21 February, 2019

At least 70 people killed in major apartment fire in Bangladesh
# Dhaka
# Dhaka

At least 70 people killed in major apartment fire in Bangladesh

Feb 21st 2019, 6:59 AM 5,581 Views 3 Comments

The blaze broke out in a historic part of the Bangladesh capital of Dhaka.

# dhaka - Monday 12 March, 2018

49 dead after plane crashes in Kathmandu in worst accident in decades
# Nepal
# Nepal

49 dead after plane crashes in Kathmandu in worst accident in decades

Mar 12th 2018, 10:44 PM 36,707 Views 9 Comments

The disaster is the worst such incident to hit Nepal for years.

# dhaka - Sunday 12 February, 2017

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

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

Feb 12th 2017, 11:30 AM 56,099 Views 12 Comments

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

# dhaka - Saturday 28 January, 2017

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

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

Jan 28th 2017, 12:50 PM 12,497 Views 11 Comments

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

# dhaka - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

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

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

Dec 27th 2016, 7:15 AM 13,867 Views 16 Comments

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

# dhaka - Thursday 7 July, 2016

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

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

Jul 7th 2016, 7:12 AM 14,727 Views 23 Comments

It is believed to have been carried out by Islamists.

# dhaka - Thursday 7 April, 2016

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

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

Apr 7th 2016, 10:33 AM 19,840 Views 87 Comments

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

# dhaka - Saturday 17 October, 2015

These heartbreaking images show what it's like to live and work in one of the most polluted cities on earth
# Bangladesh
# Bangladesh

These heartbreaking images show what it's like to live and work in one of the most polluted cities on earth

Oct 17th 2015, 11:00 AM 17,242 Views 11 Comments

Take a look around Hazaribagh in Dhaka.

# dhaka - Friday 7 August, 2015

A secular blogger has been hacked to death at his home in Bangladesh
# Grisly Murder
# Grisly Murder

A secular blogger has been hacked to death at his home in Bangladesh

Aug 7th 2015, 11:34 AM 12,683 Views 57 Comments

It’s the fourth such murder in Bangladesh since the start of the year.

# dhaka - Thursday 24 April, 2014

One Year On: Bangladesh's miracle seamstress is building a new life
# Rana Plaza
# Rana Plaza

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

Apr 24th 2014, 11:47 AM 6,381 Views 5 Comments

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

# dhaka - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

Column: Why can’t I be guaranteed that my clothes haven’t contributed to someone’s death?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why can’t I be guaranteed that my clothes haven’t contributed to someone’s death?

May 8th 2013, 7:00 AM 70 Views 32 Comments

Standardised textile labelling is vital to keep vulnerable workers safe in developing countries like Bangladesh, writes Aisling Twomey.

# dhaka - Thursday 25 April, 2013

Safety inspectors 'ignored cracks' at collapsed clothing factory in Bangladesh
# Bangladesh
# Bangladesh

Safety inspectors 'ignored cracks' at collapsed clothing factory in Bangladesh

Apr 25th 2013, 8:33 AM 8,709 Views 28 Comments

The death toll at the Dkaha collapse has now risen to 159, as accusations of corruption among safety inspectors emerged.

# dhaka - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Supplier to Penneys based in Bangladesh building that collapsed, claiming 87 lives
# Bangladesh
# Bangladesh

Supplier to Penneys based in Bangladesh building that collapsed, claiming 87 lives

Apr 24th 2013, 9:55 PM 21,121 Views 48 Comments

Workers had complained about cracks prior to the collapse of the eight-story building.

# dhaka - Monday 3 December, 2012

Clashes with police as 10,000 workers join Bangladesh fire protest
# Factory Fire
# Factory Fire

Clashes with police as 10,000 workers join Bangladesh fire protest

Dec 3rd 2012, 8:03 AM 1,782 Views 1 Comment

Protests have entered their second week after 110 people died in Bangladesh’s worst ever clothing factory fire.

# dhaka - Sunday 25 November, 2012

At least 112 killed in fire at Bangladesh garment factory
# Bangladesh
# Bangladesh

At least 112 killed in fire at Bangladesh garment factory

Nov 25th 2012, 8:33 AM 4,008 Views 10 Comments

The seven-storey factory had three fire exits – but all led through the ground floor where the fire broke out.

# dhaka - Thursday 15 March, 2012

117 dead, more missing in Bangladesh ferry sinking
# Ferry Crash
# Ferry Crash

117 dead, more missing in Bangladesh ferry sinking

Mar 15th 2012, 8:23 AM 1,090 Views 0 Comments

Five more bodies have been pulled from the water today – bringing the death toll from the boat crash to 117.

# dhaka - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

31 dead, dozens missing in Bangladesh ferry crash
# Bangladesh
# Bangladesh

31 dead, dozens missing in Bangladesh ferry crash

Mar 13th 2012, 1:12 PM 867 Views 1 Comment

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.