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Crowds protest brutal killing of boy, 10, in Bangladesh

CNN International - ‎4 hours ago‎
The killing was the latest in a recent string of gruesome, deadly attacks on children in Bangladesh. Last year, a 12-year-old boy was killed in the same way in a vehicle workshop in Khulna.

Bangladesh mega quake warning questioned

SciDev.Net - ‎2 hours ago‎
“Using 26 GPS tracking stations across Bangladesh we determined which part of the fault was locked. The fault is shallow (3—5 kilometres) at the western end and deeper (25 kilometres) at the eastern end,” Michael Steckler, chief investigator of the ...
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World Bank Helps Bangladesh Expand Electronic Public Procurement System

World Bank Group - ‎12 hours ago‎
DHAKA, July 25, 2016—Bangladesh today signed a $10 million additional financing agreement with the World Bank to expand and improve the government's procurement system to ensure the effective use of public money and increase transparency.
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Source of arms used in Bangladesh cafe attack traced, says police

The Indian Express - ‎10 hours ago‎
Bangladeshi police on Monday said they have succeeded in tracing the source of the not-so-modern weaponry used by terrorists to attack an upscale cafe in Bangladesh that killed 22 people, including an Indian girl. The police said they were now trying ...
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Bangladesh arrests four female militants in hunt for cafe attackers

Eyewitness News - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
DHAKA - Police in Bangladesh arrested on Sunday four female members of a home-grown militant group blamed for a bloody attack on a cafe in which 22 people were killed, most of them foreigners, an officer said.
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Iran's Servigas signs MoU to boost LPG sector in Bangladesh

Dhaka Tribune - ‎53 minutes ago‎
With an aim to upgrade Bangladesh's LPG sector, Star Consortium yesterday joined hands with Iran-based Servigas to establish production facilities of LPG trucks, LPG Industrial storage tanks, household cylinders for cooking stove and cylinders for ...

So-called militants Shehzad, Tawsif still in Bangladesh

Bangladesh News 24 hours - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
Two of the so-called militants listed by the government, Shehzad Rauf Arka and Tawsif Hossain, are in Bangladesh, intelligence agents suspect.
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Bangladesh: Islamists step up persecution of Christians after rapid rise in conversions

ChristianToday - ‎11 hours ago‎
Islamist terrorists are stepping up their persecution of Christians in Bangladesh after a rapid rise in converts. The latest was at the start of July when more than 20 people were murdered in an Islamist terror attack on a restaurant in the diplomatic ...
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Bangladesh, Blaming Local Groups for Attacks, Seeks Suspects Tied to ISIS

New York Times - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
NEW DELHI - Bangladesh, reeling from a sudden intensification of terrorism this summer, has begun an urgent search for men suspected of building an Islamic State presence in the country and recruiting young Bangladeshis to fight in Syria and Iraq.

Australia announces Julia Niblett new High Commissioner in Bangladesh

Bangladesh News 24 hours - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
“More than 5,000 Bangladeshi students studied in Australia last year, and over the next 12 months, more than 80 Australian students will study in Bangladesh under the New Colombo Plan,” she said. Trade and investment between the countries continue to ...

Here's how the Bangladesh government is making religious violence more likely

Washington Post - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
On July 1, Islamic State-backed militants opened fire in the Holey Artisan Bakery in Dhaka, Bangladesh. After a standoff that lasted almost 12 hours, the six gunmen and 22 hostages were dead.

Bangladesh low pay is not the same as low pay in the UK

Belfast Newsletter - ‎6 hours ago‎
With regard to the row over Jeremy Corbyn campaign T-shirts having been made in Bangladesh by low paid workers: Claiming that the garment workers were paid 30p an/ hour as though this is some terrible abuse, is utterly meaningless.
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Bangladesh: Hidden fault could trigger major quake

CNN - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
(CNN) The Ganges and Brahmaputra rivers are critically important, life-giving rivers for hundreds of millions of people living in India and Bangladesh. But the millions of tons of sediment that pile up in the delta region of these rivers, a large ...
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India, Bangladesh border forces discuss issues in Tripura

The Hindu - ‎21 hours ago‎
A four-day long Inspector-General level meeting between the Border Security Force (BSF) and Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) began here on Sunday to discuss and resolve border issues between the two neighbouring countries.
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Excelerate Energy and Petrobangla Sign Final Agreements for Bangladesh's First LNG Import Terminal

PR Newswire (press release) - ‎12 hours ago‎
DHAKA, Bangladesh, July 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 18, 2016, Excelerate Energy L.P. ("Excelerate"), Petrobangla, and the Government of Bangladesh executed the Terminal Use Agreement ("TUA") and the Implementation Agreement ("IA") for the ...

Bangladesh army interested in Community Clinics: DG health

Bangladesh News 24 hours - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Bangladesh army has been assisting in constructions ranging from mega projects like the Padma Bridge to roads and highways.

Unsolved heist of Bangladesh funds

Inquirer.net - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
Bangladesh Ambassador John Gomes has every reason to feel bad about the delay in the recovery of the $15 million that casino junket operator Kim Wong turned over to the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) after the $81 million heist of Bangladesh ...

US holds same views with Bangladesh

The Daily Star - ‎25 minutes ago‎
The United States has said the recent acts of terrorism in various countries “have been homegrown” and they have the same views with Bangladesh government over the recent attacks here. “So, I don't think we've a difference in the way we view your ...
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Suresh Prabhu to start work on new India-Bangladesh railway project on July 31

Economic Times - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
Tripura Transport Minister Manik Dey, giving the information, said the India-Bangladesh train would run from Agartala (India) to Akhaura (Bangladesh). The Agartala-New Delhi passenger train service will run on the newly-laid broad gauge line, he said.

An action plan to combat extremism in Bangladesh

Dhaka Tribune - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
While the Bangladesh government has, in the past few years, achieved considerable success at disrupting extremist groups and keeping them on the run, the reality is that these groups have spent the past few years regrouping and have continued their ...
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