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Last updated: Sunday, December 21, 2014 6:20:07 PM

Bangladesh leader files appeal against death penalty
Dhaka, Nov 30 (IANS) Mir Quasem Ali, a senior leader of Bangladesh's Jamaat-e-Islami, Sunday challenged the death penalty awarded to him for crimes committed during the 1971 Liberation War.

Sunday, November 30, 2014 4:00:04 PM

Bangladesh SC rejects Khaleda Zia's petition
Dhaka, Nov 30 (IANS) Bangladesh's apex court Sunday rejected an appeal by former prime minister Khaleda Zia challenging a high court ruling that had upheld her indictment in a graft case.

Sunday, November 30, 2014 11:50:04 AM

Bangladeshi trawler sinks, 26 missing, one body found
Dhaka, Nov 28 (IANS) One body was found but 26 people remained untraced after a fishing trawler from Bangladesh sank into the Bay of Bengal in the early hours Friday after it was hit by a ship, coast guard sources confirmed.

Friday, November 28, 2014 4:22:05 PM

Police arrest 31 robbers in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Nov 27 (IANS) Police arrested 31 people alleged to be involved in drugging and robbing people from Bangladesh's capital Dhaka Thursday.

Thursday, November 27, 2014 2:46:21 PM

Bangladeshi scientist nominated to UN technology bank panel
Dhaka, Nov 27 (IANS) Bangladeshi scientist Firdausi Qadri has been nominated to a UN panel to assess the scope and functions of the proposed UN technology bank, media reported Thursday.

Thursday, November 27, 2014 1:52:14 PM

Two JMB activists awarded death sentence in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Nov 26 (IANS) A court in Dhaka sentenced two activists of the militant Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) to death Wednesday, for shooting dead a police informant during a search operation nearly eight years ago.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 3:22:18 PM

Bangladesh bans funeral prayers for war criminals
Dhaka, Nov 26 (IANS) Bangladesh has banned namaaz e janaza or prayers before funerals for the 1971 war criminals in capital Dhaka, the country's Liberation War Affairs Minister Muzammel Hoque confirmed, according to media reports Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 1:02:09 PM

Bangladesh ex-minister jailed for hurting religious sentiments
Dhaka, Nov 25 (IANS) A court in Bangladesh capital Tuesday sent a sacked minister to jail for hurting Muslims' religious sentiments.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 4:32:06 PM

Another Islamist to die for Bangladesh war crimes
Dhaka, Nov 24 (IANS) A special court Monday sentenced to death another Islamist leader who committed war crimes during Bangladesh's 1971 Liberation War.

Monday, November 24, 2014 4:08:03 PM

War crimes accused gets death in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Nov 24 (IANS) The International Crimes Tribunal-1 in Bangladesh Monday has given the death sentence to Mohammed Mobarak Hossain, a former Razakar commander from Brahmanbaria's Akhaura for war crimes during the 1971 Liberation War.

Monday, November 24, 2014 2:56:19 PM

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