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Mudslides kill 36 in Bangladesh (LEAD)
Dhaka, June 11 (Xinhua) Mudslides caused by overnight heavy downpour killed at least 36 people in Bangladesh's southeastern Chittagong, officials said Monday.

Monday, June 11, 2007 4:07:52 PM

Landslide kills 17, injures 30 in Bangladesh
Dhaka, June 11 (Xinhua) A landslide killed at least 17 people and injured 30 in Bangladesh's southeastern city of Chittagong Monday, officials said.

Monday, June 11, 2007 2:07:34 PM

Teaching Chinese in Bangladesh without knowing Bangla
Dhaka, June 11 (Xinhua) Yang Jinxiang, a teacher from China Languages University who speaks neither English nor Bangla, is teaching Chinese in Dhaka University.

Monday, June 11, 2007 8:19:22 AM

Roadmap for Bangladesh general elections by mid July
Dhaka, June 9 (Xinhua) The Bangladesh government has assured a visiting European Union (EU) delegation that the Election Commission (EC) would declare its roadmap by mid July for the next parliamentary elections promised to be held by next year.

Saturday, June 09, 2007 7:38:11 PM

Bangladeshi businessman gets three years in anti-graft case
Dhaka, June 7 (Xinhua) Giasuddin Al Mamun, business partner and friend of former prime minister Khaleda Zia's elder son Tarique Rahman, was sentenced to 3 years in jail by Bangladesh's anti-graft court Thursday.

Thursday, June 07, 2007 3:38:09 PM

Khaleda Zia sued for grenade attack on rally
Dhaka, June 5 (DPA) Former Bangladeshi prime minister Khaleda Zia and her son Tarique Rahman were sued in a criminal court Tuesday for masterminding a brutal grenade attack on an open air opposition rally that left over 20 people dead nearly three years ago, officials said.

Tuesday, June 05, 2007 11:28:42 PM

Heat wave kills 26 in Bangladesh
Dhaka, June 3 (DPA) A heat wave has pushed temperatures to a record high across Bangladesh, leaving at least 26 people dead in the past week, officials said Sunday.

Sunday, June 03, 2007 8:03:44 PM

Bangladesh to re-commission navy frigate after five years
Dhaka, June 3 (IANS) Bangladesh is to re-commission a frigate it purchased from South Korea for $83 million but removed from its fleet five years ago after a government change and charges of corruption.

Sunday, June 03, 2007 10:51:17 AM

Hasina fears she could be the 'next target'
Dhaka, June 2 (IANS) Under pressure from the government that has detained some of her close aides without citing reasons, former Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina fears that she could be the next target.

Saturday, June 02, 2007 5:11:34 PM

Prisoners 'packed like sardines' in Bangladesh jails
Dhaka, June 2 (IANS) VIPs including former ministers and lawmakers are among a record 86,000 detenues 'packed like sardines' in Bangladesh's jails which have a total capacity to house only 27,000.

Saturday, June 02, 2007 4:53:17 PM

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