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Myanmarese group kidnaps Danish official in Bangladesh
Dhaka, June 28 (IANS) The Peoples' Party of Arakan (PPA), a Myanmarese militant group, has claimed responsibility for the abduction of a Danish official and his driver from a remote village in the Bandarban area of Chittagong.

Thursday, June 28, 2007 11:19:33 AM

'Politics hampers economic cooperation in South Asia'
Dhaka, June 28 (IANS) India has welcomed the growing opportunities of economic cooperation among South Asian nations and hopes these would help depart from 'sterile patterns' of relationships hampered by 'political factors.'

Thursday, June 28, 2007 11:18:41 AM

Reformist pressures split Bangladesh political parties
Dhaka, June 27 (IANS) Pressures from political reformists in Bangladesh are causing cracks within the parties. Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and Jatiya Party have already faced splits, while the Awami League leadership is faced with a strong revolt.

Wednesday, June 27, 2007 4:07:01 PM

Former Bangladesh minister convicted for keeping foreign liquor
Dhaka, June 27 (IANS) A former minister in Bangladesh has been convicted on charges of possessing 21 bottles of foreign liquor in violation of law.

Wednesday, June 27, 2007 2:39:37 PM

Former Bangladesh premier loses control over party
Dhaka, June 25 (DPA) The former ruling Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) on Monday announced reforms that wrested virtually all control and authority from party chief and former prime minister Begum Khaleda Zia, officials said.

Monday, June 25, 2007 11:58:51 PM

India, Bangladesh discuss terrorism, trade, border
Dhaka, June 25 (IANS) India Monday raised its concerns about security, terrorism and illegal migration with Bangladesh even as it tried to address Dhaka's concerns about bridging trade imbalance to build 'forward-looking' bilateral relations with its eastern neighbour.

Monday, June 25, 2007 7:26:39 PM

Thousands detained without charges in Bangladesh
Dhaka, June 25 (IANS) Nearly half of the 220,000 people detained in Bangladesh since the imposition of a national emergency were caught without any specific charges, the interim government has admitted.

Monday, June 25, 2007 11:11:56 AM

China tells Bangladesh about road link via Myanmar
Dhaka, June 25 (IANS) Chinese leaders have reiterated their interest in establishing a direct road link with Bangladesh via Myanmar from its southern province of Yunan to enhance trade and give the landlocked area access to the Bay of Bengal.

Monday, June 25, 2007 10:26:03 AM

'Forward-looking' India-Bangladesh talks begin Monday
Dhaka, June 24 (IANS) India and Bangladesh will Monday resume official level dialogue after two years on forging closer economic cooperation and discuss a range of issues that have either come up at the political level or held in abeyance.

Sunday, June 24, 2007 9:05:54 PM

Bangladeshi film goes to Munich Film Festival
Dhaka, June 22 (IANS) Bangladeshi film 'Aha', on the woes of urban people in the nation's capital, will figure as the country's entry in the Munich Film Festival.

Friday, June 22, 2007 1:47:48 PM

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