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Anis Ahmed

Anis Ahmed

    Over 100 killed in Bangladesh's worst-ever factory fire
    Over 100 killed in Bangladesh's worst-ever factory fire
    Working conditions at Bangladeshi factories are notoriously poor, with little enforcement of safety laws, and overcrowding and locked fire doors are...
    Bangladesh fire death toll over 100
    Bangladesh fire death toll over 100
    More than 100 people were killed in a fire that razed a crowded Dhaka neighbourhood overnight, and rescue workers scrambled on Friday to pull...
    Special tribunals to try Bangladesh mutineers
    Special tribunals to try Bangladesh mutineers
    Special tribunals will try paramilitary mutineers who killed at least 80 people, mostly army officers, as more than 70 others remain missing on...
    Bangladesh army reaffirms support for government
    Bangladesh army reaffirms support for government
    Bangladesh's powerful army has reaffirmed its support for the government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina after a mutiny by paramilitary troops...
    Fresh gunfire in Dhaka as troop mutinies spread
    Fresh gunfire in Dhaka as troop mutinies spread
    Fresh gunfire erupted at a paramilitary camp in the Bangladesh capital, Dhaka, on Thursday, police said, as troops took to streets in towns across...
    Bangladesh troop mutinies spread
    Bangladesh troop mutinies spread
    Mutinies by members of the paramilitary Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) have broken out in various towns around the country, even as BDR violence in the...
    Hasina takes massive majority in Bangladesh
    Hasina takes massive majority in Bangladesh
    An alliance under Bangladesh's former prime minister Sheikh Hasina won a massive parliamentary majority in the country's first polls in seven...
    Bangladesh candidate rhetoric heats up as poll nears
    Bangladesh candidate rhetoric heats up as poll nears
    Candidates in Monday's Bangladesh election to restore democracy after two years of emergency rule traded heated charges of corruption and vote-rigging in the final days of campaigning, fanning fears of post-election violence....
    Bangladesh cyclone relief operation in full gear
    Bangladesh cyclone relief operation in full gear
    A week after a cyclone killed nearly 3 500 people on the Bangladesh coast, relief workers said on Wednesday they had been able to get food,...
    Tragedy unfolds in Bangladesh
    Tragedy unfolds in Bangladesh
    Four days after super cyclone Sidr killed more than 2 500 people in Bangladesh, rescuers were struggling to reach isolated areas along the...
    Bangladesh storm toll nears 3 000
    Bangladesh storm toll nears 3 000
    Nearly four days after Bangladesh's worst cyclone since 1991 killed at least 2 350 people, rescuers were struggling to reach some devastated...
    Cyclone toll 'may be as high as 10 000'
    Cyclone toll 'may be as high as 10 000'
    Grieving survivors and rescuers picked through the rubble left in the wake of a super cyclone that battered Bangladesh as the death toll reached...