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"Kumari Puja" ceremony in Bangladesh

Thousands of members of Bangladesh’s Hindu community gathered at a temple in the capital Dhaka to take part in a traditional ceremony.

Thousands of members of Bangladesh’s Hindu community gathered at a temple in the capital Dhaka to take part in a traditional ceremony.

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Many dead in Bangladesh factory fire

Police and eyewitnesses says dozens have been taken to hospital. Firefighters are struggling to control the blaze in the four-storey building.

Police and eyewitnesses says dozens have been taken to hospital. Firefighters are struggling to control the blaze in the four-storey building.

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Bangladesh police kill terror attack plotter in shootout

Bangladeshi police say they have killed three militants – including the alleged plotter of a terror attack which left 22 people dead last month.

Bangladeshi police say they have killed three militants – including the alleged plotter of a terror attack which left 22 people dead last month.

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Police killed in Bangladesh attack

At least two police officers have been killed by militants who have targeted Bangladesh's biggest festival marking the end of Ramadan.

At least two police officers have been killed by militants who have targeted Bangladesh's biggest festival marking the end of Ramadan.

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Police attacked in Bangladesh

Initial reports suggest extremists were behind the blast near a school in Kishoregonj, 140 kilometres north west of the capital, Dhaka.

Initial reports suggest extremists were behind the blast near a school in Kishoregonj, 140 kilometres north west of the capital, Dhaka.

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Cooperation and repatriation in wake of Bangladesh attack

Bangladesh is reeling after police suggested the men who carried out one of the country’s deadliest militant attacks were homegrown, privileged and educated.

Bangladesh is reeling after police suggested the men who carried out one of the country’s deadliest militant attacks were homegrown, privileged and educated.

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Bangladesh: protesters condemn deadly Dhaka attack

Crowds have gathered in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka to remember the victims of Friday’s restaurant attack in the city, claimed by ISIL.

Crowds have gathered in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka to remember the victims of Friday’s restaurant attack in the city, claimed by ISIL.

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Bangladesh police work to identify perpetrators of deadly Dhaka attack

Police in Bangladesh are working to confirm the identities of a group of men who carried out a deadly attack on a restaurant in Dhaka, in which 20 hostages and two police officers were…

Police in Bangladesh are working to confirm the identities of a group of men who carried out a deadly attack on a restaurant in Dhaka, in which 20 hostages and two police officers were…

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Bangladesh police storm Dhaka siege café, 'several hostages freed'

Bangladeshi police have stormed a café in Dhaka trying to free 20 hostages including several foreigners – trapped inside after gunmen attacked it on Friday…

Bangladeshi police have stormed a café in Dhaka trying to free 20 hostages including several foreigners – trapped inside after gunmen attacked it on Friday…

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Bangladesh police storm Dhaka restaurant after gun attack and siege

Bangladeshi police have stormed a restaurant in Dhaka trying to free 20 hostages including several foreigners – trapped inside after gunmen attacked it on Friday…

Bangladeshi police have stormed a restaurant in Dhaka trying to free 20 hostages including several foreigners – trapped inside after gunmen attacked it on Friday…

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Bangladesh police storm Dhaka restaurant after gun attack and siege

Bangladeshi police have stormed a restaurant in Dhaka trying to free 20 hostages including several foreigners – trapped inside after gunmen attacked it on Friday…

Bangladeshi police have stormed a restaurant in Dhaka trying to free 20 hostages including several foreigners – trapped inside after gunmen attacked it on Friday…

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Deadly cyclone in Bangladesh

The coasts of Bangladesh have been hit by a cyclone which has killed at least 21 people and injured many others.

The coasts of Bangladesh have been hit by a cyclone which has killed at least 21 people and injured many others.

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University professor hacked to death in Bangladesh

A university professor has been hacked to death in northwest Bangladesh – the latest to die in a series of attacks on liberal activists in the

A university professor has been hacked to death in northwest Bangladesh – the latest to die in a series of attacks on liberal activists in the

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Bangladesh cyber bank heist blame game underway

The blame game is underway in Bangladesh after computer hackers stole the equivalent of 73 million euros from the central bank and nearly got away with 10 times as much

The blame game is underway in Bangladesh after computer hackers stole the equivalent of 73 million euros from the central bank and nearly got away with 10 times as much

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Cricket: Below-par Bangladesh hold off Dutch at ICC World T20

After Zimbabwe and Afghanistan, Bangladesh were the third team to chalk up a victory at the sixth edition of the ICC World Twenty20 when they beat

After Zimbabwe and Afghanistan, Bangladesh were the third team to chalk up a victory at the sixth edition of the ICC World Twenty20 when they beat

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Quasem Ali's death sentence upheld by Bangladesh's Supreme Court

Bangladesh’s highest court has upheld the death penalty for Quasem Ali, one of the leaders of the Jamaat-e-Islami party. A five-judge panel led by

Bangladesh’s highest court has upheld the death penalty for Quasem Ali, one of the leaders of the Jamaat-e-Islami party. A five-judge panel led by

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The friendlier side of Davos

The Davos World Economic Forum can conjure up an image of testosterone charged mega-deals, or of a top-tier inaccessible political elite debating the

The Davos World Economic Forum can conjure up an image of testosterone charged mega-deals, or of a top-tier inaccessible political elite debating the

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Killers of Bangladesh blogger are given death penalty

Two former students were sentenced to death in Bangladesh on Thursday for the murder of a secular blogger in 2013. Only one of the pair was present

Two former students were sentenced to death in Bangladesh on Thursday for the murder of a secular blogger in 2013. Only one of the pair was present