Owner of Bangladesh factory faces murder charges

2014-04-15 12:29

The owner of a nine-storey building that collapsed and killed 1 135 Bangladeshi garment workers in April last year is to face murder charges, police say.

Bangladesh bans largest Islamic party

2014-03-25 11:19

Bangladesh war crimes investigators have moved to outlaw the country’s largest Islamic party, accusing it of genocide and other atrocities during the 1971 bloody struggle for independence.

Bangladesh's tanneries: 'Death comes slowly'

2014-03-04 14:12

Western retailers have been forced into action after a garment factory complex collapsed killing 1 135 people in Bangladesh, but the call to action has been slow or non-existent.

Factory owners face the law

2014-02-09 14:40

Two owners of a Bangladesh garment factory where 112 workers died in a fire two years ago have surrendered and are seeking bail after being charged with homicide.

Bangladesh's ruling party leads after violent vote

2014-01-06 08:18

Preliminary results show Bangladesh's ruling Awami League party is in the lead in a national election marred by violence and boycotted by the opposition amid concerns that the process is flawed.


Bangladesh factory victims get compensation

2014-03-28 14:42

Survivors and families of victims of Bangladesh's worst industrial disaster that killed more than 1 100 people last year have started receiving compensation, a senior union official says.

Bangladesh factory victims want aid

2014-03-24 17:10

Bangladesh is collecting details of the deadly factory collapse victims for possible compensation amid protests.

Owners surrender in Bangladesh factory fire

2014-02-09 21:06

The owners of a garment factory in Bangladesh have surrendered to authorities to face homicide charges for a 2012 fire at the plant that killed 112 workers.

Bangladesh sentences top Islamist to death

2014-01-30 12:35

A Bangladesh court has sentenced 14 people to death, including the leader of the country's largest Islamist party, over a massive arms smuggling racket ten years ago.

Violence, boycott mar Bangladesh election

2014-01-05 09:06

At least six people have been killed and polling stations have been firebombed as Bangladesh goes ahead with a walkover election boycotted by the opposition.

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