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#Bangladesh

# bangladesh - Monday 9 March, 2015

From The42 Dubliner Eoin Morgan 'gutted' as England crash out of Cricket World Cup Pool A

Dubliner Eoin Morgan 'gutted' as England crash out of Cricket World Cup

Bangladesh progress to the quarter-finals after winning by 15 runs in Adelaide.

# bangladesh - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Hardline Muslim preacher arrested over murder of popular TV host

Sheikh Nurul Islam Faruqi, cleric and host of television shows on Islamic issues, was found tied to a chair with his throat slit at his home in August.

# bangladesh - Thursday 24 April, 2014

One Year On: Bangladesh's miracle seamstress is building a new life

Reshma Akhter married her boyfriend and has a job in a local hotel.

"Pay up!" ... Clothing companies under pressure over compensation for Rana Plaza victims

Nearly 1,150 people died in the Bangladesh factory collapse one year ago today. Many international retailers still aren’t contributing to the victim fund, according to Human Rights Watch.

# bangladesh - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

One year on, Rana Plaza survivors can't return to work

Victims of the building collapse have so far received $1,000 in average compensation, says a charity.

# bangladesh - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Primark to pay €7m compensation to workers over Bangladesh building collapse

The company has already distributed $2m to workers and their families.

# bangladesh - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Column: These are the incredible people we ignore... until it's too late.

In this age of digitalised 24-hour news, how can it be so difficult to find a space for stories of people with death-defying courage? Those who defend human rights deserve better, writes Mary Lawlor.

# bangladesh - Monday 30 December, 2013

The 11 biggest international stories of 2013

Here’s what happened around the world in 2013.

# bangladesh - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

The 39 photographs that took our breath away this year

From Commander Hadfield to Batkid, here are the most striking photographs from 2013.

# bangladesh - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Many Bangladesh factory collapse victims still waiting on compensation

To date only one company, Primark, has provided financial support to survivors and has called on other brands to follow suit

# bangladesh - Friday 13 September, 2013

Primark pledges further funds for victims of Bangladesh factory collapse

The company was critical of other brands that were being supplied by the company that failed to attend a meeting in Geneva yesterday to discuss long-term compensation.

# bangladesh - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Nearly a quarter of Asian Pacific men have raped a woman

A third of 10,000 men in the Asian Pacific region who had committed a rape said that they had done so to punish the woman.

# bangladesh - Friday 9 August, 2013

Man sentenced to 30 years in prison over plot to blow up Federal Reserve

The 22-year-old asked for forgiveness today and said he no longer believes in radical Islam.

# bangladesh - Friday 7 June, 2013

Primark to give three month's wages to Bangladesh factory collapse victims

Meanwhile, the seamstress trapped in the rubble for 17 days after the Bangladesh garment factory collapsed was released from hospital yesterday.

# bangladesh - Thursday 23 May, 2013

'Extremely' poor quality materials caused Bangladesh factory collapse

A government report found that two floors had been added illegally and the ground it was built on had been a body of water, filled with rubbish.

# bangladesh - Monday 13 May, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added curse words

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Clothing brands sign up to new accord on building safety in Bangladesh

Primark, H&M, Zara and C&A have all adopted the accord, written up in the wake of the building collapse last month.

# bangladesh - Sunday 12 May, 2013

Bangladesh disaster 'could happen again' - but can we help?

Oxfam says that about 90 per cent of high rise buildings in Dhaka, where last week’s tragic building collapse occurred, are not built even to local standards.

# bangladesh - Friday 10 May, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added ways to leave your job

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Woman found alive 17 days after Bangladesh building collapse

The survivor is said to be in remarkably good shape despite her ordeal.

Poll: Will the Bangladesh factory collapse change the way you shop? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will the Bangladesh factory collapse change the way you shop?

As the death toll passes 1,000, we want to know: Will this incident have an impact on your shopping habits?

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you kick off your day.

Bangladesh collapse: Death toll passes 1,000 as stacks of bodies found

Bodies were found in the ruins of a stairwell, where the victims had sought shelter.

# bangladesh - Thursday 9 May, 2013

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you kick off your day.

Eight die in new Bangladesh garment factory tragedy

The owner of the Tung Hai sweater factory was among the victims.

# bangladesh - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added awkward text messages

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Column: Why can’t I be guaranteed that my clothes haven’t contributed to someone’s death?

Standardised textile labelling is vital to keep vulnerable workers safe in developing countries like Bangladesh, writes Aisling Twomey.

# bangladesh - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Bangladesh building survivors protest as toll passes 700

Many of the staff at the ill-fated nine-storey factory were earning just 38 dollars a month, a salary condemned as “slave labour” by Pope Francis.

# bangladesh - Sunday 5 May, 2013

Fast fashion, fair wage: What Vietnam can teach Bangladesh

Vietnam – working on improving technology, conditions and pay – is proving more attractive to brands who want to protect their consumer reputation.

# bangladesh - Saturday 4 May, 2013

Column: The Bangladesh factory collapse shows us the deadly cost of cheap fashion

Following the tragic accident at a Bangladesh clothing factory, Penneys has said it will give money to people who lost family members in the collapse – but we as consumers have a responsibility too, says Ruth Tanner.

# bangladesh - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you kick off your Wednesday morning.

Bangladesh disaster death toll passes 400

Bangladeshi protesters enraged by the deadly factory collapse led rallies against low wages and poor working conditions – kicking off worldwide protests to mark May Day.

# bangladesh - Monday 29 April, 2013

Penneys: We will pay compensation to victims of Bangladesh factory collapse

Penneys said it will give money to people who lost family members in the collapse, which killed almost 400 people.

# bangladesh - Sunday 28 April, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added Barack Obama playing Daniel Day-Lewis

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

100 hours after Bangladesh disaster, survivor found Bangladesh This post contains images

100 hours after Bangladesh disaster, survivor found

Plus, the devastating images from the scene.

UPDATE: Police arrest owner of Bangladesh factory

The death toll has now reached 363 but is expected to rise.

No more 'cries for help' as hopes for survivors fade at Bangladesh building

The death toll in the building collapse has now reached 363 but it is expected to increase.

# bangladesh - Saturday 27 April, 2013

'Stench of dead bodies is so strong' says Bangladesh building rescuers

A further 23 people were pulled alive this morning from the ruins of the eight-storey factory which caved in on Wednesday.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you kick off your sunny Saturday morning.