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2006-07-02 02:44:31

DHAKA (Reuters) - One man was killed and nearly 100 people were injured in sporadic clashes in the Bangladeshi capital on Sunday as opposition parties enforced a countrywide transport shutdown, police and witnesses said.

2006-07-02 01:07:23

DHAKA (Reuters) - Millions of Bangladeshis were stranded on Sunday as opposition parties enforced a countrywide transport shutdown amid tight security and scattered violence, police and witnesses said.

2006-06-13 06:38:36

DHAKA (Reuters) - Clashes between Bangladesh police and opposition activists left nearly 70 people injured and transport and business were largely paralyzed on Tuesday, the first day of a two-day strike for electoral reforms.

2006-06-11 06:43:02

By Anis Ahmed DHAKA (Reuters) - At least 200 people were hurt in street clashes between police and opposition activists trying to blockade Bangladesh's capital Dhaka on Sunday, witnesses said.

2006-06-11 05:07:05

By Anis Ahmed DHAKA (Reuters) - At least 200 people were hurt in street clashes between Bangladesh opposition workers and police while the activists trying to stage a blockade of the capital, Dhaka, on Sunday, witnesses said.

2006-06-11 03:00:32

By Anis Ahmed DHAKA (Reuters) - More than 150 Bangladesh opposition leaders and activists were injured in fierce battles with police while trying to stage a blockade of the capital, Dhaka, on Sunday, witnesses said.

2006-06-11 02:08:01

DHAKA (Reuters) - More than 100 Bangladesh opposition leaders and activists were injured in fierce battles with police while trying to stage a blockade of the capital, Dhaka, on Sunday, witnesses said.

2006-05-31 06:02:03

BHOLA, Bangladesh (Reuters) - At least 50 people were injured in southern Bangladesh on Wednesday in clashes between police and opposition activists protesting against lack of electricity, police and witnesses said.

2006-05-29 02:29:50

DHAKA (Reuters) - A Bangladesh court on Monday sentenced seven top Islamist militants to death for killing two judges in a bomb attack in southern Jhalakati town in November last year. "They will be hanged until death," Judge Reza Tarik Ahmed said in his verdict.

2006-05-28 06:02:13

By Ruma Paul DHAKA (Reuters) - Heavy rain sweeping across Bangladesh over the past two days has raised hopes for an early monsoon that weather experts say will boost agriculture.


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