The death toll from a garment factory building that collapsed more than two weeks ago outside the Bangladeshi capital soars past 1,000.
The death toll from a collapsed building housing five garment factories rises to 761 as authorities start disbursing salary and other benefits to the survivors.
Rescuers struggle to reach survivors of a disaster that reignited questions about the often lethal conditions the country’s garment industry.
Two months after a fire claimed 112 lives at a garment factory in Bangladesh, the victims’ families still don’t know when they will be compensated.
Homemade bombs explode in Bangladesh’s capital and police fire tear gas at demonstrators as opposition parties enforce a general strike to demand a caretaker administration.
Explosions of homemade bombs are reported in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka as opposition activists enforcing a daylong general strike riot and clash with police.
Despite 112 deaths in the Bangladesh garment factory blaze last month, employees with no other means of supporting themselves are desperate to return to work.
The owner of a Bangladesh clothing factory where a fire killed 112 people says he was never informed the facility needed an emergency exit.
At least 112 people die in a garment factory fire in Bangladesh, many of them trapped in the eight-story building with no emergency exits.
Authorities in Bangladesh order security officials to remain alert around Rohingya refugee camps following weekend attacks on minority Buddhists and their temples in the area.
The United States urges Bangladesh to keep its border open to Rohingya refugees fleeing Burma but advocated their safe repatriation as a long-term solution.
Bangladesh anticipates 7.2 percent economic growth in the coming fiscal year from increased export earnings and more remittances from Bangladeshis abroad.
The chief of Bangladesh’s largest Islamic party and one of his deputies are indicted for alleged crimes against humanity during 1971 independence war against Pakistan.
Hundreds of opposition protesters rally in Bangladesh’s capital to demand that authorities release 33 of their leaders and find a missing official.
Dozens injured as police fire rubber bullets and tear gas at stone-throwing opposition supporters enforcing a strike on Sunday to protest against a politician’s disappearance.