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Bomb kills Egyptian police general
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A senior Egyptian police officer was killed when a bomb exploded under his car outside his home near Cairo on Wednesday.

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Banglalink 3G now in Mymensingh
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Country’s second largest mobile telecom operator Banglalink Tuesday commercially launched 3G services in Mymensingh.

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Desguazar barcos, el trabajo más peligrosos del mundo y el peor pagado en …
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(Caracas, 23 de abril – Noticias24).- La triste belleza de estas imágenes revelan la industria del desarme de buques en Bangladesh, donde los trabajadores se enfrentan a la muerte, lesiones por accidentes y a riesgos ambientales por unos pocos dólares …

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A year later, Bangladesh's garment factory disaster is still an open wound
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140 unions were allowed to register in Bangladesh, a country where unrest in the garment sector is common. The minimum wage was raised for garment workers, though to what globally can only be considered a pitiable level. Progress, still, was being made.

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No comprehensive list of Rana Plaza victims yet
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But the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) report said it was 88 while Bangladesh Institute of Labour Studies (BILS) put the figure at 379 and Rana Plaza Coordination Cell at 146. The ministry said 127 people were buried unidentified, while the CPD said …

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Bangladesh court orders opposition chief's trial go-ahead
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DHAKA: A top Bangladesh court ruled Wednesday opposition leader Khaleda Zia's trial over embezzlement charges should go ahead in a case that could see her jailed for life, a prosecutor said. The High Court rejected the former two-time premier's bid to …

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A Year Later, Rana Plaza Survivors Struggle
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The collapse focused international attention on Bangladesh's four million garment workers and their role in a sprawling, global industry that sews the clothing sold by brand names world-wide. It exposed unsafe conditions, low pay and worker abuse in an …

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Bangladesh's Chance to Get It Right – NYTimes.com …
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Bangladesh is hardly known for its workplace safety. But one unlikely success story can be found in a leading shipbuilding company called Western Marine, based in the port city of Chittagong. Western Marine makes ships for …

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