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DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — At least 112 people were killed in a fire that raced through a multi-story garment factory just outside of Bangladesh's capital, an official said Sunday. The blaze broke out at the seven-story factory operated by Tazreen...
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Bangladesh's military is ending its search for bodies in the wreckage of an eight-story garment factory building that collapsed last month because no more victims are expected to be found, officials said Monday. Also Monday, the government agreed to...
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A woman buried in the wreckage of a collapsed garment factory building for 17 days was rescued Friday, a miraculous moment set against a scene of unimaginable horror where the death toll is more than 1,000 and still rising....
From the Associated PressDHAKA, Bangladesh -- A seamstress buried in the wreckage of a collapsed garment factory building for 17 days was rescued Friday, a miraculous moment set against a scene of unimaginable horror, where the death toll shot past 1,000. Reshma survived, in...
Reuters* Anger at lawmaker in wake of factory collapse * Locals accuse him of enabling rise of building's arrested owner * Photos seen as evidence of political pact between the pair * Controversy raises awkward questions for Western retailers By Matthew...
The death toll in the devastating collapse of a Bangladesh building surpassed 500 on Friday as salvage crews continued to pull scores of bodies from the rubble. Nine days after the disaster, more people faced punishment or arrest in connection with...
Reuters* Mayor suspended for approving permit for building * Death toll reaches 430 * Worldwide outcry against working conditions By Ruma Paul DHAKA, May 2 (Reuters) - The mayor of the Bangladesh municipality where a factory building collapsed killing more...
Reeling from the deadly collapse of a building packed with thousands of factory workers, Bangladeshi laborers rallied Wednesday, marking May Day with renewed calls for workplace safety. The death toll steadily swelled in the aftermath of the disaster...
Reuters* EU considers action on Bangladesh, including trade preferences * Rescuers give up hope of finding any more alive; death toll 411 * Protest march calls for death penalty By Ruma Paul DHAKA, May 1 (Reuters) - The European Union is considering trade...
Bangladeshi government officials and Western apparel companies have pledged to provide financial assistance to the families of more than 1,300 people killed or injured in the collapse of the Rana Plaza building last week. At least 388 people were killed...
Reuters* Rescue officials say do not expect more survivors * Primark, Loblaw say will compensate victims' families * Official death toll stands at 390, many more missing * Angry scenes as building owner brought to Dhaka court * International Labour...
This post has been updated. See the note below for details.NEW DELHI, India –- The owner of a collapsed building in Bangladesh was arrested Sunday near the Indian border as the death toll rose to at least 370 in the nation’s worst garment industry disaster. With more than 800 people still missing...
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