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Another Blogger Hacked to Death in Bangladesh for Promoting Free Thought [Video]

Another Blogger Hacked to Death in Bangladesh for Promoting Free Thought [Video]

Yet another blogger has been hacked to death in Bangladesh, for promoting free thought and speech. This marks the third time throughout this year. 32-year-old Ananta Bijoy Das died a very violent death, after being executed by men with machetes in the streets of Bangladesh. The blog he wrote for was the same one that […]

Bombings in Bangladesh Nearly Shake Sheikh Hasina Convoy

Bombings in Bangladesh Nearly Shake Sheikh Hasina Convoy

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s motorcade was nearly shaken today when multiple bombs were detonated in a bustling commercial area just after her motorcade passed through the area. Several makeshift bombs were detonated in the Karwan Bazar in the city of Dhaka. This occurred just 10 following the convoy’s passing through the town. Hasina was traveling to speak at a rally organized […]

Bangladesh Bus Bombing Kills 4, Injures 30

Bangladesh Bus Bombing Kills 4, Injures 30

Authorities in Bangladesh are reporting an attack on a bus travelling to Dhaka using petrol bombs which has killed four people and left 30 others injured, many with very severe burns. The bus was under a police escort during its journey, though the people responsible for the bombing were able to disappear quickly before being […]

Bangladesh Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentence of Islamic Leader

Bangladesh Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentence of Islamic Leader

In Bangladesh, a death sentence that was given to the leader of the country’s largest Islamist party, Mohammad Kamaruzzaman, was upheld. Kamaruzzaman, assistant secretary general of Jamaat-e-Islami, was found guilty in May, 2013, by a special war crimes tribunal of torture and genocide. Last week, the special war crimes tribunal also sentenced to death the […]

Bangladesh: Power Restored to Most of Country [Update]

Bangladesh: Power Restored to Most of Country [Update]

Power has been restored to most of Bangladesh on Sunday several hours after the poor, energy-deficient nation was plunged into a nationwide blackout when the power grid transmission line that connects the country to India failed, according to reports. This is an update to a previously reported Guardian Liberty Voice Breaking News story. The blackout […]

Bangladesh Hit by Blackout via Major Power Failure With India

Bangladesh Hit by Blackout via Major Power Failure With India

Bangladesh suffered massive power outages and blackouts today when the Bangladesh-India national power interconnection grid at Bheramara in Kushtia was tripped. According to reports, the power grid used for transmission was tripped at 11:30 a.m. their time. The disruption created a sudden vacuum, which caused a shutdown of generation at all power plants and resulted […]

World News: GLV Daily Digest for August 1-6, 2014

World News: GLV Daily Digest for August 1-6, 2014

The world news daily digest for August 1 through August 6 includes the top stories over the past five days. As Taiwanese citizens finally return to their homes, investigation into the deadly gas explosion continues. Meanwhile, in Bangladesh, many worry over the safety of the ferry system in the country. The biggest concern however, lies […]

Bangladesh: Ferry Captain Charged With Murder

Bangladesh: Ferry Captain Charged With Murder

Bangladesh ferry captain of the MV Pinak-6 and five others have been charged with murder after a second major ferry accident this year claimed the life of over 100 passengers. The ferry accidents were both caused by strong river currents, bad weather, and overcrowding of the vessels. The first incident happened on May 15, 2014 and another […]

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