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Cricket: Bangladesh 87-2 at lunch on the fourth day

Bangladesh were 87-2 in their second innings at lunch on the fourth day of the second Test against New Zealand at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on Thursday. Scores: Bangladesh 87-2 and 282 all out (Tamim Iqbal 95; Neil Wagner 5-64) and New Zealand 437 all out (Corey Anderson 116, B. J. Watling 70 not out, Kane Williamson 62, Ish Sodhi 58, Ross Taylor 53; Shakib Al Hasan 5-103) str/sa/lm

Cricket:New Zealand 437 all out in the first innings

New Zealand were all out for 437 runs in their first innings on the fourth day of the second Test against Bangladesh at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka Thursday. Scores: Bangladesh 282 all out (Tamim Iqbal 95; Neil Wagner 5-64) and New Zealand 437 all out (Corey Anderson 116, B. J. Watling 70 not out, Kane Williamson 62, Ish Sodhi 58, Ross Taylor 53; Shakib Al Hasan 5-103) str/sa/lm

Cricket: New Zealand 231-4 at lunch on day three

New Zealand reached 231-4 by lunch on the third day of the second Test against Bangladesh at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on Wednesday. Kane Williamson (56 not out) and Corey Anderson (75 not out) put on 104 runs in an unbeaten stand as the visitors trailed Bangladesh by 51 runs in the first innings. Scores: Bangladesh 282 all out (Tamim Iqbal 95; Neil Wagner 5-64) and New Zealand 231-4 (Corey Anderson 75 not out, Kane Williamson 56 not out, Ross Taylor 53; Shakib Al Hasan 4-65) str/sa/lm

Cricket: New Zealand 419-8 at stumps on day three

New Zealand reached 419 for eight wickets at stumps on the third day of the second Test against Bangladesh at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on Wednesday. Corey Anderson slammed 116, his maiden Test century, as the visitors took a 137-run first innings lead with two wickets still to go. Scores: Bangladesh 282 all out (Tamim Iqbal 95; Neil Wagner 5-64) and New Zealand 419-8 (Corey Anderson 116, Kane Williamson 62, B.J. Watling 59 not out, Ish Sodhi 55 not out, Ross Taylor 53; Shakib Al Hasan 5-97) str/sa/st

Cricket: New Zealand 318-7 at tea on day three

New Zealand reached 318-7 by tea on the third day of the second Test against Bangladesh at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on Wednesday. Corey Anderson slammed 116, his maiden Test century, as the visitors leapfrogged Bangladesh's first innings total of 282 runs to take a 36-run lead with three wickets in hand. Scores: Bangladesh 282 all out (Tamim Iqbal 95; Neil Wagner 5-64) and New Zealand 318-7 (Corey Anderson 116, Kane Williamson 62, Ross Taylor 53; Shakib Al Hasan 5-71) str/sa/pj

Cricket: Rain forces early stumps at Sher-e-Bangla

Rain forced an early end to the second day of the second Test between Bangladesh and New Zealand at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur on Tuesday. No play was possible after an early tea break with New Zealand on 107-3, replying to Bangladesh's first innings total of 282 runs. Scores: New Zealand 107-3 (R. Taylor 37 not out, K. Williamson 28 not out; Shakib Al Hasan 3-25) and Bangladesh 282 all out (Tamim Iqbal 95; Neil Wagner 5-64, Ish Sodhi 3-59) str/sa/jit

Cricket: New Zealand 107-3 at tea on second day

New Zealand were 107-3 at tea on the second day of the second Test against Bangladesh at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on Tuesday. The tea break came 26 minutes before schedule as rain interrupted play. Scores: New Zealand 107-3 (R. Taylor 37 not out, K. Williamson 28 not out; Shakib Al Hasan 3-25) and Bangladesh 282 all out (Tamim Iqbal 95; Neil Wagner 5-64). str/sa/ac

Bangladesh police fire tear gas at textile workers

Bangladesh police Monday fired rubber bullets and tear gas at thousands of garment workers protesting for better benefits in the capital Dhaka. The clashes occurred in Dhaka's Tejgaon industrial area after about 5,000 workers from Utah Fashions went on the rampage when they found the owners had closed the factory rejecting their demand for a hike in lunch and attendance bills.

Bangladesh disaster crushes owner's ideal of clothes with a conscience

By Frank Jack Daniel, Serajul Quadir and Fiona Ortiz SAVAR, Bangladesh/MADRID (Reuters) - When Spanish garment maker David Mayor arrived in Bangladesh a decade ago the fashion label he set up had the motto "clothing with a heart". In an industry notorious for harsh working conditions he said he wanted to show it was possible to run an ethical business in which workers were trained well and treated with respect.

Bangladesh toll passes 1,000 as stacks of bodies found

The death toll from last month's collapse of a garment factory complex in Bangladesh rose past 1,000 Friday as piles of bodies were found in the ruins of a stairwell where victims had sought shelter. Brigadier General Siddiqul Alam Sikder, the army officer overseeing the operation on the outskirts of the capital Dhaka, told AFP that the death toll now stands at 1,035 after dozens more remains were discovered overnight. Alam said that many of the bodies were now little more than skeletons, 17 days on from the implosion of the nine-storey Rana Plaza compound in Savar.
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