“The attackers seem to have changed their strategy.”
about two suicide bomb attacks that killed 13 people in Chittagong and Gazipur.
“I suddenly heard a big bang, and seconds later I found myself on the floor in a pool of blood and body parts around me.”
lawyer in Gazipur
to the Associated Press.
“But the BBC survey showed suspicion from all sections of society towards NGOs. Only three per cent of those canvassed wanted to give NGOs 'more power'.”
The Pulse of Bangladesh Survey
conducted by the BBC.
"The 'least admired occupation' of all was social work, with two per cent of people saying they admired the role of social workers," it says.
"'Bulls can get away with anything and sheeps can be herded around. I will not be herded around.”
Bharatya Janata Party leader and a former chief minister.
“He is the puppy dog of the Empire.”
about Mexican president Vincent Fox.
“We are satisfied with the verdict but we fear for our lives as the fugitives had threatened us over telephone to withdraw the case. They (fugitives) also told us to be ready for the 'dire consequences' as we did not withdraw the case.”
wife of slain businessman and Awami League leader Mohammad Shamsul Haque.
A Dhaka court handed down death sentences to Jubo Dal leader Rafiqul Islam Kajal and eight others for killing Shamsul and his son Russel Sheikh last March. The accused had sliced their bodies into 149 pieces.
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