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People and rescuers gather after an eight story building collapsed in Savar, Bangladesh. (AP Photo)

Bangladesh building-collapse toll tops 600

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — More than 600 bodies have been recovered from the garment-factory building that collapsed well over a week ago, police said Sunday as the grim recovery work continued in one of the […]

05/06/2013

bul Maal Abdul Muhith, Bangladesh Finance Minister. (AP Photo)

Bangladesh official: Disaster not ‘really serious’

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh’s finance minister downplayed the impact of last week’s factory-building collapse on his country’s garment industry, saying Friday he didn’t think it was “really serious” hours after the 500th body was […]

05/03/2013

Mohammed Sohel Rana, owner of a building that collapsed in Bangladesh. (AP Photo)

Collapsed building owner may face 7 years in jail

SAVAR, Bangladesh (AP) — A Bangladesh court on Monday gave police 15 days to interrogate the owner of a building that collapsed last week, killing at least 382 people, as rescuers gave up hopes of finding any more survivors.

04/29/2013

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