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Bangladesh

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  • 'Scandal,' 'House of Cards,' 'The Bridge,' 'Orphan Black' Among Peabody Winners

    The 73rd annual Peabody Award winners are a typically eclectic list ranging from hits such as ABC's "Scandal" and AMC's "Breaking Bad" to Netflix's groundbreaking drama "House of Cards" to BBC America's buzzworthy "Orphan Black." Among the scripted...
  • The FCC mulling new, less neutral rules for the Net

    The FCC mulling new, less neutral rules for the Net
    Moments after news leaked about a new "Net neutrality" plan from the Federal Communications Commission's chairman, consumer advocates in Washington began proclaiming their distaste. "With this proposal, the FCC is aiding and abetting the largest ISPs in...
  • H&M promises to pay textile workers 'living wage' by 2018

    H&M promises to pay textile workers 'living wage' by 2018
    Swedish clothing retailer H&M on Monday said it is developing a plan to ensure about 850,000 textile workers earn a "living wage" by 2018. Hennes & Mauritz, the world's second-largest clothing retailer, said it will begin its pay strategy with three...
  • Bangladesh sentences 152 former soldiers to death for mutiny killings

    Bangladesh sentences 152 former soldiers to death for mutiny killings
    NEW DELHI -- In a trial dubbed one of the world’s largest, a special court in Bangladesh handed down the death penalty Tuesday to 152 ex-paramilitary soldiers for the killing of dozens of people during a 2009 mutiny. “They will be hanged...
  • Justice for Bangladesh's garment workers

    Justice for Bangladesh's garment workers
    A year after a factory fire in Bangladesh killed more than 100 people, and seven months after about 1,100 workers perished in the collapse of another commercial building, there are finally signs of progress toward ending the abominable abuses of that...
  • Palestine's 'Omar' Claims APSA Awards Win

    HONG KONG - "Omar," Hany Abu-Asad's powerful drama about violence, was named as the best feature film at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards. The film, about a young baker whose loyalty to family and country are complicated by his love for a student,...
  • Bangladesh opposition leader hanged for war crimes; violence flares

    Bangladesh executed a leading Muslim opposition figure late Thursday who had been convicted by a government-constituted war crimes tribunal of offenses allegedly committed during the country's 1971 war for independence from Pakistan. The hanging of...
  • Five die in Bangladesh clashes over hanging of opposition leader

    Five die in Bangladesh clashes over hanging of opposition leader
    NEW DELHI -- Five people were killed Monday in Bangladesh as police and protesters clashed anew over the execution of a senior opposition leader. The deaths reportedly happened overnight in southeastern district of Satkhira. Police said demonstrators...
  • Pictures in the News | December 13, 2013

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where an image of Jesus with flashing lights is displayed by a vendor at a stand outside La Placita Church in downtown Los Angeles during El Dia De La Virgen De Guadalupe celebrations that include...
  • Film Review: 'Champ of the Camp'

    Subcontinental laborers in Dubai find distraction from hardships via musical contests in Mahmoud Kaabour's slick and enjoyable docu "Champ of the Camp." The title is also the name of the competition, in which teams from 70 labor camps test their knowledge...
  • Bangladesh vote thwarted by 'Battling Begums'; outcome called farce

    The last time a parliamentary election in Bangladesh drew such low turnout, the lawmakers elected served only 11 days in office before political turmoil brought down the government. Observers Monday held out little more hope for the lawmakers elected...