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Bangladesh

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Top Bangladesh Articles

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  • Myanmar claims Muslim militants targeted police officer

    YANGON, Myanmar — Myanmar's government is continuing to push back against calls for an investigation into the reported massacre of more than 40 Rohingya Muslims in northern Rakhine state, saying that militants had infiltrated the restive region...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Film Review: 'The Human Scale'

    Taking as its model the work of Danish architect Jan Gehl, "The Human Scale" makes an excellent case for designing cities around people instead of automobiles, traffic flow having dominated city planning since the 1960s. Andreas M. Dalsgaard's documentary...
  • American Apparel's Dov Charney on the Bangladesh factory collapse

    Say there’s a concert scheduled at a major Los Angeles venue, but that managers smell gas in the air before the show goes on. Chances are that they will cancel the event and take a loss out of an abundance of caution, said Dov Charney, chief...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap, Thieves in Istanbul (not Constantinople)

    'The Amazing Race' recap, Thieves in Istanbul (not Constantinople)
    Last week, the teams stayed in Bangladesh and got very hot. The Twins somehow failed to fall for Boyfriend Ryan's nerdy charm, and the Goat Farmers came in last but were spared from elimination by a benevolent Phil and a pretty woman at the Pit Stop. The...