| Oct 4, 2013
| 1:05 AM
FARGO, N.D. (AP) - Two brothers from Bangladesh say they decided to pursue their doctorates in agriculture at North Dakota State University partly because they love snow.
Abdullah Al Bari and his brother, Hisam Al Rabbi, had never seen snow before...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 4:30 PM
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...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 8:55 AM
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...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 10:12 AM
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...
| Nov 28, 2013
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...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 10:35 AM
LONDON (AP) — About one in four men in some parts of Asia admitted raping a woman, according to the first large studies of rape and sexual violence. About one in 10 admitted raping a woman who was not their partner.
| Sep 17, 2013
| 5:24 AM
NEW DELHI -- The Bangladesh Supreme Court on Tuesday handed down the death penalty to an opposition leader with the country's main Islamist party, who was convicted of committing mass murder during the 1971 war of independence with Pakistan.
| Sep 21, 2013
| 8:30 AM
LONDON -- A selection committee formed by the Bangladesh Federation of Film Societies has chosen helmer Mostofa Sarwar Farooki's Bengali-language "Television" as the country's entry in the Academy Awards' foreign language category.
| Oct 1, 2013
| 5:32 AM
NEW DELHI -- A special Bangladeshi court sentenced a top opposition politician to hang Tuesday after he was found guilty on charges of murder, arson and crimes against humanity linked to the country’s 1971 war of independence against Pakistan.
| May 14, 2013
| 4:32 PM
By Jessica Reynolds Quick: How many of you can name which country each item of clothing you're currently wearing came from? I'll assume it's no one. Most of us probably couldn't even say which brand each piece belongs to without......
| Sep 10, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Nearly a quarter of the men surveyed in parts of the Asia-Pacific region say they have raped a woman.
The startling findings, published Tuesday in the Lancet Global Health, come from a United Nations study on rape and violence against intimate...