| Sep 25, 2013
| 8:16 AM
The new show of landscape photography at Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, "Artificial Wilderness," is perfectly titled. That is clear from the first photo in the exhibit.
Rosemary Laing's "groundspeed (Rose Petal) #1," shows a green, rose-patterned...
| 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.
| 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.
| 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 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.
| Aug 1, 2013
| 12:38 PM
NEW DELHI -- Authorities were bracing for more political violence in Bangladesh after a court ruling Thursday that effectively banned the country’s main Islamic party, Jamaat-e-Islami, from running in a general election expected by early 2014....
| 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...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 10:05 AM
A group of 17 American retailers, including Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Target Corp. and Macy’s Inc., have signed on to a five-year agreement to help improve safety at garment factories in Bangladesh.
The accord is separate from a legally binding plan...
| 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.
| Aug 29, 2013
| 12:50 PM
MEERUT, India – A militant who topped India’s most-wanted list and helped found one of the nation’s most infamous homegrown insurgent groups was apprehended on the border with Nepal, police said Thursday.
Yasin Bhatkal, 30,...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 2:30 AM
HONG KONG -- Wayne Wang, Naomi Kawase and Mohsen Makhmalbaf are among the cream of Asia's film makers who will line up for the Asian Project Market (Oct 7-10, 2013), the art-house film financing event that takes place during October's Busan Int'l Film...