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Bangladesh

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  • Report: Life in prison sought for suspects in Bangladesh collapse

    A government inquiry in Bangladesh will recommend life in prison for nine people arrested in connection with the deadly collapse of a garment factory complex just outside the capital, Dhaka, according to a report Tuesday by the Reuters news agency. At...
  • Rights group: Myanmar policy discriminates against Muslims

    NEW DELHI -- A watchdog group Tuesday called on Myanmar’s government to immediately revoke a population-control policy that blocks members of the minority Rohingya Muslim community from having more than two children, measures it said are...
  • Boat capsizes off Myanmar; dozens missing and feared dead

    NEW DELHI – A boat carrying approximately 100 Rohingya Muslims capsized late Monday off the coast of Myanmar with many of its occupants feared dead, UN officials said, as the region braced for a cyclone expected to slam low-lying areas inhabited...
  • With Bangladesh, is the consumer partially at fault?

     
    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......
  • Pictures in the News | September 10, 2012

     
    Pictures in the News from around the world....
  • Sharing refugees -- a 'good idea' that's gone nowhere

     
    Konate is one of more than 16,000 people who have boarded boats and landed on Malta over the past decade, often by accident. The tiny Mediterranean nation is a refugee destination out of happenstance, as people fleeing North Africa aim their boats at...
  • Afghan suicide bomber kills 14, including three NATO troops

     
    A suicide bomber on a motorcycle rammed a convoy of NATO and Afghan forces carrying out a joint patrol in the eastern city of Khost, killing at least 14 people, including three coalition soldiers and their Afghan interpreter, local authorities said....
  • Muslims in Bangladesh torch Buddhist temples over Facebook image

     
    Angry Muslims in southeast Bangladesh torched at least 10 Buddhist temples and dozens of homes Sunday after alleging that a Buddhist man insulted Islam on his Facebook page, authorities said....
  • NATO investigates killing of U.S. soldier, contractor in Afghanistan

     
    NATO forces Sunday were investigating whether the weekend shooting deaths of a U.S. soldier and an American civilian contractor in Afghanistan were the result of an insider attack or linked to insurgent gunfire....
  • Ex-presidential candidate in Egypt faces fresh corruption charges

     
    Former Egyptian presidential candidate Ahmed Shafik and 10 other ex-officials were ordered Sunday to face trial on corruption charges....
  • Fresh clashes break out between Myanmar's Buddhists, Muslims

     
    At least three people were killed and hundreds of houses burned in a fresh wave of violence pitting Buddhists against Muslims in western Myanmar, news agencies reported Tuesday....