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Bangladesh

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  • An Argument For The Dream Act: The Story Of Nadia Habib

    An Argument For The Dream Act: The Story Of Nadia Habib
    She seems like the last person you'd want to get rid of, but a Bronx Science High School graduate who's now a sophomore at Stony Brook University faced deportation Thursday. It's a case that's got everyone from U.S. senators to city council members to...
  • Bangladesh's counter-terrorism credentials

    Selig S. Harrison's July 2 Op-Ed article "Get a grip on Dhaka" asserted that Bangladesh is sheltering a growing hotbed of Islamist radicals. Unfortunately, Harrison chose to recycle the same old accusations that he wrote about two years back. Therefore,...
  • Wild Video: Bangladesh Riots

    Wild Video: Bangladesh Riots
  • Top Local Stories

    Cyclone Kills More Than 200 in Bangladesh More than two hundred people are dead after a cyclone slammed into the southwestern coast of Bangladesh late Thursday night. 150 mile per hour winds contributed to the storm that leveled homes in the area. 650...
  • O.C. man sentenced to 6 1/2 years for molesting boy in Bangladesh

     
    A Fullerton man was sentenced Tuesday to 6 1/2 years in prison for molesting a boy while working for a federally funded development program in Bangladesh. William Newton Rudd, 67, of Fullerton pleaded guilty in U.S. court to one count......
  • What's really at issue in the Koreatown-Little Bangladesh dispute

    What's really at issue in the Koreatown-Little Bangladesh dispute
    Steve Lopez's Nov. 8 column about naming a part of Koreatown "Little Bangladesh" trivializes an important issue for a newer immigrant community struggling for acceptance and recognition in Los Angeles. For Koreatown's Bangladeshi community, which many...
  • It's A Gray Area: Breaking the cycle of poverty

    One final thing I wanted to share with you from the FreedomFestconvention in Las Vegas a few weeks ago was the program that has spawned an upcoming movie, "To Catch a Dollar." This program provides small loans to people who otherwise would not qualify for...
  • West Hartford Sailor Says Captain Stole The Credit In 2009 Ship Hijacking

    West Hartford Sailor Says Captain Stole The Credit In 2009 Ship Hijacking
    The solace is on the wall, framed, hanging above a bookshelf and tabletop stereo in the Reza family's living room. It is a citation from the Connecticut legislature last September, honoring Abu Thair Mohd Zahid Reza for his "quick thinking" and actions...
  • Bert and Ernie, Yes; but Bert and Bin Laden?

    Bert and Ernie, Yes; but Bert and Bin Laden?
    Has Bert from "Sesame Street" become an international terrorist? That's the question dogging the bushy-browed Muppet after his face mysteriously appeared on posters of Osama bin Laden hoisted by anti-American demonstrators in Bangladesh. The strange...
  • A Third World dump for America's ships?

    This is where the world dumps its ships, worn out and ready to be torn apart.To the left and right, ships lie stranded along six miles of beach, in a hundred stages of demolition. Tankers, freighters, fish processors and destroyers -- smashed, cut,...