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FEATURE -Politics of Death: The Bangladeshi professor defending nature with his life

Added: 26.06.2017 1:03 | 16 views | 0 comments

By AZM Anas V eteran Bangladeshi academic-activist Anu Muhammad is no stranger to death threats, beatings, persecution and arrest so when the professor of economics received a chilling text message shortly after midnight, it barely registered.


16 killed as cement-laden truck overturns in Bangladesh

Added: 24.06.2017 6:35 | 23 views | 0 comments

At least 16 people, mostly factory workers and labourers, were killed today when a cement-laden truck they were travelling on while returning home for Eid overturned and fell into a ditch after the driver lost control near the northwestern Bangladeshi city of Rangpur.


Bangladesh landslide: Roads to Rangamati reopened

Added: 23.06.2017 12:48 | 2 views | 0 comments

The authorities in Bangladesh have reopened roads to some of the districts worst hit by landslides last week.


Second Bangladesh official charged in NY in eight days

Added: 20.06.2017 22:00 | 9 views | 0 comments

A 50-year-old economist working for the UN Secretariat today became the second official from Bangladesh charged in New York in eight days with allegedly mistreating a domestic worker.


U.N. employee charged with visa fraud, underpaying Bangladeshi worker

Added: 20.06.2017 18:34 | 10 views | 0 comments

U. S. prosecutors have charged a United Nations employee in New York with committing visa fraud by bringing into the country a domestic worker from Bangladesh and then failing to pay her a lawful wage.


Singaporean dream sours for some Bangladeshi workers as they go home with big debts

Added: 20.06.2017 0:34 | 2 views | 0 comments

Mohammad Ashadul Islam placed all his hopes for a better life for his family in Bangladesh on getting a construction job in Singapore.


Death toll rises to 156 in Bangladesh landslides @ 6/17/2017 1:51:32 PM

Added: 17.06.2017 9:21 | 31 views | 0 comments

The death toll following the recent incessant downpour and landslides in Bangladesh has risen to 156, as firefighters recovered four dead bodies from different areas of Rangamati.


Champions Trophy: Rohit Sharma century guides India to Bangladesh victory

Added: 16.06.2017 22:07 | 15 views | 0 comments

India's Rohit Sharma scores 123 not out as India defeat Bangladesh by nine wickets in their Champions Trophy semi-final to set up a final with Pakistan.


India captain Kohli wary of 'magnificent' Pakistan - plus highlights of win over Bangladesh

Added: 16.06.2017 2:57 | 12 views | 0 comments

Pakistan's turnaround in the Champions Trophy has been "magnificent", says India captain Virat Kohli after his side set up a final against their fierce rivals.


WATCH: Rescuers dig for survivors in Bangladesh mudslide

Added: 15.06.2017 23:00 | 7 views | 0 comments

Hundreds of rescuers -- including soldiers, firefighters, police and volunteers -- were still digging through vast piles of mud on Wednesday, a day after landslides killed at least 140 people in southeastern Bangladesh.


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