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Topic - Bangladesh
Depressing news about black students scoring far below white students on various mental tests has become so familiar that people along different parts of the ideological spectrum have long ago developed their different explanations for why this is so. All may have to do some rethinking, in light of radically different news from England.
A split was crucial to the chase for her dream job. In 2012, she looked "tired and withdrawn," prompting more than a few to wonder if she'd had enough. Not a chance. She has her eyes on the prize.
A special war crimes tribunal in Bangladesh on Sunday sentenced to death two Bangladeshis now living abroad for crimes against humanity during the country's independence war against Pakistan in 1971.
A boat carrying at least 70 Muslim Rohingya capsized and sank Sunday off the western coast of Myanmar, an aid worker said. Only eight survivors have been found.
Bangladesh's Supreme Court on Tuesday sentenced to death a leader of the country's main Islamist party for his role in a mass murder during the 1971 war of independence from Pakistan.
It's high drama and riveting politics these days as Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the nation's most thoroughly red-state retailer, charges deep into blue-state territory in its efforts to expand beyond its comfortably established realm in rural America and suburbia by moving into the often hostile territory of inner cities.
Security forces closed roads, put up extra blast walls and increased patrols Sunday near some of the 22 U.S. diplomatic missions in the Muslim world that Washington had ordered closed for the weekend following warnings of a possible al Qaeda attack.
If the bald eagle weren't our "national animal," what would be the most popular choice for the role? The bison wins, according to a YouGov poll released Sunday, cited by 22 percent of the respondents.
The al Qaeda threat that closed 22 U.S. diplomatic posts Sunday followed intense efforts in Washington to increase security at embassies in danger spots around the world, nearly a year after the deadly terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya.
A Bangladeshi court on Thursday banned the South Asian nation's largest Islamist party from taking part in the next elections, saying the party violates the country's secular democratic principles.
Some of the nation’s biggest retailers signed on to a new five-year safety pact Wednesday that calls for inspecting every Bangladesh factory within a year, a decision spurred by the collapse of a garment plant in April killed 1,129 workers and a November factory fire that killed 112.
The Washington Times is standing by the authenticity of an op-ed by Bangladesh's opposition leader, Khaleda Zia, that has kicked up a storm in parliament in Dhaka.
The U.S. Department of Labor has earmarked millions of dollars in grants to improve factory conditions in Bangladesh's garment industry, where workers often must deal with shoddy buildings and overcrowded workplaces.
An Islamist group that demands the death penalty for "atheist" bloggers who insult Islam and wants men and women segregated in public is gaining support in Bangladesh, a secular Muslim democracy in South Asia.
Talk about a computer error: One couple intending to fly from Los Angeles to Dakar, Senegal, was mistakenly taken to Dhaka, the Bangladesh capital, which is 7,000 miles from their planned destination — and on a different continent.