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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.
Cyclone Mahasan weakened Thursday afternoon into a tropical storm, causing far less damage than had been feared as it passed over Bangladesh and sparing Myanmar almost entirely.
Bangladesh — facing widespread public backlash in the wake of a two fatal incidents that struck the garment industry — agreed to let the union in and represent workers.
Rescue workers at the scene of a Bangladesh factor collapse that occurred 17 days ago were stunned when they paused in their labors and heard a weak female voice, followed by a waving hand.
For the second time in just a couple weeks, Bangladesh's garment industry has been hit by disaster — this time, from a fire that swept an 11-story clothing manufacturing facility, killing eight on Thursday.
Islamic hardliners in Bangladesh's capital city calling for a law against blasphemy have clashed with police, and at least 15 have been reported dead.
More than 600 bodies have been recovered from the garment-factory building that collapsed well over a week ago, police said Sunday as the grim recovery work continued in one of the worst industrial accidents ever.
The finance minister for Bangladesh said Friday that the building collapse that killed at least 500 — and maybe more, as the death count continues to rise — isn't that big of a deal.
The movie version of "Midnight's Children" is a labor of love, and that love helps make it better than it probably has a right to be. The sweeping story of Salman Rushdie's novel is infused with magic, epic in scope, richly allegorical and steeped in the history of India. It's just too big to be contained in a feature film.
The death count from a Bangladesh garment factory collapse has risen again, and law enforcement in the country on Wednesday say they've now pulled at least 400 bodies from the rubble.
The death count on Monday stands at 380, as emergency responders to a Bangladesh factory collapse shifted operations from rescue to recovery and rubble removal.
he fugitive owner of an illegally constructed building that collapsed in Bangladesh in a deadly heap last week was captured Sunday at a border crossing with India by members of a commando force. Meanwhile, a fire broke out in the wreckage of the garment factory, with smoke pouring from the piles of shattered concrete and some rescue efforts forced to stop.
Police in Bangladesh took six people into custody in connection with the collapse of a shoddily-constructed building that killed at least 348 people, as rescue workers admitted Saturday that voices of survivors are getting weaker after four days of being pinned under the increasingly unstable rubble.
An estimated 50 survivors were discovered Friday with the piles of rubble that once served as a garment factory Bangladesh.
Hundreds were injured and more than 70 killed when an eight-story building that housed factories and shopping stores on the outskirts of Bangladesh collapsed on Wednesday.