Jun 142013
 
Obama nears decision on Bangladesh trade benefits

Washington, 14 June 2013: US President Barack Obama could soon decide to cut off trade benefits for Bangladesh, in a largely symbolic response to tragedies in the country’s garment sector that have cost more than 1,200 lives in the past eight months.

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Mar 222013
 

Jason Motlagh from Sittwe, Burma:  Abu Kassim clutched his stomach and heaved forward, replaying the moment his uncle was shot dead last summer, one of scores of people who were killed as sectarian violence engulfed western Burma. Abu Kassim, 26, and his ethnic Rohingya family have since survived on handouts in a makeshift camp on

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Mar 182013
 
A flawed path to accountability

David Bergman

A peaceful mass secular protest involving people from all walks of life, spearheaded by a tech savvy young generation, apparently independent from political parties

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Mar 182013
 

Nazes Afroz

Several misconceptions are afloat around the war crimes trials in Bangladesh, as well as the Shahbag Square protests, that are putting pressure on the government to take concrete steps

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