South Africa's labour laws have their pros and cons, but who do the tough legislations ultimately protect?
Bangladeshi rescuers have found a woman survivor in the rubble of a garment factory complex which collapsed and killed 1 000 people in April.
The mayor of the Bangladesh municipality where a factory building collapsed and killed more than 400 people has been suspended, says a minister.
Police have made a series of arrests over Bangladesh's factory collapse as relatives lashed out at rescuers struggling to detect signs of life.
A building that housed garment factories has collapsed near Bangladesh's capital, killing at least 70 people and trapping many in the rubble.
A fire has swept through a garment factory on the outskirts of Bangladesh's capital killing over 100 people in the country's worst-ever factory blaze.
Exam cheats in Bangladesh have been caught receiving answers on mobile phones disguised as wrist watches, police said after busting a criminal racket.
Bangladesh border guards have turned back three more boats carrying more than 100 Rohingya Muslims who have fled religious violence in Burma.
Bangladesh have reacted too late in trying to have the result of the Asia Cup final overturned, according to a Pakistan Cricket Board chief.
Authorities say the death toll in this week's ferry disaster rose to 116 when villagers found four more bodies floating in the water.
The death toll of a ferry accident in Bangladesh has risen to 112 as rescue workers and divers continue to pull scores of bodies from the wreckage.
Recovery workers are trying to raise the wreckage of a ferry that capsized on a river in Bangladesh while carrying about 200 people.
At least seven people are dead and another 150 are missing after a ferry sank in Bangladesh. So far, 35 survivors have been found.
Pakistan was put in a commanding position in the opening Test against Bangladesh thanks to impressive batting by Mohammad Hafeez and Younis Khan.
Umar Akmal scored 59 and Shahid Afridi hit 42 off 27 balls as Pakistan made 262-7 in the second One Day International against Bangladesh in Dhaka.
Kieran Powell and Kraigg Brathwaite hit maiden half-centuries to help West Indies reach 160-2 at tea on day one of the second Test against Bangladesh.
The glaring absence of Chris Gayle stood out as the West Indies prepared to open their Bangladesh tour with a Twenty20 international in Bangladesh.
A $1.2-billion World Bank credit to Bangladesh to finance the country's longest river bridge has been suspended.
Jute -- a fibre derived from reed-like plants -- is seeing a broad international renaissance for use in shopping bags to replace polythene.
The Nobel Peace Prize winner discusses recent attacks on his schemes to relieve poverty, from within Bangladesh and abroad.