Bangladesh

 
Orange is the new grey for Bangladeshi beards
Orange is the new grey for Bangladeshi beards
From shades of startling red to hues of vivid tangerine, brightly coloured beards have become a fashion statement on the streets of Bangladesh...
Migration system is ‘xenophobic’
Migration system is ‘xenophobic’
Bastin Kashita is a car guard in Johannesburg. He wants to move back to his home country — the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) — but...
World's rivers loaded with antibiotics waste: study
World's rivers loaded with antibiotics waste: study
Rivers worldwide are polluted with antibiotics that exceed environmental safety thresholds by up to 300 times, according to research unveiled at a...
The human cost of fast fashion
The human cost of fast fashion
Lauren Dixon-Paver faced a dilemma a couple of weeks ago when she needed to get a new pair of pants: for over a year now, the 25-year-old graphic...
12 killed in Bangladesh election day violence
12 killed in Bangladesh election day violence
At least 12 people were killed in election-day clashes in Bangladesh Sunday, after a bloody campaign overshadowed by a crackdown on the opposition...
Bangladesh slows internet ahead of election
Bangladesh slows internet ahead of election
Bangladesh's authorities have severely restricted internet services across the country in an effort to fight "propaganda" ahead of Sunday's general...
Myanmar rejects ICC ruling to probe Rohingya deportations
Myanmar rejects ICC ruling to probe Rohingya deportations
Myanmar has "resolutely" rejected a ruling from the International Criminal Court (ICC) which said that the body had jurisdiction over alleged...
Catalogue of abuse: Seeking justice for the Rohingya
Catalogue of abuse: Seeking justice for the Rohingya
Cross-legged in a windowless, almost pitch-black bamboo shack, the investigator pressed record on a video camera and asked the young Rohingya woman...
H&M, Gap to probe sexual harassment in factories
H&M, Gap to probe sexual harassment in factories
Fashion giants H&M and Gap Inc vowed to investigate reports that garment workers who supply their high-street stores routinely face sexual...
UN dithers over Rohingya genocide
UN dithers over Rohingya genocide
While the international community fences over whether to name the ethnic cleansing of Rohingyas in Myanmar a genocide, the killing reportedly...
Good news, Chicken, the sky isn’t falling
Good news, Chicken, the sky isn’t falling
Humans are partial to bad news. Media outlets reflect and shape this preference, feeding us woe and panic. Long, slow, positive trends don’t make...
Rohingya deal aims to repatriate refugees 'within two years'
Rohingya deal aims to repatriate refugees 'within two years'
Myanmar and Bangladesh have agreed to repatriate Rohingya displaced by an army crackdown within two years, Dhaka said Tuesday, the first concrete...

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