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1 HOUR AGO - The Guardian

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Rana Plaza: one year on from the Bangladesh factory disaster

Last year, the eight-storey Rana Plaza building collapsed in Dhaka, killing 1,130 garment factory workers. The building had been declared unsafe, but the managers had quotas to meet. People blamed the factory owners, the builders, or the government. But isn't the real culprit our demand for cheap clothing?For a very brief moment, just before daybreak, the narrow backstreets are empty. Trucks ...

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APR 17, 2014 - Huffington Post

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The World's Poorest People Live In These 5 Countries

Two-thirds of the world’s poorest people live in just five countries, according to a new World Bank study. Poverty is on the decline globally and those who are subsisting on less than $1.25 a day are concentrated in five areas -- India, China, Nigeria, Bangladesh and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Eighteen percent of the world’s population was living in ...

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APR 17, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Bangladesh files contempt case against British reporter

Bangladesh's war crime tribunal launched a contempt case Thursday against a Dhaka-based British journalist for allegedly criticising the court in his writings and questioning the death toll from the nation's 1971 independence war. The International Crimes Tribunal -- a domestic court set up by the country's secular government to try suspected war criminals including opposition leaders and key Islamists -- ...

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APR 17, 2014 - New Statesman

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India’s Supreme Court recognises a third gender

The Supreme Court in India has issued a new law allowing transgender people to change their gender on official documents to reflect their gender identity – why are so many European countries still several steps behind? An Indian hijra dances in Mumbai. Photo: Getty. The Supreme Court in India has issued a new law allowing transgender people to change their gender ...

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APR 15, 2014 - Eurasia Review

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Is Bangladesh’s Foreign Policy Becoming India And Russia-Centric? – Analysis

By Harun ur Rashid On 27 March, Bangladesh abstained from voting at the UN General Assembly resolution on Russia’s annexation of Crimea. While 100 countries voted in favour of the resolution, 11 opposed it. Bangladesh, alongside 57 others abstained, and eventually worked in Russia’s favour. The ambassador of Russian to Bangladesh welcomed Dhaka’s abstention and […]

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