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Bangladesh

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  • In Theory: What's our responsibility toward sweatshops?

    More than a thousand workers were killed in Bangladesh when a building used as a garment factory collapsed. It's alleged that a factory in China making products for Apple has nets installed to stop people leaping to their deaths after 18 suicides there....
  • Diddy's Clothing Manufacturer Gives Just $1,200 to Families After Factory Fire Kills 112

    Diddy's Clothing Manufacturer Gives Just $1,200 to Families After Factory Fire Kills 112
    A company that makes clothes for Sean Combs' clothing line ENYCE expressed condolences after a factory fire in Bangladesh killed 112 workers, but promised just $1,200 to each family affected. The deadly blaze tore through the nine-story building over the...
  • Salman Rushdie bequeaths 'Midnight's Children' to film

    Salman Rushdie bequeaths 'Midnight's Children' to film
    In the late 1970s, long before he penned "The Satanic Verses," before he sparked a global uproar between Islamic fundamentalists and free-speech advocates and became a marked man, before he turned into a celebrity man of letters who dates models and...
  • Pakistan Protest Against Anti-Muslim Film Turns Deadly

    Pakistan Protest Against Anti-Muslim Film Turns Deadly
    The United States braced Saturday for more protests over an independently produced anti-Islam film that has ignited anger in the Muslim world, temporarily closing some of its diplomatic missions and warning American citizens in some countries to be...
  • Book review: 'The Newlyweds' gives uncanny take on immigrant dream

    Book review: 'The Newlyweds' gives uncanny take on immigrant dream
    The Newlyweds A Novel Nell Freudenberger Alfred A. Knopf: 342 pp., $25.95 Two-thirds of the way through Nell Freudenberger's second novel, her Bangladeshi narrator, Amina, wonders, "Why were some people attracted to what was unfamiliar, and others...
  • Producer Bangladesh plots his pop domination, but not before settling differences

     
    Bangladesh has his sights set on “changing the game.” And he plans on doing this with a few unexpected muses. Recently named one of six top urban producers at this year's BMI Urban Music Awards, the Atlanta-based beatmaker, whose birth......
  • From hunter to wildlife conservationist

     
    Bangladeshi wildlife conservationist Sitesh Ranjan Deb holds a pair of jungle cats in his house in Sreemangol. Sitesh is Bangladesh's lone wildlife conservationist fighting  to save the remains of what was once one of the richest families of animals and....
  • L.A.'s Little Bangladesh struggles to find its identity

     
    Just behind it is a small shopping plaza with a Salvadoran restaurant, a pizza joint, a former Korean cigarette shop and a restaurant that serves teriyaki chicken, burritos and boba drinks. Across the street are more Korean- and Mexican-themed businesses....
  • Garbage Maven: recycling old clothes

     
    Recycling clothes: What can you do with clothes that are so worn, torn, stained or otherwise damaged that not even charities want them? Americans throw away an average of 10 pounds of clothes per person, per year. The Garbage Maven looks at possible...
  • Bangladeshi army says it has foiled coup attempt

     
    The Bangladesh army said Thursday it recently foiled a coup against the government of Prime Minister Sheik Hasina Wajed planned by religious extremists within the military....
  • The worst air pollution in the world

     
    A new study released at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, found that India had the worst air pollution in the world, followed by Bangladesh and Nepal. The United States ties with a slew of other countries for first place, including Japan and...
  • Secret Policeman's Ball 2012 set for March 4 in New York City

     
    Secret Policeman's Ball on Sunday, March 4, in New York City will bring comedians and pop music acts together to generate funds for Amnesty International. The latest Secret Policeman's Ball show is part of 50th anniversary celebration activities by the...