Thousands of garment factory workers took to the streets of Bangladesh’s capital, Dhaka, and the industrial district of Gazipur on Tuesday, Oct. 31 to demand better wages.
By Julhas Alam Associated Press DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — India and Bangladesh finalized a much-delayed land swap agreement to settle a long-running border dispute on June 6. The deal — initially reached in 1974 but only recently ratified by India’s Parliament — calls for the transfer of 111 border enclaves to Bangladesh in exchange for […]
By Julhas Alam Associated Press DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh’s government has ordered a North Korean diplomat to leave the country after discovering $1.4 million of unauthorized gold in his bag when he arrived at Dhaka’s airport, a Foreign Ministry official said Monday. The ministry summoned North Korean Ambassador Ri Song Hyon on Monday and […]
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — The mother who gave up conjoined Bangladeshi newborn twins for adoption said Saturday that she is overjoyed the toddlers have been successfully separated and wants them to grow up in Australia.
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — After her husband left and monsoon rains washed away her straw hut, Rowshan Ara felt she had no choice but to head to Bangladesh’s teeming capital.
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Security forces lined the streets Monday, Dec. 29, as Bangladesh voted in its first election