Skip navigation

Bangladesh court OKs Yunus' dismissal from bank

A Bangladeshi court upheld on Tuesday the government's dismissal of Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus from the microfinance bank he founded to lift many out of poverty.Full story

Nations to fight "epidemic" of child drowning in Asia

DHAKA (Reuters Life!) - Child deaths by drowning have reached the proportion of an epidemic in Asia, with nearly 20,000 boys and girls dying in water each year in Bangladesh alone -- and the number keeps rising, studies say. Full story

Bangladesh garment workers riot over new wages

Thousands of Bangladeshi garment workers took to the streets, burning cars and blocking traffic, police said, in a protest against the minimum wage rate, police said. Full story

Sponsored Links
advertisement | ad info

Related Photos

A Bangladeshi man shouts slogans as they
A Bangladeshi man shouts slogans as they

A Bangladeshi man shouts slogans as they hold a banner during a protest organised by Islamic political groups in Dhaka on April 1, 2011. A key member of the opposition coalition has called a day-long countrywide shutdown on April 4 to protest the cabinet's endorsement of the amended National Women D

A Bangladeshi man shouts slogans holding
A Bangladeshi man shouts slogans holding

A Bangladeshi man shouts slogans holding the holy Quran during a protest organised by Islamic political groups in Dhaka on April 1, 2011. A key member of the opposition coalition has called a day-long countrywide shutdown on April 4 to protest the cabinet's endorsement of the amended National Women

A Bangladeshi man shouts slogans during
A Bangladeshi man shouts slogans during

A Bangladeshi man shouts slogans during a protest organised by Islamic political groups in Dhaka on April 1, 2011. A key member of the opposition coalition has called a day-long countrywide shutdown on April 4 to protest the cabinet's endorsement of the amended National Women Development Policy-201