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One person has been killed and a number of people wounded in a mutiny at the border guards headquarters in Bangladesh's capital, Dhaka...

2009-02-25

 Bangladesh Dhaka mutiny border
Textile workers in Bangladesh get paid as little as five pence an hour to make cheap clothes for UK companies Tesco, Asda and Primark. ... "Clearly the level of wages seems very low to people in this country. But if it is the minimum wage that is being paid, which I understand is about <font size="2">&pound;</font>20 a month in Bangladesh... as long as the audit is taking place at the factories, as long as...

2006-12-08

 Bangladesh cheap labour
A tiny island claimed for years by India and Bangladesh in the Bay of Bengal has disappeared beneath the rising seas, scientists in India say.

2010-03-24

 Bangladesh island flood ocean global warming
Up to 77 million people in Bangladesh have been exposed to toxic levels of arsenic from drinking water in recent decades, according to a Lancet study.

2010-06-19

 Bangladesh arsenic poison drink water
British officials in Bangladesh have confirmed Wikileaks reports that the UK is training a police force in the country accused of being a death squad.

2010-12-22

 police Bangladesh WikiLeaks UK killing violence torture crime human rights
Human rights groups in Bangladesh have demanded a severe punishment for the husband of a young woman who allegedly cut off most of her right hand. Police say Rafiqul Islam, 30, attacked her because she pursued higher education without his permission.

2011-12-15

 Bangladesh women women rights finger education incredible