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Reality CheckHere's Bucky on last night's The Amazing Race:Sorry, I’m a little late with this week’s recap. I had a DVR failure last night (OK, maybe user error) and I had to wait and watch the show online this morning. (Which......
Sandy Valdivieso and her husband intended to fly from Los Angeles to Dakar, Senegal. They ended up almost 7,000 miles off-course in Dhaka, Bangladesh. How something this bizarre could happen illustrates how a single mix-up on an airline's part can...
World NowAngry Muslims in southeast Bangladesh torched at least 10 Buddhist temples and dozens of homes Sunday after alleging that a Buddhist man insulted Islam on his Facebook page, authorities said....
World NowBangladesh has rebuffed pleas from the United Nations and other groups to allow in Rohingyas displaced by clashes in Myanmar, continuing to turn away their boats at its borders. “We are not interested in more people coming to Bangladesh,”...
World NowClinton Bangladesh Democracy: Clinton in Troubled Bangladesh on Democracy, Development...
World NowThe 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....
NEW DELHI — The disaster caused shocking loss of life among young, mostly female garment workers, awoke the conscience of a nation, spotlighted dismal working conditions and spurred loud calls for construction and labor reform. So far, that...
The Citizens' Voice, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.Gush Kande is a long way from Wilkes-Barre. To reach the Bangladeshi village, five Wilkes University students and a professor flew from New York City to Dubai and from Dubai to the country's capital of Dhaka. From there, they drove west for three...
The death toll from the April 24 collapsed garment factory building in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka has now exceeded 1,100, making it one of the worst manufacturing disasters in history. Young female seamstresses accounted for the overwhelming...
NEW DELHI, India — The Bangladesh army announced Monday it would end its search for bodies in the rubble of a garment factory complex that collapsed nearly three weeks ago in a suburb of the capital, Dhaka. Saying they believe they have found...
NEW DELHI -- As Bangladesh struggles to improve its dismal industrial safety record after a massive building collapse last month, another garment industry disaster has raised new cries for reform. Shortly before midnight Wednesday, a fire swept...
NEW DELHI — In a development described as miraculous, a woman trapped in rubble for 17 days emerged alive Friday from the remains of a building that pancaked just outside Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. Speaking from her hospital bed, the...
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