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Bangladesh Arrests Suspected Islamist Militants Over Bomb Plot

Reuters | Adam Goldberg | Posted 03.14.2016 | Home

DHAKA (Reuters) - Officials of Bangladesh’s anti-terrorism unit on Monday detained five suspected members of a banned Islamist militant group for pl...

Peace is the Language of my War

Esrat Karim Eve | Posted 06.28.2015 | Impact
Esrat Karim Eve

I always tell people that a woman in a developing country is like a circus elephant. What we see in the circus is how the mighty enormous elephant is leashed in a weak chain without knowing about his power of crumbling the chain effortlessly.

'Don't Tell Anyone if You Are Sexually Assaulted': What My Culture Taught Me

Esrat Karim Eve | Posted 06.22.2015 | Impact
Esrat Karim Eve

The fear is all about being boycotted from society because there are still people in the 21st century who believe that "if a girl is being assaulted sexually, it's definitely her fault." This might sounds crazy to you, but unfortunately it is a brutal truth in my culture.

Airline Flies Couple To Wrong Continent

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 05.21.2013 | Travel

Sorry, Toto, when you end up on the wrong continent, no pair of ruby slippers can make it right. That was the unfortunate reality for Sandy Valdivi...

Bangladesh Factory Owners Arrested

Posted 04.27.2013 | Business

After an eight-story building collapsed in Bangladesh Wednesday, killing at least 300 workers, police have arrested the owners of two factories that o...

Floating Health Care: Runa Khan has a Simple Solution to Bangladeshi Development

Pro Journo | Posted 05.22.2013 | Impact
Pro Journo

When Runa Khan first began work, most partners told her that the idea of floating hospitals was too innovative, if not outlandish.

Bangladeshi Boy Mutilated For Refusing To Beg Gets New Start

Posted 12.11.2012 | Impact

Updated: Tuesday, Dec. 11, 4:30 p.m. EST When a 7-year-old Bangladeshi boy refused to beg in the streets for a ruling gang, he was nearly beaten to...

A Look At The World's Fastest Growing Megacity

GlobalPost | Erik German and Solana Pyne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The future is here, and it smells like burning trash. As the evening call to prayer echoes across Dhaka's teeming slums, a bluish haze rises in the mu...