May 21, 2013 — The deadly collapse of a textile factory in Bangladesh has heightened awareness about cheap clothes. Many Americans have become used to inexpensive clothing, but the garments are also discarded at a remarkable rate: Billions of pounds of clothing are recycled each year; nearly half is exported.
May 10, 2013 — More than 1,000 people are known to have been killed by the collapse of the building, which housed garment factories. In recent days, searchers had not expected to find any survivors. Instead, they had been focusing on recovering bodies. On Friday, 17 days after the disaster, a woman came out alive.
May 8, 2013 — The latest death toll comes as recovery efforts continue at the eight-story complex that collapsed last month.
Mar 1, 2013 — The unrest came after a court handed down a death sentence to an Islamist leader for his role in the 1971 war that led to Bangladesh's independence from Pakistan. Dozens are reported dead.
Oct 1, 2012 — The government said 10 Buddhist temples and 40 homes were attacked by Islamists over the weekend.
Mar 2, 2011 — Good morning. The big news of the day continues to be the fight for control of Libya, and the international community's reaction to the struggle.