She built a vast grass-roots base, held hunger strikes and sit-ins that were attacked by the police and jumped back into street protests soon after communist workers bashed her head with metal rods. KOLKATA, India — To topple 34 years...
Pollution not only hurts the planet, but it is also harmful to humans. Air pollution caused by the burning of fossil fuels in factories, cars, airplanes, and electricity cause health problems such as breathing problems, worsening of asthma, and...
Cities can be dense without being overpopulated. But in the world’s most crowded city, the drains can’t cope – creating a grim new job by Poppy-Mcpherson After decades cleaning the sewers of Dhaka, Bangladesh’s crowded capital, Sujon Lal Routh has seen...
Peace icon turned pariah Aung San Suu Kyi is in The Hague defending Myanmar from genocide charges. Israel gave Myanmar’s military regime the tools and diplomatic space to carry out those atrocities. by Charles Dunst The Israeli embassy in Myanmar’s...
Uzair Paracha served 17 years in prison. But his conviction was thrown out and his lawyer says he is innocent. By Benjamin Weiser When Uzair Paracha was convicted in 2005 in Manhattan of trying to help a terrorist enter the United...
Indian officials are blaming an Islamic group for spreading the virus, and Muslims have been targeted in a wave of violence. By Jeffrey Gettleman, Kai Schultz and Suhasini Raj NEW DELHI — After India’s health ministry repeatedly blamed an Islamic seminary...
The new corona virus is potentially disastrous for low-wage workers who power the global clothing trade. By Elizabeth Paton The empty, echoing shopping malls of Western cities are a testament to the biggest crisis borne by global clothing and retail industries...
"Those who have come from Bangladesh are citizens of India... They have got citizenship. You don't need to apply for citizenship again. You have been casting your votes in elections, electing PM and CM, Assembly, Zila Parishad... Now they...
On February 3rd 1971, Awami League Leader Sheikh Mujibur Rahman said, “India should not be trusted by any means and the existence of Bangladesh(East Pakistan) will not be sustainable if we separate from West Pakistan.” - EXPLORE BY WATP Sheikh Mujibur...
By Joanna Slater and Niha Masih NEW DELHI — It is the most densely populated region on Earth, home to one-quarter of the world's population, and it is locked in a race against time. South Asia — comprising India, Pakistan,...
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