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Stories with place: Bangladesh
  • Rutgers has new rules for Bangladesh-made apparel 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 2:10 pm
  • NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey - Rutgers University says it is requiring companies that make its licensed apparel in Bangladesh must agree to fire and building safety requirements.

  • Climate change responses to shape Asia's future 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 6:16 am
  • YOKOHAMA, Japan - Challenges such as extreme weather, rising seas and worsening scarcity of drinking water are forcing many Asian governments to confront the changes being wrought by a warming planet even as some point to rich Western nations as major culprits.

  • Fugitive's sentencing final chapter in '89 killing 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 9:54 am
  • ANGOLA, Indiana - Eight years' work by an Indiana State Police detective brought to conclusion a murder case that rattled the Steuben County community.

  • Bangladesh probe seeks ban of Islamist party 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 7:04 am
  • DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh investigators probing crimes during the country's 1971 independence war against Pakistan recommended Tuesday that the largest Islamist party be banned for alleged involvement in genocide and other offenses.

  • Bangladesh man gets 40 years in 1989 slaying 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 6:18 pm
  • ANGOLA, Indiana - A man who fled to his native Bangladesh more than two decades ago after being charged in connection with the death of a romantic rival has been sentenced to 40 years in prison.

  • Bangladesh factory collapse victims want aid 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 7:53 am
  • SAVAR, Bangladesh - Bangladesh began compiling details Monday about the victims of the 2013 Rana Plaza factory collapse as part of a compensation deal, but dozens of people took to the streets demanding a more complete accounting of the disaster.

  • Bangladesh indicts ex-PM Zia in corruption cases 
    Updated: Mar-19-14 9:10 am
  • DHAKA, Bangladesh - A former Bangladeshi prime minister and other leading opposition figures were indicted in two related corruption cases Wednesday that could further complicate the country's tense political situation.

  • Primark to pay $9 million to Bangladesh victims 
    Updated: Mar-18-14 9:22 am
  • LONDON - British clothing firm Primark says it will pay a further $9 million in long-term compensation to victims of the collapse of the Rana Plaza factory in Bangladesh.