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    1. April 26, 2015

      Bangladesh army funded to forget its role as neutral referee

      For decades, warring Bangladeshi politicians have been able to rely on a safety valve when the pressure rises and an...

    2. FT Photo Diary

      April 24, 2015

      Rana Plaza anniversary

      A relative cries in front of a monument erected in memory of the victims of Rana Plaza building collapse, as they gather at...

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    1. April 22, 2015

      Bangladesh garment workers face intimidation and abuse

      A day before Bangladesh’s Rana Plaza collapsed — killing more than 1,100 garment workers making clothes for western brands —...

    2. April 21, 2015

      Mexico steals a march on China in car manufacturing

      China’s manufacturing crown is slipping. Shoe, textile and electronics makers have been shifting capacity to lower cost...

    3. April 21, 2015

      Tarique Rahman calls for foreign pressure to help Bangladesh

      Exiled Bangladesh opposition leader Tarique Rahman has accused the Sheikh Hasina government of “state terrorism” and called...

    4. April 20, 2015

      How Benetton faced up to the aftermath of Rana Plaza

      Benetton is renowned for visually striking and provocative ad­verts focusing on social causes such as HIV/Aids or race...

    5. FT Photo Diary

      April 14, 2015

      Barred in Bangladesh

      A child watches a rally to celebrate the first day of the Bangla New Year in Dhaka, Bangladesh, from behind soldiers of the...

    6. April 12, 2015

      Bangladesh: A dangerous rivalry

      It has been a month since Hasina Ahmed’s husband Salah Uddin, a senior member of the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist...

    7. April 12, 2015

      Political disruption holds up delivery of products

      The clothing industry is the main export engine of the Bangladesh economy, and has thrived despite years of political...

    8. April 11, 2015

      Bangladesh executes Muhammad Kamaruzzaman for war crimes

      Bangladesh has executed a senior politician of an Islamist opposition party for crimes against humanity committed during the...

    9. March 30, 2015

      Extremists kill blogger in Bangladesh

      A Bangladeshi blogger who criticised Islamist extremism was hacked to death on Monday by attackers said by police to be...

    10. FT Photo Diary

      March 13, 2015

      Bangladesh drop

      Bangladesh’s Nasir Hossain drops a catch from New Zealand’s Cory Anderson during their Cricket World Cup match in Hamilton,...

    11. March 12, 2015

      Cambodia under fire over worker rights

      Multinational clothes companies face fresh pressure in their search for low-wage Asian manufacturing after a new report...

    12. FT Photo Diary

      March 9, 2015

      Bowled over

      Bangladesh’s Nassir Hossain leaps onto team mates in celebration after Bangladesh knocked England out of the tournament in...

    13. March 9, 2015

      England left to rue cricket World Cup exit

      The England cricket team, always an institution with the capacity to pluck disaster from improbable situations, achieved one...

    14. February 27, 2015

      US-Bangladeshi blogger hacked to death in Dhaka

      A prominent Bangladeshi-American blogger who was threatened for his secular beliefs has been hacked to death in a Dhaka...

    15. February 25, 2015

      Arrest warrant for Khaleda Zia deepens Bangladesh crisis

      A Bangladeshi court has issued an arrest warrant for Khaleda Zia, the country’s opposition leader, for failing to attend...

    16. FT Photo Diary

      February 25, 2015

      Grief in Bangladesh

      Slum dwellers react after losing their shanties in a fire at Agargaon in Dhaka, Bangladesh on Wednesday ...

    17. FT Photo Diary

      February 23, 2015

      Bangladeshi grief

      A man cries as rescuers search the Padma river after a passenger ferry capsized in Manikganj district, about 40km northwest...

    18. February 20, 2015

      Cause for optimism about global health

      Given the clouds of pessimism sweeping across the world, it is a good time to ask a simple question: is global health...

    19. FT Photo Diary

      February 18, 2015

      Watching the cricket world cup

      Afghan families watch the live broadcast of the Cricket World Cup match between Afghanistan and Bangladesh at a refugee camp...

    20. beyondbrics

      February 16, 2015

      Migrant worker remittances: changing EM destinies

      Abdul Halim removes an envelope from the inside pocket of his fake leather jacket and slides it carefully across the counter...

    21. February 15, 2015

      Grameen Bank set to go under full government oversight

      Bangladesh’s Grameen Bank , the microfinance pioneer founded by Muhammad Yunus, the Nobel peace laureate, is set to come...

    22. FT Photo Diary

      February 9, 2015

      Anger in Bangladesh

      Bangladesh police stop members of the Road Transport League, a wing of the ruling Bangladesh Awami League, during a protest...

    23. February 8, 2015

      Cricket’s one-day World Cup — all 6 weeks of it

      On Saturday, St Valentine’s Day, the 11th Cricket World Cup will get under way in Christchurch, a place that took very...

    24. beyondbrics

      February 6, 2015

      Bangladesh's central banker: QE doesn't work

      Developed country central banks that see quantitative easing as a route to recovery are merely inflating bubbles, driving up...

    25. February 3, 2015

      Deaths top 50 in Bangladesh turmoil

      Seven people were burnt to death when opposition demonstrators petrol-bombed a night bus to Dhaka early on Tuesday in the...

    26. FT Photo Diary

      February 2, 2015

      Bangladesh standstill

      Passengers wait for a train to depart during a country-wide strike called by the Bangladesh Nationalist party in Dhaka on...

    27. FT Photo Diary

      January 29, 2015

      Bangladesh strike

      People travel on boats as they cross the Buriganga river during the country wide strike called by the Bangladesh Nationalist...

    28. FT Photo Diary

      January 26, 2015

      A platform for sleep

      A woman and child on the platform at the Kamalapur railway station in Dhaka, Bangladesh, during a country-wide strike called...

    29. January 19, 2015

      Bangladesh disrupts message apps amid violent protests

      The Bangladesh government temporarily blocked two messaging apps used by opposition demonstrators “for security reasons”,...

    30. beyondbrics

      January 19, 2015

      Guest post: can India repeat China's ascent?

      By Frederic Neumann, HSBC Things in China look a bit soggy. True, growth a touch above 7 per cent is nothing to sneer at....

    31. The World

      January 16, 2015

      Sri Lanka and an unravelling string of pearls

      The recent Sri Lankan presidential election was remarkable for several reasons. First, Mahinda Rajapaksa, the over-confident...

    32. January 14, 2015

      Protest calls in Bangladesh after Zia aide is shot

      Unidentified gunmen have shot and injured a senior adviser to Bangladesh’s main opposition leader, in an attack that drew...

    33. December 28, 2014

      Buddhist militancy triggers international concern

      Shahabadeen Sahira had a traumatic first-hand view of a new wave of militant Buddhist nationalist groups, whose rise across...

    34. beyondbrics

      December 8, 2014

      Cross-border power: problem or solution for south Asia?

      A problem in a single electricity transmission line running between India and Bangladesh caused a nationwide blackout in...

    35. December 2, 2014

      Textiles sector in Kenya gears up to take a larger share of world market

      For Fakhruddin Amiji, who has the largest apparel factory in Kenya, the key to success is pretty simple. “All they need is...

    36. November 13, 2014

      ‘Womenomics’ is starting to transform the Muslim world

      The first convert to Islam was a businesswoman. She was a wealthy trader who inherited her father’s business and later...

    37. November 4, 2014

      Jeans maker launches cheap financing for more ethical factories

      Calling all hipsters: you may just have a new reason to feel better about your skinny jeans. In an attempt to bolster its...

    38. November 4, 2014

      Jeans maker launches cheap financing for more ethical factories

      Calling all hipsters: you may just have a new reason to feel better about your skinny jeans. In an attempt to bolster its...

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