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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

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    1. 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 ...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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”,...

    15. 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....

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. FT Photo Diary

      October 21, 2014

      Bangladesh child labour

      Munir uz Zaman/AFP A Bangladeshi child works at an aluminium pot factory in Dhaka on Tuesday. More than 6.3 m children under...

    25. FT Photo Diary

      October 17, 2014

      Bangladesh poverty

      A.M. Ahad/AP A Bangladeshi child stands in an alley as a boy climbs a ladder outside their home at a slum in Dhaka,...

    26. September 28, 2014

      The Academic Week Ahead

      Monday – Sept 29 Join a competition Esade Business School is holding the fifth edition of Innovation Quest, a four-day event...

    27. September 21, 2014

      Oxford Photography Festival, Various venues, Oxford, UK – review

      Now that everyone is a photographer, what good is photography? Vexed by this question, the veteran photojournalist Robin...

    28. FT Photo Diary

      September 18, 2014

      Rickshaw strike

      Monirul Alam/EPA Rickshaw drivers gather during the dawn to dusk strike called by the Jamaat-e-Islami party in Dhaka,...

    29. September 4, 2014

      Ayman al-Zawahiri launches al-Qaeda south Asian wing

      Ayman al-Zawahiri, the al-Qaeda leader, has announced the formation of a south Asian branch of the Islamist extremist group,...

    30. August 19, 2014

      Climate change to slash south Asian GDP, development bank warns

      South Asian economies will be badly squeezed by climate change within a few decades if no action is taken to reduce the...

    31. August 15, 2014

      Women in Business - Gabriela Galvano, EMBA graduate

      Gabriela Galvano is an executive MBA graduate of IE Business School in Spain and team leader of Green Light, one of the...

    32. beyondbrics

      August 12, 2014

      Record remittance inflows boost Bangladesh GDP outlook

      Remittances sent home by Bangladeshi workers overseas rose 19.7 per cent to a record monthly high of $1.4bn in July,...

    33. FT Photo Diary

      August 4, 2014

      Tears for her daughters

      A.M. Ahad/AP Bangladeshi woman Munni, whose daughters are missing, cries as rescuers search the River Padma after a...

    34. August 1, 2014

      ‘Wounded Tiger: A History of Cricket in Pakistan’, by Peter Oborne

      Pakistan’s love affair with cricket is one of the most remarkable stories of our times. Few could have predicted that the...

    35. FT Photo Diary

      July 29, 2014

      Tears for Eid al-Fitr

      Allison Joyce/Getty A woman is overcome with emotion as she prays at Baitul Mukarram, the national mosque, during Eid...

    36. July 20, 2014

      A qualified defence of economic complexity

      The Butterfly Defect: How Globalization Creates Systemic Risks, and What to do About It, by Ian Goldin and Mike Mariathasan,...

    37. July 20, 2014

      In Modi’s India, waterways are a geopolitical issue

      Narendra Modi is not noted for building bridges. The Indian prime minister, already viewed warily by non-Hindus, reportedly...

    38. July 20, 2014

      Britain risks a ‘supply chain crisis’

      British businesses have poor knowledge of where their products were sourced from and how they were made, making it likely...

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