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Bangladesh (AP) At least 150 protesters and a dozen security forces have been killed during street demonstrations in Bangladesh over the past six months, a rights group said Thursday in urging both sides to show restraint and warning of more violence.
36 hrs The pioneer of microcredit, the founder of the bank for the poor, Grameen Bank (GB), and a Nobel Prize winner for his work on poverty alleviation has now been called a blood-sucker and his life-long work described as mere entrapment of the
Grameen's Muhammad Yunus in court for defamation case Grameen Bank's micro-finance model has been replicated around the world Microfinance pioneer Muhammad Yunus has appeared briefly in a Bangladesh court accused of defamation, officials at the
The court directed the education ministry to ensure the execution of its order. It is their personal choice if they wear scarves or cover their heads, the court said. The HC asked the education secretary to make sure that women are not harassed by
Lawyers for trainee GP Humayra Abedin, 33, from east London, said her family planned to force her into marriage. London's High Court had ordered her return to the UK under the new Forced Marriage Act. Arriving at Heathrow airport on Tuesday morning,
An NHS doctor being held captive by her family in her native Bangladesh has been freed by the courts and can return to Britain, her lawyer said. Dr Humayra Abedin, 33, from east London, was being held by her parents against her will in the capital