The world’s greatest athlete will take his final bow this month…
…and more than a billion people will stop everything to watch.
Yunus flays Bangladesh's 'destruction' of Grameen Bank
The bill passed by parliament late Tuesday tightens the government's grip on the bank set up to fight poverty, and brings it under ever closer control of the central bank.
152 soldiers sentenced to death for Bangladesh Rifles mutiny
Another 157 others were given life sentences, while another 200 were given sentences up to 14 years in prison.
What does the (South Asian) man say?
A new film series examines the struggles of men in Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka and India.
New clashes on final day of Bangladesh strike
At least 17 people have been killed since Friday when the opposition began a push to force Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to quit.
Fresh violence erupts across crisis-hit Bangladesh
Fresh violence erupted across Bangladesh on Monday, leaving at least four people dead as rival party activists clashed on the second day of a strike amid a mounting political crisis.
Bangladesh orphans vent grief, six months after garment factory tragedy
Relatives marking the anniversary of the April 24 tragedy, one of the world's worst industrial disasters, said they had still to receive any compensation.
Why India and Pakistan must be united on health care
Commentary: Not surprisingly, India and Pakistan have nuclear bombs but few vaccines for insect-borne tropical diseases.
Cyclone Phailin: How India's government saved countless lives
Despite the devastation, things could have been far worse if not for good decisions and disaster management.
Cambodia’s flooding brings specter of disease
Each year rivers swell, lakes expand and villages sink beneath soupy brown waters. This year’s flooding is particularly miserable.
Do 'rapidly breeding' Rohingya Muslims really threaten Myanmar's Buddhist identity?
Amid pogroms, Harvard researchers say the 'Rohingya menace' is Myanmar’s version of Reagan’s 'welfare queen' folk tale.
Bangladesh garment factory fire kills as many as 10
Most of the 3,000 employees had left for home when fire broke out inside a garment factory near the capital Dhaka.
Bangladesh sentences opposition leader Chowdhury to death for war crimes
An opposition parliamentarian charged with four counts of genocide and other war crimes during Bangladesh's 1971 war with Pakistan received the death sentence.
'Made in Myanmar' clothing, coming to a mall near you
But can this troubled nation avoid Bangladesh-style factory horrors?
One killed as Bangladesh Islamists protest leader's death penalty
At least one man is dead after violence at protests against the death sentence given to one of Bangladesh's most senior Islamist figures for crimes committed during the 1971 war of independence.
Death penalty for Islamist leader sparks riots in Bangladesh
Islamists took to the streets of Bangladesh on Tuesday to protest after one of the top leaders of the Jamaat-e-Islami party was sentenced to death.
Islamist leader's death sentence sparks riots in Bangladesh (PHOTOS)
Bangladesh's supreme court sentenced Islamist leader Abdul Quader Molla, of Jamaat-e-Islami, to death on Tuesday, sparking riots across the country.
Thank goodness it's Goat Week!
For obvious reasons.
Broke, abandoned and depressed
A tragic end game for Myanmar’s freed democracy advocates
Youth interrupted: Underage, illiterate breadwinners
Inside Myanmar’s Dickensian child labor economy.
Yet again, Myanmar rape allegations spark anti-Muslim riots
Buddhists behaving badly: As villagers rampage, Burmese monks sow fear of rapacious Muslim men.
India lags behind neighboring Bangladesh in reducing child mortality
India represents a fifth of the world's under-5 deaths and is considered unlikely to hit its UN Millennium Development Goal — while the story is very different in Bangladesh, as Gl
Endemic corruption in Bangladesh is leaving children dead in the street
Commentary: The country is at a tipping point regarding violence, safety and labor conditions.
Bangladesh court declares top Islamist party illegal
Bangladesh's main Islamist party was banned from contesting next year's election for breaching the country's secular constitution.
Riots, executions and war crimes: Bangladesh’s political violence, explained
Forty years later, Bangladesh confronts crimes committed during its battle for independence.
What we're protesting today
Anti-gay protesters in Haiti, Filipinos burning an effigy of President Aquino and Bulgarians really have staying power.
Bangladesh Islamist Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid to be executed for 1971 war crimes
Leading Islamist politician Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid was sentenced to death over war crimes committed during the war of independence with Pakistan.
Indian government finally acts against acid attacks
India's government has finally moved to limit sales of the chemicals used in acid attacks. Why has it taken so long?
Will Bangladesh's new labor law prevent another Rana Plaza?
Human rights activists say the highly anticipated legislation doesn't do enough to protect workers.
What we're protesting today
George Zimmerman, the Bangladesh war crimes tribunal and bad working conditions in Taiwan, to name a few.
Islamist Ghulam Azam sentenced to 90 years for Bangladesh war crimes
Prosecutors said Azam, now 90, played a 'pivotal role' in creating pro-Pakistani militias.