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    Afghan peace process risks collapse as violence flares

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 10:28pm on April 29, 2020

    Two months after the US and the Taliban signed a deal Washington heralded as the way to end Afghanistan’s war, violence is spiralling out of...

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    Collapse of hygiene management in hospitals in Bangladesh

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 01:05am on March 20, 2020

    Cleanliness, poor quality supply water, sanitation and hygiene as well as unsafe management of medical wastes in hospitals in Dhaka and elsewhere in Bangladesh together...

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    India’s Yes Bank shares surge on rescue hopes after plunge

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 10:35pm on March 09, 2020

    Shares in India’s embattled Yes Bank jumped by a third on Monday on hopes of a central bank-backed rescue plan for the country’s fourth-largest private...

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    As Honduras collapses, people are forced to flee

    Laura Carlsen | Updated at 12:00am on January 02, 2020

    HONDURAS is collapsing. The thousands of migrants who flee every day are direct testimony to a political, economic and social crisis that the world ignores...

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    Roof collapse kills worker

    Our Correspondent . Gazipur | Updated at 01:32am on December 30, 2019

    A worker was killed on Sunday afternoon as the roof of an under-construction building of an apparel factory collapsed in Mouchak Nishchintapur area under Kaliakair...

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    Avoiding the collapse of democracy is our responsibility

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 30, 2019

    POLITICS and photography have a lot in common. If you believe Susan Sontag, they involve a desire to control and frame reality. Taking pictures has...

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    Cumilla roof collapse kills 1, injures 14

    United News of Bangladesh . Cumilla | Updated at 01:00am on December 28, 2019

    At least one worker was killed and 14 others were injured when the roof of the third floor of a building collapsed on Friday in...

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    24 killed in DR Congo gold mine collapse

    Agence-France-Presse . Congo | Updated at 01:42am on December 16, 2019

    Twenty-four people were killed when a landslide engulfed a gold mine in DR Congo’s eastern Ituri province after days of torrential rain battered the region,...

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    US opposition pushes global trade court to brink of collapse

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on December 09, 2019

    The World Trade Organisation’s capacity to settle international disputes, a core function throughout the body’s 25-year history, is on the brink of collapse following relentless...

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    Which markets did best from Berlin Wall’s collapse? Wall Street and the BRICs, of course

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2019

    The toppling of the Berlin Wall made free market economics the norm across Europe — but which financial markets have done the best since then?...