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Sunday, 27 January 2013
SHREDS OF OBFUSCATIONS ARE PERPLEXINGM. Shahidul IslamIt’s a good thing to see the International Crime Tribunal (ICT) being alive and kicking after so much of controversy. Conversely the perception and the reality of justice contrasting so starkly in today’s...
Sunday, 27 January 2013
A first conviction for war crimes sparks controversyMORE than 41 years after the deaths of as many as 3m people in Bangladesh’s war of secession from Pakistan, a Bangladeshi war crimes tribunal has given its first verdict. On January 21st it sentenced Abul Kalam A...
Monday, 28 January 2013
Smart Export Garments Ltd, where seven workers died in a blaze on Saturday, used to produce clothing items at an unlicensed factory for European brands under sub-contract.A visit to the factory in the capital\'s Mohammadpur revealed that there was neither any fire-fight...
Monday, 28 January 2013
After nearly five months of silence, Malaysia has started communicating with Bangladesh, assuming that the World Bank might not provide fund for the much-hyped Padma bridge project. Malaysia, the lone country that formally offered funding the project, did not reply to q...
Monday, 28 January 2013
The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Sunday said her government was working on alternative ways for construction of the Padma Multipurpose Bridge if the World Bank finally pulled out of the project. She divulged her alternative plan to ruling party lawmakers at the Awa...