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Collision for ignoring signal: Double tragedy for a family

Five days after husband’s death, wife killed in Brahmanbaria train collision Dhaka, Nov 13 – The grief-stricken family of Muslim Mia, who died while working at a shipbreaking yard in Sitakunda upazila five days ago, was returning to their residence here by a train after his funeral in his native district of Moulvibazar. But little did they know that this ... Read More »

HIV Status No Justification for Family Separation in the US

Trump Official Cites Bad Science to Continue Harmful Border Policies Jasmine L. Tyler Advocacy Director, US Program Last week, Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) chief Brian Hastings told a United States congressional committee that CBP officers will separate migrant children from their parents at the border based on HIV status alone. Read More »

Stop the war on children

UNITED NATIONS, May 17 2019 (IPS) – Too many children are dying as a result of explosive weapons, and the international community must step up to protect and declare children off limits in war. In a new report, Save the Children documented the devastating toll that armed conflicts have on children psychologically and physically and is urging further resources and political commitment to protect ... Read More »

Trump backs down on migrant family separations policy

US President Donald Trump has bowed to public pressure and signed an executive order promising to “keep families together” in migrant detentions. Mr Trump reversed his own policy amid international fury over the separation of undocumented parents and children. He said he had been swayed by images of children who have been taken from parents while they are jailed and ... Read More »

Thai king granted full ownership of family wealth

An estimated $30 billion in assets has been handed to Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn in a major shake-up of royal affairs. The move likely makes him the world’s richest monarch. Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn has been handed formal possession of the royal family’s vast wealth by the official agency that managed the fortune for the past 80 years. King Vajiralongkorn, ... Read More »

Louis, Charlotte seen at home in new photos

Photographs of Prince Louis’ first days at home have been released by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge – including an image of the new royal baby being kissed by his older sister. Princess Charlotte is seen cuddling the sleeping prince in the photo taken on 2 May, her third birthday. A second picture shows Prince Louis on 26 April, ... Read More »

Family of the dead to get Tk 200,000

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday announced Tk 200,000 for each of the families who lost their loved ones to the devastating fire at a factory at Ashulia in Savar and to the collapse of a flyover at Bahaddarhat in Chittagong. The injured will receive Tk 50,000 each as well. Prime Minister’s Special Assistant (Media) Mahbubul Hoque Shakil in the ... Read More »