Dhaka

Conflict

Three students slain in Bangladesh attacks shared ties in the US

Bengali American Sultana Begum knew the two Emory University students, and one UC-Berkeley student, who were killed by militants in Dhaka, Bangladesh. She says the Bengali presence at Emory is small, but representative of a diaspora with strong cultural and family ties to Bangladesh. And she worries that the secular quality of their country is being threatened.

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Environment

Countering Copenhagen carbon with kilns

The Danish government has come up with a surprising way of making the summit carbon-neutral: they are contributing about $1 million into a project to replace 20 traditional brick kilns with energy efficient ones in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh.

Conflict & Justice

Dangerous Highway

The Geo Quiz is all about road safety this time or the lack thereof. The Bangladeshi city we're looking for is home to an infamous highway: it's considered one of the world's most dangerous.