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In climate change-hit Bangladesh, hospital boats keep healthcare afloat

Living on a secluded island in northern Bangladesh, several hours from the nearest hospital, Abdul Jalil believed he was destined to die blind. That changed earlier...

Stay or go? As weather gets wilder, states urged to prepare for displacement

Warned that Typhoon Haiyan would slam into the coastal part of the Philippine town of Dulag in November 2013, Leah C. Caminong's family rented...

Meet Bhutan’s prime minister who happens to be a Bangladesh-trained doctor

It's Saturday in Bhutan and Lotay Tshering has just completed urinary bladder repair surgery on a patient at the Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral...

In exile in Bangladesh, a bittersweet revival of Rohingya culture

Chain-smoking singer Gudar Mia, who recently turned 80 in a refugee camp in Bangladesh, lit another cigarette, closed his eyes, and crooned the opening words...

Bangladeshi street kids bowled over by cricket World Cup chance

On a dusty football pitch in Bangladesh that doubles as grazing for cattle and a laundry for local residents, teenage cricketer Sania Mirza hits the last...

In Rohingya camps, a political awakening faces a backlash

It was after Mohib Ullah scored his first political victories that the death threats began in earnest. On a recent morning, the Rohingya refugee...

Lives forever changed by Christchurch shootings

On a small farm on the outskirts of Christchurch in New Zealand, Omar Nabi digs a small hole and sharpens a knife as he...

“I am your mother now”: NZ mosque shootings hit tight-knit Bangladesh community hard

Husna Ahmed was 19 when she arrived in New Zealand from Bangladesh on her wedding day. Waiting to meet her was Farid, the man she would...

Bangladesh’s Fishermen Struggle As Cyclone Threat Grows

A bul Kalam Maji has been catching fish in the Bay of Bengal for 30 years but an uptick in cyclone warnings, as warming...
Mohenjo Daro

Saving Pakistan’s lost city of Mohenjo Daro

The centre of a powerful ancient civilisation, Mohenjo Daro was one of the world's earliest cities - a Bronze Age metropolis boasting flush toilets...